|USA: Rhode Island|
|Block Island||North Central State||Providence||Quonset||Westerly|
|•Cheap airport lounges.|
Block Island (BID):
Location: In the very center of Block Island near New Shoreham, 2 km/1 Mile W of the ferry terminal & 1 km/½ Mile S of Veterans Park.
On Foot: 20 mins walk to town and the beaches.
By Taxi: Ladybird Taxi 782 5796 & Wolfie's Taxi 466 5550.
Rental Cars: Car & Bike rental is available in season.
Airport Tel No: +1 (401) 466 5511.
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Newport State (UUU):
Location: 6 km/4 Miles NNE of Newport City centre.
Notes: A small general aviation airport with no public transport links. Taxis are the only method of transport. Some sightseeing flights operate from this airport.
Airport Tel No: +1 (401) 846-9400.
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Pawtucket - North Central State (SFZ):
Location: 10 km/6 Miles WNW of Pawtucket & 13 km/8 Miles NNW of Providence.
By Taxi: Metro Taxi (401) 331-8888.
Airport Tel No: +1 (401) 333 8503.
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Providence - T F Green (PVD):
Location: 11 km/7 Miles S of Providence & 29 km/18 Miles NNW of Newport.
By Road: To Providence 14 km/9 Miles/15-25 mins, to Newport 45 km/28 Miles/40 mins.
|By Taxi & Limo:|
|By taxi to the city center:||To downtown Providence $30-35/15 mins. Airport Taxi & Limousine Service (401) 737 2868.|
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|A-One Limousine:||A-One Limousine and Coach Service has been serving New England for 10 years and provides airport service to and from all Massachusetts and Rhode Island airports. Contact: Tel (508) 473 9449 or (508) 400 1114.|
|Airport Express Direct:||Airport Express Direct provides cars and limos from this airport on a door-to door basis. Contact: Tel 1 800 533 0142.|
|RIPTA Buses to the city:||RIPTA runs public buses on lines #12, 14, 20 & 66 from the airport to the city center. The airport bus stop is out of arrivals (lower level) and turn left. Route: Various depending on the service number. Bus #66 stops at the Bonanza/Greyhound terminal, and all pass by the Kennedy Plaza. Bus #12 runs to East Greenwich. Bus #14 to Wickford. Bus #20 to Elmwood Ave (local). Airport - Post & Lincoln - Pawtuxet & Budlong - Elmwood & Wellington - RIPTA garage - Elmwood & Broad - Weybosset & Eddy - Kennedy Plaza (City center). Bus #66 is the URI express.|
|Timings: Buses leave the airport Mon-Fri ~every 20-40 mins 0544-1849, 1935, 2015, 2050, 2302 & 0014. Saturdays: 0536, 0740, 0823 then every 20-40 mins until 2018, 2137 & 2258. Sundays & Holidays: 0538, 08076, 0920, 0922, 1056, 1111, 1224, 1302, 1356, 1453, 1528, 1644, 1656, 1834, 1836, 1956, 2026 & 2138. Buses leave Kennedy Plaza in the city Mon-Fri at 0500, 0507, then every 20-40 mins until 1910, 2010, 2015, 2125, 2210 & 2338. Saturdays: 0500, 0700, then every 20-40 mins until 1730, 1910, 1940, 2030, 2215 & 2220. Sundays: 0500, 0728, 0842, 0955, 1033, 1130, 1224, 1300, 1415, 1430, 1600, 1606, 1730, 1757, 1910, 1948, 2030 & 2215. Travel Time: Takes 17-35 mins. Cost: Adults $1.50. Contact: Tel 781 9400 or 1 800 244 0444.|
|Bonanza/Peter Pan Bus Lines:||Run services from the airport to many destinations: In Rhode Island: Providence. In Massachusetts: Barnstable, Boston, Bourne, Fall River, Falmouth, Foxboro, Hyannis, Lee, Lenox, Boston Logan Airport, New Bedford, Pittsfield, Springfield & Woods Hole. In Connecticut: Danbury, Danielson, Farmington, Hartford, Manchester, New Haven, New London, Southbury, Waterbury & Willimantic. In New Hampshire: Concord, Manchester & Portsmouth. In Maine: Bangor & Portland. In New York: New York City & Albany. See their website for times and fares. Contact: toll free 1 888 751 8800 or (401) 751 8800.|
