How to travel from Washington, DC to New Haven, CT

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from Washington, DC to New Haven, CT

You can get from Washington, DC to New Haven, CT by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Washington, DC to New Haven, CT on Aug 21 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information between Washington, DC and New Haven, CT

distanceDistance273 miles (440 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $57
fastestFastest modeTrain • $42 (€39) • 4 h 48 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Amtrak

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 273 miles (440 km) from Washington, DC to New Haven, CT. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Washington, DC to New Haven, CT.

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There are 4 travel options from Washington, DC to New Haven, CT: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to New Haven, CT from Washington, DC is by taking a flight, which costs on average $22 (€20).

This is compared to other ways of getting to New Haven, CT:

A flight is $36 (€33) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Washington, DC to New Haven, CT costing on average $57 (€53).

A flight is $21 (€19) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Washington, DC to New Haven, CT costing on average $42 (€39).

The quickest way to travel between Washington, DC and New Haven, CT is by train, which takes on average 4 h 48 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 7 h 30 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

New Haven, CT is approximately 273 miles (440 km) away from Washington, DC.

The average frequency per day from Washington, DC to New Haven, CT is:

  • 14 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to New Haven, CT from Washington, DC as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Washington, DC to New Haven, CT:

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Washington, DC to New Haven, CT, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Flixbus can take you to New Haven, CT by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Washington, DC to New Haven, CT for $57 (€53).
    • Travel with Amtrak to go to New Haven, CT by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Amtrak Washington, DC to New Haven, CT tickets on Omio for $42 (€39).

    Yes, there are direct services available from Washington, DC to New Haven, CT with the following travel companies:

    • You can find around 13 direct trains per day and travel with Amtrak or Amtrak.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to New Haven, CT as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Washington, DC and New Haven, CT.

    Many of our customers traveling from Washington, DC to New Haven, CT don't make New Haven, CT their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after New Haven, CT are New York City, Boston or Friedrichshafen, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from New Haven, CT to any of these top destinations today!

    Before traveling from Washington, DC to New Haven, CT, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A bus ticket is costing on average $57 (€53) one way for this route.
    • A plane ticket is costing on average $22 (€20) one way for this trip.
    • A train ticket is costing on average $42 (€39) one way for this journey.

    But we recommend booking Washington, DC to New Haven, CT tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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