Today, a combination of rail services can bring you to Waterbury. Amtrak from points north and south connect to local service in Bridgeport, just 30 minutes away. The Metro-North commuter rail also adds frequent trips from New York's Grand Central Terminal to Bridgeport, again providing connections to Waterbury.
Metro-North departs from New York City's Grand Central Terminal and will transport you to Bridgeport, where you connect via rail or bus to Waterbury.
Take Amtrak from any major East Coast city to Bridgeport - just 30 minutes from Waterbury. Approximate travel times to Bridgeport by rail are:
- Boston MA (3 hours)
- Providence RI (2 hours, 15 minutes)
- New York NY (1 hour, 10 minutes)
- Philadelphia PA (2 hours, 45 minutes)
- Washington, D.C. (4 hours, 35 minutes)