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New York, NY to Bridgeport, CT by train

The journey from New York, NY to Bridgeport, CT by train is 52.28 mi and takes 3 hr 3 min. There are 5 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:11 AM and the last at 10:28 PM. It is possible to travel from New York, NY to Bridgeport, CT by train for as little as $18.27 or as much as $98.77. The best price for this journey is $18.27.

Lowest Price$18.27
Journey Duration3 hr 3 min
Connection per Day5
Lowest Price$18.27
Highest Price$98.77
First Departure12:11 AM
Last Departure10:28 PM
Distance52.28 mi
DepartureNew York, NY
ArrivalBridgeport, CT
CarriersAmtrak

New York, NY to Bridgeport, CT Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, Apr 21, 2024

Take the train from New York, NY, to Bridgeport, CT

On average, the train journey from New York, NY, to Bridgeport, CT, lasts 3 hr 3 min. Approximately 5 trains depart daily from New York and Bridgeport, with the average price being $51.38, and the lowest ticket prices starting at around $18.27.

Amtrak, the most extensive passenger railroad service in the US, operates the train from Moynihan Train Hall to Bridgeport. The uplifting news is that all connections between New York and Bridgeport are direct. There are several options available, but the choice depends on whether you're in a rush and opt for the speedy Acela or you prefer a slightly slower but more budget-friendly service like the Northeast Regional.

The Acela Express is a high-speed train service connecting Boston, MA, and Washington, DC. It's the fastest train in the Northeast Corridor, hitting 150 miles per hour. While Acela tickets might put a little more dent in your wallet due to their swift speeds and comfort, they come with added benefits. Expect extra legroom, complimentary Wi-Fi, and a power outlet under each Amtrak Acela Express seat.

The Northeast Regional, on the other hand, is the most popular train due to its affordability and frequency. Serving 50 cities between Boston and Virginia Beach, it is an ideal choice for passengers needing to make connections. The coach offers everything you need for your journey: Wi-Fi, power outlets, additional storage space, and a Café Car with a broad selection of food and beverages. The business class provides more legroom and a more flexible cancellation policy.

Ticket prices can vary depending on when you book, so securing them as soon as possible is recommended.

Children aged 2-12 travel at a lower fare on all Amtrak trains, but Acela Express only offers discounts for children on weekends—however, children under two trip free on the Amtrak train from New York to Bridgeport.

Three essential things you need to know about Moynihan Train Hall:

  1. It's directly across from New York's iconic Penn Station. It serves as its expansion, with a beautiful, spacious atrium, plenty of seating, and an array of dining and retail options.
  2. It's an Amtrak and Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) train hub.
  3. It's conveniently located within walking distance of numerous New York City attractions, including Madison Square Garden and the Empire State Building.

Bridgeport Train Station, also known as Bridgeport Intermodal Transportation Center, is the city's primary gateway for travelers. The station, managed by the Connecticut Department of Transportation, offers easy access to multiple rail services, including Metro-North Railroad and Amtrak, which provide efficient and reliable connections to destinations such as New York City, Boston, Stamford, and Newark. The station features restrooms, waiting rooms, and a ticket office, all of which are wheelchair accessible. Same-day and overnight parking is possible.

Bridgeport is a coastal city with a rich history and a cultural scene. It is close to New York City and has an interesting mix of urban energy and New England charm. Bridgeport is home to the only zoo in the state, the Beardsley Zoo, as well as with the Housatonic Museum of Art, which holds an extensive collection of works spanning several centuries.

So if you plan to travel to Bridgeport from New York by train, let us assist you in planning your trip. We analyze thousands of rail, bus, and flight destinations to help you find the best price. Check out our helpful price calendar below, where you can see the best prices across all modes of transport from New York to Bridgeport.

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Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from New York, NY to Bridgeport, CT.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from New York, NY to Bridgeport, CT, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from New York, NY to Bridgeport, CT.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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The cheapest New York, NY - Bridgeport, CT train tickets can be found for as low as $16.72 if you’re lucky, or $25.98 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $50.37.

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When travelling to Bridgeport, CT by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

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New York, NY to Bridgeport, CT CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
5.89kg
Bus
6.31kg
Flight
16.83kg
Car
13.46kg
What are the CO2 emissions from New York, NY to Bridgeport, CT by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between New York, NY and Bridgeport, CT are 5.89kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between New York, NY and Bridgeport, CT? By taking the train between New York, NY and Bridgeport, CT you will save 10.94kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.42kg compared to a bus and 7.57kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from New York, NY to Bridgeport, CT?
A train ticket from New York, NY to Bridgeport, CT is $51.38. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $18.27.
What's the cheapest train ticket from New York, NY to Bridgeport, CT?
The cheapest ticket you can get from New York, NY to Bridgeport, CT is $18.27. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between New York, NY and Bridgeport, CT by train?
New York, NY to Bridgeport, CT is 52.28 mi.
How long does the train between New York, NY and Bridgeport, CT take?
New York, NY to Bridgeport, CT is on average 3 hr 3 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 12 min.
How many train connections per day go from New York, NY to Bridgeport, CT?
New York, NY to Bridgeport, CT has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from New York, NY to Bridgeport, CT leave?
The earliest train from New York, NY to Bridgeport, CT departs at 12:11 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from New York, NY to Bridgeport, CT depart?
The latest train from New York, NY to Bridgeport, CT departs at 10:28 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from New York, NY to Bridgeport, CT in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $18.27 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from New York, NY to Bridgeport, CT?
There are on average 4 direct connection(s) from New York, NY to go to Bridgeport, CT.
What's the fastest journey time between New York, NY to Bridgeport, CT by train?
The fastest journey time by train between New York, NY and Bridgeport, CT is 1 hr 12 min.
Is there a direct train from New York, NY to Bridgeport, CT?
Yes, there is a direct train between New York, NY and Bridgeport, CT.
What are the CO2 emissions for New York, NY to Bridgeport, CT by train?
The train journey from New York, NY to Bridgeport, CT creates 5.89kg of CO2 emissions.

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