Getting to Newport, RI

The Hotel Viking
One Bellevue Avenue
(401) 847-3300
www.hotelviking.com

From T.F. Green Airport (Providence, RI):
Approximately 35 minutes driving.

Take I-95 South to Route 4 (Route 4 is a left hand exit off Rte 95 South).  Follow signs to Newport and the Newport Bridge ($4.00 toll).  Take first exit off Newport Bridge (Scenic Newport) and a right at the end of the exit ramp.  Go straight through the first set of lights.  Bear to the left at the second set of lights after the cemetery.  This is Thames Street.  At the next set of lights, take a left (Washington Square; movie theaters on right) and follow up the hill to the second set of lights.  The Hotel Viking is on the right.

Orange Shuttle provides transportation from TF Greene Airport (PVD) in Providence to Hotel Viking.  Current pricing is $30.00 per person each way and reservations are suggested (401-841-0020or http://www.newportshuttle.com for additional information.) Participants can receive a 20% discount, so please make sure to mention "NAREA/CAES" at the the time of reservation. The shuttle runs every hour during June (see website). However, if you are arriving as a group, you may be able to arrange an extra shuttle at a requested time.

From Boston Logan Airport:
Approximately 1 hour 30 minutes driving.

Take I-90 W (toll road) and take exit 24-25 for I-93 and then exit 4 on the left for Route 24 South. Route 24 South forks and becomes Route 195 West.  Take the first exit, Exit 8A, to get back on Route 24 South, which then becomes Route 114 South.  Follow Route 114 South into Newport to Ayrault Street.  Take a left onto Ayrault Street and follow to the top of the hill.  Take a right at the stop sign onto Kay Street.  The Hotel Viking will be located straight ahead.

From the Providence area:
Approximately 45 minutes driving.

Take Route 19 South to Route 4 South. Exit 9 to Newport.   Follow directions for points south to Ayrault Street.  Take a left onto Ayrault Street and follow to the top of the hill.  Take a right at the stop sign onto Kay Street.  The Hotel Viking will be located straight ahead.

From Points North:
Leave Boston area on Route 128 South to Route 24 South.  Route 24 South forks and becomes Route 195 West.  Take the first exit, Exit 8A, to get back on Route 24 South, which then becomes Route 114 South.  Follow Route 114 South into Newport to Ayrault Street.  Take a left onto Ayrault Street and follow to the top of the hill.  Take a right at the stop sign onto Kay Street.  The Hotel Viking will be located straight ahead.

From Points South:
Follow I-95 North to Rhode Island and Exit 3A (Route 138 East).  Follow signs to Newport Bridge.  Cross bridge ($4.00 toll) and take first exit off Newport Bridge (Scenic Newport). Take a right at the end of the exit ramp.  Go straight through the first set of lights.  Bear to the left at the second set of lights after the cemetery.  This is Thames Street.  At the next set of lights, take a left (Washington Square; movie theaters on right) and follow up the hill to the second set of lights.  The Hotel Viking is on the right.

Driving Time from Newport to New England Attractions

Boston

1 1/2 hours

Cape Cod

1 1/2 hours

Providence

45 minutes

Maine (Portland)

4 hours

Mystic Seaport & Aquarium (CT)

1 hour

New Hampshire (Portsmouth)

2 1/2 hours

New York City

3 1/2 hours

Vermont (Killington)

4 hours