There are 3 ways to get from New York to Waterbury by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from New York to Waterbury, CT

$15 - $28

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Train  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to Bridgeport New Haven
  2. Take the train from Bridgeport to Waterbury Waterbury

$24 - $51

Drive  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Drive from New York to Waterbury 92.5 miles

$9 - $14

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York and arriving at Waterbury, CT. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

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No, there is no direct train from New York to Waterbury. However, there are services departing from Grand Central and arriving at Waterbury via Bridgeport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 28 min.

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The distance between New York and Waterbury is 76 miles. The road distance is 92.5 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Waterbury without a car is to bus which takes 2 h and costs .

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The bus from New York to Waterbury, CT takes 2 h including transfers and departs every four hours.

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New York to Waterbury bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from New York station.

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

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The best way to get from New York to Waterbury is to bus which takes 2 h and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 3 h 28 min.

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New York to Waterbury bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Waterbury, CT station.

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

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Map of how to get from New York to Waterbury.
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  • Distance: 75.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h

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

Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from New York to Waterbury every 4 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $28 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from New York to Waterbury via Bridgeport in around 3 h 28 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $29
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$14 - $16
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $22
Onboard
$21 - $29
At station
$19 - $22
Train from Bridgeport to Waterbury
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$10 - $12
Off-peak onboard
$16 - $18
Onboard
$15 - $22
At station
$11 - $16
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York to Waterbury, CT
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Waterbury is 92 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to drive from New York to Waterbury.

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