Travel Services

Getting To & From Major Airports

The closest airport is Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN), which is a small commuter airport about 15 minutes from New Haven by car. The next closest airport is Bradley International Airport in Hartford. Other commonly used airports by residents of CT include JFK and LaGuardia (LGA) in New York, Newark Airport (EWR) in New Jersey, and Providence Airport (PVD) in Rhode Island.

Transportation options to and from airports is described in detail at http://to.yale.edu/fly. Please note that taking a taxi to or from any of the area airports other than Tweed would be extremely expensive and is NOT recommended.

Travel Services

Yale has a service to provide travel assistance to the Yale community for business travel needs.

• http://your.yale.edu/administrative-services/travel-relocation-fleet/travel

Trains

Union Station, at 50 Union Avenue, runs Metro-North, Amtrak, and Shore Line East Commuter Rail service. 

• http://www.mta.info

• http://www.amtrak.com

• http://www.shorelineeast.com

Bus Services

There are three bus services that operate from Union Station in New Haven.

www.megabus.com

• http://www.peterpanbus.com

http://www.greyhound.com

Ferry Services

http://www.88844ferry.com/

• http://www.longislandferry.com

• http:www.longislandferry.com/bif/home.htm

• http:www.blockislandferry.com

Renting a Car

Below is a partial list of car rental companies in New Haven:

• http://to.yale.edu/zipcar

• http://www.avis.com/

• http://www.budget.com/

• http://www.hertz.com/

 www.enterprise.com

Approximate Travel Times by Car from New Haven

Hartford, CT - 45 miles, 45 minutes

New York City - 80 miles, 2 hours

Boston, MA - 130 miles, 2 1/2 hours

Providence, RI - 100 miles, 2 hours

Philadelphia, PA - 180 miles, 4 1/2 hours

Washington D.C. - 330 miles, 6 1/2 - 7 hours