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  • Transportation Guide: Taxis, Buses and Shuttles and Additional Services

  • We will gladly call a taxi for you. Please inquire at the information desk in the lobbies of the Zecchino Pavilion (main building), Jane Brown or APC Building.


    Buses stop at the entrance to the Zecchino Pavilion (main building) about every 20 minutes until 6 p.m., and then approximately every 45 to 50 minutes until 11:07 p.m. Bus service to the hospital begins at 5:55 a.m. and ends at 10:59 p.m. RIPTA bus schedules are available at the main information desk.

    • Bus #1 (Eddy-City Line) and #1A (Eddy-Gaspee plateau) travel from the city to Rhode Island Hospital and continue south into Cranston and Warwick.
    • Bus #42 (Hope Tunnel/Providence) travels from Warwick and Cranston to Rhode Island Hospital and continues to Providence and Pawtucket.
    • Bus #3 and #33 (East Providence to Warwick) travels from East Providence (Shaw's/Willet Ave) through Riverside and Providence to Warwick (Warwick Neck/Barton Ave).

    Other routes may also include a stop at Rhode Island Hospital. For more information on bus routes and fares, call RIPTA at 401-781-9400 or visit the RIPTA website.

    Additional Services

    Security is available 24 hours a day. To reach the security office, please call 444-5221. For your protection, all Rhode Island Hospital parking lots are equipped with lighting, surveillance cameras and random security mobile patrols. For your assistance, security can help start a dead car battery and open car doors, if you accidentally lock your keys inside your vehicle.