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There are 6 ways to get from New Jersey to Hartford by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Hartford Amtrak Station Vermonter / ...

$30 - $75

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Bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Hartford, CT - Union Station

$17 - $42

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to New Haven Union Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Hartford Amtrak Station Shuttle / ...

$98 - $243

Line 108 bus, bus  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the line 108 bus from University Ave At Lackawanna Ave to Port Authority Bus Terminal 108
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Hartford, Ct 2008 / ...

$18 - $46

Drive  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Hartford 125.3 miles

$12 - $18

Train, fly  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Hartford (BDL) PHL - BDL

$190 - $521

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The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Hartford is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Hartford is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey station to Hartford station. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Hartford, CT - Union Station via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark Penn Station station and arriving at Hartford Amtrak Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 5 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and Hartford is 148 miles. The road distance is 125.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Hartford without a car is to train which takes 3 h 5 min and costs $30 - $75.

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The train from Newark Penn Station to Hartford Amtrak Station takes 3 h 5 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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New Jersey to Hartford bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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New Jersey to Hartford train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Hartford is to train which takes 3 h 5 min and costs $30 - $75. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $17 - $45 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from New Jersey to Hartford.
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  • Distance: 148 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Hartford, CT, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Newark to Hartford twice daily. Tickets cost $30 - $75 and the journey takes 3 h 5 min. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Newark to Hartford every 4 hours. Tickets cost $16 - $27 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Hartford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Train from New Haven Union Station to Hartford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
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 Newark Penn Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Hartford, CT - Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
peterpanbus.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Hartford Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 2 min.

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New Jersey to Hartford bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Hartford, CT - Union Station.

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New Jersey to Hartford train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Hartford Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to Hartford is 125 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to drive from New Jersey to Hartford.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Hartford Airport.

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There are 109+ hotels available in Hartford. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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