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There are 5 ways to get from Hartford to Dover by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to New York, Ny 2015 / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Dover Morris & Essex Line

$25 - $53

Cheapest option

Bus, line 193 bus, line 874 bus, line 880 bus  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Union Station, Hartford, CT to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
  2. Take the line 193 bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop 193 / ...
  3. Take the line 874 bus from Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop to Speedwell Ave At Cattano Ave 874 / ...
  4. Take the line 880 bus from Speedwell Ave At Cattano Ave to W Blackwell St At Morris St 880 / ...

$21 - $42

3 alternative options

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Dover Morris & Essex Line

$82 - $201

Train via New Haven Union Station  •  5h

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station to New Haven Union Station
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Dover

$101 - $246

Drive  •  2h 39m

  1. Drive from Hartford to Dover 145.5 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Hartford to Dover is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Hartford to Dover is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2h 39m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hartford station to Dover. However, there are services departing from Union Station, Hartford, CT and arriving at W Blackwell St At Morris St via Port Authority Bus Terminal, Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop and Speedwell Ave At Cattano Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 3m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hartford station to Dover. However, there are services departing from Hartford Amtrak Station and arriving at Dover via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 48m.

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The distance between Hartford and Dover is 115 miles. The road distance is 145.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Dover without a car is to bus and train which takes 4h 40m and costs $25 - $55.

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It takes approximately 4h 40m to get from Hartford to Dover, including transfers.

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Hartford to Dover bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Union Station, Hartford, CT.

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Hartford to Dover train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Hartford Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Hartford to Dover is to train which takes 4h 48m and costs $80 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus and line 193 bus and line 874 bus and line 880 bus, which costs $20 - $45 and takes 6h 3m.

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Map of how to get from Hartford to Dover.
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  • Distance: 115.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 40m

What companies run services between Hartford, CT, USA and Dover, NJ, USA?

You can take a train from Hartford to Dover via New York Penn Station in around 4h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hartford to Dover via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY, Port Authority Bus Terminal, Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop, and Speedwell Ave At Cattano Ave in around 6h 3m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hartford Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hartford Amtrak Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Hartford, Ct to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Hartford, CT to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
peterpanbus.com
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Willowbrook Mall Shoppers Stop to Speedwell Ave At Cattano Ave
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Speedwell Ave At Cattano Ave to W Blackwell St At Morris St
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com

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Hartford to Dover bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at W Blackwell St At Morris St station.

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Hartford to Dover train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Dover station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hartford to Dover is 145 miles. It takes approximately 2h 39m to drive from Hartford to Dover.

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