There are 3 ways to get from New York to Bethel by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from New York to Danbury, CT

$16 - $34

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Train  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to South Norwalk New Haven / ...
  2. Take the train from South Norwalk to Bethel Danbury

$20 - $42

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from New York to Bethel 68.1 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Bethel is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Bethel is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York to Bethel. However, there are services departing from Grand Central and arriving at Bethel via South Norwalk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

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The distance between New York and Bethel is 54 miles. The road distance is 68.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Bethel without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 39 min and costs $16 - $35.

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from New York to Bethel, including transfers.

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New York to Bethel train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), depart from Grand Central station.

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The best way to get from New York to Bethel is to bus which takes 2 h 39 min and costs $16 - $35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $20 - $45 and takes 2 h 50 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Bethel is 68 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to drive from New York to Bethel.

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  • Distance: 54 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 39 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Bethel, CT, USA?

Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from New York to Bethel every 4 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $21 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from New York to Bethel via South Norwalk in around 2 h 50 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to South Norwalk
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $25
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$12 - $14
Off-peak onboard
$18 - $20
Onboard
$17 - $25
At station
$14 - $18
Train from South Norwalk to Bethel
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$8 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$14 - $16
Onboard
$12 - $18
At station
$8 - $13
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York to Danbury, CT
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
peterpanbus.com

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