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There are 4 ways to get from Hartford to New Canaan by train, bus or car

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Train via New Haven Union Station  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station to New Haven Union Station Shuttle / ...
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Stamford Amtrak Station Acela Express / ...

$33 - $216

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Bus  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Central Row and Travelers to Union Ave and Opp 49 Union Ave 950
  2. Take the bus from New Haven, Ct to Stamford, Ct 3469 / ...

$16 - $40

2 alternative options

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  2h 49m

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station to Stamford Amtrak Station Northeast Regional / ...

$75 - $197

Drive  •  1h 14m

  1. Drive from Hartford to New Canaan 71.1 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Hartford to New Canaan is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Hartford to New Canaan is to drive which costs $7 - $11 and takes 1h 14m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hartford station to New Canaan. However, there are services departing from Hartford Amtrak Station and arriving at New Canaan via New Haven Union Station and Stamford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 41m.

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The distance between Hartford and New Canaan is 60 miles. The road distance is 71.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Hartford to New Canaan without a car is to train which takes 2h 41m and costs $30 - $220.

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It takes approximately 2h 41m to get from Hartford to New Canaan, including transfers.

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Hartford to New Canaan train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Hartford Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Hartford to New Canaan is to train which takes 2h 41m and costs $30 - $220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $15 - $45 and takes 4h 1m.

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Hartford to New Canaan train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Stamford Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hartford to New Canaan is 71 miles. It takes approximately 1h 14m to drive from Hartford to New Canaan.

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Map of how to get from Hartford to New Canaan.
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  • Distance: 60.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 41m

What companies run services between Hartford, CT, USA and New Canaan, CT, USA?

You can take a train from Hartford to New Canaan via New Haven Union Station, Stamford Amtrak Station, and Stamford in around 2h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hartford to New Canaan via Union Ave and Opp 49 Union Ave, New Haven, Ct, Stamford, Ct, and Stamford in around 4h 1m.

Train operators
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.

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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 Stamford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from New Haven to Stamford
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$11 - $13
Off-peak onboard
$18 - $19
Onboard
$17 - $24
At station
$14 - $18
Shore Line East
Website
shorelineeast.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Stamford
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
shorelineeast.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hartford Amtrak Station to Stamford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Bus operators
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Central Row and Travelers to Union Ave and Opp 49 Union Ave
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New Haven, Ct to Stamford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23

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