New Haven Travel Tools

Getting to Downtown New Haven From Tweed Airport:


Start out going Southwest on BURR ST toward GIRARD AVE. 0.01 miles
Turn RIGHT onto GIRARD AVE. 0.28 miles
Turn RIGHT onto CT-337/TOWNSEND AVE. 1.32 miles
Turn LEFT onto MAIN ST. 0.11 miles
Merge onto GOVERNOR JOHN DAVIS LODGE TURNPIKE/I-95 S. 1.50 miles
Merge onto CT-34 W via exit number 47 toward DOWNTOWN NEW HAVEN. 0.62 miles
Take the exit- exit number 1- toward DOWNTOWN NEW HAVEN/COLISEUM. 0.07 miles
Stay straight to go onto N FRONTAGE RD. 0.12 miles
Turn RIGHT at the first traffic light, onto CHURCH ST.
Turn LEFT onto CHAPEL ST. (The New Haven green will be on far your left when you turn)
INFO New Haven will be on your left at the corner of Chapel Street and College Street.
 
Avg. drive time from airport to INFO New Haven: 8 minutes

 

Getting to Downtown New Haven from Hartford:


From Bradley International Airport:
Start out going East on SCHOEPHOESTER RD toward POSTAL RD. 0.43 miles
Turn RIGHT onto CT-75/TURNPIKE RD. Continue to follow CT-75 S. 0.75 miles
Merge onto CT-20 E toward I-91/HARTFORD/SPRINGFIELD. 2.28 miles
Merge onto I-91 S toward HARTFORD. 47.35 miles
Take the TRUMBULL STREET exit- exit number 3. 0.37 miles
Stay straight to go onto TRUMBULL ST. 0.17 miles
Turn LEFT onto TEMPLE ST. 0.52 miles
Turn RIGHT onto CHAPEL ST. 0.10 miles
INFO New Haven is located at the far left corner of the intersection of Chapel and College Street.
 
Avg. drive time from Bradley to INFO New Haven: 54 minutes

Local New Haven Bus Lines:

 

One-way Local Service Fares:


Regular Cash Fare..................$1.25


Senior Citizens.....................$0.60


Children (ages 5 - 18)...........$1.00


Children 4 and Under ...........FREE


Transfers.............................FREE

Getting Here By Car:


New Haven is situated at the interchange of I 91 and I 95, making it very easy to pull off the highway and enjoy a day in historic New Haven. Enjoy shopping, fine dining and world class entertainment all in a walkable downtown!


From I 91 South:


Leave I-91 South at Exit 1 (Downtown New Haven).
This exit puts you onto an exit expressway.
Take Exit 1 (the first exit) off the expressway which merges onto Frontage Road.
At the first stop light (corner of North Frontage and Church Street) Turn Right onto Church Street.
Continue straight on Church St three blocks and make a left onto Chapel Street.
Continue up Chapel Street two blocks to the corner of College Street and Chapel St.
INFO New Haven will be on the far left side of the College and Chapel intersection.

From I 95 North:


Leave I-95 North at Exit 47 (Downtown New Haven). This is a LEFT side exit. This puts you onto an exit expressway.
Take Exit 1 (the first exit) off the exit expressway which merges onto Frontage Road.
At the first stop light (corner of North Frontage and Church Street) Turn Right onto Church Street.
Continue straight on Church St three blocks and make a left onto Chapel Street.
Continue up Chapel Street two blocks to the corner of College Street and Chapel St.
INFO New Haven will be on the far left side of the College and Chapel intersection.

From I 95 South:


Leave I-95 South at the Downtown New Haven/Route 34 Exit, just after the bridge This is the center one of three exits.
Continue straight on the exit expressway to Exit 1.
Take Exit 1 (the first exit) off the exit expressway which merges onto Frontage Road.
At the first stop light (corner of North Frontage and Church Street) Turn Right onto Church Street.
Continue straight on Church St three blocks and make a left onto Chapel Street.
Continue up Chapel Street two blocks to the corner of College Street and Chapel St.
INFO New Haven will be on the far left side of the College and Chapel intersection.

 

From New York City:


Take I-95 North to Exit 47 (downtown New Haven).
Once on the exit expressway, take EXIT 1 which will merge with Frontage Road.
At the first stop light (corner of North Frontage and Church Street) Turn RIGHT onto Church Street.
Continue straight on Church St three blocks and make a LEFT onto Chapel Street.
Continue up Chapel Street two blocks to the corner of College Street and Chapel St.
INFO New Haven will be on the FAR LEFT SIDE of the College and Chapel intersection.

From Boston:


Take I 90W 55 miles (portions toll) to exit 9. Merge onto I 84W toward Hartford/New York City. Follow I 84W for 41 miles to exit 57 for CT-15 South/Wilbur Cross Hwy. Follow CT-15 South for approx. 2 miles and take exit 86 for I 91 South toward New Haven/N. Y. City. Leave I-91 South at Exit 1 (Downtown New Haven). This exit puts you onto an exit expressway. Take Exit 1 (the first exit) off the expressway which merges onto Frontage Road. At the first stop light (corner of North Frontage and Church Street) Turn Right onto Church Street. Continue straight on Church St three blocks and make a left onto Chapel Street. Continue up Chapel Street two blocks to the corner of College Street and Chapel St. INFO New Haven will be on the far left side of the College and Chapel intersection.

 

Getting Here By Train:


New Haven has a rich history in railroads. The Elm City has been a large part of America's railsystem for over 177 years. The New Haven Railroad, at one point, controlled over 2,100 miles of track throughout New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
Today, New Haven is just as connected to the rest of the country, on a local as well as a national level. All of the travel options below are available out of Historic Union Station.

 

Shore Line East Commuter Rail:

 


Available at Union and State Street Stations
http://www.shorelineeast.com/service_info/whats_new.php

Shore Line East offers commuter rail service between New Haven and New London for people who love New Haven but can do without the drive into the City. And there's a free shuttle from Union Station to the center of Downtown

Scared your schedule isn't conducive to a train schedule? Shore Line East will guarantee you a ride home. If you need a ride from work because of an emergency - illness, family crisis, or having to work late unexpectedly - you'll get home, or wherever you need to go. The best news is, the cab fare and gratuity are on Shore Line East. For details, click here. (http://www.shorelineeast.com/service_info/guaranteed_ride.php)

MTA Metro-North Railroad Service to and from New York City:


Metro-North offers service (http://as0.mta.info/mnr/schedules/sched_form.cfm) on the New Haven Line, connecting to the Harlem and Hudson MTA lines. Hourly trains to and from New York City, often for under $20. Available out of Union Station only.

Amtrak:


Amtrak Service (http://www.amtrak.com/home) out of New Haven's Union Station