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

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from New York to Bridgeport

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Harlem-125 St to Brewster
  2. Take the bus from Brewster to Hart Pulse Point
  3. Take the bus from Hart Pulse Point to Big Y & Stony Hill Inn

Train

  1. Take the train from Harlem-125 St to South Norwalk
  2. Take the train from South Norwalk to Bethel

Drive

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Newtown
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The cost-effective way to get from Manhattan to Newtown is to drive, which costs $12 - $19 and takes 1h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Newtown is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 1h 19m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Newtown is 56 miles. The road distance is 69.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Newtown without a car is to bus which takes 2h 20m and costs $100 - $130.

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It takes approximately 2h 20m to get from Manhattan to Newtown, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Newtown is to bus which takes 2h 20m and costs $100 - $130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $60 - $95 and takes 2h 49m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Newtown is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1h 19m to drive from Manhattan to Newtown.

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  • Distance: 55.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 20m

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from New York to Bridgeport once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 1h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Manhattan to Newtown via South Norwalk and Bethel in around 2h 49m.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125 St to South Norwalk
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Schedules at
mta.info
At Station Off-Peak
$11 - $14
Onboard Off-Peak
$19
At Station Peak
$15 - $18
Onboard-Peak
$22 - $24
Train from South Norwalk to Bethel
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Schedules at
mta.info
At Station Off-Peak
$9 - $12
Onboard Off-Peak
$16
At Station Peak
$12 - $14
Onboard-Peak
$18 - $21
Train from Harlem-125 St to Brewster
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Schedules at
mta.info
At Station Off-Peak
$12 - $16
Onboard Off-Peak
$21
At Station Peak
$17 - $20
Onboard-Peak
$24 - $27
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.

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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 York to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$30 - $45
HARTransit
Phone
203-744-4070 ext. 1
Website
hartransit.com
Bus from Brewster to Hart Pulse Point
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
hartransit.com
Bus from Hart Pulse Point to Big Y & Stony Hill Inn
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
hartransit.com

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