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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from New Haven to Meriden?

Lowest Price$4.00
Fastest Train0h 20m
Trains Per Day6
Train Lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New Haven to Meriden right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Can you take a train all the way from New Haven to Meriden?

Yes, there are some trains that travel the entire distance from New Haven to Meriden. However, in some cases you will have to take a bus for part of your journey in addition to taking the train.

What is the price of a train ticket from New Haven to Meriden?

In the last month, $4.69 was the average price of a train ticket from New Haven, CT to Meriden, CT. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 12 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $0.06 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from New Haven to Meriden?

The distance between New Haven and Meriden is approximately 17 miles, or 27 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 22 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 20 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Meriden.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from New Haven to Meriden are the most crowded on Wednesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs New Haven at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from New Haven to Meriden?

There are 6 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from New Haven to Meriden.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Meriden to New Haven.

Which train should you take from New Haven to Meriden?

There are 3 train lines with service from New Haven, Connecticut to Meriden, Connecticut. Amtrak is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 4 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak40h 23m$4.70
Amtrak Northeast Regional10h 23m$4.70
Amtrak Vermonter10h 20m$7.00

Where is the train station in New Haven?

There are two stations in New Haven where you can board the train to Meriden:

  • Union Station
  • State Street Station

Where is the train station in Meriden?

Meriden has one train station:

  • 60 State St

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from New Haven, CT to Meriden, CT
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Based on 1 reviews
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September 13, 2019Business
It gets me to my job
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