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Travel to Newport

by: Air | Rail | Bus | Car

Newport, Rhode Island is conveniently located on the New England coast, looking out on the north Atlantic, and is accessible from all major public transportation hubs in the region. 

All forms of public transportation to Newport will take you to the Gateway Visitors Center which is a short walk from the conference hotel; a shuttle will be provided for those attendees needing motorized transportation from the Gateway to the Hyatt.  Representatives from the local arrangements committee will be available throughout much of the day on Wednesday, February 20 at the Gateway Visitors Center to help direct attendees to the conference hotel and to arrange shuttle service.

See a MAP of Newport from google.com

By Air

T. F. Green Airport (PVD), Providence, RI 28 miles/40 minutes – (http://pvdairport.com)
Airlines – Serviced by all major domestic airlines
Public Transportation – Cozy Cab Airport Shuttle (http://www.cozytrans.com) ($20 per person one way/$40 per person round trip, reservations recommended) or Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (http://www.ripta.com) (take #14 West Bay Outbound) to The Gateway Visitors Center (1/4 mile east of The Hyatt Regency Newport)
Car Rental Agencies – All major car rental companies

Logan International Airport (BOS), Boston, MA 74 miles/90 minutes(http://www.massport.com/logan)
Airlines – Serviced by all major domestic and international airlines
Public Transportation – Peter Pan/Bonanza Bus (http://www.peterpanbus.com) (online, mid-week rate is $26 per person one-way/$49 per person round-trip, weekend rate may include a surcharge) to The Gateway Visitors Center (1/4 mile east of The Hyatt Regency Newport)

Car Rental Agencies - All major car rental companies

By Rail:

Amtrak Kingston Station, West Kingston, RI18 miles/30 minutes – (http://www.amtrak.com)
Public Transportation – Reserved Car Service (401) 295-1100 or Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (http://www.ripta.com) (take #64 Newport/URI Inbound for direct connection; see RIPTA website for additional routes) to The Gateway Visitors Center (1/4 mile east of The Hyatt Regency Newport)
Car Rental Agencies – None

Amtrak Providence Station, Providence, RI   34 miles/45 minutes – (http://www.amtrak.com)
Public Transportation – Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (http://www.ripta.com) (take #57 Smith St. Inbound to Kennedy Plaza; transfer to #14 West Bay Outbound or #60 Providence/Newport Outbound; see website for additional routes) to The Gateway Visitors Center (1/4 mile east of The Hyatt Regency Newport)

Car Rental Agencies – Multiple car rental agencies located in the airport and nearby.

By Bus:

Kennedy Plaza – Downtown Providence, RI   33 miles/45 minutes
Public Transportation – Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (http://www.ripta.com) (take #14 West Bay Outbound or #60 Providence/Newport Outbound for direct connection; see website for additional routes) to The Gateway Visitors Center (1/4 mile east of The Hyatt Regency Newport)
Car Rental Agencies – Multiple car rental companies located nearby

Peter Pan/Bonanza Terminal – Providence, RI   36 miles/50 minutes
Public Transportation – Peter Pan/Bonanza Bus (http://www.peterpanbus.com) to The Gateway Visitors Center (1/4 mile east of The Hyatt Regency Newport)

Car Rental Agencies - None

By Car:

From Points South (New York, Southern Connecticut):
Take I-95 North to exit 3A in Rhode Island (Rt. 138 East). Follow signs for Newport. Continue over Jamestown Bridge, then over Newport Bridge ($2.00 toll). Take the first exit after the bridge, “Scenic Newport – Rt. 238”. Turn right at stop sign at end of exit ramp. Proceed to second traffic light. Turn right onto Rt. 238/America’s Cup Avenue. Turn right at next traffic light onto connector road/Gladys Carr Bolhouse Rd. Proceed one block. At stop sign, continue straight over causeway. Hyatt Regency Newport straight ahead.

From Western Massachusetts/Mass Pike:
Take Mass Pike (I-90) East to Rt. 146 South/Providence (exit 10A). Follow to I-295 South to Warwick. At end of 295 follow I-95 South to exit 9 (left exit). Follow Rt. 4 South for ten (10) miles. At end of Rt. 4 follow Rt. 1 South for 1/2 mile. Take first exit Rt. 138 East. Continue over Jamestown Bridge, then over Newport Bridge ($2.00 toll). Take the first exit after the bridge, “Scenic Newport – Rt. 238”. Turn right at stop sign at end of exit ramp. Proceed to second traffic light. Turn right onto Rt. 238/America’s Cup Avenue. Turn right at next traffic light onto connector road/Gladys Carr Bolhouse Road. Proceed one block. At stop sign, continue straight over causeway. Hyatt Regency Newport straight ahead.

From Points Northeast (Providence/Warwick/T.F. Green Airport):
T. F. Green Airport is 28 miles from Hyatt Regency Newport
Take I-95 South to exit 9 (left exit). Follow Rt. 4 South for ten (10) miles. At end of Rt. 4 follow Rt. 1 South for 1/2 mile. Take first exit Rt. 138 East. Continue over Jamestown Bridge, then over Newport Bridge ($2.00 toll). Take first exit after bridge, “Scenic Newport” – Rt. 238. Turn right at stop sign at end of exit ramp. Proceed to second traffic light. Turn right onto Rt. 238/America’s Cup Avenue. Turn right at next traffic light onto connector road/Gladys Carr Bolhouse Road. Proceed one block. At stop sign, continue straight over causeway. Hyatt Regency Newport straight ahead.

From Points North (Boston Area):
Take I-93 to Rt. 24 South to Fall River, MA. Continue on Rt. 24 across Rhode Island border. At end of 24, follow Rt. 114 South approximately 11—12 miles to Newport. Proceed one mile past Newport city line. Take first right turn after Newport Police Station onto Marlborough Street. Continue straight to traffic light. Make right turn onto America’s Cup Avenue. At the next light turn left at connector road/Gladys Carr Bolhouse Road. At stop sign, continue over causeway. Hyatt Regency Newport straight ahead.