New Haven, Connecticut is located in the heart of the Northeast Corridor, approximately 70 miles north of New York City and 150 miles south of Boston. Our small dense city of 130,000 includes a thriving downtown with parks, shops, museums, and restaurants, with easy access to beaches, hiking trails, and charming nearby towns.
The recommended hotel for The Caribbean Digital conference is The Omni New Haven, where we have secured a group rate. To make a reservation at The Omni New Haven, please call the number is 800-843-6664.
From Interstate 95
Take I-95 N to New Haven. Exit 47 from I-95 N. The drive is about an hour and a half from New York City on low traffic. During hours of peak traffic it can last between three and four hours.
From Route 15
Take exit 60. Drive south on Dixwell Avenue for about five miles until you reach York Street. The drive is about an hour and a half from New York City on low traffic. During hours of peak traffic this way is preferred to I-95.
Due to our location in an urban environment, we cannot guarantee available parking.
On-street metered parking is available almost everywhere. Off-street parking is also available nearby. The Chapel-York Garage (65 Grove Street) is a private parking garages located within walking distance of the Humanities Quadrangle.
By Train or Bus
Union Station is minutes from the Yale campus. Metro-North offers frequent train service between New Haven and New York City. Amtrak provides train service to New Haven from Vermont, Providence, and Boston to the north, and from Washington, D.C., to the south, at prices that are competitive with air travel. Union Station is also a Greyhound (203-772-2470) bus terminal. Once you reach Union Station, we suggest that you use a local taxi service to reach the Yale campus. (There’s a taxi stand at the station.) A taxi will cost about $10. Local shuttle and bus services are also available for travel between Union Station and Yale.
New York City
New York and New Jersey options assume you will make your way from your chosen airport to New Haven by train.
Kennedy International Airport (JFK), 80 miles from campus in New York City, NY.
Connects to Metro North Grand Central via the Long Island Railroad or the E Train at Jamaica train station; GO Airport Shuttle (866-284-3247) offers private shuttle services.
LaGuardia International Airport (LGA), 72 miles from campus in New York City, NY.
LGA connects to Metro North at 125th Station via the M60 Bus or a taxi;
Newark International Airport (EWR), 92 miles from campus in Newark, NJ.
Amtrak provides direct train service from Newark airport to New Haven’s Union Station.
- Tweed New Haven Airport (HVN), 4 miles from campus, served by Avelo Airlines.
A very convenient option, but very few flights available.
- Hartford/Springfield Bradley International Airport (BDL), 53 miles
from campus in Windsor Locks, CT.
The closest option, next to Tweed. You might have to rent a car or take an (expensive) taxi or ride share from this location. Considering the added cost to this option, we cannot cover your expenses.