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

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

Subway, bus  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to W 4 St A
  2. Take the bus from New York to Waterbury, CT

$21 - $34

Cheapest option

Towncar  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Waterbury 92.2 miles

$16 - $180

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Bridgeport Amtrak Vermonter / ...
  2. Take the train from Bridgeport to Waterbury Waterbury

$42 - $81

Line 4 subway, train  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the line 4 subway from New Lots Av to 125 St 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Bridgeport
  3. Take the train from Bridgeport to Waterbury

$29 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Waterbury 92.2 miles

$9 - $13

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Waterbury is to drive which costs $9 - $13 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Waterbury is to drive which costs $9 - $13 and takes 1 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Waterbury. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Waterbury via Jamaica, New York Penn Station and Bridgeport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Waterbury is 74 miles. The road distance is 92.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Waterbury without a car is to subway and bus which takes 4 h 2 min and costs $20 - $35.

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Waterbury, including transfers.

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

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Waterbury train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), arrive at Waterbury station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Waterbury is 92 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Waterbury.

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There are 40+ hotels available in Waterbury. Prices start at $70 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Waterbury.
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  • Distance: 74.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

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

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Waterbury via Jamaica, NY, Jamaica, Penn Station, New York Penn Station, Bridgeport Amtrak, and Bridgeport in around 4 h 45 min.

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Bridgeport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Bridgeport to Waterbury
Ave. Duration
55 min
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
Train from Harlem-125th St. to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$13 - $15
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $22
Onboard
$20 - $28
At station
$17 - $21
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York to Waterbury, CT
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
peterpanbus.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Waterbury
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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