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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Newark to New Haven?

Lowest Price$18.00
Fastest Train1h 59m
Trains Per Day14
Train Lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Newark to New Haven during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

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

In the last month, $28.19 was the average price of a train ticket from Newark, NJ to New Haven, 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 18 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $34.93 more than that for a same-day booking.

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

The distance between Newark and New Haven is approximately 76 miles, or 122 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 32 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 59 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 Newark to New Haven are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Newark at 1:00am 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 Newark to New Haven?

There are 14 scheduled trains on most days. 18 of these are direct connections to New Haven. 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 Haven to Newark. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Newark to New Haven for $13.00.

Which train should you take from Newark to New Haven?

There are 3 train lines with service from Newark, New Jersey to New Haven, Connecticut. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 8 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak32h 49m$28.66
Amtrak Acela32h 6m$66.28
Amtrak Northeast Regional82h 33m$28.20

Amtrak train tickets from Newark to New Haven start from $18, and on average cost $29. Daily there are 3 Amtrak schedules to New Haven. Amtrak in Newark leaves from Penn Station and one other station. And in New Haven trains arrive at State Street Station and one other train station. From Newark to New Haven train travel on Amtrak takes 2 hours and 49 minutes. If you are looking to get to New Haven faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 59 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 5 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $33 for a one-way train ticket to New Haven.

Amtrak Acela train tickets from Newark to New Haven start from $65, and on average cost $66. Daily there are 3 Amtrak Acela schedules to New Haven. Amtrak Acela in Newark leaves from Penn Station, And in New Haven trains arrive at Union Station, From Newark to New Haven train travel on Amtrak Acela takes 2 hours and 6 minutes. If you are looking to get to New Haven faster, Amtrak Acela offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 59 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Acela offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $67 for a one-way train ticket to New Haven.

Amtrak Northeast Regional train tickets from Newark to New Haven start from $18, and on average cost $28. Daily there are 8 Amtrak Northeast Regional schedules to New Haven. Amtrak Northeast Regional in Newark leaves from Penn Station and one other station. And in New Haven trains arrive at Union Station and one other train station. From Newark to New Haven train travel on Amtrak Northeast Regional takes 2 hours and 33 minutes. If you are looking to get to New Haven faster, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 59 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Northeast Regional offers 14 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $31 for a one-way train ticket to New Haven.

Where is the train station in Newark?

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

  • Penn Station
  • Newark Intl Airport

Where is the train station in New Haven?

New Haven receives travelers from Newark at its two active train stations:

  • Union Station
  • State Street Station

Price trends for trains from Newark to New Haven

Average prices by travel date

$45$30$15FebMar

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Newark, NJ to New Haven, CT

(Based on 6 ratings and reviews)

4.8

5.0

Julia

January 11, 2020 - Regular commuter

Amtrak Vermonter

pretty good.pretty good.

5.0

Shelley

July 17, 2019 - Visiting family

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: Ease of travel. Cons: Cleanliness of trains and waiting areas need better AC. Pros: Ease of travel. Cons: Cleanliness of trains and waiting areas need better AC.

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