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There are 6 ways to get from New York to Waterbury by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 17m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Waterbury-Stowe Amtrak Station Vermonter

$55 - $150

5 alternative options

Bus  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Hanover, NH 1001-1002
  2. Take the bus from Hanover to Montpelier 3533 / ...

$81 - $112

Drive  •  5h 45m

  1. Drive from New York to Waterbury 327.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly from Newark, bus  •  5h 11m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Burlington (BTV) EWR - BTV
  2. Take the bus from Downtown Transit Center to Waterbury Main Street Opposite Park Row

$110 - $413

Train to New York JFK, fly, bus  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Burlington (BTV) JFK - BTV
  3. Take the bus from Downtown Transit Center to Waterbury Main Street Opposite Park Row

$92 - $367

Fly from New York La Guardia, bus  •  5h 29m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Burlington (BTV) LGA - BTV
  2. Take the bus from Downtown Transit Center to Waterbury Main Street Opposite Park Row

$73 - $316

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Waterbury is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Waterbury is to fly and bus which costs $110 - $420 and takes 5h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Waterbury. However, there are services departing from New York, NY and arriving at Stowe Street at Waterbury Senior Center via Hanover and Montpelier Shaw's. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Waterbury-Stowe Amtrak Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 17m.

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The distance between New York and Waterbury is 259 miles. The road distance is 327.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Waterbury without a car is to train which takes 8h 17m and costs $55 - $150.

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The train from New York Penn Station to Waterbury-Stowe Amtrak Station takes 8h 17m including transfers and departs once daily.

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New York to Waterbury bus services, operated by Dartmouth Coach, depart from New York, NY station.

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New York to Waterbury train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Waterbury is to train which takes 8h 17m and costs $55 - $150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $120 and takes 9h 5m.

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Map of how to get from New York to Waterbury.
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  • Distance: 258.6 miles
  • Duration: 8h 17m

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

Amtrak operates a train from New York to Waterbury once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $150 and the journey takes 8h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Waterbury via Hanover, Montpelier, and Montpelier Shaw's in around 9h 5m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Burlington
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Burlington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Waterbury-Stowe Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
8h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Dartmouth Coach
Website
dartmouthcoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Hanover, NH
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Schedules at
dartmouthcoach.com
Book at
webstore.dartmouthcoach.com
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 Hanover to Montpelier
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$22 - $28
Green Mountain Transit
Phone
(802) 864-2282
Website
ridegmt.com
Bus from Downtown Transit Center to Waterbury Main Street Opposite Park Row
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ridegmt.com

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Burlington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 12m.

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New York to Waterbury bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Montpelier station.

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New York to Waterbury train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Waterbury-Stowe Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Waterbury is 327 miles. It takes approximately 5h 45m to drive from New York to Waterbury.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Burlington Airport.

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There are 136+ hotels available in Waterbury. Prices start at $96 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New York to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $17.

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