From Near and Far

Her future is closer than you think. 
At Lincoln, we recognize the importance of providing transportation options that work for students and their families. Centrally located in the East Side of Providence, Lincoln School’s city campus is accessible via several main roads and conveniently linked with an array of public and private transportation options.

Map of Lincoln Communities

As you can see above, Lincoln students come from more than 70 communities in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. When our doors open at 7 a.m. each day, we welcome girls from hours away or just minutes, proof positive that girls from all over New England recognize that a Lincoln education is worth traveling for.

We view the morning and afternoon commutes, whether on Amtrak or on their own two feet, as time that flexes our students’ independence, teaching critical life skills with every train caught, bus met, and rush hour expertly navigated—great preparation for the ins and outs of life at in college and beyond.   

We are so proud to be an integral part of Providence, also known as the Creative Capital, an internationally recognized intellectual hub for arts, culture, and education. But no matter where they come from or how you make your way to Lincoln’s campus, there is no doubt that once they are here, Lincoln girls make their mark on the world.

Transportation Options

Free Public Bus

Free bus transportation is provided for Lincoln School students (age 5 or older) who live in the following cities/towns: 

- Barrington 
- Bristol
- Central Falls
- Cranston
- East Providence
- Johnston
- Lincoln
- North Providence
- Pawtucket
- Providence
- Smithfield
- Warren 

Private Bus

Round-trip transportation from South County and Southern Massachusetts is available with two options for afternoon return trips to accommodate after-school activities and sports schedules. Additional fees apply.

Bus stops are located in:
- Saunderstown
- East Greenwich
- North Kingstown 
- Foxboro
- Sharon
- North Attleboro
- Cumberland


The Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) offers a free shared bus service for students attending schools outside their district. Find out more information here


Commuter Rail
The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority offers a Commuter Rail service for those living north and south of Providence along the Providence/Stoughton line, which connect to Lincoln via bus service. For more information, visit:

Amtrak offers train service from Boston to Providence via the Acela Express and the Northeast Regional train, several times a day. For more information, visit:

Community Carpooling

Take advantage of one of the great benefits of a central city campus and a tightly knit community. Once admitted to Lincoln, you will have access to the Lincoln Portal, where you can find all manner of important information including families who live nearby.