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New York, NY to Hartford, CT by train

The journey from New York, NY to Hartford, CT by train is 99.95 mi and takes 2 hr 58 min. There are 2 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:11 AM and the last at 11:29 PM. It is possible to travel from New York, NY to Hartford, CT by train for as little as $22.21 or as much as $108.44. The best price for this journey is $22.21.

Lowest Price$22.21
Journey Duration2 hr 58 min
Connection per Day2
Lowest Price$22.21
Highest Price$108.44
First Departure12:11 AM
Last Departure11:29 PM
Distance99.95 mi
DepartureNew York, NY
ArrivalHartford, CT
CarriersAmtrak

New York, NY to Hartford, CT Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

New York, NY, to Hartford, CT, by train 

The train from New York, NY, to Hartford, CT, lasts on average 2 hr 58 min. Around 2 trains depart a day between New York and Hartford, the average price is $36.77 and the lowest ticket pricing starts at around $22.21.

Amtrak, the largest passenger railroad service in the US, operates the train from New York to Hartford. There are two direct daily connections between New York and Hartford -the long-distance Vermonter and Northeast Regional. If you cannot take these two trains, it will take the same time if you change trains in New Haven. New Haven and New York are connected by the fast train Acela and with more Northeast Regional connection, and the long-distance connection passing through the two cities. In New Haven, you can take the local commuter Hartford line that will take you to Hartford.

 

  1. The Acela Express is a high-speed train between Boston, MA., and Washington, DC. It is the fastest train in the Northeast Corridor, reaching 150 miles per hour. Acela tickets are pricier due to their great speeds and comfort. Extra legroom, free Wi-Fi, and a power outlet under each seat are some perks you can expect on Amtrak Acela Express.
  2. Northeast Regional is the most popular train due to its price and frequency. It serves 50 cities between Boston and Virginia beach, making it a convenient option for passengers who need to make connections. Coach offers all you need for your hour ride: Wi-Fi, power outlets, extra storage space, and a Café Car with a wide offer of food and beverages. Business class guarantees more legroom and a more flexible cancellation policy.
  3. Hartford Line, The Hartford Line, is a commuter rail service that connects Connecticut and Massachusetts cities, including New Haven, Hartford, and Springfield. It offers multiple stops for easy travel across the state and is operated by Amtrak. You can find free Wi-Fi on all the trains, and you are allowed to bring a small cat or dog with you. Enjoy the scenic views of the New England rolling hills during your commute.

The ticket prices may vary depending on how early you book, so securing them at your earliest convenience is recommended. 

Children 2-12 travel at a lower fare on all Amtrak trains, but the Acela Express only offers discounts for children on weekends. But the good news is that children under two travel free on the Amtrak train from New York to Stamford.

You will start your journey at New Yorks Penn Station's newest addition - Moynihan Train Hall. Recently opened in 2021, the new transportation facility and architectural marvel is situated across 8th Avenue from Penn Station. Fun fact or a warning: Penn Station is the busiest train station in the western hemisphere, so keep your eyes peeled on your belongings and take a deep breath before you step into the station.

The Hartford Union Station is located in downtown Hartford and is within walking distance from the city center. Northeast Regional, Vermonter, the Valley Flyer, and the Hartford Line commuter train serve Union Station. Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines use it as their main bus terminal in Downtown Hartford. The station is entirely wheelchair accessible and offers day and overnight parking.

Hartford, the capital of the state of Conneticut. With museums and famed historic sites at every step, visitors can walk through the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art and tour Mark Twain's house. Nature lovers can enjoy birdwatching at Elizabeth Park and sailing on the Connecticut River. Take advantage of tasting local dishes like oysters from Shell & Bones Oyster Bar or fried chicken from Red Lantern. If you're looking for something livelier, catch a show at The Bushnell or explore the nightlife in Hartford's downtown area. Whether you're traveling solo or with friends, Hartford has plenty to offer!

So if you plan to travel to Hartford from New York by train, let us help you plan it. We check thousands of rail, bus, and flight destinations to help you find the best price. Check out our handy price calendar below, where you can see the best prices across all modes of transport from New York and Hartford.

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Cheap train tickets from New York, NY to Hartford, CT
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 Hartford, CT.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from New York, NY to Hartford, 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 Hartford, 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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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $18.61 to $43.14 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 57% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from New York, NY to Hartford, CT

The cheapest New York, NY - Hartford, CT train tickets can be found for as low as $23.00 if you’re lucky, or $30.66 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $52.43.

Find the best day to travel to Hartford, CT by train

When travelling to Hartford, 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 Hartford, CT CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
11.26kg
Bus
12.06kg
Flight
32.17kg
Car
25.74kg
What are the CO2 emissions from New York, NY to Hartford, CT by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between New York, NY and Hartford, CT are 11.26kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between New York, NY and Hartford, CT? By taking the train between New York, NY and Hartford, CT you will save 20.91kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.8kg compared to a bus and 14.48kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from New York, NY to Hartford, CT?
A train ticket from New York, NY to Hartford, CT is $36.77. 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 $22.21.
What's the cheapest train ticket from New York, NY to Hartford, CT?
The cheapest ticket you can get from New York, NY to Hartford, CT is $22.21. 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 Hartford, CT by train?
New York, NY to Hartford, CT is 99.95 mi.
How long does the train between New York, NY and Hartford, CT take?
New York, NY to Hartford, CT is on average 2 hr 58 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 2 hr 35 min.
How many train connections per day go from New York, NY to Hartford, CT?
New York, NY to Hartford, CT has 2 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from New York, NY to Hartford, CT leave?
The earliest train from New York, NY to Hartford, 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 Hartford, CT depart?
The latest train from New York, NY to Hartford, CT departs at 11:29 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 Hartford, 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 $22.21 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 Hartford, CT?
There are on average 2 direct connection(s) from New York, NY to go to Hartford, CT.
What's the fastest journey time between New York, NY to Hartford, CT by train?
The fastest journey time by train between New York, NY and Hartford, CT is 2 hr 35 min.
Is there a direct train from New York, NY to Hartford, CT?
Yes, there is a direct train between New York, NY and Hartford, CT.
What are the CO2 emissions for New York, NY to Hartford, CT by train?
The train journey from New York, NY to Hartford, CT creates 11.26kg of CO2 emissions.

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