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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from New Haven to New York?

Lowest Price$18.00
Fastest Train1h 31m
Trains Per Day17
Train Lines4

New Haven to New York Route Map

New Haven New York

Frequently Asked Questions

How is the bus versus the train from New Haven to New York City?

The train from New Haven to NYC is faster than the bus. The train typically takes between 1 hour and 45 minutes to 2 hours and 15 minutes depending on whether you ride the Acela or the Northeast Regional. The bus tends to take a little bit longer, with most between 2 hours and 15 minutes and 2 hours and 45 minutes.

Train tickets are more expensive than bus tickets for this route. Amtrak tickets average $55.64, while bus tickets average $12.13. However, the train is more comfortable, more scenic, and has the added benefit of a large bathroom and a Café Car.

On average, there are 9 daily bus trips between New Haven and New York, compared to 25 daily train trips.

Is it safe to travel by train from New Haven to New York 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.

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

In the last month, $32.67 was the average price of a train ticket from New Haven, CT to New York, NY. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 20 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $25.57 more than that for a same-day booking.

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

The distance between New Haven and New York is approximately 70 miles, or 112 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 46 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 31 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from New Haven to New York 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 Sunday 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 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. 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 New York?

There are 17 scheduled trains on most days. 15 of these are direct connections to New York. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from New York to New Haven. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from New Haven to New York for $9.00.

Which train should you take from New Haven to New York?

There are 4 train lines with service from New Haven, Connecticut to New York, New York. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 10 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak22h 12m$32.56
Amtrak Acela41h 37m$73.27
Amtrak Northeast Regional101h 47m$27.02
Amtrak Vermonter11h 49m$26.18

Where is the train station in New Haven?

The main train station in New Haven is called Union Station, but is also known as the New Haven Railroad Station. It is located at 50 Union Avenue, not too far from Yale University and the Long Wharf. This classic train station was built in 1920, after the original Union Station (which stood near the current Union Station parking garage) burned down. You can find amenities such as ATMs, restrooms, eateries and vending machines, and a convenience store for when you’re on the go. In total, there are 2 train stations in New Haven:
  • Union Station
  • State Street Station

Where is the train station in New York?

New York has one train station:

  • Penn Station

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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from New Haven, CT to New York, NY
Based on 4 ratings and reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
July 6, 2019Visiting family
They are relaxing once you find a seat
More help getting to the car that has open seats

Based on 1 reviews
Users that traveled with Amtrak Vermonter report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
December 6, 2019Solo travel
Comfort no hastle
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