Tickets & Fares
One-Ticket/Any Train! Amtrak accepts all CTrail Hartford Line tickets onboard all Amtrak’s Regional* and Shuttle trains between New Haven, CT, and Springfield, MA. For passengers wishing to ride the Vermonter (trains 54,55, 56, 57), you should purchase a ticket through Amtrak.com, the Amtrak app, or an Amtrak ticket agent.
Valid Amtrak Tickets for travel between New Haven and Springfield will also be accepted on CTrail Hartford Line trains.
* Advanced Amtrak reservations and tickets are required for Amtrak Northeast Regional trains during holiday blackout periods through Amtrak.com, the Amtrak app, or an Amtrak ticket agent. CTrail tickets will not be accepted on these trains during holiday blackout periods.
** CTtransit Express 950 buses accept CTrail single ride, weekly & monthly tickets for travel between New Haven Union Station, New Haven State Street Station, Meriden Station, and Hartford Union Station. 10-ride tickets cannot be accepted. A CTrail Hartford Line Plus Bus ticket is not required to ride Route 950, however, a Plus Bus ticket is required for use on most connecting bus routes in Hartford, Meriden & New Haven.
CTtransit tickets of any type are not accepted on CTrail or Amtrak trains.