|Route 2025: Logan Airport - Boston South Station - Providence RI (Terminal, then Kennedy Plaza). Some buses continue to Providence Airport. Timings: Buses leave Boston airport daily at 0800, 1000, 1200, 1400, 1630, 1730, 1830, 1930, 2130 & 2230. Buses leave Providence airport daily at 1100, 1300, 1700 & 2000. Buses leave Providence Terminal daily at 0530, 0700, 0830, 0930, 1130, 1330, 1530, 1730 & 2030.|
|By Shuttle Van:|
|□Shuttlefare:||On-line shuttle van reservations to and from this airport. Click here to make a reservation.|
|Airport Limousine Service (Providence shuttle) to the city center hotels & Train Station:||runs a regular service between the airport and downtown Providence. The bus stop is out of the terminal and turn right. Route: Airport - Courtyard - Westin Hotel - Biltmore Hotel - Hotel Providence - RISD/30 Waterman St - Brown University/Faunce Arch - Marriott Hotel - Amtrak Train Station. Timings: Buses leave the airport hourly 0500-2300 on the hour. Buses arrive at the Courtyard 15 mins past the hour, The Westin Hotel (17 mins), Biltmore Hotel (22 mins), Hotel Providence (23 mins) - RISD (25 mins) - Brown (27 mins) - Marriott Hotel (32 mins) - Amtrak Train Station (35 mins). Leaves the train station at 55 mins past each hour. NOTE: After 1900, reservations are required for travel from the city to the airport. Cost: $9 one way. Contact: Tel (401) 737 2868. They have a desk in the North baggage claim area.|
|Cozy Cab (Newport Shuttle) to Newport:||runs a regular service between the airport and downtown Newport, RI. The bus stop is out of the terminal and turn right. Stops in Newport include City Hotels, conference centers & Navy facilities. Timings: Buses leave the airport daily except Saturday every hour on the hour 0800-2200, then at midnight (providing a reservation has been made for the midnight service). Saturdays: every 2 hours 0800-2200. Buses leave Newport Daily except Saturdays: 0500, then every hour on the hour 0700-2100. Saturdays every 2 hours 0500-2100. Travel Time: Takes ~45 mins. Cost: $20 one way. Contact: Tel (401) 846 1500 or (800) 846 1502. They have a desk in the North baggage claim area. Reservations are advised for all travel.|
|Knight's Airport Limousine Service:||Runs door to door services to and from this airport. Contact: Tel 1 800 822 5456.|
|Hotel Shuttles:||Many Providence hotels offer shuttles for guests, including: Holiday Inn Downtown, Marriott Fairfield Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, Hilton Garden Inn, Marriott Residence Inn, Radisson Providence Airport & Courtyard by Marriott.|
|On-Airport Rental Car Providers:||AVIS (401) 736 7500, Budget 739 8986 & HERTZ 738 3550 are in the terminal, while Dollar 739 8450, Enterprise 732 5261, National 737 4800, PAYLESS 736 8503, Thrifty 739 8660 & ALAMO 738 1475 have desks in the terminal. Note that not all the desks are together, and some are hidden away.|
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Location: 7 km/4 Miles NE of North Kingstown, 25 km/15 Miles S of Providence & 14 km/9 Miles NNW of Newport.
By Road: To Providence 34 km/21 Miles/30 mins. To Newport 27 km/17 Miles/35 mins.
By Car: Rental cars & courtesy transport are reported to be available.
Airport Website: www.flypiedmont.com/oqu.
Airport Tel No: +1 (401) 295 5020.
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Westerly State (WST):
Location: 4 km/2 Miles SSE of Westerly center.
By Taxi: Airport Taxi (401) 737-2868 & Star Taxi (508) 996-3393.
Airport Tel No: +1 (401) 596 2357.
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