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

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Fly from New York JFK, bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Burlington (BTV) JFK - BTV
  2. Take the bus from Downtown Transit Center to Waterbury Main Street Opposite Park Row

$84 - $356

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Train  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Waterbury-Stowe Amtrak Station Vermonter

$64 - $161

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Fly from New York La Guardia, bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Burlington (BTV) LGA - BTV
  2. Take the bus from Downtown Transit Center to Waterbury Main Street Opposite Park Row

$85 - $323

Train, train to Newark, fly, bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Burlington (BTV) EWR - BTV
  4. Take the bus from Downtown Transit Center to Waterbury Main Street Opposite Park Row

$118 - $427

Drive  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Waterbury 326.9 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Waterbury is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Waterbury is to fly and bus which costs $80 - $360 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Waterbury station. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Waterbury-Stowe Amtrak Station via Jamaica and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 51 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Waterbury is 262 miles. The road distance is 326.9 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Waterbury without a car is to train which takes 9 h 51 min and costs $60 - $170.

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 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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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Burlington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 13 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Waterbury is 327 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Waterbury.

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  • Distance: 262 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 42 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Waterbury once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $150 and the journey takes 8 h 17 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Burlington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 New York Penn Station to Waterbury-Stowe Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Bus operators
Green Mountain Transit
Phone
(802) 864-2282
Website
ridegmt.com
Bus from Downtown Transit Center to Waterbury Main Street Opposite Park Row
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ridegmt.com

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Delta and JetBlue Airways offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Burlington Airport.

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There are 136+ hotels available in Waterbury. Prices start at $96 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to New York La Guardia Airport is to shuttle which takes 34 min and costs $17.

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