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Wallingford - Bridgeport Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are usually 6 daily train trips available from Wallingford to Bridgeport. Traveling by train from Wallingford to Bridgeport usually takes one hour, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 48 minutes.

Distance27 mi (43 km)
Fastest train0h 48m
Lowest price$16.00
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines2

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

In the last month, the average price of a train ticket from Wallingford to Bridgeport was $16.00. This is basically as cheap as train fares can get. Good news! You can find the cheapest tickets if you book your trip at least 23 days prior to the travel date. You’ll likely pay around $30.73 more if you wait to book until the last minute.

Monthly avg. prices

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Mark your calendar for September if you want to score the cheapest train tickets from Wallingford to Bridgeport. You’ll find the best deals during this time of year, when tickets cost an average of $21. If you're planning a trip from Wallingford to Bridgeport during November, bear in mind that ticket prices are usually higher during this month. Expect to pay about $46 for your train ticket, unless you book well in advance and find an even better deal.

Which train should you take from Wallingford to Bridgeport?

2 train services operate from Wallingford to Bridgeport. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 4 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak41h 4m$50.85
Amtrak Northeast Regional20h 52m$20.35
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 4 Amtrak trains from Wallingford to Bridgeport every day, as well as 5 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $16.

  • The Northeast Regional is Amtrak’s passenger rail service that runs between Boston, MA and Virginia Beach, VA, connecting over 50 cities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. While the line’s downtown-to-downtown train service makes traveling between the biggest cities in the Northeast convenient and hassle-free, the train’s amenities make the journey comfortable and relaxing as well. Amtrak passengers can enjoy large seats with extra legroom and power outlets, as well as free WiFi and clean bathrooms. With 2 daily train trips from Wallingford to Bridgeport, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Wallingford and Bridgeport is approximately 27 miles, or 43 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 48 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Bridgeport.

Trains departing from Wallingford to Bridgeport tend to have the most passengers on Saturday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Saturday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Thursday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

The earliest train departs Wallingford at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 6 scheduled trains on most days. 2 of these are direct connections to Bridgeport. 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 Bridgeport to Wallingford.

City Information

Bridgeport

Bridgeport, CT

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While it has fallen on hard times after WW2, Bridgeport has seen many new development projects that have breathed an air of life to the city, making it an attractive destination for many young travelers. The city’s prime attraction is the Klein Memorial Auditorium, which features amazing art-deco architecture and a lavish marble lobby. The auditorium is being used as a theater, so check out their calendar when you’re in town. Nature lovers should consider giving Beardsley Zoo a visit, as it holds a wide variety of ecosystems, including a rainforest building. It is also a good picnic spot if you simply want to lounge around. For those who enjoy learning more about the city and its people, head over to the Barnum Museum.

For those who just can’t have enough steaks, Joseph’s Steakhouse is the place to be. If you wish to try an authentically American culinary experience, Walrus + Carpenter is a famous local spot.

The city’s main bus station is the Greyhound Bus Terminal located at 710 Water St in Downtown Bridgeport. The main Amtrak train station is also located on Water St, just a block south from the bus station. Bridgeport is served by Amtrak’s Northeast Regional and Vermonter lines. The city’s main airport is the Sikorsky Memorial Airport, which is three miles southeast of downtown.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Wallingford?

Main departure station: Train Station

There is one train station in Wallingford.

All train stations in Wallingford:

  • Train Station

Where is the train station in Bridgeport?

525 Water St  - BRPAMT-0

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Main arrival station: 525 Water St

The Amtrak station in Bridgeport is accessible from 525 Water St, and the unusual design means that the station’s waiting area is part of a raised structure above the six lanes of Water Street. The railroad lines along Pequonnock River are used by local Metro North and CTrail commuter rail, as well as two Amtrak lines: the Northeast Regional from Boston to Roanoke and the Vermonter from St. Albans to Washington, DC. Travelers can connect to the nearby bus terminal on Water St to continue their travels via bus. The station’s downtown location offers easy access to parking garages, fast food, and several nearby hotels.

All train stations in Bridgeport:

  • 525 Water St

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