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There are 5 ways to get from New York to New Canaan by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  1h 38m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Stamford to New Canaan New Canaan

$62 - $165

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Train via Grand Central  •  2h 8m

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

$15 - $35

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 17m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Stamford, Ct 3464 / ...

$15 - $38

Taxi  •  59m

  1. Take a taxi from New York to New Canaan 48.5 miles

$250 - $310

Drive  •  59m

  1. Drive from New York to New Canaan 48.5 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from New York to New Canaan is to drive which costs $4 - $7 and takes 59m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to New Canaan is to taxi which costs $250 - $310 and takes 59m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to New Canaan. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at New Canaan via Stamford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 38m.

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The distance between New York and New Canaan is 39 miles. The road distance is 48.5 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to New Canaan without a car is to train which takes 1h 38m and costs $60 - $170.

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It takes approximately 1h 38m to get from New York to New Canaan, including transfers.

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New York to New Canaan train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to New Canaan is to train which takes 1h 38m and costs $60 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $15 - $40 and takes 2h 17m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to New Canaan is 48 miles. It takes approximately 59m to drive from New York to New Canaan.

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  • Distance: 39.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 38m

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

You can take a train from New York to New Canaan via Stamford Amtrak Station and Stamford in around 1h 38m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from New York to New Canaan 3 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $24 and the journey takes 1h 24m.

Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Stamford to New Canaan
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$6 - $8
Off-peak onboard
$12 - $14
Onboard
$9 - $13
At station
$4 - $10
Train from Grand Central to Stamford
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$10 - $12
Off-peak onboard
$17 - $18
Onboard
$15 - $22
At station
$12 - $16
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 Stamford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Other operators
Taxi from New York to New Canaan
Ave. Duration
59m
Estimated price
$250 - $310
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov

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