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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Acela Express / ...

$75 - $200

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 51 min

  1. 2010 / ...

$24 - $56

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Newark Airport Express
  2. New Haven

$29 - $58

Drive  •  1 h 39 min

  1. 87.8 miles

$8 - $13

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Newark to West Haven hourly. Tickets cost $75 - $200 and the journey takes 2 h 13 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Newark to West Haven every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $14 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to New Haven Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Milford
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$15 - $18
Off-peak onboard
$22 - $24
Onboard
$23 - $35
At station
$21 - $24
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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Questions & Answers

The distance between New Jersey and West Haven is 181 km. The road distance is 140 km.

The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to West Haven is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 39 min.

The quickest way to get from New Jersey to West Haven is to drive which takes 1 h 39 min and costs $8 - $13.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Newark Penn Station Amtrak and arriving at New Haven Union Station Amtrak. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 13 min.

No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey to West Haven. However, there are services departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Campbell Ave and Church St via New York, Ny and Union Ave and Cinque Grn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 51 min.

The train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to New Haven Union Station Amtrak takes 2 h 13 min including transfers and departs hourly.