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There are 4 ways to get from Suffern to Bethel by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Suffern, NY to New York, Ny
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to South Norwalk
  3. Take the train from South Norwalk to Bethel

$37 - $76

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Suffern, NY to New York, Ny Rt 17 Suffern-Paramus-New York / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York to Danbury, CT

$33 - $68

2 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Suffern to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from South Norwalk to Bethel

$74 - $209

Drive  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Suffern to Bethel 60.6 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Suffern to Bethel is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Suffern to Bethel is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Suffern to Bethel. However, there are services departing from Suffern and arriving at Bethel via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level, New York Penn Station, Stamford and South Norwalk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 58 min.

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The distance between Suffern and Bethel is 42 miles. The road distance is 60.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Suffern to Bethel without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 h 10 min and costs $35 - $80.

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It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to get from Suffern to Bethel, including transfers.

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Suffern to Bethel train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Suffern station.

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The best way to get from Suffern to Bethel is to bus which takes 4 h 53 min and costs $30 - $70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $70 - $210 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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Suffern to Bethel train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), arrive at Bethel station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Suffern to Bethel is 61 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to drive from Suffern to Bethel.

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  • Distance: 42.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 10 min

What companies run services between Suffern, NY, USA and Bethel, CT, USA?

You can take a bus from Suffern to Bethel via New York, Ny, 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal, W 4 St, New York, Danbury, CT, and Danbury in around 4 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Suffern to Bethel via Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Upper Level, New York Penn Station, Stamford Amtrak Station, Stamford, and South Norwalk in around 4 h 58 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to South Norwalk
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $25
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$12 - $14
Off-peak onboard
$18 - $20
Onboard
$17 - $25
At station
$14 - $18
Train from South Norwalk to Bethel
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$8 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$14 - $16
Onboard
$12 - $18
At station
$8 - $13
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Suffern to Frank R Lautenberg Secaucus Lower Level
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York to Danbury, CT
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
peterpanbus.com

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