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

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Train  •  3 h 18 min

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

$24 - $50

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 22 min

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

$18 - $31

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Church St and Chapel St to W Main St and Waterbury Green 229

$75 - $201

Drive  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Waterbury 88.2 miles

$8 - $13

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

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

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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 18 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Waterbury is 72 miles. The road distance is 88.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Waterbury without a car is to train which takes 3 h 18 min and costs $23 - $50.

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It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from Manhattan to Waterbury, including transfers.

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Manhattan to Waterbury 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 Waterbury is to train which takes 3 h 18 min and costs $23 - $50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $17 - $35 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Waterbury is 88 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to drive from Manhattan to Waterbury.

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  • Distance: 72 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 18 min

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

You can take a train from Manhattan to Waterbury via Bridgeport in around 3 h 18 min. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Manhattan to Waterbury every 4 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $28 and the journey takes 2 h 5 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 23 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
$10 - $22
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$10 - $12
Off-peak onboard
$16 - $18
Onboard
$15 - $22
At station
$11 - $16
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York to Waterbury, CT
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
peterpanbus.com
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Church St and Chapel St to W Main St and Waterbury Green
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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