Cheap train tickets from New York City to New Haven, CT

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Cheapest

$52

Average

$72

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from New York City to New Haven, CT will cost around $ 72 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 52.

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07:50PMPenn Station1h50 09:40PMUnion Station, CT
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$521One-way
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06:49PMPenn Station1h48 08:37PMUnion Station, CT
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$521One-way
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12:30PMPenn Station1h38 02:08PMUnion Station, CT
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$521One-way
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11:33AMPenn Station1h38 01:11PMUnion Station, CT
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$521One-way
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06:50AMPenn Station1h48 08:38AMUnion Station, CT
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$521One-way

Train schedule from New York City to New Haven, CT

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06:15AMPenn Station1h43 07:58AMUnion Station, CT
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06:50AMPenn Station2h12 09:02AMNew Haven, CT
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06:50AMPenn Station4h02 10:52AMNew Haven, CT
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06:50AMPenn Station1h48 08:38AMUnion Station, CT
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08:00AMPenn Station1h37 09:37AMUnion Station, CT
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10:03AMPenn Station1h37 11:40AMUnion Station, CT
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11:00AMPenn Station1h44 12:44PMUnion Station, CT
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11:33AMPenn Station1h38 01:11PMUnion Station, CT
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12:03PMPenn Station1h39 01:42PMUnion Station, CT
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12:30PMPenn Station1h38 02:08PMUnion Station, CT
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02:00PMPenn Station1h42 03:42PMUnion Station, CT
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03:00PMPenn Station1h36 04:36PMUnion Station, CT
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03:30PMPenn Station1h42 05:12PMUnion Station, CT
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04:59PMPenn Station1h40 06:39PMUnion Station, CT
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05:38PMPenn Station1h47 07:25PMUnion Station, CT
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05:38PMPenn Station1h59 07:37PMNew Haven, CT
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06:49PMPenn Station2h04 08:53PMNew Haven, CT
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06:49PMPenn Station1h48 08:37PMUnion Station, CT
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07:00PMPenn Station1h41 08:41PMUnion Station, CT
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07:50PMPenn Station1h50 09:40PMUnion Station, CT
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07:50PMPenn Station2h07 09:57PMNew Haven, CT
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Jan 28
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Jan 29
$36Amtrak
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Jan 30
$36Amtrak
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Jan 31
$29Amtrak
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$20Amtrak
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$23Amtrak
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Fastest train times from New York City to New Haven, CT

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Fastest Journey

1 h 36 m

Average

1 h 53 m

Trains per day

21

Distance

112 km

Of the 21 trains that leave New York City for New Haven, CT every day 17 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 112 km distance in an average of 1 h 53 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 36 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 2 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

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03:00PMPenn Station1h36 04:36PMUnion Station, CT
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$1221One-way
2nd Fastest
10:03AMPenn Station1h37 11:40AMUnion Station, CT
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$991One-way
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08:00AMPenn Station1h37 09:37AMUnion Station, CT
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$991One-way
12:30PMPenn Station1h38 02:08PMUnion Station, CT
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$521One-way
11:33AMPenn Station1h38 01:11PMUnion Station, CT
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$521One-way

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Overview: Train from New York City to New Haven, CT

distanceDistance69 miles (111 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price$35 (€29)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from New York City to New Haven, CT cover the 69 miles (111 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 42 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $20 (€17), but the average price of train tickets is $35 (€29).

Train companies: Amtrak from New York City to New Haven, CT trains

You can travel by train between New York City and New Haven, CT with Amtrak for as low as $20 (€17). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak trains running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by train across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next train journey from New York City to New Haven, CT.

New York City to New Haven, CT train information with Amtrak:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 51 min
  • Average Price: $20
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

These are Amtrak's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between New York City and New Haven, CT:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

Trains from New York City to New Haven

There are various trains a day operating daily from New York City to New Haven. The trains depart out of New York City every hour or two. The journey is generally about 1h 40min long, covering the approximately 69 miles (111 km) between the two cities. The trains cross the state border form New York to Connecticut and travel along the water on the Long Island Sound.

   

New York City to New Haven Train Time: Daily Departures

The trains from New York City to New Haven run daily and every few hours. In total, there are over more or less 15 departures per day with either direct or connecting routes from New York City to New Haven. Most of the journeys are direct, however, there are a few that require one train change along the way. The first departure of the day out of New York City is normally at around 2:40 a.m., and the last one varies depending on the day of the week. There are times that the last train is at about 7:50 p.m., and others when there is another train departing at around 9:00 p.m.

How long is the journey by train from New York City to New Haven?

The journey by train from New York City to New Haven covers about 60 miles (111 km) in an average of 1h 40min or more. The duration of the trip depends on whether you travel on the high-speed train or the normal mid-distance one. The trip can also take longer if you opt for the routes with a connecting train. Most of the routes are direct, and don’t require changing trains at any point. However, there are a few options throughout the day that do have one train change, depending on the station in New Haven that you wish to go to.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from New York City to New Haven?

Departure train station: All of the routes traveling between New York City and New Haven depart from the New York City Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station. This train station is located in the heart of Manhattan, with convenient connections to various subway lines and bus routes to arrive from different parts of New York City. The best way to get to the station is probably by public transportation due to the traffic. Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station has a few cafes, ATMs and a newsstand.

