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There are 4 ways to get from Newark to Fairfield University by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Stamford to Fairfield Metro New Haven

$69 - $178

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Train, line 341 bus  •  3h 32m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the line 341 bus from STAMFORD TRANS CTR BAY E and N STATE ST to Belden Ave and Opp Burnell Blvd 341

$64 - $169

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Newark Penn Station to Port Authority Bus Terminal 108
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Bridgeport, Ct
  3. Take the bus from Bridgeport Transportation Center to Post Rd. at Opposite 417 Post Rd. Cl / ...

Drive  •  1h 19m

  1. Drive from Newark to Fairfield University 64.2 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Newark to Fairfield University is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Fairfield University is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark station to Fairfield University. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Post Rd. at Opposite 417 Post Rd. via New York, Ny and Bridgeport Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from Newark station to Fairfield University. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Fairfield Metro via Stamford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 41m.

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The distance between Newark and Fairfield University is 56 miles. The road distance is 64.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Fairfield University without a car is to train which takes 2h 41m and costs $65 - $180.

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It takes approximately 2h 41m to get from Newark to Fairfield University, including transfers.

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Newark to Fairfield University bus services, operated by NJ Transit, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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Newark to Fairfield University train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Newark Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Newark to Fairfield University is to train which takes 2h 41m and costs $65 - $180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4h 51m.

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  • Distance: 56.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 41m

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Fairfield University, CT, USA?

You can take a train from Newark to Fairfield University via Stamford Amtrak Station, Stamford, and Fairfield Metro in around 2h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newark to Fairfield University via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, Ny, Bridgeport, Ct, Bridgeport Transportation Center, and Post Rd. at Opposite 417 Post Rd. in around 4h 51m.

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 Newark Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $170
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Stamford to Fairfield Metro
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$8 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$14 - $16
Onboard
$12 - $17
At station
$7 - $13
Bus operators
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from STAMFORD TRANS CTR BAY E and N STATE ST to Belden Ave and Opp Burnell Blvd
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
Book at
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Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Newark Penn Station to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
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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 Bridgeport, Ct
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $18
Flexible
$30 - $45
Greater Bridgeport Transit
Website
gogbt.com
Bus from Bridgeport Transportation Center to Post Rd. at Opposite 417 Post Rd.
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
gogbt.com

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Newark to Fairfield University bus services, operated by Greater Bridgeport Transit, arrive at Post Rd. at Opposite 417 Post Rd. station.

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Newark to Fairfield University train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), arrive at Fairfield Metro station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Fairfield University is 64 miles. It takes approximately 1h 19m to drive from Newark to Fairfield University.

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There are 46+ hotels available in Fairfield University. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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