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There are 4 ways to get from Waterbury to Groton by bus, train or car

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Line 229 bus, train  •  2h 55m

  1. Take the line 229 bus from W Main St and Leavenworth St to Temple St and Chapel St 229
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to New London Union Station Northeast Regional / ...

$10 - $128

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Train  •  3h 18m

  1. Take the train from Waterbury to Bridgeport
  2. Take the train from Bridgeport to New Haven
  3. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to New London Union Station

$22 - $157

Line 229 bus, bus  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the line 229 bus from State St and W Main St to Temple St and Chapel St 229
  2. Take the bus from New Haven, Ct to New London, Ct 3434 / ...

$14 - $24

Drive  •  1h 16m

  1. Drive from Waterbury to Groton 65.3 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Waterbury to Groton is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Waterbury to Groton is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Waterbury to Groton. However, there are services departing from State St and W Main St and arriving at New London, Ct via Temple St and Chapel St and New Haven, Ct. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Waterbury to Groton station. However, there are services departing from Waterbury and arriving at New London Union Station via Bridgeport and New Haven Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 18m.

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The distance between Waterbury and Groton is 53 miles. The road distance is 65.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterbury to Groton without a car is to line 229 bus and train which takes 2h 55m and costs $9 - $130.

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It takes approximately 2h 55m to get from Waterbury to Groton, including transfers.

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Waterbury to Groton bus services, operated by CT Transit, depart from State St and W Main St station.

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Waterbury to Groton train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), depart from Waterbury station.

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The best way to get from Waterbury to Groton is to train which takes 3h 18m and costs $21 - $160. Alternatively, you can line 229 bus and bus, which costs $13 - $25 and takes 3h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Waterbury to Groton.
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  • Distance: 52.7 miles
  • Duration: 2h 55m

What companies run services between Waterbury, CT, USA and Groton, CT, USA?

You can take a train from Waterbury to Groton via Bridgeport, New Haven, and New Haven Union Station in around 3h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Waterbury to Groton via Temple St and Chapel St, Union Ave and Union Station, and New Haven, Ct in around 3h 35m.

Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to New London Union Station
Ave. Duration
54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $70
Business Class Seat
$60 - $110
Shore Line East
Website
shorelineeast.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to New London
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
shorelineeast.com
Train from Bridgeport to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
shorelineeast.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 Haven Union Station to New London Union Station
Ave. Duration
41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $120
First Class
$85 - $210
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Waterbury to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
55m
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 New Haven
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$8 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$14 - $15
Onboard
$11 - $16
At station
$7 - $12
Bus operators
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from W Main St and Leavenworth St to Temple St and Chapel St
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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Bus from State St and W Main St to Temple St and Chapel St
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
Book at
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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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New Haven, Ct to New London, Ct
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$29 - $45

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Waterbury to Groton bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New London, Ct station.

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Waterbury to Groton train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at New London Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterbury to Groton is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1h 16m to drive from Waterbury to Groton.

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There are 95+ hotels available in Groton. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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