Arrival train station: Almost all the direct trains to New Haven arrive at Union Station. This station is located about 1 mile (1.6 km) south of the city center of New Haven. There are public buses in front of the station that take you downtown in about 10min. Union Station has a restaurant, an ATM and a car rental agency available for travelers. There is on direct trip, on specific days, to the State Street and RR Station in New Haven, located in the center of the city.

New Haven Park Building. Source: Shutterstock

Which train companies travel from New York City to New Haven?

Amtrak Acela is the railroad company that operates all the routes from New York City to New Haven. Amtrak Acela has a few train lines that make the journey, such as the Acela high-speed train, the Northeast Regional line and the Vermonter. All of them offer direct routes to New Haven Union Station daily.

The Northeast Regional and Vermonter trains are standard mid-distance trains that tend to offer more affordable routes than the Acela high-speed trains. There are Amtrak Acela trains operating daily from New York City, departing more or less every couple of hours that take about 1h 40min to get to New Haven. Amtrak Acela also offers routes with one change in the New Haven Union Station that connect to the New Haven State Street Station in the city center. This generally only makes the duration of the trip about 20min longer.

Amtrak Acela trains from New York City to New Haven

Amtrak Acela is the only provider with train routes between New York City and New Haven, CT. Amtrak Acela has three different train lines operating these trips; the Acela high-speed train and the mid-distance Northeast Regional and Vermonter trains. All of these types of trains have direct routes between these two cities, that don’t require changing trains. The direct trips generally take from about 1h 38min to approximately 2h 4min. The high-speed Acela trains are normally faster than the others.

Train New York City to New Haven: Services on Board

The Northeast Regional trains offer seats in either Coach or Business Class. As for the Acela trains, the class options are both Business Class and First Class. The trips with a connecting train in Union Station traveling to State Street Station only have Coach Class for that segment within New Haven. The Vermonter trains only offer Coach Class seats as well. The luggage allowance for Amtrak Acela trains is limited to two personal items and two carry-on bags on board.

As for checked bags, none of these Amtrak Acela trains offer the service for this route. Domestic pets are generally allowed on board any Amtrak Acela train as long as they travel in Coach Class in a pet carrier that cannot weigh over 25 lbs (11 kg). As for traveling with bicycles, only the Northeast Regional and Vermonter trains allow carry-on bikes with prior reservation and paying a fee. If you’re traveling on Amtrak Acela and have reduced mobility, you can require assistance for boarding the train. The trains generally offer accessible seating as well as platforms or ramps to get on the train with a wheelchair.

How to find cheap train tickets from New York City to New Haven?

If you’re looking to find cheap train tickets from New York City to New haven, the most important thing is to book in advance. This is the main way of finding more affordable options since prices tend to increase the closer it gets to the departure date.

Being flexible with your travel dates can also help. Sometimes trains are cheaper at specific times or on specific days of the week. Flexibility allows you to choose the most affordable options. In the case of trains from New York City to New Haven, the Acela high-speed trains are generally more expensive to ride on than the Vermonter or Northeast Regional trains. It is also generally pricier to take the routes to New Haven at peak hours.

New Haven Winter Yale University. Source: Shutterstock

To New Haven by train—travel tips

Planning your visit to New Haven by train, you must know that the city is famous for being the home of Yale University. While you’re in town you should make sure to see the University, the Yale Center for British Art or the Yale University Art Center located in the heart of the New Haven city center.

Walk around to enjoy this New England city always buzzing with events or festivals, as well as its various shops and museums. Make your way to the known Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History too. If you’re looking to enjoy the outdoors, or maybe some peace and quiet, the East Rock Park and its Pardee Rose Gardens are the places to be. For those travelers who are in New Haven during the summer, you can’t miss out on experiencing the New Haven Summer Jazz Festival. As for the dining scene, New Haven is known for its diverse ad international cuisine.

Travel Tips: Trains from New York City to New Haven, CT

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FAQs

What is the price of the cheapest train from New York City to New Haven, CT?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from New York City to New Haven, CT to cost as little as $20 (€17)  in the next 7 days.

What is the price of a train ticket from New York City to New Haven, CT?

The New York City to New Haven, CT train ticket price is on average $35 (€29)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.

How far is it from New York City to New Haven, CT by train?

You should expect to travel around 69 miles (111 km)  between New York City and New Haven, CT by train.

How many hours is the train time from New York City to New Haven, CT?

On average the New York City to New Haven, CT train travel time is 1 h 42 min  for the 69 miles (111 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

What train providers go from New York City to New Haven, CT?

For the trip from New York City to New Haven, CT you can take a train with Amtrak. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from New York City to New Haven, CT on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many train services per day are there to New Haven, CT from New York City?

The average number of trains departing New York City for New Haven, CT is 17 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When can I take the first train from New York City to New Haven, CT? When can I take the last train for the day?

The earliest train for this journey departs from New York City at 11: 50 AM. The last train leaves from New York City at 11: 49 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from New York City to New Haven, CT and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

How early should I purchase New York City to New Haven, CT train tickets to get the best deals?

If you buy the New York City to New Haven, CT train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $35 (€29). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between New York City and New Haven, CT. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.