Travel Information

 
 







Plane:     The Brown University campus is located about 10 miles from Rhode Island's T. F. Green Airport.  Taxi fare is about $20.00 one way.  The most economical transportation (approx  $10/person one way is the Airport Limousine Service (401)737-2868.  The limousine will take you to Faunce House Arch, or upon request, the Vartan Gregorian Thayer Street Quadrangle, 101 Thayer Street.

From Logan International Airport (Boston), take the Bonanza bus (http://www.bonanzabus.com/) to Providence ($16.00 one way or $28.95 round trip).  Buses run almost hourly (on the half hour) and circulate throughout the terminal area.  The bus schedule from Logan to Providence is as follows:  6:30, 7:30, 9:30, 11:30 am 1:30, 3:30, 4:30, 5:30, 6:30, 8:30, 10:30 pm and midnight.  The Bonanza bus will drop you off at the Providence bus terminal located just north of Providence.  From there, you can take a cab directly to your hotel or campus which is approximately 2 miles away.

Bus:   Bonanza and Greyhound bus lines  provide service to Providence from NYC.  The bus station is located north of Providence's downtown.  From there, you can  take a taxi to your hotel or campus.

Train:  Providence is on the Northeast Corridor Amtrak route.  The train station, completed in 1986, is located in the center of Providence's downtown, just below the State House.  It is a brief walk or taxi ride to campus or your hotel.

By Car:  If you are traveling by car, Providence is located on Interstate Route 95, the major East Coast interstate.  Providence is three hours from New York City and less than one hour from Boston.  Brown University is situated on College Hill, overlooking Benefit Street.

If you are traveling south from the Boston area, take Interstate 95 south to Exit 20 (Cape Cod, East Providence).  Take Interstate 195 East to Exit 2.  At the bottom of the exit ramp, turn left (Wickenden Street).  At the second traffic light, turn left onto Brooke Street Continue on Brooke until you see a parking garage on your left and a fire station on your right.  At this intersection, turn left (Power Street).  At the first stop sign turn right (Thayer Street). The Thayer Street Quadrangle/Brown Guest Rooms will be on your right.

If you are traveling north from Connecticut or Green State Airport, take Interstate 95 north to Exit 20 (Cape Cod, East Providence).  Take Interstate 195 East to Exit 2.  At the bottom of the exit ramp, turn left (Wickenden Street).  At the second traffic light, turn left onto Brooke Street.  Continue on Brooke until you see a parking garage on your left and a fire station on your right.  At this intersection, turn left (Power Street).  At the first stop sign turn right (Thayer Street).  The Thayer Street Quadrangle/Brown Guest Rooms will be on your right.