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

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Train via Chapel St and Church St  •  2 h 29 min

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

$103 - $272

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Bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New Haven, CT Boston / ...

$13 - $45

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 31 min

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

$100 - $270

Night bus  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the night bus from Boston, Ma to New Haven, Ct 3413

$22 - $53

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 drive which costs $13 - $20 and takes 2 h 23 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Boston, MA - South Station station and arriving at New Haven, CT. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 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 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 29 min and costs $100 - $280.

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It takes approximately 2 h 29 min to get from Boston to Yale University, including transfers.

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Boston to Yale University bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Boston, MA - South Station.

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

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The best way to get from Boston to Yale University is to train which takes 2 h 29 min and costs $100 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $13 - $45 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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  • Distance: 121 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 29 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 hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $270 and the journey takes 2 h 7 min. Alternatively, Boltbus operates a bus from Boston to Yale University 3 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $21 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Two other operators also service this route.

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
+1 215-856-7924
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
Bus operators
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
$13 - $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, Ma to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Night bus from Boston, Ma to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Boston to Yale University bus services, operated by Boltbus, 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.

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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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There are 62+ hotels available in Yale University. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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