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

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Bus  •  3 h 21 min

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

$16 - $32

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Train  •  4 h 47 min

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

$25 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from New York to Watertown 95 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Watertown is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Watertown is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Watertown. However, there are services departing from New York and arriving at Main St and Opp Town Hall Hill Rd via E Main St and N Main St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 21 min.

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The distance between New York and Watertown is 76 miles. The road distance is 95 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Watertown without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 21 min and costs $16 - $35.

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It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from New York to Watertown, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from New York to Watertown is to bus which takes 3 h 21 min and costs $16 - $35. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $25 - $55 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Watertown is 95 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to drive from New York to Watertown.

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  • Distance: 76.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 21 min

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

Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from New York to Watertown every 4 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $28 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from New York to Watertown via Bridgeport, Waterbury, and W Main St and Central Ave in around 4 h 47 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 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
56 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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