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Trip Summary

There are usually 2 daily train trips available from New Haven to Newark. Traveling by train from New Haven to Newark usually takes 4 hours and 31 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Northeast Regional train can make the trip in 3 hours and 57 minutes.

Distance186 mi (299 km)
Fastest train3h 57m
Lowest price$46.00
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Northeast Regional
Train lines2

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

Over the past month, a train ticket between New Haven, CT and Newark, DE cost $46.50, on average. This price makes taking the train a budget-friendly option to get to Newark. Booking your trip at least 26 days in advance can help you secure tickets at the best price. For same-day bookings, you’ll likely have to pay around $153.29 more.

Monthly avg. prices

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Ticket prices for the train from New Haven to Newark often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in September when the average ticket price is only $81. If you're thinking of traveling from New Haven to Newark during December, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $129 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in December, is to book your trip well in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Planning ahead pays off when it comes to booking your train trip from New Haven to Newark. By reserving your ticket on Wanderu at least 26 days before departure, you can save around $153.29. Don't miss out on these savings — book in advance!

Which train should you take from New Haven to Newark?

2 train services operate from New Haven to Newark. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak35h 19m$169.44
Amtrak Northeast Regional14h 11m$134.05
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 3 Amtrak trains from New Haven to Newark every day, as well as 3 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $94.

  • The Northeast Regional is Amtrak’s passenger rail service that runs between Boston, MA and Virginia Beach, VA, connecting over 50 cities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. While the line’s downtown-to-downtown train service makes traveling between the biggest cities in the Northeast convenient and hassle-free, the train’s amenities make the journey comfortable and relaxing as well. Amtrak passengers can enjoy large seats with extra legroom and power outlets, as well as free WiFi and clean bathrooms. With 1 daily train trips from New Haven to Newark, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between New Haven and Newark is approximately 186 miles, or 299 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 31 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 57 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

Trains from New Haven to Newark are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

The earliest train departs New Haven at 9:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Trains leave the station in New Haven twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Newark with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

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

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.

Newark

Newark, Delaware, is a small city packed with history and culture. The picturesque Historic Courthouse, which dates to the 18th century, boasts an impressive stone exterior and a Tiffany glass skylight inside. The Iron Hill School Museum is exactly what it says on the tin: a museum in a historic schoolhouse on Iron Hill. The small building is filled to the brim with natural history exhibits and Native American artifacts. For those too cool for school, swing by the free Mineralogical Museum on the University of Delaware campus for one of the best mineral, crystal, and gem collections in the U.S.

Newark is also known for its excellent dining at places like Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant, the Stone Balloon Ale House, or Home Grown Cafe. When you’re ready to work off those meals, visit Glasgow Park Trail, with a basketball court, tennis court, and a general exercise area. The Newark Shopping Center is the local go-to for eating and shopping, or take a drive out to Christiana Mall between Newark and Wilmington for more options.

Amtrak connects the city to Philadelphia, Newark (the other one), and Baltimore from the Newark Train Station, right next to the University of Delaware campus. Flixbus also has service across Delaware, with routes connecting Newark to Boston, Charlotte, and Greensboro.

Station Information

Where is the train station in New Haven?

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Main departure station: Union Station

Union Station in New Haven is Connecticut’s most important transportation hub and is also one of the busiest stations in Amtrak’s national rail network. The station serves interstate Amtrak passenger trains that run along the Northeast Corridor between Washington, DC and Boston. Additionally, there are several commuter rail services operated by Amtrak, MTA and CTrail that connect New Haven to the likes of New York and Hartford. Union Station also accommodates CTtransit’s local buses services as well as intercity bus travel from carriers including Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Lines. In addition, a free shuttle service is available from Union Station to New Haven Green in the city’s modern downtown.

All train stations in New Haven:

  • Union Station

  • State Street Station

Where is the train station in Newark?

Main arrival station: 10 Mopar Dr

Newark has one train station.

All train stations in Newark:

  • 10 Mopar Dr

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