Cheap Flights to Rhode Island

Known as "The Ocean State," Rhode Island is famous for its picturesque bays and beaches, its fantastic seafood dining spots, and its distinctly coastal landscape. Each year, millions of tourists flock to the state to tour its numerous museums and galleries, relax in quaint beach towns, and attend world-famous festivals such as WaterFire. Finding and comparing cheap flights to Rhode Island is easy with Skyscanner's flight search. You can even compare flight prices on different dates using the Whole Month search filter.

Airlines That Fly to Rhode Island

There are no airlines that offer nonstop air service from Canada to Rhode Island. Among the major carriers offering connecting flights to the state are Air Canada, American Airlines, and United Airlines. More information about airlines that fly to Rhode Island can be found here.

Best Time to Fly to Rhode Island

The most popular time of year to visit Rhode Island is during the summer months (June to August), when the state's outdoor festivals are celebrated. Hotels tend to fill up quickly during these months, so it's a good idea to book you stay well ahead of your trip if saving on travel costs is a priority. The spring and autumn months generally offer the most reasonable flight and hotel rates along with pleasant sightseeing weather. If you already know when you're travelling and want to monitor flight prices for a specific date, try using Skyscanner's convenient Price Alert tool. We'll notify you of any fluctuations in air ticket prices so that you can book the cheapest possible flight to Rhode Island.

Airports in Rhode Island

There are three commercial service airports in Rhode Island that receive regular scheduled passenger flights: Block Island State Airport, Theodore Francis Green State Airport, and Westerly State Airport.

Theodore Francis Green State Airport (PVD) is Rhode Island's busiest airport in terms of passenger traffic. The facility is located 10 kilometres to the south of Providence and serves eight major than a dozen major airlines. The airport is connected to the city centre by several pubic bus routes operated by the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA). There is also an MBTA commuter rail service that runs to downtown Providence, Boston, and Wickford Junction. Other ground transportation options at Theodore Francis Green State Airport are taxis, limousines, coach lines, and car rentals. Alternatively, you can skip the traffic by taking the Rhode Island Fast Ferry, which connects to the state's various islands.

Block Island State Airport (BID) is situated on Block Island, in Washington County. The airport is mainly used for general aviation, but it also receives scheduled flights originating at Westerly State Airport. Ground transportation options at Block Island State Airport include public buses operated by RIPTA, as well as scheduled bus services and car rentals.

Westerly State Airport (WST) is located approximately 4 kilometres to the southeast of central Westerly. While the airport is mostly used for general aviation, the facility receives regular scheduled flights for one airline: New England Airlines. Among the ground transportation options at Westerly State Airport are limos, taxis, coach lines, and rental cars.

What to See and Do in Rhode Island

Rhode Island's most popular tourist destination is Providence, with its vibrant urban center and numerous art galleries. Among the top tourist sites in Providence are the Museum of Art at the Rhode Island School of Design, Marble House, and Roger Williams Park Zoo. Another not-to-be-missed stop on any tour of Rhode Island is the city of Newport. Here, you'll find popular tourist attractions such as Fort Adams State Park, the International Tennis Hall of Fame, and the National Museum of American Illustration. The Block Island Ferry, which departs from Perrotti Park in downtown Newport, offers visitors a unique way to tour the state; the ferry sails to several white-sand beaches and past the Point Judith Lighthouse, an octagonal brick structure that was built in 1857.

Flights to Rhode Island

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