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 on the Transportation Option website. 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.
Yale has a service to provide travel assistance to the Yale community for business travel needs.
Union Station, at 50 Union Avenue, runs Metro-North, Amtrak, and Shore Line East Commuter Rail service.
• MTA - Metro-North Railroad
There are three bus services that operate from Union Station in New Haven.
Renting a Car
Below is a partial list of car rental companies in New Haven:
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