There are 5 ways to get from Prospect to Manhattan by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  2 h 32 min

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

$49 - $69

Cheapest option

Line 229 bus, train  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 229 bus from Waterbury Rd and Commuter Lot to Temple St and Chapel St 229
  2. Take the train from New Haven to Harlem-125th St. New Haven

$43 - $73

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Train  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Waterbury to Bridgeport Waterbury
  2. Take the train from Bridgeport to Harlem-125th St. New Haven

$55 - $88

Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Waterbury Rd Park and ride Lot and Waterbury Rd to Pearl St and Trumbull St 928 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to New York, Ny 2015 / ...

$43 - $74

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Prospect to Manhattan 87.8 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Prospect to Manhattan is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prospect to Manhattan is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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The distance between Prospect and Manhattan is 72 miles. The road distance is 87.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Prospect to Manhattan without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 32 min and costs $45 - $70.

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It takes approximately 2 h 32 min to get from Prospect to Manhattan, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Prospect to Manhattan is to bus which takes 2 h 32 min and costs $45 - $70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $55 - $90 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prospect to Manhattan is 88 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to drive from Prospect to Manhattan.

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There are 1782+ hotels available in Manhattan. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Prospect to Manhattan.
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  • Distance: 71.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 32 min

What companies run services between Prospect, CT, USA and Manhattan, NY, USA?

Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Prospect to Manhattan every 4 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $29 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Prospect to Manhattan via Waterbury and Bridgeport in around 2 h 49 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Waterbury to Bridgeport
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
Train from Bridgeport to Harlem-125th St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$13 - $15
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $22
Onboard
$20 - $28
At station
$17 - $21
Train from New Haven to Harlem-125th St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $18
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$24 - $35
At station
$22 - $25
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Waterbury, CT to New York
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Website
peterpanbus.com
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Waterbury Rd and Commuter Lot to Temple St and Chapel St
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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Bus from Waterbury Rd Park and ride Lot and Waterbury Rd to Pearl St and Trumbull St
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
Book at
buypasses.storesecured.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Hartford, Ct to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40

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