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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  2 h 30 min

$12 - $24

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 17 min

  1. New Haven
  2. Waterbury

$19 - $39

Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 27 min

  1. 2010 / ...
  2. 229 / ...

$19 - $46

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. 88.2 miles

$8 - $13

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

Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Manhattan to Waterbury every 4 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $24 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Manhattan to Waterbury via Bridgeport in around 3 h 17 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 Waterbury
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$5 - $6
Off-peak onboard
$5 - $6
Onboard
$7 - $11
At station
$8 - $10
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Waterbury, CT - Travel Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $24
Website
peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Church St and Chapel St to State St and W Main St
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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Questions & Answers

The distance between Manhattan and Waterbury is 115 km. The road distance is 141 km.

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Waterbury is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Waterbury is to drive which takes 1 h 35 min and costs $8 - $13.

No, there is no direct train from Manhattan to Waterbury. However, there are services departing from Harlem-125th St. and arriving at Waterbury via Bridgeport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 17 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Waterbury, CT - Travel Center. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

The bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Waterbury, CT - Travel Center takes 2 h 30 min including transfers and departs every four hours.