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

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Train  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Bridgeport New Haven
  2. Take the train from Bridgeport to Derby Waterbury

$20 - $43

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Bus  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct 2010 / ...

$16 - $39

2 alternative options

Train, line 255 bus  •  3 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the line 255 bus from Chapel St and Temple St to Howe Ave and Hill St 255

$74 - $197

Drive  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Shelton 69.5 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Shelton is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Shelton is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manhattan to Shelton. However, there are services departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Howe Ave and Hill St via Union Ave and Union Station and Chapel St and Temple St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to Shelton. However, there are services departing from Harlem-125th St. and arriving at Derby via Bridgeport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Shelton is 59 miles. The road distance is 69.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Shelton without a car is to train which takes 2 h 36 min and costs $19 - $45.

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It takes approximately 2 h 36 min to get from Manhattan to Shelton, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Shelton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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Manhattan to Shelton train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), depart from Harlem-125th St. station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Shelton is to train which takes 2 h 36 min and costs $19 - $45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $16 - $40 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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  • Distance: 58.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 36 min

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

You can take a train from Manhattan to Shelton via Bridgeport in around 2 h 36 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Manhattan to Shelton every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $14 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$13 - $15
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $22
Onboard
$20 - $28
At station
$17 - $21
Train from Bridgeport to Derby
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$7 - $9
Off-peak onboard
$13 - $15
Onboard
$11 - $15
At station
$6 - $11
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
Bus operators
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Chapel St and Temple St to Howe Ave and Hill St
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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Manhattan to Shelton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New Haven, Ct station.

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Manhattan to Shelton train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), arrive at Derby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Shelton is 70 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to drive from Manhattan to Shelton.

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There are 55+ hotels available in Shelton. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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