Benefits of Riding the Bus
Yale commuters who ride the bus to work can:
- Use pre-tax savings to receive a discount on transit passes. Visit the Commuter Benefits page.
- Receive up to 3 free parking stays per month to use on days when you need your car.
- Receive Guaranteed Rides Home.
- Log your bus trips in CTrides Commuter Rewards to earn restaurant coupons, local retailer discounts, and tickets to shows and attractions.
Local Bus Services
CTtransit provides local and express bus services in the greater New Haven metro area. Get a CT GO Card for all bus trips via CTtransit and CTfastrack. Order your card through Workday in the Commuter/Transit section and call 1-877-352-5552 with questions. The CT Go Card uses Fare Capping to calculate your fare and apply any discounts you are elibigle to recives, so you are always paying the lowest fare with no guesswork.
Bicycles are accommodated on all CTTransit buses—as is also true for all Yale Shuttle buses—to facilitate your multi-modal trip.
NOTE: As of October 8, 2017, CTTransit is implemented a new statewide route numbering system. The new system is designated to work with new technologies such as real time bus information and will make the bus system easier for new and current riders to use. Find information on route number and name change and a renumbering chart, and for all other information visit the CTrransit website.
The Hartford Express connects various New Haven locations with Hartford, with stops at Park & Ride lots in Wethersfield and Middletown.
Megabus serves New Haven/Hartford/Boston with fares as low as $1.00 depending on how far in advance you book your trip.