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Ways to Commute

The Connecticut Department of Transportation wants to help you find the best way to work. That's why we offer, Connecticut's centralized commuting resource.

Commute: Train

Commuting by Train

Shore Line East

Connecticut's Shore Line East rail service provides fast and easy transportation between New London and New Haven seven days a week with Metro-North connections to destinations west of New Haven.

Shore Line East serves approximately 55,000 riders per month, both commuters and leisure travelers. Free parking is available at all Shore Line East stations (except New London and New Haven).

Shore Line East Connections

Check out the Shore Line East schedule online for additional connections and destinations.
Or visit our town-by-town Transit Finder to see what rail options are available in your town.
Or call our Customer Service Team at
(877) CTrides (877-287-4337)

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Get rail alerts on your phone: Text “follow @ShoreLineEast” to 40404

New Haven Line

The New Haven Line, operated by Metro-North Railroad, consists of the New Haven Main Line (from New Haven through Greenwich to stations in New York, ending at Grand Central Terminal in New York City) and the New Canaan, Danbury and Waterbury Branch Lines. Service is provided 7 days a week. 532-4900
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Amtrak offers local, regional, and national services as an alternative for Connecticut commuters.

The New Haven – Springfield Service is a shuttle service that operates seven days per week between New Haven and Springfield, Massachusetts, with stops in Wallingford, Meriden, Berlin, Hartford, Windsor, and Windsor Locks.
(800) USA-RAIL