There are 4 ways to get from Toms River to Connecticut by bus, train or car

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Bus, train via Grand Central - 42 St  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Toms River Park & Ride to Port Authority Bus Terminal 137 / ...
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Bridgeport New Haven

$25 - $53

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Bus  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Toms River Park & Ride to Port Authority Bus Terminal 137 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Bridgeport, Ct 3464 / ...

$21 - $50

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Toms River Park & Ride to Port Authority Bus Terminal 137 / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Bridgeport Amtrak Vermonter / ...

$33 - $71

Drive  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Toms River to Bridgeport 130.7 miles

$12 - $19

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Toms River to Connecticut. However, there are services departing from Toms River Park & Ride and arriving at Bridgeport, Ct via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 13 min.

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The distance between Toms River and Connecticut is 141 miles. The road distance is 130.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Toms River to Connecticut without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 29 min to get from Toms River to Connecticut, including transfers.

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Toms River to Connecticut bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Toms River Park & Ride station.

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Toms River to Connecticut bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Bridgeport, Ct station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Toms River to Connecticut is 131 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to drive from Toms River to Connecticut.

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There are 100+ hotels available in Connecticut. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 140.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 29 min

What companies run services between Toms River, NJ, USA and Connecticut, USA?

You can take a bus from Toms River to Bridgeport via Port Authority Bus Terminal and New York, Ny in around 4 h 13 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $29
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$14 - $16
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $22
Onboard
$21 - $29
At station
$19 - $22
Amtrak

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Bridgeport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Bus operators
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 New York, Ny to Bridgeport, Ct
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $19
Flexible
$23 - $29

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