Amtrak Northeast Corridor — Northeast Regional & Acela Services
Amtrak service to Boston, New York City, intermediate stations and beyond is available at New Haven Union Station. Amtrak tickets can be purchased online at Amtrak.com or at the Amtrak ticket window or Quik-Trak machine in New Haven Union Station.
New Haven Line (operated by Metro North)
All CTrail Hartford Line trains serve New Haven Union Station where customers can connect with the New Haven Line. In many cases, the connecting New Haven Line train will board across the platform from the arriving Hartford Line train, however, customers should check train information displays to confirm the track assignment for their connecting train. Connecting tickets for New Haven Line trains can be purchased from most CTrail Ticket Vending Machines (TVMs) or at Metro-North TVMs. For your return trip, customers can purchase both New Haven Line and Hartford Line tickets at Metro-North TVMs to avoid a surcharge for purchasing onboard. CTrail Hartford Line trains will hold for up to 10 minutes for late New Haven Line connecting trains.
Phone: (877-690-5114, in New York State, dial 511)
Shore Line East
Customers can connect with Shore Line East trains to New London and intermediate stations at New Haven Union Station. Connecting Shore Line East tickets can be purchased from CTrail Ticket Vending Machines, on board Shore Line East trains or at Amtrak’s New Haven Union Station ticket window.
Phone: 877-CTrides (1-877-287-4337).
Amtrak Vermonter (Trains 54, 55, 56, 57) Amtrak service to Vermont is available from New Haven, Meriden, Hartford, Windsor Locks and Springfield, MA. Amtrak tickets can be purchased online at Amtrak.com, or at ticket windows and Amtrak’s Quik-Trak machines in New Haven, Hartford, and Springfield. CTrail Hartford Line tickets are not valid on the Vermonter service, even if only traveling between Connecticut stations.
Bus services are available at all stations. However, routes and schedules vary by station. Connecting services include, CTtransit, CTfastrak, Pioneer Valley Transit Authority (PVTA), and Middletown Area Transit (MAT). Interstate carriers such as Greyhound, Peter Pan, and Megabus provide connections at some stations. Visit your station from our interactive map.
- CTfastrak Get easy access to CTfastrak at Hartford (Union Station). CTfastrak is bus rapid transit (BRT) service that connects to/from Waterbury, Cheshire, Southington, Bristol, Plainville, New Britain, Newington, West Hartford, Hartford and Manchester.
- 30-Kennedy Road (Bradley Airport) The 30 Kennedy Road (Bradley Airport) connects with the Hartford Line at Hartford Union Station. This easy connection makes travel to and from Bradley International Airport and the Connecticut Convention Center more convenient.
Free Commuter Shuttles available in downtown Hartford to make it easier to get more places including:
- Asylum Hill Shuttle linking Central Row and Pearl Street with Union Station, Asylum Hill and Capitol Avenue.
- Columbus Boulevard Shuttle linking Pearl Street and Central Row with Market Street & Columbus Boulevard.
- Hartford dash Shuttle, CTtransit's free circulator bus in downtown Hartford.
- New Haven Union Station Free Shuttle connects rail passengers using Union Station to additional off-site parking locations, including the Temple Street Garage and the parking lot at the former Coliseum site. All shuttle trips extend to the New Haven Green, creating easy connections to all other CTtransit local bus routes in New Haven.
- "The Loop" service in Springfield, MA provided by PVTA, will begin on August 24, 2018 coinciding with the opening of the MGM casino.
Taxi / Shared Ride
Hired or shared rides such as taxi, Uber and Lyft, can be used from any of the stations provided drivers are available in the area. Services vary by location.