There are 5 ways to get from Boston to New Haven by train, bus, tram or car

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Train  •  2 h 7 min

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

$100 - $270

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Tram, bus  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the tram from Government Center to Riverside D
  2. Take the bus from Newton, MA to New Haven, CT

$8

3 alternative options

Bus via Hartford, Ct  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct 2561 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to New Haven, Ct 2021 / ...

$27 - $60

Bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to New Haven, Ct 3423 / ...

$14 - $50

Drive  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Boston to New Haven 136.2 miles

$13 - $20

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at New Haven, Ct. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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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 2 h 7 min.

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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 2 h 7 min and costs .

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

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Boston to New Haven bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Boston, Ma station.

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Boston to New Haven train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to New Haven is to train which takes 2 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 16 min.

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Boston to New Haven bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New Haven, Ct station.

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

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Map of how to get from Boston to New Haven.
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  • Distance: 121.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 7 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to New Haven hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $270 and the journey takes 2 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to New Haven via Hartford, Ct in around 3 h 16 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$180 - $270
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Tram from Government Center to Riverside
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
mbta.com
Bus operators
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, Ma to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Hartford, Ct to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from Boston, Ma to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New Haven, CT
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
boltbus.com
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Newton, MA to New Haven, CT
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Website
gobuses.com

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

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