Kingston travel guide

Kingston Tourism | Kingston Guide

You're Going to Love Kingston

With a population of 6,974, Kingston is a must-see destination in Rhode Island, United States.

When to visit Kingston

Kingston in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Kingston in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Kingston in July, when the average temperature is 21 °C, and the highest can go up to 27 °C. The coldest month, on the other hand, is January, when it can get as cold as -7 °C, with an average temperature of -2 °C. You’re likely to see more rain in March, when precipitation is around 126 mm. In contrast, July is usually the driest month of the year in Kingston, with an average rainfall of 79 mm.

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How to Get to Kingston


When flying to Kingston, you’ll arrive at Newport State (NPT), which is located 21 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Kingston from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 27h 14m.


Amtrak is the most popular train carrier serving Kingston, followed by Acela. The train journey from Kingston to Providence takes 0h 38m and costs around $12 for a one-way ticket. When coming by train from Westerly, expect to pay about $26 for a 1h 24m trip.


Another option to get to Kingston is to pick up a car hire from New York, which is about 221 km from Kingston. You’ll find branches of Dollar and Thrifty, among others, in New York.


Several bus lines operate bus routes to Kingston, including Peter Pan Bus Lines, Bus and OurBus. From Worcester, the bus ride to Kingston takes 80 km and will cost you around $43. From Providence, the ticket costs about $53 for a journey of 97 km.

Airlines serving Kingston

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British Airways
Good (2,078 reviews)
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Turkish Airlines
Good (1,716 reviews)
Air France
Good (621 reviews)
United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
Good (1,679 reviews)
Austrian Airlines
Good (318 reviews)
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Air Canada
Good (2,568 reviews)
Brussels Airlines
Good (158 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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Where to stay in popular areas of Kingston

Most booked hotels in Kingston

Newport Marriott
Excellent (8.1, Excellent reviews)
The Newport Harbor Hotel & Marina
Good (7.7, Good reviews)
Hotel Viking
Good (7.5, Good reviews)
Newport Harbor Island Resort
Good (7.4, Good reviews)
Motel 6 Newport, RI
Mediocre (3.3, Mediocre reviews)

Hiring a car in Kingston

Expect to pay $1.68 per litre in Kingston (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $20.05 and $26.73.