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There are 11 ways to get from Washington to New Haven by train, bus, car, plane or subway

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  4h 34m

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

$150 - $410

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Bus Eastern Bus  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. Washington DC-NYC
  2. Take the bus from 7 Av/W 36 St to New Haven, CT Ny

$31 - $39

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to NY Port Authority Bus Terminal Peter Pan / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct 2010 / ...

$33 - $99

Drive  •  5h 28m

  1. Drive from Washington to New Haven 306.9 miles

$30 - $45

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train  •  5h 17m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station

$138 - $633

Fly Reagan Washington to Hartford, train  •  5h 8m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Hartford (BDL) DCA - BDL
  2. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station to New Haven State Street Station

$106 - $302

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  5h 20m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York JFK (JFK) DCA - JFK
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station

$152 - $514

Fly Reagan Washington to White Plains, train  •  5h 39m

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to White Plains (HPN) DCA - HPN
  2. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station to New Haven Union Station

$173 - $770

Train to Baltimore, fly to Hartford, train  •  5h 11m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Hartford (BDL) BWI - BDL
  3. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station to New Haven State Street Station

$164 - $499

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Hartford, train  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Hartford (BDL) IAD - BDL
  3. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak Station to New Haven State Street Station

$122 - $379

Train to Baltimore, fly to Islip, train  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Islip (ISP) BWI - ISP
  3. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
  4. Take the train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station

$299 - $798

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to New Haven is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to New Haven is to train which costs $150 - $410 and takes 4h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington station to New Haven. However, there are services departing from Washington, DC - Union Station and arriving at New Haven, Ct via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station station and arriving at New Haven Union Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 34m.

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The distance between Washington and New Haven is 275 miles. The road distance is 306.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to New Haven without a car is to train which takes 4h 34m and costs $150 - $410.

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The train from Washington Union Station to New Haven Union Station takes 4h 34m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Washington to New Haven bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Washington, DC - Union Station.

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Washington to New Haven train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to New Haven is to train which takes 4h 34m and costs $150 - $410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $100 and takes 7h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Washington to New Haven.
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  • Distance: 275.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 34m

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Washington to New Haven hourly. Tickets cost $150 - $410 and the journey takes 4h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to New Haven via NY Port Authority Bus Terminal and New York, Ny in around 7h 5m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hartford via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to White Plains
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Baltimore to Hartford via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Baltimore to Islip via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Baltimore to Islip
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$150 - $300
First Class Seat
$250 - $410
Train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
Train from Stamford Amtrak Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Hartford Amtrak Station to New Haven State Street Station
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 4 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
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Stamford to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$11 - $13
Off-peak onboard
$18 - $19
Onboard
$17 - $24
At station
$14 - $18
Shore Line East
Website
shorelineeast.com
Train from Stamford to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
shorelineeast.com
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
LIRR
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to NY Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Haven
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
peterpanbus.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St.
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
easternbus.com
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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 59m.

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Washington to New Haven bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New Haven, Ct station.

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Washington to New Haven train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New Haven Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to New Haven is 307 miles. It takes approximately 5h 28m to drive from Washington to New Haven.

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Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Reagan Washington Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 66+ hotels available in New Haven. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15m and costs $2 - $4.

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