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

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Bus  •  2 h 5 min

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

$15 - $29

2 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Waterbury to Bridgeport Waterbury
  2. Take the train from Bridgeport to Grand Central New Haven

$25 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Waterbury to New York 92.2 miles

$9 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Waterbury to New York is to drive which costs $9 - $13 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Waterbury to New York is to drive which costs $9 - $13 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Waterbury, CT and arriving at New York. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Waterbury to New York. However, there are services departing from Waterbury and arriving at Grand Central via Bridgeport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 54 min.

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The distance between Waterbury and New York is 76 miles. The road distance is 92.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterbury to New York without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 5 min and costs $15 - $29.

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The bus from Waterbury, CT to New York takes 2 h 5 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Waterbury to New York bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Waterbury, CT station.

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

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The best way to get from Waterbury to New York is to bus which takes 2 h 5 min and costs $15 - $29. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $24 - $50 and takes 2 h 54 min.

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Waterbury to New York bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at New York station.

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Waterbury to New York train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), arrive at Grand Central station.

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Map of how to get from Waterbury to New York.
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  • Distance: 75.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 5 min

What companies run services between Waterbury, CT, USA and New York, NY, USA?

Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Waterbury to New York every 4 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $29 and the journey takes 2 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Waterbury to New York via Bridgeport in around 2 h 54 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 Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
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

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