Travel and Accommodations

Travel and Accommodations

Getting to Providence

Brown University is located in the historic city of Providence, Rhode Island, and is easily accessible from T. F. Green Airport located in Warwick, Rhode Island; Boston’s Logan International Airport (about 51 miles from Brown, and 60-90 minutes, or more by car, depending on traffic); the Providence Train Station (Amtrak and MBTA commuter rail); Boston’s South Station (MBTA and Amtrak), or car.  Once you are in Providence, Uber, Lyft and taxis are readily available.

T. F. Green Airport

Boston Logan International Airport

MBTA Boston Logan to South Station

MBTA Providence/Stoughton Commuter Line


Hotel Accommodations and Parking

The Omni Providence Hotel is located at: One West Exchange Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02903

If you have not yet secured a reservation at the Omni, please do so by May 1. June is a busy time in Providence, and we would like to ensure you have accommodations.

Please follow this link or copy it into your browser to register for rooms at the discounted Brown Ivy Plus rate:

If You Drive

Overnight valet parking at the Omni is $32, with unlimited entry and exit. Street parking is largely metered throughout the downtown area and around Brown University’s main campus.

Driving Directions to the Omni Providence Hotel

If you will not be staying at the Omni but will be driving to College Hill, please inform Sue Jamiel in advance so that on-campus parking can be arranged. Email

Getting to and From the Omni Hotel to Brown’s Campus

We have arranged bus pickup from the hotel to deliver colleagues to scheduled events. Brown’s main campus (on College Hill) is a 17-minute walk or eight-minute drive from the Omni.