There are 4 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Waterbury by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  2 h 46 min

$12 - $24

3 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 22 min

  1. 2010 / ...
  2. 229 / ...

$19 - $46

Train  •  3 h 27 min

  1. New Haven
  2. Waterbury

$19 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. 91.1 miles

$8 - $13

What companies run services between Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA and Waterbury, CT, USA?

Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Grand Central Terminal to Waterbury every 4 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $24 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Grand Central Terminal to Waterbury via Bridgeport in around 3 h 27 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $29
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$14 - $16
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $22
Onboard
$21 - $29
At station
$19 - $22
Train from Bridgeport to Waterbury
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$5 - $6
Off-peak onboard
$5 - $6
Onboard
$7 - $11
At station
$8 - $10
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Waterbury, CT - Travel Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $24
Website
peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Church St and Chapel St to State St and W Main St
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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Questions & Answers

The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Waterbury is 119 km. The road distance is 146 km.

The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Waterbury is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Waterbury is to drive which takes 1 h 38 min and costs $8 - $13.

No, there is no direct train from Grand Central Terminal to Waterbury. However, there are services departing from Grand Central and arriving at Waterbury via Bridgeport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 27 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Waterbury, CT - Travel Center. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

The bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Waterbury, CT - Travel Center takes 2 h 30 min including transfers and departs every four hours.