Benefits of Riding the Train
Yale commuters who use the train to get to work can:
- Use pre-tax savings to receive a discount on passes. Visit the Commuter Benefits page.
- Receive up to 3 free parking stays per month to use on days when you need your car.
- A Guaranteed Ride Home.
- Log your trips in CTrides Commuter Rewards to earn restaurant coupons, local retailer discounts, and tickets to shows and attractions.
New Haven is served by two train stations:
Looking for service to/from…
The Connecticut Shoreline? Shoreline East
New York City? Metro North
Harford? The Hartford Line rail service between New Haven, Hartford, and Springfield, MA will begin in June 2018.
Northeast Corridor and beyond? Amtrak
Transportation between New Haven Train Stations and Campus
Union Station Shuttle: The Union Station shuttle connects the New Haven Green, various downtown locations, parking, and Union Station—every 20 minutes. Map and schedule
Yale Shuttle: The Yale Shuttle provides service between Union Station and and campus destinations. Please note that there are now TWO shuttle stop locations in front of Union Station. If the stop directly in front of the station is congested, shuttle drivers pick up in front of the parking garage. Please look for Shuttles in both locations.
For information on access to train stations at your place of origin, contact the local transit authority or town/city government where the train station is located. Some towns offer commuter connection services and most manage parking arrangements at the train stations.
Train Rider Advocacy
Please use the transit comment form to report commendations, inquiries or complaints about train service. If you are interested in advocating for more and better train service? Consider joining the CT Rail Commuter Council.