DIRECTIONS TO CAMPUS
Yale is located in New Haven, Connecticut (Google Maps), about two hours northeast of New York City and two and a half hours southwest of Boston. The Visitor Center is located at 149 Elm Street, across the street from the New Haven Green.
As you plan your trip or commute to Yale, please consider leaving your car at home and supporting the university’s sustainability efforts. Yale’s Transportation Options Program offers extensive information on alternative transportation to and around campus.
Visitors Coming by Plane
Tweed New Haven Airport is 10 minutes from the Yale campus by car or taxi. There is frequent limousine service from other major airports.
Visitors Coming by Train
At the New Haven railroad station, take a taxi to the Visitor Center. The taxi stand is located in front of Union Station. The Visitor Center is located at 149 Elm Street.
From the north: Connect to I-91 North in New Haven; take Exit 3 (Trumbull Street) and follow directions below for I-91. From the south: Connect to I-91 North in New Haven (left exit); take Exit 3 (Trumbull Street) and follow directions below for I-91.
From the north or south: Take Exit 3 (Trumbull Street). Stay in the middle lane and continue straight onto Trumbull Street to the fifth traffic light. Turn left onto Prospect Street and continue for one block. Prospect Street becomes College Street at this point. Continue for 2 blocks and turn left onto Elm Street. The Visitor Center is located on the lefthand side of the street, opposite the New Haven Green.
Route 15 (Wilbur Cross/Merritt Parkways)
From the north: Take Exit 61. Drive south on Whitney Avenue for approximately five miles. Turn right on Sachem Street at the Peabody Museum traffic light. Continue to next traffic light and turn left onto Prospect Street. At the second traffic light, Prospect Street becomes College Street. Continue for 2 blocks and turn left onto Elm Street. The Visitor Center is located on the lefthand side of the street, opposite the New Haven Green.
From the south: Take Exit 57. Drive east on Route 34 (Derby Avenue) for approximately five miles past the Yale Athletic Fields. Turn left onto Route 10 North, Ella T. Grasso Boulevard. Proceed to the fifth traffic light and turn right onto Whalley Avenue. Whalley becomes Broadway in 1 mile, and Broadway becomes Elm Street in another 0.2 miles. Continue on Elm for 2-1/2 blocks. The Visitor Center is located on the lefthand side of the street, opposite the New Haven Green.
From the west: Follow directions from Route 34 above.
Downtown New Haven has more than 15,000 parking spots, with metered street parking as well as commercial garages and surface lots. All parking meters are in effect until 9 pm, Monday through Saturday; time limits are waived after 5 pm, so you can pay for up to 4 hours of parking in the evening. The current meter rate is $1.50 per hour, and meters in the city center accept credit cards.
CHILDCARE: If you are looking for childcare options, resources are available at www.care.com. Please note that Yale, the AYA, and the Yale Asian Alumni Reunion cannot endorse, vet, or take responsibility for childcare providers listed on this site. Any arrangements must be made independently, strictly between the parent and vendor and without involvement by Yale University.