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There are 10 ways to get from Washington to New Haven by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 42m

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

$45 - $150

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Bus via Washington DC  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to Midtown NYC FlixBus
  2. Take the bus from 230 W 36th St. NYC to New Haven, CT Ny

$22 - $31

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Bus  •  7h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to New York, Ny 2906 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct 2010 / ...

$43 - $61

Drive  •  5h 31m

  1. Drive from Washington to New Haven 302.9 miles

$29 - $45

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train  •  5h 31m

  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

$90 - $367

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  5h 31m

  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

$162 - $459

Fly Reagan Washington to Hartford, train  •  5h 32m

  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

$77 - $202

Train to Baltimore, fly to Hartford, train  •  5h 45m

  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

$132 - $460

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, train  •  6h 21m

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

$145 - $743

Fly Reagan Washington to White Plains, train  •  6h 45m

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

$113 - $675

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to New Haven is to bus via Washington DC which costs $22 - $35 and takes 7h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to New Haven is to train which costs $45 - $150 and takes 4h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to New Haven. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at New Haven, Ct via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 9m.

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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 42m.

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The distance between Washington and New Haven is 275 miles. The road distance is 302.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to New Haven without a car is to train which takes 4h 42m and costs $45 - $150.

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The train from Washington Union Station to New Haven Union Station takes 4h 42m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Washington to New Haven bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Washington, Dc station.

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Washington to New Haven train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Washington Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington to New Haven is to train which takes 4h 42m and costs $45 - $150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7h 9m.

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  • Distance: 275.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 42m

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

Amtrak operates a train from Washington Union Station to New Haven Union Station every 4 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 4h 42m. Amtrak Northeast Regional also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to New Haven via New York, Ny in around 7h 9m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hartford via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Reagan Washington to White Plains
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $450
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $330
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
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 Washington Union Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Hartford Amtrak Station to New Haven State Street Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$29 - $45
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Stamford Amtrak Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$30 - $45
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 Washington Union Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$70 - $150
Business Class Seat
$110 - $210
Train from New York Penn Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $120
Train from Hartford Amtrak Station to New Haven State Street Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $100
Train from Stamford Amtrak Station to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Stamford to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Schedules at
mta.info
At Station Off-Peak
$11 - $15
Onboard Off-Peak
$19
At Station Peak
$16 - $18
Onboard-Peak
$22 - $25
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 Washington, Dc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$30 - $50
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Washington DC to Midtown NYC
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 13m.

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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, arrive at New Haven Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to New Haven is 303 miles. It takes approximately 5h 31m 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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Book your Washington to New Haven train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Washington to New Haven bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 74+ hotels available in New Haven. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs $2 - $3.

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