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There are 3 ways to get from Waterbury to Schenectady by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Waterbury State Office to DTC - Pearl Street at St. Paul Street 86
  2. Take the bus from Downtown Transit Center Burlington to Marble Valley Regional Transit Center 7
  3. Take the train from Rutland Amtrak Station to Schenectady Amtrak Station

$45 - $66

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Train  •  9h 29m

  1. Take the train from Waterbury-Stowe Amtrak Station to Springfield Amtrak Station Vermonter
  2. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Schenectady Amtrak Station Lake Shore Limited

$66 - $95

Drive  •  3h 30m

  1. Drive from Waterbury to Schenectady 169.5 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Waterbury to Schenectady is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Waterbury to Schenectady is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 3h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Waterbury station to Schenectady station. However, there are services departing from Waterbury-Stowe Amtrak Station and arriving at Schenectady Amtrak Station via Springfield Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 29m.

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The distance between Waterbury and Schenectady is 122 miles. The road distance is 169.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterbury to Schenectady without a car is to bus and train which takes 7h 20m and costs $45 - $70.

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It takes approximately 7h 20m to get from Waterbury to Schenectady, including transfers.

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Waterbury to Schenectady train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Waterbury-Stowe Amtrak Station.

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Waterbury to Schenectady train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Schenectady Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterbury to Schenectady is 170 miles. It takes approximately 3h 30m to drive from Waterbury to Schenectady.

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  • Distance: 121.5 miles
  • Duration: 7h 20m

What companies run services between Waterbury, VT, USA and Schenectady, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Waterbury to Schenectady via Springfield Amtrak Station in around 9h 29m.

Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rutland Amtrak Station to Schenectady Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Waterbury-Stowe Amtrak Station to Springfield Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $85
Train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Schenectady Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Seat
$45 - $65
Bus operators
Green Mountain Transit
Phone
(802) 864-2282
Website
ridegmt.com
Bus from Waterbury State Office to DTC - Pearl Street at St. Paul Street
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
ridegmt.com
Vermont Translines
Phone
+1 844- 888-7267
Email
info@vttranslines.com
Website
vttranslines.com
Bus from Downtown Transit Center Burlington to Marble Valley Regional Transit Center
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Schedules at
vttranslines.com
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vttranslines.com

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