There are 5 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Branford by train, subway, bus, car or towncar

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Train  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station Acela Express / ...

$80 - $204

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Towncar  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Branford 88.1 miles

$16 - $180

3 alternative options

Line 4 subway, train  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 4 subway from New Lots Av to Grand Central - 42 St 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to New Haven New Haven

$25 - $50

Line 3507 bus, bus  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 3507 bus from Queens Vil, Ny to New York, Ny 3507 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct 2010 / ...

$29 - $71

Drive  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Branford 88.1 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Branford is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Branford is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Branford. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Branford via Jamaica, New York Penn Station and New Haven Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 4 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Branford is 67 miles. The road distance is 88.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Branford without a car is to train which takes 4 h 4 min and costs $80 - $210.

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It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Branford, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Branford train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Branford is to train which takes 4 h 4 min and costs $80 - $210. Alternatively, you can line 3507 bus and bus, which costs $28 - $75 and takes 5 h 41 min.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Branford train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New Haven Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Branford is 88 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 44 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Branford.

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There are 49+ hotels available in Branford. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Branford.
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  • Distance: 67.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Branford, CT, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Branford hourly. Tickets cost $70 - $190 and the journey takes 1 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Branford via Jamaica, NY, Archer Av/Sutphin Bl, Hillside Av/Springfield Bl, Queens Vil, Ny, New York, Ny, New Haven, Ct, Union Ave and Union Station, George St and Temple St Garage, and Church St and George St in around 5 h 41 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
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 New Haven
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$25 - $35
At station
$24 - $26
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 Queens Vil, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $12
Flexible
$14 - $18
Bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Branford
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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