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

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Fly  •  32 min

  1. Fly from New York Skyports Seaplane Base (NYS) to Bridgeport (BDR) NYS - BDR

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Bus  •  1h 55m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Bridgeport "Greyhound"

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Train  •  1h 31m

  1. Take the train from Grand Central Terminal to Bridgeport New Haven / ...

Drive  •  1h 14m

  1. Drive from New York to Bridgeport 59.3 miles

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Connecticut is to drive which costs $10 - $16 and takes 1h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Connecticut is to fly which costs $55 - $110 and takes 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York and arriving at Bridgeport. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Grand Central Terminal and arriving at Bridgeport. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 31m.

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The distance between New York and Connecticut is 92 miles. The road distance is 59.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Connecticut without a car is to train which takes 1h 31m and costs $13 - $80.

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It takes approximately 32 min to get from New York to Connecticut, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from New York to Connecticut is to fly which takes 32 min and costs $55 - $110. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $13 - $80 and takes 1h 31m, you could also bus, which costs $13 - $19 and takes 1h 55m.

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Map of how to get from New York to Connecticut.
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  • Distance: 91.9 miles
  • Duration: 32 min

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

Southern Airways Express and Tailwind Air fly from New York to Bridgeport once daily. Alternatively, Metro-North Railroad (MNR) operates a train from Grand Central Terminal to Bridgeport every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $14 - $28 and the journey takes 1h 31m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from New York Skyports Seaplane Base to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $130
Tailwind Air
Website
flytailwind.com
Flights from New York Skyports Seaplane Base to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$23 - $130
Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central Terminal to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $28
Schedules at
mta.info
At Station Off-Peak
$14 - $18
Onboard Off-Peak
$22
At Station Peak
$19 - $22
Onboard-Peak
$25 - $28
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Bridgeport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$26 - $80
Business Class Seat
$40 - $110
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Bridgeport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $50
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$30 - $45

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The quickest flight from New York Skyports Seaplane Base Airport to Bridgeport Airport is the direct flight which takes 25 min.

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New York to Connecticut bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Bridgeport station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Connecticut is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1h 14m to drive from New York to Connecticut.

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Southern Airways Express and Tailwind Air offer flights from New York Skyports Seaplane Base Airport to Bridgeport Airport.

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