Hotel, Travel, and Parking Information
Hotel rooms for LBM Expo ’18 are now available at the Providence Marriott Downtown for $159 per night. Click here to register by Feb. 9, 2018. Mention NRLA – LBM EXPO Room Block to get the discounted rate of $159.
All LBM Expo hotels sold out early last year.
Directions to the Rhode Island Convention Center
From the North
Take 95S to exit 22ABC. Merge onto 22A (Memorial Blvd.) toward Downtown. At the second light turn right onto Cookson Place. Take your next right onto West Exchange Street. Stay straight and the RI Convention Center will be directly in front of you.
From the South
Take 95N to exit 22ABC. Merge onto 22A (Memorial Blvd.) toward Downtown. Turn right onto Francis Street. At the light take a right onto West Exchange Street. The RI Convention Center will be directly in front of you.
Looking for secure, convenient and cost-efficient parking in the City of Providence?
The Rhode Island Convention Center (RICC) offers a parking facility that is easily accessible from all major highways and is connected to RICC, the Dunkin’ Donuts Center, the Omni Hotel and the Providence Place Mall. They boast a state-of-the-art security system and a professionally trained staff, which translates into the most secure place to park in the City of Providence.
- Easy in/out parking
- 2,400 parking spaces
- handicapped parking spaces
- 24/7 camera monitoring
- 24/7 on-site roving security personnel
- 22 emergency call boxes
- Superior lighting
- Color coded locations
- Parking Rates
Daily Event Rate: $15
Flat daily rate when the RICC has events in progess. Enter our facility at or after 7:00AM and exit by midnight. Otherwise, hourly rates apply.
Overnight Rate: $20
We are a 24/7 facility. Our Overnight Rate increments to a maximum of $18 per each 24-hour period.
T.F. Green Airport (PVD)
Located just 10 minutes from downtown Providence, Warwick's T.F. Green Airport (PVD) was named one of the top five airports in the U.S. by Travel + Leisure magazine, and offers up to 100 flights to 20 destinations. Just off Exit 13 on Interstate Route 95, Green Airport is accessible to Boston, Cape Cod andSoutheastern New England.
The distance from T.F. Green Airport to the downtown area is 9 miles and taxis will cost approximately $35 each way.
The distance from T.F. Green Airport to the downtown area is 9 miles. The airport shuttle is available Monday through Friday from 5 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The shuttle leaves the airport every hour on the hour. The cost of the shuttle is $11.77 or $23.54 round trip. Call (401) 737-2868 or toll free 1-888-737-7006 or visit airporttaxiri.com.
Train Service at T.F. Green
T.F. Green Airport is conveniently connected to the MBTA commuter trains through the InterLink train station. Travelers can access the InterLink directly from the airport terminal through the skywalk. To get to the skywalk, proceed down the elevators to the ground level and walk to the far front left of the terminal, past the Visitor Information table, and look for signs directing to the InterLink connector. Train fares and schedules can be found on the MBTA website at mbta.com.
Logan Airport (BOS)
Logan Airport is situated approximately 49 miles north of Providence. For your convenience, we've included a list of terminals, airlines and contact phone numbers. You can download it by clicking here.
Massport provides complimentary shuttle bus service between airline terminals at the arrival levels, Airport Station on the MBTA Blue Line, the Water Transportation Terminal and Economy Parking. Massport shuttle bus service operates seven days per week. All shuttle buses are wheelchair lift equipped.
Train Service From Logan
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) runs low-cost commuter trains to Providence from Boston and other points in Massachusetts. Call 1-800-392-6100 or visit www.MBTA.com for schedules and fares. Regional trains take 48 minutes and range in price from $12 to $19. Amtrak offers many daily runs between South Station and Providence. Amtrak ranges from $22 - $45 and takes 40 minutes. Schedules and fares can be accessed at www.amtrak.com.
South Station may be accessed from Logan Airport by either Silver Line Shuttle or Taxi. The Silver Line service takes approximately 20 minutes. An adult fare is $1.25. A taxi will cost about $15 and will take about 10 minutes. The Providence Train station is located 5 blocks from the Omni, Courtyard and Biltmore. Taxis are readily available outside the station. Cost is approximately $5.