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

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Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Old Saybrook Amtrak Northeast Regional

$76 - $189

Cheapest option

Train Metro-North Railroad (MNR)  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to New Haven New Haven
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to Old Saybrook Shore Line East Train / ...

$24 - $216

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct 2010 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New Haven Union Station to Old Saybrook Shore Line East Bus Substitution

Drive  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Drive from New York to Chester 116.8 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Chester is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Chester is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Chester. However, there are services departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Chester Center via New Haven Union Station and Stage Rd & Rt 1. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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The distance between New York and Chester is 94 miles. The road distance is 116.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Chester without a car is to train which takes 3 h 23 min and costs $75 - $190.

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from New York to Chester, including transfers.

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New York to Chester bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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The best way to get from New York to Chester is to train which takes 3 h 23 min and costs $75 - $190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 30 min.

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Map of how to get from New York to Chester.
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  • Distance: 93.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

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

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from New York to Chester every 4 hours. Tickets cost $70 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Chester via New Haven, Ct, New Haven Union Station, Old Saybrook, and Stage Rd & Rt 1 in around 4 h 30 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Old Saybrook Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Train from New Haven Union Station to Old Saybrook Amtrak
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
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
Shore Line East
Website
shorelineeast.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Old Saybrook
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
shorelineeast.com
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 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
Shore Line East
Website
shorelineeast.com
Bus from New Haven Union Station to Old Saybrook
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
shorelineeast.com

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