hotels_in_conneticutt_near_train_stationsTravelers coming from the north to NYC down I-95 will likely seek a hotel near the Metro-Rail North line that runs through Connecticut. Finding a hotel in Connecticut near New York City has some downsides over closer by hotel in NY suburbs. For starters, expect to spend at least an hour on the train commuting into NYC from CT. Also, anticipate spending at least $20 round trip to travel on the Metro-Rail North during peak hours.

The Metro-Rail North takes riders to Grand Central Station in Manhattan about 4 blocks from Times Square. There are a handful of hotels that are within walking distance to the several Metro-Rail North stations.

Hotels Near Connecticut Train Stations to NYC (Manhattan)

NeighorhoodCommuteHotelsHotel Parking
Grennwich50 mins$$$Free
Stamford55 mins$$Free
Bridgeport90 mins$No
New Haven90 mins$Free
Norwalk90 mins$Free

Grennwich50 mins$$$
Stamford55 mins$$
Bridgeport90 mins$
New Haven90 mins$
Norwalk90 mins$

Stamford, CT

Neighborhood Vibe: Stamford is a college town in Connecticut, just thirty miles from New York City. Residents are some of the most highly educated in the U.S. and it’s an affluent area with the largest financial district in the country outside of NYC..

Who is Best for this Location?

thumbs_up Stamford will appeal to travelers who are passing by north of New York City and want a comfortable suburban area to sleep overnight. It is an affluent college town. Stamford Hotels.

getting_around_48Getting Around: It takes a little under an hour on the train to get from Stamford to NY Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan. Within Stamford, it’s helpful to have a car.

Norwalk, CT

Neighborhood Vibe: Norwalk is a laid-back, beachside city in Connecticut. It’s a popular vacation destination for New Englanders and New Yorkers alike. Locals enjoy the city just as much as visitors do and you’ll often find the riverfront area packed with local families..

Who is Best for this Location?

thumbs_up Families who want to sightsee in New York City and get a taste of New England love staying in Norwalk. Norwalk, CT Hotels.

getting_around_48Getting Around: It takes an hour and a half to reach New York’s Grand Central Terminal on the Metro-North train from Norwalk. The train runs several times daily. In the area around Norwalk, it can be nice to have a car, but the local bus system is sufficient if you plan to stay near the major tourist attractions.

Best CT Hotel near Train Station to Manhattan

Book #1 Stamford Hotel – Holiday Inn Express

Weekday Avg. Rate $143
Weekend Avg. Rate $117

Transit SystemAcela Express (Amtrak)
Closest StationStamford Station
Blocks to Station 7
Manhattan DestinationNY Penn Station
Commute Time52 mins
ParkingSelf-parking daily fee of $10, Valet - $16/day
WifiFree Wifi
BreakfastFree buffet cold and hot items
Airport ShuttleNo shuttle
Area ShuttleComplimentary shuttle
RestaurantNo restaurant
GymNo gym
PoolNo pool
Smoking RoomsNon-smoking property wide.
Room TypeSuite rooms with kitchenette, 1 king, or 2 doubles (2 queen)
PetsService animals allowed