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There are 3 ways to get from Manhattan to New Britain by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 15m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from Jefferson Station to New Britain Lansdale/Doylestown Line

$38 - $95

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3h 25m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Doylestown Westbound via Frenchtown / ...

$42 - $60

Drive  •  1h 43m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to New Britain 88 miles

$8 - $13

Manhattan to New Britain by train and subway

The journey time between Manhattan and New Britain is around 3h 23m and covers a distance of around 124 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 51m. Operated by Amtrak, Amtrak Northeast Regional and SEPTA, the Manhattan to New Britain service departs from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arrives in New Britain. Typically 99 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 23m
Fastest journey time:
2h 51m
Services per week:
99
Cheapest price:
$38
Carbon emissions:
10 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
02:53
Last service departs at:
21:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to New Britain train and subway schedules

Manhattan → New Britain
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in New Britain is recommended.

The social distance requirement in New Britain is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 16 Jun 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Manhattan to New Britain is to drive, which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to New Britain is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to New Britain. However, there are services departing from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arriving at New Britain via 30th St Station - MFL and Jefferson Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 15m.

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The distance between Manhattan and New Britain is 73 miles. The road distance is 88 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to New Britain without a car is to train which takes 3h 15m and costs $35 - $95.

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It takes approximately 3h 15m to get from Manhattan to New Britain, including transfers.

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Manhattan to New Britain train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to New Britain is to train which takes 3h 15m and costs $35 - $95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $60 and takes 3h 25m.

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Manhattan to New Britain train services, operated by SEPTA, arrive at New Britain station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to New Britain is 88 miles. It takes approximately 1h 43m to drive from Manhattan to New Britain.

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  • Distance: 72.5 miles
  • Duration: 3h 15m

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

You can take a train from Manhattan to New Britain via Philadelphia, 30th St Station - MFL, 11th St Station - MFL, and Jefferson Station in around 3h 15m. Alternatively, Trans-bridge Lines operates a bus from New York to Doylestown on demand. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2h 30m.

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 New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
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 New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
SEPTA
Bus operators
Trans-bridge Lines

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