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There are 4 ways to get from Manhattan to Hamden by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Union Station, New Haven, CT Peter Pan / ...

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Train via New York Penn Station  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Northeast Regional / ...

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Train  •  3h 8m

  1. Take the train from 125th Street - Harlem to New Haven New Haven

Drive  •  1h 35m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Hamden 81.7 miles

Manhattan to Hamden by bus and walk

The journey time between Manhattan and Hamden is around 3h 7m and covers a distance of around 83 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 31 min. Operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, Greyhound USA and CT Transit, the Manhattan to Hamden service departs from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arrives in Whitney Ave @ Pinewood Rd. Typically 55 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

55 Weekly Services
3h 7m Average Duration
$7 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Hamden is to drive which costs $14 - $22 and takes 1h 35m.

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The fastest way to get from Manhattan to Hamden is to drive which takes 1h 35m and costs $14 - $22.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Hamden. However, there are services departing from Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Whitney Ave @ Pinewood Rd via Church St @ Chapel St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 7m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Hamden is 70 miles. The road distance is 81.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Hamden without a car is to bus which takes 3h 7m and costs $6 - $45.

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It takes approximately 3h 7m to get from Manhattan to Hamden, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Hamden bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Hamden is to bus which takes 3h 7m and costs $6 - $45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $16 - $35 and takes 3h 8m.

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Manhattan to Hamden bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Union Station, New Haven, CT.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Hamden is 82 miles. It takes approximately 1h 35m to drive from Manhattan to Hamden.

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  • Distance: 70.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 7m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Hamden, CT, USA?

Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Union Station, New Haven, CT 4 times a day. Tickets cost $5 - $35 and the journey takes 2h. Greyhound USA also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, Metro-North Railroad (MNR) operates a train from 125th Street - Harlem to New Haven every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $15 - $35 and the journey takes 2h.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
877.690.5114
Website
mta.info
Train from 125th Street - Harlem to New Haven
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
https://new.mta.info/agency/metro-north-railroad
Schedules at
https://new.mta.info/schedules
At Station Off-Peak
$15 - $20
Onboard Off-Peak
$24
At Station Peak
$21 - $25
Onboard-Peak
$28 - $31
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $210
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/northeast-regional-train
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$4 - $110
Reserved Coach Seat
$18 - $210
Business Class Seat
$65 - $170
Amtrak Acela
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $370
Schedules at
https://www.amtrak.com/acela-train
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$13 - $130
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$24 - $220
Business Seat - Adult
$26 - $240
First Class - Child 2-12
$45 - $170
First Class - Senior Citizens
$85 - $330
First Class - Adult
$90 - $370
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $75
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$3 - $21
Child Coach - short notice
$12 - $23
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$12 - $45
Child Business Class - short notice
$14 - $45
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$17 - $29
Business Seat - advance purchase
$27 - $85
Business Seat - short notice
$30 - $70
Coach Seat - short notice
$10 - $75
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Union Station, New Haven, CT
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $35
Website
https://peterpanbus.com
Adult
$5 - $35
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Haven Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $40
Website
https://www.greyhound.com/

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