There are 5 ways to get from New Haven to Meriden by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  21 min

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

$20 - $35

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Line 215 bus  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 215 bus from Church St and Chapel St to State St and RR Station 215

$1 - $4

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from New Haven to Meriden 19.3 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from New Haven to Meriden 19.3 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  23 min

  1. Take an Uber from New Haven to Meriden 19.3 miles

$26 - $35

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Church St and Chapel St and arriving at State St and RR Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 1 h 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New Haven Union Station station and arriving at Meriden Amtrak. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 21 min.

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The distance between New Haven and Meriden is 17 miles. The road distance is 19.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New Haven to Meriden without a car is to train which takes 21 min and costs .

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The train from New Haven Union Station to Meriden Amtrak takes 21 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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New Haven to Meriden bus services, operated by CT Transit, depart from Church St and Chapel St station.

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

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The best way to get from New Haven to Meriden is to train which takes 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 215 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 17 min.

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New Haven to Meriden bus services, operated by CT Transit, arrive at State St and RR Station.

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New Haven to Meriden train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Meriden Amtrak station.

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  • Distance: 17.2 miles
  • Duration: 21 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from New Haven to Meriden every 3 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 21 min. Alternatively, CT Transit operates a bus from New Haven to Meriden hourly. Tickets cost $1 - $4 and the journey takes 1 h 17 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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Meriden Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$20 - $30
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$25 - $35
Room
$120 - $180
Bus operators
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Church St and Chapel St to State St and RR Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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Other operators
Uber Connecticut
Website
uber.com
Towncar from New Haven to Meriden
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$26 - $35
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uber.com
UberX
$26 - $35
UberXL
$45 - $60
Premium
$65 - $85
Premium SUV
$85 - $110
Taxi from New Haven to Meriden
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 203-334-2121
Norwalk Taxi & Car Service
Phone
+1 203-855-1764
Website
norwalktaxi.com

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Yes, the driving distance between New Haven to Meriden is 19 miles. It takes approximately 23 min to drive from New Haven to Meriden.

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