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There are 5 ways to get from New Brunswick to Waterbury by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4h 10m

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick Downtown to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Travel Center, Waterbury, CT Peter Pan

$21 - $45

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Train, bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Travel Center, Waterbury, CT Peter Pan

$22 - $202

Train Amtrak Acela Express, bus  •  5h 1m

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

$79 - $376

Train  •  5h 8m

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Bridgeport
  3. Take the train from Bridgeport to Waterbury

$34 - $232

Drive  •  2h 14m

  1. Drive from New Brunswick to Waterbury 125.6 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from New Brunswick to Waterbury is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from New Brunswick to Waterbury is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Brunswick to Waterbury. However, there are services departing from New Brunswick Downtown and arriving at Travel Center, Waterbury, CT via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 10m.

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The distance between New Brunswick and Waterbury is 105 miles. The road distance is 125.6 miles.

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The best way to get from New Brunswick to Waterbury without a car is to bus which takes 4h 10m and costs $21 - $45.

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It takes approximately 4h 10m to get from New Brunswick to Waterbury, including transfers.

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New Brunswick to Waterbury bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from New Brunswick Downtown station.

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The best way to get from New Brunswick to Waterbury is to bus which takes 4h 10m and costs $21 - $45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $30 - $240 and takes 5h 8m.

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New Brunswick to Waterbury bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Travel Center, Waterbury, CT station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Brunswick to Waterbury is 126 miles. It takes approximately 2h 14m to drive from New Brunswick to Waterbury.

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  • Distance: 104.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 10m

What companies run services between New Brunswick, NJ, USA and Waterbury, CT, USA?

You can take a bus from New Brunswick to Waterbury via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY in around 4h 10m. Alternatively, you can take a train from New Brunswick to Waterbury via New York Penn Station, 34 St - Penn Station, Times Sq - 42 St, Grand Central, and Bridgeport in around 5h 8m.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Brunswick Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
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
1h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $29
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$14 - $16
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $22
Onboard
$21 - $29
At station
$19 - $22
Train from Bridgeport to Waterbury
Ave. Duration
56m
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
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from New Brunswick Downtown to New York Port Authority
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $21
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
Megabus
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Travel Center, Waterbury, CT
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
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
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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