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There are 6 ways to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to New Canaan by bus, train, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Bus, train  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal C to Grand Central Terminal
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to New Canaan New Canaan

$29 - $41

Cheapest option

Towncar  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take a town car from Newark Airport to New Canaan 60.4 miles

$16 - $180

4 alternative options

Bus, train via Stamford  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark Airport - Terminal B to Grand Central Terminal
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Stamford New Haven / ...

$31 - $53

Train  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak Station Acela Express / ...

$74 - $194

Bus  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark Airport - Terminal B to Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Stamford, Ct 3464 / ...

$32 - $55

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Newark Airport (EWR) to New Canaan 60.4 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to New Canaan is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to New Canaan is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Newark Airport (EWR) to New Canaan. However, there are services departing from Terminal B and arriving at New Canaan via Newark Airport Railroad Station, New York Penn Station and Stamford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

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The distance between Newark Airport (EWR) and New Canaan is 48 miles. The road distance is 60.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to New Canaan without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 h 27 min and costs $29 - $45.

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It takes approximately 2 h 27 min to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to New Canaan, including transfers.

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Newark Airport (EWR) to New Canaan train services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Newark Airport Railroad Station.

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The best way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to New Canaan is to train which takes 2 h 59 min and costs $70 - $200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $55 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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Newark Airport (EWR) to New Canaan train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Stamford Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark Airport (EWR) to New Canaan is 60 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to drive from Newark Airport (EWR) to New Canaan.

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Map of how to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to New Canaan.
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  • Distance: 47.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 27 min

What companies run services between Newark Airport (EWR), USA and New Canaan, CT, USA?

You can take a train from Newark Airport (EWR) to New Canaan via Newark Liberty Airport Station, Newark Airport Railroad Station, New York Penn Station, Stamford Amtrak Station, and Stamford in around 2 h 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newark Airport (EWR) to New Canaan via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Ny, Stamford, Ct, and Stamford in around 4 h 1 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to New Canaan
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $24
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$12 - $14
Off-peak onboard
$18 - $20
Onboard
$17 - $24
At station
$14 - $18
Train from Grand Central to Stamford
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Bus operators
Newark Airport Express
Phone
+1-908-354-3330
Email
olympia@coachusa.com
Website
newarkairportexpress.com
Bus from Terminal C to Grand Central Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17
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Newark Airport Express
Bus from Newark Airport - Terminal B to Grand Central Terminal
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17
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Newark Airport Express
Bus from Newark Airport - Terminal B to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17
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Newark Airport Express
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
1 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Other operators
Private Transfers
Website
jayride.com
Towncar from Newark Airport to New Canaan
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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