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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Hartford to New York?

Lowest Price$19.00
Fastest Train2h 43m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Hartford to New York 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.

Can you take a train all the way from Hartford to New York?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Hartford to New York. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

What is the price of a train ticket from Hartford to New York?

In the last month, $20.19 was the average price of a train ticket from Hartford, CT to New York, NY. 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 16 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $22.02 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Hartford to New York?

The distance between Hartford and New York is approximately 100 miles, or 161 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 59 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 43 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Hartford to New York 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 Sunday 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 Hartford at 6:00am 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 Hartford to New York?

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from Hartford to New York. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from New York to Hartford. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Hartford to New York for $9.00.

Which train should you take from Hartford to New York?

There are 3 train lines with service from Hartford, Connecticut to New York, New York. Amtrak is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 3 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak33h 2m$28.61
Amtrak Northeast Regional12h 53m$26.71
Amtrak Vermonter13h 0m$21.49

Where is the train station in Hartford?

There is one train station in Hartford:

  • Union Station - 1 Union Pl

Where is the train station in New York?

New York has one train station:

  • Penn Station

Price trends for trains from Hartford to New York

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15SepOct

Monthly average prices

$75$60$45$30$15ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

$50$40$30$20$103020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Hartford, CT to New York, NY
4.7
Based on 6 ratings and reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.7
Staff
5.0
Value
4.0
Condition
4.7
Fiona
4.0
October 19, 2019Vacation
Pros
Train was on time and very comfortable and clean.
Cons
Nothing

Based on 3 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Vermonter report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.3
Staff
3.7
Value
2.3
Condition
4.5
Rachel
4.0
June 28, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
I loved that we were able to make up time even though the train came late.
Cons
It was SO HOT in the car where I was sitting, and so hot in the bathroom compartment as well. The wifi was not great either.

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