There are 4 ways to get from New York to Bethel by train, bus or car

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

Train  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to Bethel Danbury

$15 - $35

Cheapest option

Train via South Norwalk  •  2 h 44 min

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

$15 - $32

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 9 min

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

$16 - $33

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 takes 1 h 19 min and costs $6 - $10.

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The distance between New York and Bethel is 86 km. The road distance is 109 km.

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The train from Grand Central to Bethel takes 1 h 52 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Grand Central and arriving at Bethel. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

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

Metro-North Railroad (MNR) operates a train from New York to Bethel 3 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 52 min. Alternatively, Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from New York to Bethel hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $21 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Bethel
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$15 - $17
Off-peak onboard
$22 - $24
Onboard
$23 - $35
At station
$21 - $24
Train from Grand Central to South Norwalk
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 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
$3 - $8
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$3 - $4
Off-peak onboard
$3 - $4
Onboard
$5 - $8
At station
$5 - $7
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Danbury, CT
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
peterpanbus.com

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