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There are 5 ways to get from Hartford to West Haven by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak to New Haven Union Station Shuttle / ...

$22 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Central Row and Travelers to Union Ave and Opp 49 Union Ave 950

$1 - $4

3 alternative options

Bus, line 229 bus  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Capitol Ave and State Library to Waterbury Rd Park and ride Lot and Waterbury Rd 928 / ...
  2. Take the line 229 bus from Waterbury Rd and Commuter Lot to Temple St and Chapel St 229

$4 - $12

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hartford to West Haven 42.1 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from Hartford to West Haven 42.1 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Hartford to West Haven is to bus which costs $1 - $4 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hartford to West Haven is to taxi which costs $220 - $270 and takes 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Central Row and Travelers and arriving at Union Ave and Opp 49 Union Ave. Services depart five times a day, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hartford Amtrak and arriving at New Haven Union Station station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 49 min.

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The distance between Hartford and West Haven is 37 miles. The road distance is 42.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Hartford to West Haven without a car is to train which takes 49 min and costs $22 - $45.

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The train from Hartford Amtrak to New Haven Union Station takes 49 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Hartford to West Haven bus services, operated by CT Transit, depart from Central Row and Travelers station.

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Hartford to West Haven train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Hartford Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Hartford to West Haven is to train which takes 49 min and costs $22 - $45. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1 - $4 and takes 1 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Hartford to West Haven.
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  • Distance: 36.9 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

What companies run services between Hartford, CT, USA and West Haven, CT, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Hartford to West Haven every 3 hours. Tickets cost $22 - $45 and the journey takes 49 min. Alternatively, CT Transit operates a bus from Hartford to West Haven 5 times a day. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 1 h 3 min.

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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hartford Amtrak to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Central Row and Travelers to Union Ave and Opp 49 Union Ave
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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Bus from Capitol Ave and State Library to Waterbury Rd Park and ride Lot and Waterbury Rd
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
Book at
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Bus from Waterbury Rd and Commuter Lot to Temple St and Chapel St
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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DATTCO
Phone
1-860-229-4878
Website
dattco.com
Bus from Hartford, CT - Capitol Ave. & Armory to Cheshire, CT Park & Ride Rt. 70, I-84 Exit 26
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
dattco.com
Other operators
Taxi from Hartford to West Haven
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
Ace Taxi Service
Phone
+1 860 244 999
Website
ace-taxi-service.com
Arrow Cab
Phone
+1 860 558 4825
Website
arrowcabct.com

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Hartford to West Haven bus services, operated by CT Transit, arrive at Union Ave and Opp 49 Union Ave station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hartford to West Haven is 42 miles. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from Hartford to West Haven.

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