How far is Providence, RI from Cranston, RI?

Distance by Flight

Shortest distance between Providence and Cranston is 3.3 miles (5.31 km).

Flight distance from Providence, RI to Cranston, RI is 3.3 miles. Estimated flight time is .

Driving distance

The driving distance from Providence, Rhode Island to Cranston, Rhode Island is: 4.85 miles (7.8 km) by car.

Driving from Providence to Cranston will take approximately 00 hours 10 minutes.

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#1 Providence

The capital and most populous city of Rhode Island. It is located on the Providence River in the northeastern part of the state. Providence is known for its many colleges and universities, its many parks and green spaces, and its many attractions, such as the Providence Athenaeum and the RISD Museum.

Population 179270
GPS Coordinates 41°49'26"N 71°24'46"W
Latitude 41.8239900
Longitude -71.4128300
Altitude 2
Country United States
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#2 Cranston

The second most populous city in Rhode Island. It is located on Narragansett Bay in southeastern Rhode Island. Cranston is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Cranston Public Library and the Cranston Museum.

Population 81142
GPS Coordinates 41°46'47"N 71°26'14"W
Latitude 41.7798200
Longitude -71.4372800
Altitude 19
Country United States

Estimated Travel Time Between Providence and Cranston

The distance between Providence and Cranston is 8 km if you choose to drive by road. You can go 00 hours 05 minutes if you drive your car at an average speed of 90 kilometers / hour. For different choices, please review the avg. speed travel time table on the below.

There is no time difference between Providence and Cranston. The current time is 11:04:53.

Average Speed Travel Time
30 mph (48.3 km/h) 00 hours 09 minutes
40 mph (64.37 km/h) 00 hours 07 minutes
50 mph (80.47 km/h) 00 hours 05 minutes
60 mph (96.56 km/h) 00 hours 04 minutes
70 mph (112.65 km/h) 00 hours 04 minutes
75 mph (120.7 km/h) 00 hours 03 minutes
80 mph (128.75 km/h) 00 hours 03 minutes

Gas Consumption

A car with a fuel efficiency of 8.3 l/100 km will need 0.65 liters (0.17 gallon) of gas to cover the route between Providence and Cranston.
The estimated cost of gas to go from Providence to Cranston is $0.6 (diesel $0.77).

Rhode Island gas prices.

Gasoline Mid Grade Premium Diesel
Gallon $3.53 $4.17 $4.5 $4.5
Total $0.6 $0.71 $0.77 $0.77

Take a look at our Gas Cost Calculator feature. It will figure out how much it will cost to drive this particular distance.

The average gas price (in Rhode Island ) per gallon of daily gas for calculations is $3.526 (Diesel $4.497) /gallon. Last changed prices on June 14, 2024.

How did we calculate the distance?

The place names are translated into coordinates to approximate the distance between Providence and Cranston (latitude and longitude). Cities, states, and countries each have their own regional center. The Haversine formula is used to measure the radius.

Distance to Other Cities

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Driving distance from Bristol, RI to Providence 17.47 miles (28 km)

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Driving distance from Coventry, RI to Providence 26.6 miles (43 km)

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Driving distance from Cumberland, RI to Providence 13.93 miles (22 km)

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Driving distance from Greenville, RI to Providence 11.82 miles (19 km)

Driving distance from Kingston, RI to Providence 30.07 miles (48 km)

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Driving distance from Newport, RI to Providence 34.12 miles (55 km)

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Driving distance from Pawtucket, RI to Providence 5.13 miles (8 km)

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Driving distance from Portsmouth, RI to Providence 29.07 miles (47 km)

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