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Hartford - New Haven Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 2 intercity buses per day from Hartford to New Haven. Traveling by bus from Hartford to New Haven usually takes around 57 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound bus can make the trip in 55 minutes.

Distance34 mi (55 km)
Shortest duration0h 55m
Cheapest price$14.49
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Hartford to New Haven?

Bus tickets for a trip from Hartford to New Haven cost $15.28 on average. This is an excellent value for the trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

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Bus tickets from Hartford to New Haven are expected to cost between $14 and $20 over the next four weeks. If you're planning a trip to New Haven within the next week, you can find the cheapest bus tickets starting from $15. Don't wait too long to book your ticket, as prices tend to rise as the travel date approaches.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Hartford to New Haven by bus will cost you about the same throughout the year. In general, bus ticket prices for this route are fairly consistent, so expect to pay around $14 whenever you decide to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

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To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 25 days in advance to save up to $3.12.

What bus companies travel from Hartford to New Haven?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Hartford to New Haven. Greyhound is the one bus line that serves this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different scheduled times to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound20h 57m$16.29
  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 2 bus trips from Hartford to New Haven every day, with the average journey taking around 0 hours and 57 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to New Haven usually start from $14.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 57 minutes to cover the 34 miles from Hartford to New Haven. However, the fastest bus only takes 55 minutes. It's a short trip that goes by very quickly. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in New Haven. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 11:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Hartford to New Haven, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are usually only 2 buses per day from Hartford to New Haven. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Hartford to New Haven; ticket prices start at $9.00.

City Information

Hartford

Hartford is the capital of Connecticut, and a New England destination with literary attractions, charming parks, and engaging activities for families.

The homes of Mark Twain and Harriet Beecher Stowe, both in Hartford, have been turned into museums to learn more about these authors and their lives. If you prefer Edward Cullen to Tom Sawyer, you may appreciate that a more contemporary literary giant, Stephenie Meyer, was born in Hartford too.

The Elizabeth Park Conservancy is a spread of formal gardens and grounds where you can walk, picnic, and catch outdoor concerts or tours. Kids will love the antique carousel in Bushnell Park, as well as the hands-on exhibits at the Connecticut Science Center. For those who prefer to wander through cute downtowns, West Hartford offers some of the best shopping in the area.

With a large nearby airport, and many intercity bus and train services providing access to hubs like Boston and New York, getting to Hartford is about as easy as a walk in Bushnell Park.

New Haven

Sitting on the mouth of the Quinnipiac River of Connecticut, New Haven has been the home of the esteemed Yale University for more than 300 years. The quaint college town, with its cultural significance, has long been a highly-rated destination for culturally-inclined travelers. The first thing to do in New Haven is to visit the Yale campus, which was designed by famous architects such as Eero Saarinen and Frank O. Gehry. Don’t forget to check out the university’s visitor center as well, which houses impressive historical displays. Other interesting destinations on the premises are the Yale University Art Gallery and the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History. If you wish to take a break from the urban environment and go hunting for some amazing nature shots, East Rock Park will be a premier choice. Inside the park is the Pardee Rose Garden, which features more than 50 varieties of roses blooming in June and July.

New Haven is a popular destination for foodies, and its greatest offering is pizza. New Haven’s special pizza, also known as “apizza,” is a must-try when you are in town, and the best place to try this delicacy is at Pepe’s, its birthplace. Another establishment to check out is Louis’ Lunch, which has been serving delightful fast food since 1895.

The central hub of transportation in the city is Union Station, where travelers can catch Amtrak trains or buses by Greyhound and Flixbus for intercity transits. Air services are handled by the Tweed New Haven Regional Airport, located 3 miles east of the business district.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Hartford?

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Main departure station: Union Station - 1 Union Pl

Union Station is a historic bus and train station located in the downtown area of Hartford, CT. Built in 1889, the station serves as the main stop in Hartford for all four Amtrak train lines that pass through the city, including the Northeast Regional, the Vermonter and the Valley Flyer, as well as the Hartford Line commuter train. Union Station is also used by bus carriers Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines as their main bus stop in Downtown Hartford. The station is easily accessible from all parts of the city and its surrounding areas through a variety of local and express transit bus lines. At Hartford’s Union Station, you will find some fast food options and vending machines, as well as restrooms and a waiting area.

All bus stations in Hartford:

  • Union Station - 1 Union Pl

Where does the bus arrive in New Haven?

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Main arrival station: New Hvn Bus Station

All buses from Hartford arrive at one main station in New Haven.

All bus stations in New Haven:

  • New Hvn Bus Station

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