Traveling to Jamestown, Rhode Island
by Car, Plane, Train or Bus


Arriving by Car:

Click on this link for basic driving directions to Jamestown. For fully personalized directions or detailed street and road maps, go to an MSN MapPoint interactive map centered on Jamestown.

RIDOT has several very useful tools available for travelers:

Large interactive versions of the statewide map shown below, and the map of Jamestown and areas to the west are available on the RIDOT web site. RIDOT also offers a page summarizing lane closures and traffic forecasts.

 
The RIDOT maps show the location of cameras, accessible by clicking on the camera icon (on the full-size map on the RIDOT site) that monitor traffic conditions. Two, of special interest, show the Jamestown Verrazano bridge from North Kingstown and Jamestown.

RIDOT also offers Highway Advisory Radio broadcasts from South Kingstown - in written form and in audio form.

 
Arriving by Plane Via TF Green (PVD) Airport

The airport is about 25 minutes away
- in Warwick, just south of Providence. (See
map .)

When leaving the airport, the main access road will take you to I-95 ( at Exit 13).
Go south on I-95, then follow the directions immediately below for arrival from the north.

The TF Green Airport is quite convenient and offers a wide range of airline connections:

Air Canada

American

Cape Air

Continental

Delta

Northwest

Southwest

 

United

US Airways

Rental cars:

Alamo

Avis

Budget

Dollar

Enterprise

Hertz

National

 

Payless

Thrifty

More information is available at the TF Green airport website:

Arriving by Train Via Kingston Station:
If you would like to go to Boston or New York, but prefer not to drive; or hate the thought of trying to find a place to park when you get there, ride in comfort in a train
from the beautifully-restored station in Kingston, less than 15 minutes away.

Check the train schedule and make reservations (from KIN)


Arriving by RIPTA
Bus:

Bus transportation is offered by the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) to Providence or Wickford, (Route #14 - two round trips on weekdays).

A second bus route runs between Newport and URI/ Kingston Station (Route #64 - seven round trips on weekdays).

Buses stop at a shelter at the Helm Street off ramp from Route 138, a shelter at East Ferry and at intermediate points as needed by riders.
 
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Updated December 21, 2003. Direct questions and comments on this site to Webmaster