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There are 6 ways to get from Manhattan to New Britain by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus via Hartford  •  3h 8m

  1. Take the bus from New York City to Hartford 2610 / ...

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3h 16m

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to New Haven Acela / ...
  2. Take the bus from New Haven to New Britain "Greyhound"

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Union Station, Hartford, CT Peter Pan

Train, bus via Harlem-125th St.  •  3h 45m

  1. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to New Haven New Haven
  2. Take the bus from New Haven to New Britain "Greyhound"

Drive  •  1h 59m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to New Britain 108.3 miles

Fly, line 101 bus  •  3h 26m

  1. Fly from New York Skyports Seaplane Base (NYS) to Hartford Barnes Apt (BNH) NYS - BNH
  2. Take the line 101 bus from CTFastrak and Sigourney St Station Platform B to CTFastrak and New Britain Station Bay L

Manhattan to New Britain by bus and walk

The journey time between Manhattan and New Britain is around 3h 5m and covers a distance of around 126 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 6 min. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 3m. Operated by FlixBus-us and CT Transit, the Manhattan to New Britain service departs from New York City and arrives in CTFastrak and New Britain Station Bay L. Typically 18 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 59m
Layover time:
6 min
Total time:
3h 5m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 3m
Journey distance:
126 miles
Services per week:
18
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
25 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:00
Last service departs at:
15:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to New Britain bus and walk schedules

Manhattan → New Britain
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in New Britain is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in New Britain is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to New Britain is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1h 59m.

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The fastest way to get from Manhattan to New Britain is to drive. Taking this option will cost $10 - $16 and takes 1h 59m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to New Britain station. However, there are services departing from New York City and arriving at CTFastrak and New Britain Station Bay L via Main St and Travelers. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 8m.

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The distance between Manhattan and New Britain is 87 miles. The road distance is 108.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to New Britain without a car is to bus via Hartford which takes 3h 8m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 8m to get from Manhattan to New Britain, including transfers.

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Manhattan to New Britain bus services, operated by FlixBus-us, depart from New York City station.

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The quickest flight from New York Skyports Seaplane Base Airport to Hartford Barnes Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Manhattan to New Britain bus services, operated by FlixBus-us, arrive at Hartford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to New Britain is 108 miles. It takes approximately 1h 59m to drive from Manhattan to New Britain.

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  • Distance: 87 miles
  • Duration: 3h 8m

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

FlixBus-us operates a bus from New York City to Hartford twice daily, and the journey takes 2h 30m.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from New York Skyports Seaplane Base to Hartford Barnes Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$85 - $120
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$85 - $120
Business Seat - Child
$85 - $120
First Class - Adult
$140 - $200
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$140 - $200
First Class - Child
$130 - $190
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$14 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$27 - $85
Business Class Seat
$45 - $110
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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to New Haven
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from New York City to Hartford
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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 to New Britain
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $16
Flexible
$27 - $40
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Union Station, Hartford, CT
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-9181
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from CTFastrak and Sigourney St Station Platform B to CTFastrak and New Britain Station Bay L
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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Two-Hour Pass - Senior (65+) / Disabled
$1
Two-Hour Pass - Youth (Age 5-18)
$2
Two-Hour Pass
$2
Two-Hour Pass Express - Senior (65+) / Disabled
$1 - $2
Two-Hour Pass express
$2 - $3
Two-Hour Pass Express - Youth (Age 5-18)
$3

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Southern Airways Express offers flights from New York Skyports Seaplane Base Airport to Hartford Barnes Apt Airport.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to New York Skyports Seaplane Base Airport is to ferry which takes 23 min and costs $3.

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