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Jamestown, RI: Arriving by Road or by Air

Jamestown is easily accessible by road from most of the Northeast.
It is located 25 miles south of Providence, on Conanicut Island in Narragansett Bay. Route 138 crosses the island; connecting with Interstate 95 and US 1 to the west and with Newport to the east (see local map further down page). Travel time from Boston is about an hour and a half and New York City is about three and a half hours.


Arriving Through TF Green (PVD) Airport

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

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 connections. More information is available at the TF Green airport website.

 
Arriving by Car from the North (MA, VT, ME, Northern NY):

Take I-95 South, past Providence. Several miles past the TF Green airport, take Exit #9 onto Route 4 (bear left) Continue for several miles, then exit onto Route 138 East to Jamestown/ Newport.

Arriving by Car from South & West (PA, NJ, NYC, Southern CT):

Take I-95 North. Seven miles into Rhode Island, take Exit 3A onto Route 138 East. (See the small map below which overlaps the map above on its lower left side).

Follow Route 138 to Jamestown. (Route 138 and US 1 merge for about two miles - see larger map above.)

Total driving time on Route 138, from I-95 to Jamestown, will be about 45 minutes

 
To supplement the above, an interactive map is available to provide more detailed street and road information and generate personalized door-to-door travel directions.

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