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New London - Old Saybrook Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

14 trains operate daily from New London to Old Saybrook. The train trip from New London to Old Saybrook is usually about 20 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Amtrak train can get you there in as little as 17 minutes.

Distance15 mi (25 km)
Fastest train0h 17m
Lowest price$4.75
Trains per day14
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines2

What is the price of a train ticket from New London to Old Saybrook?

The average price for a train ticket from New London to Old Saybrook is $9.44, This is one of the best deals we’ve seen for train fares recently. By booking your trip at least 18 days in advance, you increase your chances of scoring even cheaper tickets. But if you wait until the day of your trip to book tickets, expect to pay $5.29 more.

Average prices by travel date

$15$10$5JulJul

For the next 30 days, the cost of a one-way train trip from New London to Old Saybrook will range from $9 to $15. If you're planning to travel by train to Old Saybrook in the upcoming week, the cheapest train ticket from New London you can find in the next 7 days is $9. Be sure to book your trip in advance as train ticket prices typically increase as your travel date approaches.

Monthly avg. prices

$25$20$15$10$5ASONDJFMAMJJ
Ticket prices for the train from New London to Old Saybrook often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in August when the average ticket price is only $7. If you're thinking of traveling from New London to Old Saybrook during December, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $13 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

$25$20$15$10$53020100

Planning ahead pays off when it comes to booking your train trip from New London to Old Saybrook. By reserving your ticket on Wanderu at least 18 days before departure, you can save around $5.29. Don't miss out on these savings — book in advance!

Which train should you take from New London to Old Saybrook?

2 train services operate from New London to Old Saybrook. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 8 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak80h 22m$5.16
Amtrak Northeast Regional60h 19m$18.11
  • 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 8 Amtrak trains from New London to Old Saybrook every day, as well as 8 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $5.

  • 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 6 daily train trips from New London to Old Saybrook, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between New London and Old Saybrook is approximately 15 miles, or 25 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 20 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 17 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Old Saybrook.

Thursday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from New London to Old Saybrook. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Thursday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Wednesday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

The earliest train departs New London at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 10:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 14 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from New London to Old Saybrook.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Old Saybrook to New London.

City Information

New London

New London is a seaport in Connecticut, located at the mouth of the Thames River. Since the city's growth was fueled by shipping and whaling in the 19th century, landmarks in New London commemorate its maritime history, like the Custom House Maritime Museum. Fort Trumbull State Park and Museum reflects the military presence in New London throughout its history, from the earthwork fort in the Revolutionary War to the home of the first Coast Guard Academy in 1915.

After brushing up on your history, kick back with a day at Ocean Beach. Swim in the Long Island Sound, grab some ice cream, play mini-golf, or attend one of the many summertime events and concerts at the beach.

Most flights to the area arrive at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, which is over an hour from New London. Luckily, Amtrak train service is abundant, and many scheduled Northeast Regional and Acela trains stop in New London. Intercity buses connect New London to other Northeast cities, including New York, Providence, Atlantic City, and New Haven.

Old Saybrook

Old Saybrook in Connecticut is a small but historic town along the end of the Connecticut River as it leads into the Long Island Sound. One of Old Saybrook's most famous residents was actress Katharine Hepburn, who lived here for much of her life. In the city, the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, or The Kate, holds artifacts from her career and presents cultural events and performances for the community.

Old Saybrook is blessed with gorgeous waterfront settings for outdoor activities, including Harveys Beach on the Sound and an enormous wildlife refuge called The Preserve.

Amtrak Northeast Regional trains from Boston to New York stop in Old Saybrook daily. A local commuter line stops at the same train station and provides service to New London and New Haven, from where many other intercity train and bus routes depart.

Station Information

Where is the train station in New London?

Main departure station: New London Union Station

There is one train station in New London.

All train stations in New London:

  • New London Union Station

Where is the train station in Old Saybrook?

Main arrival station: 455 Boston Post Rd Saybrook Junction Market Pl

Old Saybrook has one train station.

All train stations in Old Saybrook:

  • 455 Boston Post Rd Saybrook Junction Market Pl

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