Travel Information

Contact Information 

Yale Summer Session                                  Phone: 203-432-2430

P.O. Box 20835                                              Fax: 203-432-2434
New Haven, CT                                              Email:

Address for UPS/FedEx Only:
55 Whitney Avenue, 4th floor
New Haven, CT 06510

Traveling To New Haven

Information about transportation options from these airports to Yale and New Haven is available on the University's Transportation Options web site

Summer Session Map and Driving Directions 2016.pdf 


There is limited service directly to New Haven via Tweed-New Haven Regional Airport. The most common airports used are John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia in New York, Newark International Airport in New Jersey, and Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, CT.

 Airport / City


 Distance from Yale 

 John F. Kennedy
 New York, New York       


 80 miles/129km

 New York, New York


 73 miles/117km

 Newark, New Jersey


 93 miles/150km

 Windsor Locks, CT


 52 miles/84km

 New Haven, CT


 5 miles/8km

 Boston, MA


 140 miles/225km

 Theodore Green
 Warwick, RI


 96 miles/155km

Airport Shuttles

If you plan to arrive at John F. Kennedy International (JFK) or LaGuardia Airports (LGA) in New York City (NYC), or Newark Liberty Airport (EWR) in Newark, New Jersey, the easiest transportation to the Yale University campus is via GO Airport Shuttle or Connecticut Limousine.  

Connecticut Limousine

 Go Airport Shuttle

1-800-472-5466 (472-LIMO)       
Terminal at Sports Haven
600 Long Wharf Drive
Serves JFK, LaGuardia, Newark and Bradley


Door-to-door service to campus gate
Serves JFK and LaGuardia











Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines  service New Haven at Union Station. Local Bus Service is provided by Connecticut Transit.


Taxis meet all trains and buses at Union Station in New Haven and cost approximately $12 to campus.

Metro Taxi, 203-777-7777; Yellow Taxi, 203-777-7770; Ecuamex Taxi, 203-624-3333

 Note: Tip for taxi drivers should average 15% of the total fare depending on the amount of luggage and additional services.


Amtrak offers daily service to New Haven Union Station from Boston and Washington, D.C. via Penn Station in New York,  and also services Newark airport. Metro-North Railroad offers frequent service from Grand Central Station in New York to New Haven.

 Yale Shuttle Bus

Every weekday, from approximately 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., two free shuttle buses operate on a designated campus route.  Schedules are available at 221 Whitney Avenue.  There is no shuttle service on May 30 or July 4. A Yale ID is required for free transportation.  Complete information is available on the Yale Shuttle website


Hotels convenient to Yale are:


Download a copy of our International Student Pre-Arrival guide for important information including air travel, immigration and visas, health services and finances.

International Students are provided HTH Insurance Coverage.  Find out more about the coverage.


Guide to Campus Life at Yale