There are 4 ways to get from Watertown to New York by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Waterbury, CT - Travel Center to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal

$14 - $28

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 19 min

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

$20 - $44

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Waterbury to Bridgeport Waterbury
  2. Take the train from Bridgeport Amtrak to New York Penn Station Northeast Regional / ...

$82 - $216

Drive  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Watertown to New York 94.8 miles

$9 - $14

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

Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Watertown to New York every 4 hours. Tickets cost $12 - $25 and the journey takes 2 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Watertown to New York via W Main St and Meadow St, Waterbury, and Bridgeport in around 4 h 19 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
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 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$8 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$9 - $10
Onboard
$13 - $19
At station
$14 - $17
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bridgeport Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Waterbury, CT - Travel Center to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Watertown and New York is 122 km. The road distance is 152 km.

The cheapest way to get from Watertown to New York is to drive which costs $9 - $14 and takes 1 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Watertown to New York is to drive which takes 1 h 43 min and costs $9 - $14.

No, there is no direct bus from Watertown to New York. However, there are services departing from Deforest St and Town Hall Hill Rd and arriving at New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal via Waterbury, CT - Travel Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h.

It takes approximately 4 h to get from Watertown to New York, including transfers.