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There are 5 ways to get from New Haven to Schenectady by train, bus or car

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Train via New York Penn Station  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Schenectady Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$107 - $274

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from New Haven, Ct to Springfield, Ma 2024 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to Albany, Ny 277 / ...

$30 - $66

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Springfield Amtrak Shuttle / ...
  2. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak to Schenectady Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$56 - $126

Train VIA Rail  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from New Haven to Harlem-125th St.
  2. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Croton-Harmon
  3. Take the train from Croton-Harmon to Schenectady

$71 - $148

Drive  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Drive from New Haven to Schenectady 146.4 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from New Haven to Schenectady is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Haven to Schenectady is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Haven to Schenectady station. However, there are services departing from New Haven, Ct and arriving at State St & Nott Terr - Veeder/Nott Terrace Station via Springfield, Ma and State St & Lodge St - S. Pearl Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New Haven station to Schenectady. However, there are services departing from New Haven Union Station and arriving at Schenectady Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 36 min.

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The distance between New Haven and Schenectady is 117 miles. The road distance is 146.4 miles.

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The best way to get from New Haven to Schenectady without a car is to train which takes 5 h 36 min and costs $100 - $280.

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It takes approximately 5 h 36 min to get from New Haven to Schenectady, including transfers.

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New Haven to Schenectady bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New Haven, Ct station.

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New Haven to Schenectady train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New Haven Union Station.

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The best way to get from New Haven to Schenectady is to train which takes 5 h 36 min and costs $100 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $29 - $70 and takes 5 h 36 min.

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Map of how to get from New Haven to Schenectady.
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  • Distance: 117 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 36 min

What companies run services between New Haven, CT, USA and Schenectady, NY, USA?

You can take a train from New Haven to Schenectady via New York Penn Station in around 5 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New Haven to Schenectady via Springfield, Ma, Albany, Ny, and State St & Lodge St - S. Pearl Station in around 5 h 36 min.

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 New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
Amtrak

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
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $260
Train from New Haven Union Station to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
Train from Springfield Amtrak to Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$160 - $230
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from New Haven to Harlem-125th St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $18
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$24 - $35
At station
$22 - $25
Train from Harlem-125th St. to Croton-Harmon
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Croton-Harmon to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $50
Economy
$45 - $70
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Business
$70 - $100
Bus operators
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 Haven, Ct to Springfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$23 - $30
Bus from Springfield, Ma to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New Haven to Springfield
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $22
Website
peterpanbus.com

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New Haven to Schenectady bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Albany, Ny station.

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New Haven to Schenectady train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Schenectady Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Haven to Schenectady is 146 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 55 min to drive from New Haven to Schenectady.

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