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Traveling to New Haven

Visit to.yale.edu for information on how to get to Yale.

How do I know the start and end dates of my program to book my ticket?

View the dates and deadline page for all of the program dates. For the Writers' Conference, view the program page.

Airports

The most common airports used are John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia in New York, Newark International in New Jersey, and Bradley International in Windsor Locks, CT.  Tweed-New Haven Regional is a smaller airport located just outside of New Haven with limited flights during the day.

Airport / City Code Distance from Yale
John F. Kennedy (New York, NY) JFK 80 Miles / 129 km
LaGuardia (New York, NY) LGA 73 Miles / 117 km
Newark (Newark, NJ) EWR 93 Miles / 150 km
Bradley Airport (Windsor Locks, CT) BDL 52 Miles / 84 km
Tweed Airport (New Haven, CT) HVN 5 Miles / 8 km
Logan Airport (Boston, MA) BOS 140 Miles / 225 km
Theodore Green (Warwick, RI) PVD 96 Miles / 155 km

Airport Shuttles

If you plan to arrive at John F. Kennedy International (JFK), LaGuardia (LGA), Newark Liberty (EWR) or Bradley International (BDL), the easiest transportation to the Yale University campus is via GO Airport Shuttle or Connecticut Limousine. Select "Phelps Gate" for the drop off point. That is the option closest to the residential colleges.

Buses

Greyhound Bus offers 20 stations across the state with service to New Haven. Megabus serves New Haven/Hartford/Boston for a fare of between $1.00 and $15.00 depending on how far in advance you book your trip. Local Bus Service is provided by Connecticut Transit.

Campus Map

Link: Click here for an interactive Campus Map.

Hotels

Link: Click here for a list of hotels convenient to Yale

Taxicabs

Taxis meet all trains and buses at Union Station in New Haven and cost approximately $12 to campus. Include a tip for taxi drivers of about 15% of the total fare; add an extra $1 to $2 for help with luggage.

Link: Metro Taxi, 203-777-7777

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 City to New Haven.

Yale Shuttle Bus

Every weekday, from approximately 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., shuttle buses operate on a designated campus route.  There is no shuttle service on Memorial Day in May or Independence Day, July 4. A Yale ID is required for this free transportation.