Yale Travel Guide

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TRAVEL BY AIR

Tweed-New Haven Airport
The closest airport to campus, Tweed-New Haven is a short 10-minute taxi ride away from Yale. US Airways commuter carrier services Tweed-New Haven, with connections through Philadelphia.

  • Metro Taxi, (203) 777-7777. Service from the airport to hotels and campus via taxi is approximately $15 to $20 one way.

  • Hartford: Bradley Airport
    Bradley Airport is located north of Hartford, about 1 hour from New Haven, 1-1/2 hours during rush hour; serviced by all major airline carriers. From Bradley to New Haven:

  • CT Limo, (800) 472-5466, www.ctlimo.com, $84 round trip / $44 one way, per passenger; drop off at New Haven's Long Wharf Terminal (located at 600 Long Wharf Drive), a five-minute cab ride to hotels and campus (contact Metro Taxi 777-7777).
  • Rental cars are also available from Bradley Airport.

  • New York Area Airports - Kennedy, Laguardia, Newark
    All New York area airports are approximately 2 to 3 hours from campus and service all major airlines.

  • CT Limo, (800) 472-5466, www.ctlimo.com, from Kennedy and LaGuardia Airports ($130 round trip / $67 one way, per passenger) and Newark ($176 round trip / $90 one way); drop off at New Haven's Long Wharf Terminal, a five-minute cab ride to hotels and campus (Contact Metro Taxi 777-7777).
  • Prime Time Shuttle Service (800) 733-8267, www.primetimeshuttle.com, from Kennedy ($146 round trip / $75 one way, per passenger) and LaGuardia Airports ($138 round trip / $71 one way, per passenger); drop off at all New Haven hotels.
  • Red Dot Limousine Service (800) 673-3368, www.18006reddot.com, from Kennedy and LaGuardia, $134 round trip / $67 one way, per passenger; drop off at the Omni, Courtyard by Marriott, Fairfield Inn, or Residence Inn.
  • New York Airport Express Service Bus from Kennedy and LaGuardia to Grand Central Train Station in New York City; from Grand Central take Metro-North train to Union Station in New Haven.
  • Amtrak from Newark Airport Terminal take train to Amtrak sub-station, then Amtrak train to Union Station in New Haven.

  • TRAVEL BY TRAIN & BUS

  • Amtrak (800) 872-7245, www.amtrak.com. The Acela Express offers expedient service between Boston and DC. Amtrak services New Haven from Penn Station in New York. Average travel times by regular rail to New Haven are as follows: from Boston 3 hours, from New York 2 hours, from Philadelphia 4 hours.
  • Peter Pan (800) 343-9999, www.peterpanbus.com, and Greyhound (800) 231-2222, www.greyhound.com, both serve New Haven.
  • Metro-North Railroad (800) 638-7646, as0.mta.info/mnr/schedules/sched_form.cfm. Metro-North is a commuter train with lines running from Grand Central to New Haven.

  • TRAVEL BY CAR

    New Haven is located 1-1/2 hours from New York City, 2 hours from Providence, 3 hours from Boston.

  • From Hartford and North: I-91 South to Trumbull Street Exit #3.
  • From I-95 North or South: from either direction look for the I-91 Hartford/Springfield Exit. On I-91 take Trumbull Street Exit #3.
  • From the West: I-84 to Route 34, continue into New Haven.

  • Additional Yale & New Haven Information

    www.yale.edu
    www.cityofnewhaven.com
    www.infonewhaven.com

    Yale Conference Services
    P.O. Box 208355, New Haven, CT 06520-8355
    55 Whitney Avenue, Suite 402, New Haven, CT 06510
    Phone: 203-432-0465 Fax: 203-432-7345

    February 2009; revised May 8, 2009