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New York - Old Saybrook Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

9 trains operate daily from New York to Old Saybrook. The train trip from New York to Old Saybrook is usually about 2 hours and 34 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Amtrak Northeast Regional train can get you there in as little as 2 hours and 7 minutes.

Distance94 mi (151 km)
Fastest train2h 7m
Lowest price$17.00
Trains per day6
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Northeast Regional
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for trains from New York to Old Saybrook

(Based on 5 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Sameh

January 10, 2023- Business

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: Quite. Cons: 🙏.

5.0

Felicia

August 31, 2021- Visiting family

Amtrak Northeast Regional

easy and saved $

5.0

Ellen

September 18, 2019- Visiting family

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: The ride was comfortable. Cons: I understand there was a car that had refreshments but it wasn't obvious to me. I would have to like to know how I could have moved around easier.

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

Over the past month, a train ticket between New York and Old Saybrook cost $43.50, on average. This price makes taking the train a budget-friendly option to get to Old Saybrook. Booking your trip at least 29 days in advance can help you secure tickets at the best price. For same-day bookings, you’ll likely have to pay around $56.29 more.

Average prices by travel date

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Over the next 30 days, a one-way train trip from New York to Old Saybrook will cost between $36 and $88. Book in advance to secure the best price in the next few weeks.

Monthly avg. prices

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Ticket prices for the train from New York to Old Saybrook often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in February when the average ticket price is only $48. If you're thinking of traveling from New York to Old Saybrook during November, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $80 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in November, is to book your trip well in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Planning ahead pays off when it comes to booking your train trip from New York to Old Saybrook. By reserving your ticket on Wanderu at least 29 days before departure, you can save around $56.29. Don't miss out on these savings — book in advance!

Which train should you take from New York to Old Saybrook?

2 train services operate from New York to Old Saybrook. Amtrak Northeast Regional usually has more trains scheduled, with 7 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak33h 10m$65.19
Amtrak Northeast Regional72h 20m$66.86
  • 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 3 Amtrak trains from New York to Old Saybrook every day, as well as 4 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $25.

  • 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 7 daily train trips from New York to Old Saybrook, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between New York and Old Saybrook is approximately 94 miles, or 151 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 34 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 7 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.

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from New York to Old Saybrook on Sunday. Tickets for Sunday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Saturday. Saturday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

The earliest train departs New York at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. 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 9 scheduled trains on most days. 6 of these are direct connections to Old Saybrook. 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 Old Saybrook to New York.

City Information

New York

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New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square. Or hop on a ferry to Ellis Island to meet the Statue of Liberty up-close and personal.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.

Old Saybrook

Old Saybrook in Connecticut is a small but historic town along the end of the Connecticut River as it leads into the Long Island Sound. One of Old Saybrook's most famous residents was actress Katharine Hepburn, who lived here for much of her life. In the city, the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, or The Kate, holds artifacts from her career and presents cultural events and performances for the community.

Old Saybrook is blessed with gorgeous waterfront settings for outdoor activities, including Harveys Beach on the Sound and an enormous wildlife refuge called The Preserve.

Amtrak Northeast Regional trains from Boston to New York stop in Old Saybrook daily. A local commuter line stops at the same train station and provides service to New London and New Haven, from where many other intercity train and bus routes depart.

Station Information

Where is the train station in New York?

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Main departure station: NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station

Pennsylvania Station, or just Penn Station, is the main train station in New York City. All Amtrak trains to and from NYC use Penn Station as their only train stop in Manhattan. Penn Station offers easy connections to various other types of transportation, including commuter rail (the Long Island Rail Road and the NJ Transit both operate out of Penn Station), airport transit, and six lines of the NYC Subway, making it the busiest train station in the Western Hemisphere. Located in the heart of Manhattan, right by the world-famous Madison Square Garden, Penn Station is close to various points of interest such as Times Square and the Empire State Building, as well as many restaurants and retail stores.

All train stations in New York:

  • NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station

  • 100 Middlesex Essex Tpke

Where is the train station in Old Saybrook?

Main arrival station: 455 Boston Post Rd Saybrook Junction Market Pl

Old Saybrook has one train station.

All train stations in Old Saybrook:

  • 455 Boston Post Rd Saybrook Junction Market Pl

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