Travel Information

Contact Information 

Yale Summer Session                                  Phone: 203-432-2430

P.O. Box 20835                                              Fax: 203-432-2434
New Haven, CT                                              Email: summer.session@yale.edu
06520-8355

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

Traveling To New Haven

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 2015.pdf 

 Airports

There is limited service on US Airways 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

 Code  

 Distance from Yale 

 John F. Kennedy
 New York, New York       

 JFK 

 80 miles/129km

 LaGuardia
 New York, New York

 LAG

 73 miles/117km

 Newark
 Newark, New Jersey

 EWR

 93 miles/150km

 Bradley
 Windsor Locks, CT

 BDL

 52 miles/84km

 Tweed
 New Haven, CT

 HVN

 5 miles/8km

 Logan
 Boston, MA

 BOS

 140 miles/225km

 Theodore Green
 Warwick, RI

 PVD

 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
www.ctlimo.com

1-866-284-3247
Door to door service to campus gate
Serves JFK and LaGuardia
www.2theairport.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

Buses

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

 Taxicabs

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; New Haven Taxicab Co., 203-877-0000; Easy One Taxi, 203-933-3333

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

Train

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 the 30th of May or the 4th of July. A Yale ID is required for free transportation.  Complete information is available on the Yale Shuttle website

 Hotels

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.