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New Haven - Bridgeport Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from New Haven to Bridgeport. Traveling by bus from New Haven to Bridgeport usually takes around 30 minutes, but some buses might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled depending on traffic conditions.

Distance16 mi (26 km)
Shortest duration0h 30m
Cheapest price$9.99
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines1

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

Bus tickets for a trip from New Haven to Bridgeport cost $10.51 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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If you're planning to travel by bus from New Haven to Bridgeport in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $10 to $12. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on July 22, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Bridgeport this week, bus tickets are available starting at $10.

Monthly avg. prices

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Bus tickets from New Haven to Bridgeport are usually around $10 and prices do not fluctuate very much throughout the year.

Prices as travel date approaches

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The easiest way to save money on bus tickets is by booking in advance! Many carriers increase prices as the travel date approaches, so it's always a good idea to buy your tickets as early as possible. Book at least 18 days in advance to save $2.01 or more on your ticket, compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from New Haven to Bridgeport?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from New Haven to Bridgeport. Greyhound is the only company that has bus schedules available to search and book at the moment. It only makes the trip once a day on most days.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound10h 30m$10.98
  • 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 1 bus trips from New Haven to Bridgeport every day, with the average journey taking around 0 hours and 30 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Bridgeport usually start from $10.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 30 minutes to cover the 16 miles from New Haven to Bridgeport. 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.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Bridgeport at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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.

There is usually only one bus per day from New Haven to Bridgeport. It leaves the station in New Haven at 12:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

There is usually only one bus per day from New Haven to Bridgeport. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New Haven to Bridgeport; ticket prices start at $11.00.

City Information

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.

Bridgeport

Bridgeport, CT

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While it has fallen on hard times after WW2, Bridgeport has seen many new development projects that have breathed an air of life to the city, making it an attractive destination for many young travelers. The city’s prime attraction is the Klein Memorial Auditorium, which features amazing art-deco architecture and a lavish marble lobby. The auditorium is being used as a theater, so check out their calendar when you’re in town. Nature lovers should consider giving Beardsley Zoo a visit, as it holds a wide variety of ecosystems, including a rainforest building. It is also a good picnic spot if you simply want to lounge around. For those who enjoy learning more about the city and its people, head over to the Barnum Museum.

For those who just can’t have enough steaks, Joseph’s Steakhouse is the place to be. If you wish to try an authentically American culinary experience, Walrus + Carpenter is a famous local spot.

The city’s main bus station is the Greyhound Bus Terminal located at 710 Water St in Downtown Bridgeport. The main Amtrak train station is also located on Water St, just a block south from the bus station. Bridgeport is served by Amtrak’s Northeast Regional and Vermonter lines. The city’s main airport is the Sikorsky Memorial Airport, which is three miles southeast of downtown.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in New Haven?

New Haven Union Station - NHVUSFLX-0

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Main departure station: New Hvn Bus Station

Most buses depart from the main station in New Haven.

All bus stations in New Haven:

  • New Hvn Bus Station

Where does the bus arrive in Bridgeport?

Bus Terminal - 710 Water St  - BRPGLI-0

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Bus Terminal - 710 Water St  - BRPGLI-1

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Main arrival station: Bus Terminal - 710 Water St

The bus terminal at 710 Water St is part of the Bridgeport Transportation Center, which connects local buses to intercity bus service on Greyhound. The station is located on a busy street in downtown Bridgeport, just a few blocks north of the train station for Amtrak and commuter rail travelers. Available inside the station is a waiting area with public restrooms and an on-site Dunkin’ to grab a coffee or donut before your trip.

All bus stations in Bridgeport:

  • Bus Terminal - 710 Water St

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