Newport Pell Bridge

Getting Here

Our destination is conveniently located in the heart of New England. Visit us by car, train, bus or boat.

We’re accessible from all major public transportation hubs in the region, including Boston and New York which we are conveniently sandwiched between. Once you arrive, our downtown is best discovered on foot.

Download our official Discover Newport map.



Throughout the city you’ll find a mix of public parking lot, private parking lots, “pay and display” parking lots, metered parking (most meters take credit cards) and if you’re lucky, a few select free parking zones. Here’s your complete guide to parking locations, costs and restrictions


Accessibility Information

For handicapped accessible information within the state of Rhode Island, visit

Newport & Providence Ferry

A seasonal convenient and luxurious way to get to Newport from Providence. The Newport & Providence Ferry is a quick 1-hour ferry ride filled with 360-views and full-service amenities. For more information, visit


Amtrak Connection

Kingston, RI (KIN): Connections to Newport, RI: Van/car service is available to Newport, RI. Call (401) 295-1100 for information and reservations (required).

Providence, RI (PVD): Complimentary shuttle bus service between the Providence train station, convention center, downtown, and the Providence to Newport ferry terminal.


RI Bridge Bike Shuttle

Don’t let a couple of bridges get in the way of your ride! Enjoy a free ride across the Verrazano and Pell Bridges from North Kingstown, to Jamestown, to Newport and back! Space for up to 10 riders and bikes on each shuttle. 3 times a day on Saturday's from June 30th to October 13th, 2018. For more information, visit

Once you’ve had your fill of the city, trade the excitement and buzz for sea breeze and serenity in our coastal enclave.




Distance From…
  • Boston, MA: 70 miles
  • Concord, NH: 149 miles
  • Hartford CT: 100 miles
  • New York City: 175 miles
  • Montpelier, VT: 261 miles
  • Philadelphia, PA: 275 miles
  • Portland, ME: 178 miles
  • Washington, DC: 403 miles