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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  •  2 h 32 min

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

$49 - $69

Cheapest option

Line 229 bus, train Metro-North Railroad (MNR)  •  3 h 22 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

3 alternative options

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

Line 229 bus, train Amtrak Acela Express  •  3 h 35 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 Union Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...

$100 - $231

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 1882+ hotels available in Manhattan. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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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
Hourly
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
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 Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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