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There are 4 ways to get from Waterbury to Shelton by train, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  31m

  1. Take the train from Waterbury to Derby Waterbury

$7 - $17

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  20m

  1. Take a taxi from Waterbury to Shelton 18.6 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  20m

  1. Drive from Waterbury to Shelton 18.6 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  20m

  1. Take an Uber from Waterbury to Shelton 18.6 miles

$28 - $32

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The cheapest way to get from Waterbury to Shelton is to drive which costs $1 - $3 and takes 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Waterbury to Shelton is to taxi which costs $100 - $120 and takes 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Waterbury and arriving at Derby. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31m.

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The distance between Waterbury and Shelton is 17 miles. The road distance is 18.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Waterbury to Shelton without a car is to train which takes 31m and costs $7 - $17.

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The train from Waterbury to Derby takes 31m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Waterbury to Shelton train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), arrive at Derby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Waterbury to Shelton is 19 miles. It takes approximately 20m to drive from Waterbury to Shelton.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Shelton. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Waterbury to Shelton.
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  • Distance: 16.9 miles
  • Duration: 31m

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

Metro-North Railroad (MNR) operates a train from Waterbury to Shelton every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $17 and the journey takes 31m.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Waterbury to Derby
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$8 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$14 - $16
Onboard
$12 - $17
At station
$7 - $12
Other operators
Uber Connecticut
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Waterbury to Shelton
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$28 - $32
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uber.com
UberX
$28 - $32
UberXL
$50 - $56
Premium
$70 - $80
Premium SUV
$90 - $105
Taxi from Waterbury to Shelton
Ave. Duration
20m
Estimated price
$100 - $120

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