There are 4 ways to get from Boston to New Haven by train, bus, night train or car

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Train  •  2h 7m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to New Haven Union Station Acela / ...

$30 - $110

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Bus  •  2h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to New Haven, CT Boston / ...

$14 - $29

2 alternative options

Night train  •  2h 24m

  1. Take the night train from Boston South Station to New Haven Union Station Northeast Regional

$50 - $110

Drive  •  2h 23m

  1. Drive from Boston to New Haven 136.2 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to New Haven is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to New Haven is to train which costs $30 - $110 and takes 2h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Boston South Buses and arriving at New Haven, CT. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Boston South Station station and arriving at New Haven Union Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 7m.

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The distance between Boston and New Haven is 121 miles. The road distance is 136.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to New Haven without a car is to train which takes 2h 7m and costs $30 - $110.

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The train from Boston South Station to New Haven Union Station takes 2h 7m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Boston to New Haven bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from Boston South Buses station.

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Boston to New Haven train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to New Haven is to train which takes 2h 7m and costs $30 - $110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $14 - $29 and takes 2h 15m.

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  • Distance: 121.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 7m

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and New Haven, CT, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Boston to New Haven every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 2h 7m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from Boston to New Haven 4 times a day. Tickets cost $14 - $21 and the journey takes 2h 15m. Greyhound USA also services this route 3 times a day.

Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $110
Business Class Seat
$80 - $150
Bus operators
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to New Haven, CT
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
boltbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $29
Flexible
$40 - $60

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Boston to New Haven bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at New Haven, CT station.

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Boston to New Haven train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New Haven Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to New Haven is 136 miles. It takes approximately 2h 23m to drive from Boston to New Haven.

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