There are 4 ways to get from New York to Essex 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 Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  3 h 53 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 32 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 Train / ...

$24 - $216

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 5 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 Bus

Drive  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Drive from New York to Essex 113.4 miles

$11 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Essex is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Essex is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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The distance between New York and Essex is 95 miles. The road distance is 113.4 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 53 min to get from New York to Essex, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Essex. However, there are services departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Essex Center via New Haven Union Station and Old Saybrook Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

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

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from New York to Essex 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 Essex via New Haven, Ct, New Haven Union Station, Old Saybrook, and Old Saybrook Train Station in around 5 h 5 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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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 Amtrak 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 2 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
30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
shorelineeast.com
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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, 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
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
shorelineeast.com

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