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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Bridgeport to Newark?

Lowest Price$14.00
Fastest Train1h 52m
Trains Per Day11
Train Lines3
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Price trends for trains from Bridgeport to Newark

Average prices by travel date

$30$20$10AugAug

Monthly average prices

$50$40$30$20$10SONDJFMAMJJA

Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Bridgeport, CT to Newark, NJ
4.3
Based on 3 reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 33 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
3.7
Value
4.0
Condition
4.3
Abigail
4.0
February 21, 2020Visiting family
Pros
The conductor was not helpful. He was very hard to understand. I was confused as to what stop I had to get off and he took my ticket and I needed to ask for help. It was hard to find someone to ask.
Kelvin
5.0
December 23, 2019Solo travel
Pros
Amazing
Cons
Everything was good
Tips
Should come to station early

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Bridgeport to Newark right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Bridgeport to Newark?

In the last month, $16.81 was the average price of a train ticket from Bridgeport, CT to Newark, NJ. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 25 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $21.27 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Bridgeport to Newark?

The distance between Bridgeport and Newark is approximately 60 miles, or 96 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 22 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 52 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Bridgeport to Newark are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Bridgeport at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 4:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Bridgeport to Newark?

There are 11 scheduled trains on most days. 9 of these are direct connections to Newark. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Newark to Bridgeport. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Bridgeport to Newark for $29.00.

Which train should you take from Bridgeport to Newark?

There are 3 train lines with service from Bridgeport, Connecticut to Newark, New Jersey. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 9 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak13h 57m$21.19
Amtrak Northeast Regional92h 7m$21.33
Amtrak Vermonter12h 11m$17.69

Where is the train station in Bridgeport?

There is one train station in Bridgeport:

  • 525 Water St

Where is the train station in Newark?

Newark receives travelers from Bridgeport at its two active train stations:

  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport

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