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There are 5 ways to get from New Bedford 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, train  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the bus from SRTA Terminal, New Bedford, MA to Convention Center, Providence, RI
  2. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to New Haven Union Station
  3. Take the bus from Church St and Chapel St to Grand St and State St 229

$101 - $256

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the bus from New Bedford to South Station
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct
  3. Take the bus from Main St and Travelers to Meadow St and Freight St 925 / ...

$22 - $32

3 alternative options

Bus, train via Stratford  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the bus from SRTA Terminal, New Bedford, MA to Convention Center, Providence, RI
  2. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to New Haven Union Station
  3. Take the train from Stratford to Waterbury

$115 - $283

Bus  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the bus from SRTA Terminal, New Bedford, MA to Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Providence, RI
  2. Take the bus from Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Providence, RI to Intermodal Center, Mansfield, CT
  3. Take the bus from Royce Cir and Nash-Zimmer Transportation Center to Farmington Ave and Asylum Pl 913
  4. Take the bus from Farmington Ave and Asylum Pl to Meadow St and Freight St 925 / ...

$27 - $44

Drive  •  2h 38m

  1. Drive from New Bedford to Waterbury 143.9 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from New Bedford to Waterbury is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from New Bedford to Waterbury is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Bedford to Waterbury. However, there are services departing from SRTA Terminal, New Bedford, MA and arriving at Meadow St and Freight St via Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Providence, RI, Royce Cir and Nash-Zimmer Transportation Center and Farmington Ave and Asylum Pl. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 7m.

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The distance between New Bedford and Waterbury is 110 miles. The road distance is 143.9 miles.

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The best way to get from New Bedford to Waterbury without a car is to bus and train which takes 5h 20m and costs $100 - $260.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from New Bedford to Waterbury, including transfers.

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New Bedford to Waterbury bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from SRTA Terminal, New Bedford, MA station.

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New Bedford to Waterbury bus services, operated by CT Transit, arrive at Meadow St and Freight St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Bedford to Waterbury is 144 miles. It takes approximately 2h 38m to drive from New Bedford to Waterbury.

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There are 41+ hotels available in Waterbury. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New Bedford to Waterbury.
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  • Distance: 110.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between New Bedford, MA, USA and Waterbury, CT, USA?

You can take a bus from New Bedford to Waterbury via Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Providence, RI, Royce Cir and Nash-Zimmer Transportation Center, and Farmington Ave and Asylum Pl in around 6h 7m.

Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$85 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $230
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Stratford to Waterbury
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$10 - $12
Off-peak onboard
$16 - $17
Onboard
$14 - $20
At station
$10 - $15
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from SRTA Terminal, New Bedford, MA to Convention Center, Providence, RI
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from SRTA Terminal, New Bedford, MA to Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Providence, RI
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Peter Pan Bus Terminal, Providence, RI to Intermodal Center, Mansfield, CT
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
peterpanbus.com
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Church St and Chapel St to Grand St and State St
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
Book at
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Bus from Royce Cir and Nash-Zimmer Transportation Center to Farmington Ave and Asylum Pl
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
Book at
buypasses.storesecured.com
Bus from Farmington Ave and Asylum Pl to Meadow St and Freight St
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
Book at
buypasses.storesecured.com
Bus from Main St and Travelers to Meadow St and Freight St
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
Book at
buypasses.storesecured.com
DATTCO
Phone
1-860-229-4878
Website
dattco.com
Bus from New Bedford to South Station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Book at
DATTCO
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 Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $22
Flexible
$35 - $50

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