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

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Train  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to South Norwalk New Haven / ...
  2. Take the train from South Norwalk to Bethel Danbury

$59 - $91

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from New York to Danbury, CT

$62 - $79

Drive  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Newtown 70.1 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Newtown is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Newtown is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Newtown is 56 miles. The road distance is 70.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Newtown without a car is to train which takes 2 h 54 min and costs $55 - $95.

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It takes approximately 2 h 54 min to get from Manhattan to Newtown, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Newtown is to train which takes 2 h 54 min and costs $55 - $95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $60 - $80 and takes 3 h 1 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Newtown is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 18 min to drive from Manhattan to Newtown.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Newtown. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Newtown.
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  • Distance: 55.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 54 min

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

You can take a train from Manhattan to Newtown via South Norwalk and Bethel in around 2 h 54 min. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Manhattan to Newtown every 4 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $21 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to South Norwalk
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$11 - $13
Off-peak onboard
$17 - $19
Onboard
$16 - $23
At station
$13 - $17
Train from South Norwalk to Bethel
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$8 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$14 - $16
Onboard
$12 - $18
At station
$8 - $13
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York to Danbury, CT
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
peterpanbus.com

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