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There are 5 ways to get from New York to Gillette Castle State Park by plane, car, car ferry, train or bus

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Fly, drive, car ferry  •  4h 26m

  1. Fly from New York Skyports Seaplane Base (NYS) to East Hampton (HTO) NYS - HTO
  2. Drive from East Hampton to Orient Point
  3. Take the car ferry from Orient Point to New London

$88 - $256

Cheapest option

Bus, line 55 bus, line 644 bus  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Manhattan, NY-West 30th St to Hartford, CT
  2. Take the line 55 bus from Main St and Gold St to Main St and Holy Trinity Church 55
  3. Take the line 644 bus from Middletown Bus Terminal to Route 154 & Cherry Hill 644

$16 - $28

3 alternative options

Train  •  4h 34m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Old Saybrook Amtrak Station Northeast Regional

$49 - $88

Train via New Haven  •  5h 48m

  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 / ...

Drive  •  2h 29m

  1. Drive from New York to Gillette Castle State Park 120.3 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Gillette Castle State Park is to drive which costs $11 - $17 and takes 2h 29m.

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The fastest way to get from New York to Gillette Castle State Park is to drive. Taking this option will cost $11 - $17 and takes 2h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Gillette Castle State Park. However, there are services departing from Manhattan, NY-West 30th St and arriving at Route 154 & Cherry Hill via Main St and Gold St and Middletown Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 8m.

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The distance between New York and Gillette Castle State Park is 95 miles. The road distance is 120.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Gillette Castle State Park without a car is to train which takes 4h 34m and costs $45 - $90.

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It takes approximately 4h 26m to get from New York to Gillette Castle State Park, including transfers.

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New York to Gillette Castle State Park bus services, operated by Go Buses, depart from Manhattan, NY-West 30th St station.

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The best way to get from New York to Gillette Castle State Park is to train which takes 4h 34m and costs $45 - $90. Alternatively, you can bus and line 55 bus and line 644 bus, which costs $16 - $29 and takes 6h 8m.

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The quickest flight from New York Skyports Seaplane Base Airport to East Hampton Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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New York to Gillette Castle State Park bus services, operated by 9 Town Transit, arrive at Route 154 & Cherry Hill station.

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  • Distance: 95.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 26m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Gillette Castle State Park, CT, USA?

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Old Saybrook Amtrak Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $90 and the journey takes 2h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Gillette Castle State Park via Hartford, CT, Main St and Gold St, Main St and Holy Trinity Church, Middletown Bus Terminal, and Route 154 & Cherry Hill in around 6h 8m.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from New York Skyports Seaplane Base to East Hampton
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Old Saybrook Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $90
Business Class Seat
$70 - $130
Train from New Haven to Old Saybrook Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to New Haven
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mta.info
Shore Line East
Website
shorelineeast.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Old Saybrook
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
shorelineeast.com
Bus operators
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Manhattan, NY-West 30th St to Hartford, CT
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
gobuses.com
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-9181
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Main St and Gold St to Main St and Holy Trinity Church
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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9 Town Transit
Phone
860-510-0429
Email
info@estuarytransit.org
Website
estuarytransit.org
Bus from Middletown Bus Terminal to Route 154 & Cherry Hill
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
estuarytransit.org
Ferry operators
Long Island Ferry
Website
longislandferry.com
Car ferry from Orient Point to New London
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $80
Schedules at
longislandferry.com
Book at
longislandferry.com
Passenger
$16 - $22
Vehicle and Passenger
$55 - $80

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Gillette Castle State Park is 120 miles. It takes approximately 2h 29m to drive from New York to Gillette Castle State Park.

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Southern Airways Express offers flights from New York Skyports Seaplane Base Airport to East Hampton Airport.

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There are 32+ hotels available in Gillette Castle State Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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