Transportation

Air Service

Tweed New Haven Airport (HVN), New Haven. Served by American Airlines to Philadelphia, with connecting service to 330 domestic and international destinations. I-95, exit 50. 203-466-8833, www.flytweed.com 

Bradley International Airport (BDL), Hartford. Served by nine major carriers to 27 non-stop destinations and connecting services. International service to Dublin, via Aer Lingus, began in September 2016. Approximately 45 minutes north of New Haven, I-91, exit 40. 860-292-2000 or 888-624-1533, www.bradleyairport.com 

Meriden-Markham Municipal Airport (MMK), Meriden. The Airport accommodates single-engine and light twin-engine aircraft operated for business and pleasure. 203-630-2878, www.cityofmeriden.org 

JFK International Airport (JFK), New York. Served by all major carriers. AirTrain JFK provides direct access to MTA New York City Transit and the Long Island Rail Road. Approximately 2 hours southwest of New Haven. 718-244-4444, www.panynj.gov/airports/jfk.html 

LaGuardia International Airport (LGA), New York. Served by all major carriers. Approximately 2 hours southwest of New Haven. 718-533-3400, www.panynj.gov/airports/laguardia.html 

Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), New Jersey. Served by all major carriers. AirTrain Newark takes you between EWR and NJ Transit. Approximately 2.5 hours southwest of New Haven. 973-961-6000, www.panynj.gov/airports/newark-liberty.html 

T.F. Green Airport (PVD), Providence. Served by seven major carriers. Approximately 1.5 hours east of New Haven. 401-691-2471 or 888-268-7222, www.pvdairport.com 

Rail Service

Amtrak, Union Station, New Haven. Amtrak provides Northeast Corridor and Vermonter service at New Haven, with connecting services at New York Penn Station and Boston South Station, and all other Amtrak destinations. Acela and regional service are available. 800-USA-RAIL, www.amtrak.com 

Metro-North Railroad, Union Station, New Haven. Metro-North provides service between New Haven and Grand Central Station, New York City. 212-532-4900, from CT 877-690-5114, www.mta.info 

Shore Line East (SLE). SLE provides commuter service between New Haven and New London, daily to State Street Station and Union Station, New Haven. 877-287-4337, www.shorelineeast.com 

Ferry Service

Bridgeport and Port Jefferson Steamboat Co. provides year-round vehicle and passenger service between Bridgeport, CT and Port Jefferson, Long Island, NY. Crossing time approximately 1 hour, 20 minutes. 888-44-FERRY (CT only), www.88844ferry.com 

Cross Sound Ferry Services, Inc. provides year-round vehicle and passenger ferry service between New London, CT and Orient Point, Long Island, NY. Crossing time approximately 1 hour, 20 minutes. 860-443-5281 or 631-323-2525, www.longislandferry.com 

Ground Transportation Service

Applewood Limousine offers private car service to all Connecticut, New York and New Jersey airports. 203-874-7515 or 800-799-6690, www.applewoodlimo.com 

Connecticut Limousine (Union Station, 50 Union Ave., New Haven) serves Bradley, JFK, LaGuardia, and Newark International Airports. Call ahead or book online for local hotel stops in Meriden, Milford, New Haven (Union Station (parking), Yale Phelps Gate, Yale Alumni, Yale Medical School and Yale Science Hill) North Haven and Wallingford. Parking is not available at all locations. 800-472-LIMO or 203-783-6800, www.ctlimo.com 

GO Airport Shuttle Connecticut Service offers door-to-door service to JFK and LaGuardia as well as transportation services to White Plains Westchester County Airport, Hartford Bradley Airport, and Newark Liberty Airport. Discounts, as well as pickup and drop off, are available at Quinnipiac University, SCSU, Yale University and University of New Haven. 866-284-3247 or 203-891-1280, www.2theairport.com 

Hy’s Limo Service, 480 Island Ln., West Haven. Services all airports in New England and nationwide. Services CT Corporate, Luxury, Groups and family travel. 800-255-LIMO (5466) or 203-934-6331, www.hyslimo.com

Red Dot Airport Shuttle serves JFK and LaGuardia International Airports. Call ahead or book online for local hotel stops in Milford, New Haven, Orange and West Haven. 800-6-RED-DOT or 203-330-1005, www.ridethedot.com 

Local Bus Transportation

Connecticut Transit provides extensive public bus service in Greater New Haven, including Tweed New Haven Airport and Union Station. All buses wheelchair accessible and equipped with bike racks. 203-624-0151, www.cttransit.com 

Union Station-Downtown Shuttle by CT Transit provides a free shuttle between Union Station and Downtown every 20 minutes from 6:05 a.m. until 10:15 p.m., Monday-Friday. 203-624-0151, www.cttransit.com 

Milford Transit provides bus service in the Milford area and connecting destinations. All buses wheelchair accessible. 203-874-4507, www.milfordtransit.com 

Intercity Bus Transportation

Greyhound Bus Lines provides service from Union Station, New Haven. 203-772-2470 or 203-776-5998, www.greyhound.com 

Megabus provides service, curbside from Union Station, 50 Union Avenue, New Haven. 877-462-6342, www.megabus.com 

Peter Pan Bus provides service from Union Station, 50 Union Ave, New Haven. 800-343-9999, www.peterpanbus.com 

Taxi Service for New Haven Area

Checker Cab Co.    203-468-2678
Ecuamex Taxi 203-624-3333
Heritage Taxi  203-466-6666
Horizon Cab 203-777-5555
Metro Taxi (Offer wheelchair accessible taxis)

203-777-7777

www.metrotaxict.com   

Micro Taxi 203-777-7772
Milford/New Haven Taxi & Courier 203-877-0000
Shoreline Taxi 203-506-8294
Yellow Taxi 203-777-7770

Car Rental

Call 203-777-8550 or 800-332-STAY for car rental information and locations. 

Tweed Airport-Avis, Budget, Hertz, and Enterprise available
Union Station-Avis and ZipCar available

Parking in Downtown New Haven

New Haven is a very walkable city. Many visitors park once and walk throughout the Downtown. For short-and long-term visits, the Park New Haven has over 9,000 parking spaces at the Air Rights, Crown Street, Chapel Square, Temple Street, Temple/George, Granite Square garages and at 19 surface lots. Rates vary from facility to facility, as do the hours of operation. Several private companies provide off-street public parking as well.

Parking is more limited at Union Station and visitors are encouraged to use the Downtown shuttle or other means to access the station.

There are over 2,900 on-street parking meters, with time limits ranging from 15-minute to 12-hour parking depending on the location. On-street parking costs $1.50/hour. Meters in central downtown accept coins, Parkmobile, MasterCard/VISA or Discover and meters outside the central downtown area accept coins and Parkmobile. Parkmobile is a smart phone app that allows you to pay for metered parking with your Android, Blackberry, iPhone, and Windows Phone.

Further information can be obtained by contacting Park New Haven at 203-946-8936, www.parknewhaven.com 

Bicycling in New Haven

Bicycling is an enjoyable, inexpensive, efficient and environmentally friendly mode of transportation. In order to expand and improve safe and convenient access to this means of mobility, exercise and leisure, the City has an extended network of marked bike lanes and sharrows. Bicycles can be rented at many local bike shops.