The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 1 trains that leave Bridgeport, CT for Waterbury every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||223 miles (359 km)|
|Average train duration||7 h|
|Average train ticket price||$76 (€71)|
Trains from Bridgeport, CT to Waterbury cover the 223 miles (359 km) long journey taking on average 7 h with our travel partners like Amtrak. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $76 (€71), but the average price of train tickets is $76 (€71).
Find the best trains to Waterbury from Bridgeport, CT with Omio's travel partners Amtrak from $76 (€71). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
Amtrak is the main train company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey from Bridgeport, CT to Waterbury, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.
Train information from Bridgeport, CT to Waterbury with Amtrak:
Bridgeport and Waterbury-Stowe, VT are 269 miles (432 kilometers) apart. There are three main routes to Waterbury-Stowe, VT from Bridgeport by car or bus; the 1-91 N route which is a 263 mile (423 kilometer) journey, 325 miles (362 kilometers) via the 1-89 N or connecting the two. There aren't many direct flights from Bridgeport to Waterbury-Stowe, VT. A trip by train from Bridgeport to Waterbury takes about 8 hours and 9 minutes. The overall frequency of trains is always just one train per day.
Amtrak trains are the most popular trains plying the route between Waterbury and Bridgeport. They guarantee comfort with their wide seats, free WiFi, and bottled water to all passengers on board. All children up to the age of two years are allowed to travel absolutely free of charge. Kids between 2-15 years are charged half the lowest adult fare. Amtrak has many other discount offers; including Senior Discount, Military Discount, Military Child Discount, Group Travel, and Rail Passenger Association Membership Discounts. Information on these discount offers can be accessed online at www.amtrak.com/children-discounts. The trains have arrangements in place for easy access by persons with disabilities whose fare prices are also subsidized. Amtrak trains have no seats in the center space, giving more room to walk around them. They have very high baggage allowances, and passengers are allowed to take their bikes along for the ride. Any train from Bridgeport to Waterbury can be booked online or physically at the station, and if made between seven and 21 days earlier, they comes with a reward of a 25% discount on the actual fare price. Every seat in an Amtrak train from Bridgeport to Waterbury has its plug-in power outlet for commuters to keep their electronics powered and stay connected. Travelers gradually earn points as they continue using Amtrak which they can later use to pay for their rides.
The overall duration for trains from Bridgeport to Waterbury is roughly nine hours. An Amtrak train from Bridgeport to Waterbury makes direct trips between the two towns without stoppages in between. There are always guidelines requiring all passengers to be at the station half an hour before the departure time, and this is to facilitate boarding on time. Travelers with goods are also advised to arrive about 45 minutes earlier for security checks, which are, however, not as rigorous as airport TSA security checks.
Amtrak has just one daily train from Bridgeport to Waterbury Stowe, VT. The train leaves the departure station at around half past midday and arrives in Waterbury-Stowe, VT, some minutes before eight. These Amtrak trains making daily trips follow the Vermonter route.
Departure station: Amtrak trains from Bridgeport to Waterbury leave Bridgeport at the Amtrak/Metro-North Station, which is found at 525 Water Street Bridgeport. The station is small and easy to navigate and is just a few blocks from Webster Bank Arena, with easy access to the ferry at Port Jefferson. The station has indoor waiting rooms with vending machines and a small cafe (cash only - no credit or debit cards accepted) on the NY side. There is ample parking that can be rented either for just a few hours, days, or even for a whole month. There are many cabs in the vicinity of the station, which also has a walkway leading straight to the bus terminal.
Arrival station: All Amtrak trains destined for Waterbury-Stowe, VT from Bridgeport end their trips at the Waterbury Amtrak Train station found at US Highway 2 & Park Row. The station has ample parking and accessible restrooms. It does not have ticket sales offices or Quik-Trak kiosks. Commuters need to arrange logistics in time before arrival because the station currently lacks baggage storage or shipping facilities. For quick snacks, there is the famous Green Mountain Coffee cafe within the station. The station is easily accessible by public transit.
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