There are 5 ways to get from Boston to Yale University by train, bus or car

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Train via Church St and Elm St  •  2 h 22 min

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

$103 - $272

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Harford, CT Bz 0954 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Asylum St and High St to Waterbury Rd Park and ride Lot and Waterbury Rd 928 / ...

$18 - $35

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 28 min

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

$100 - $270

Bus Greyhound USA  •  3 h 35 min

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

$28 - $64

Drive  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Yale University 136 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Yale University is to drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Yale University is to train which costs $100 - $280 and takes 2 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Yale University. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Church St and Elm St via Hartford, Ct and Union Ave and Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Boston South Station Amtrak station and arriving at New Haven Union Station Amtrak station. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 4 min.

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The distance between Boston and Yale University is 121 miles. The road distance is 136 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Yale University without a car is to train which takes 2 h 22 min and costs $100 - $280.

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It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to get from Boston to Yale University, including transfers.

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Boston to Yale University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Boston, Ma station.

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Boston to Yale University train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston South Station Amtrak.

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The best way to get from Boston to Yale University is to train which takes 2 h 22 min and costs $100 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $28 - $65 and takes 3 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Yale University.
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  • Distance: 121 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 22 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Yale University, CT, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Yale University every 2 hours. Tickets cost $100 - $270 and the journey takes 2 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Yale University via Hartford, Ct, New Haven, Ct, Union Ave and Union Station, and Church St and Elm St in around 3 h 35 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New Haven Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$180 - $270
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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 30 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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Harford, CT
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Asylum St and High St to Waterbury Rd Park and ride Lot and Waterbury Rd
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
Book at
buypasses.storesecured.com
DATTCO
Phone
1-860-229-4878
Website
dattco.com
Bus from Hartford, CT - Union Station and Asylum Street to Cheshire, CT Park & Ride Rt. 70, I-84 Exit 26
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
dattco.com

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

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

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

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The nearest airport to Yale University is New Haven (HVN) Airport which is 3.5 miles away. Other nearby airports include Hartford (BDL) (44.8 miles), New York La Guardia (LGA) (62 miles), New York JFK (JFK) (64.5 miles) and Newark (EWR) (78.6 miles).

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There are 64+ hotels available in Yale University. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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