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New Fairfield-Southeast Shuttle

Updated Apr 7, 2024

The New Fairfield-Southeast Shuttle is a weekday rush-hour bus service operated by HARTransit between the Southeast Metro-North station and several park and ride lots in the New Fairfield area. There is no service on Saturday or Sunday. Buses are timed to connect at Southeast with Metro-North trains to and from Grand Central.

Download the full schedule to view detailed stop locations and departure times.


Bus and rail fares

Regular HARTransit fares and passes apply on the bus. The adult one-way bus fare is $1.75, payable in exact change to the bus operator. Seniors (65 or older), people with disabilities, and Medicare recipients pay 85 cents if they show appropriate ID.

For travel between Southeast and Grand Central, a one-way ticket costs $20.75 on peak trains and $15.25 on off-peak trains. A monthly rail-only ticket costs $407.75.


Shuttle passes are available as add-ons to weekly and monthly Metro-North tickets for $11.25 and $33 respectively. They cannot be bought separately from a rail ticket. A combined bus and rail ticket to Grand Central is $440.75 monthly or $156.25 weekly.

These combined UniTickets are only sold at ticket machines and ticket offices. They are not available on the TrainTime app.

Holiday service

The New Fairfield-Southeast Shuttle will not run on:

  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Presidents Day, the shuttle will run on a special schedule, which will be posted on the HARTransit website. Metro-North trains will run on a Saturday schedule, with additional trains during the morning and evening rush hours.

Guaranteed Ride Home program

If you have a monthly New Fairfield-Southeast Shuttle UniTicket, you can get up to two free taxi rides per month from Southeast Station to your car or home when the shuttle is not scheduled to meet a train. This program is only available for riders starting their journey in Manhattan on select weekday trains. It is not available on weekends or when there is a delay or disruption in train or bus service.

To use Guaranteed Ride Home:

  1. Go to the ticket office at Grand Central or Harlem‑125 St and show your UniTicket to the agent. Your ticket must not be laminated or otherwise encased. The agent will stamp your ticket and give you a taxi voucher.
  2. Call Manny's Taxi & Limousine at 845-279-1398.
  3. Take one of these trains to Southeast Station.
  4. Give your voucher to the taxi driver. It must be used the day you received it.
  5. The taxi will take you anywhere in Putnam or Fairfield counties within 15 miles of Southeast Station.

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