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There are 4 ways to get from New Jersey to West Haven by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 8m

  1. Take the train from Newark to New Haven Union Station Acela / ...

$27 - $80

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Bus  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Bus Lanes to Port Authority Bus Terminal 108 / ...
  2. Take the bus from 230 W 36th St. NYC to New Haven, CT Ny

$11 - $28

2 alternative options

Train via Grand Central  •  3h 14m

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to New Haven New Haven

$21 - $63

Drive  •  1h 41m

  1. Drive from Newark to West Haven 83.2 miles

$8 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to West Haven is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to West Haven is to drive which costs $8 - $12 and takes 1h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey to West Haven. However, there are services departing from Bus Lanes and arriving at New Haven, CT via 230 W 36th St. NYC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 10m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark and arriving at New Haven Union Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 8m.

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The distance between New Jersey and West Haven is 113 miles. The road distance is 83.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to West Haven without a car is to train which takes 2h 8m and costs $27 - $80.

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The train from Newark to New Haven Union Station takes 2h 8m including transfers and departs hourly.

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New Jersey to West Haven bus services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Bus Lanes station.

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New Jersey to West Haven train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Newark station.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to West Haven is to train which takes 2h 8m and costs $27 - $80. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $11 - $29 and takes 3h 10m.

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Map of how to get from New Jersey to West Haven.
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  • Distance: 113.1 miles
  • Duration: 2h 8m

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

Amtrak operates a train from Newark to New Haven Union Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $40 and the journey takes 2h 8m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newark to West Haven via Port Authority Bus Terminal and 230 W 36th St. NYC in around 3h 10m.

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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to New Haven
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
At Station Off-Peak
$16 - $20
Onboard Off-Peak
$25
At Station Peak
$22 - $26
Onboard-Peak
$29 - $32
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 Newark to New York
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$24 - $35
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Newark Penn Station to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from 230 W 36th St. NYC to New Haven, CT
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
boltbus.com

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New Jersey to West Haven bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at New Haven, CT station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to West Haven is 83 miles. It takes approximately 1h 41m to drive from New Jersey to West Haven.

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