Yale Transportation Options

Car-Free

Living car-free in New Haven is possible because many goods and services are within bicyling and walking distance to campus. Additionally, there are an increasing number of transportation options including Yale's free shuttle system, planes, trains, busesZipcars, and car rentals which provide access to virtually anywhere, without the financial or logistical burdens of car ownership. Car-free transportation often provides a faster and more relaxing way to travel.

Below we provide information on what's available and how you can access it. For detailed information on what's in your neighborhood, try Walkscore.com, a great resource for new and old residents alike.

How do I get...

All of the locations below can be reached by CTTransit, or by simply taking out a Zipcar for as little as an hour. Get directions using Google Transit. Enter in your home address and the destination address, click "get directions," and Google will tell you how to get there by train or bus. The CTTransit bus costs $1.50 each way--or purchase a 10 ride ticket for $13.00 here.

To view all greater New Haven, CT Transit Routes click here.

Groceries

Airports
 

Tweed (New Haven)

Bradley International Airport (Windsor Locks)

New York: La Guardia/JFK

  • GO Airport Shuttle 1-(866)-2-TheAir or 1-866-284-3247 Option 1
  • CT Limo (be sure to select ">Yale" from the top menu bar before making your reservation) 800-472-LIMO

New York: White Plains - Westchester County

Newark

  • Amtrak 1-800-USA-RAIL (872-7245)
  • GO Airport Shuttle 1-(866)-2-TheAir or 1-866-284-3247 Option 1
  • CT Limo (be sure to select ">Yale" from the top menu bar before making your reservation) 800-472-LIMO

 Shopping

Outdoor activities

 Other things to do