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Gorgeous refurbished gigantic waiting room.

The waiting area is an opulent 19th Century masterpiece. Train access is by a gloomy, utilitarian... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
john w
Classic old train station

We picked up our daughter from her travels to Philadelphia and it was nice to visit the train... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2019
jer b
Bristol, Connecticut
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Such a charming station! Me & my family took the train ride going to New York & it surely was an experience that I can never forget.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

they saved and restored this wonderful piece of architecture i adore this building and that it still functions for its intended use pleases me to no end.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The waiting area is an opulent 19th Century masterpiece. Train access is by a gloomy, utilitarian underground tunnel, and the platforms are open to weather.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank john w
Reviewed April 5, 2019 via mobile

With the start of the 62 mile Hartford Line (Springfield, MA) in June 2018, Connecticut's busiest railroad station just got busier. For anyone coming from Western CT, MA, VT, and NH, a rider will often change trains in New Haven by simply walking across the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

This station is a blend of the old with its wooden seats in the waiting area and the new of the concessions lining this area! There are models of trains atop the seats and an old time feel of the lighting in the area. Took...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed February 8, 2019

We picked up our daughter from her travels to Philadelphia and it was nice to visit the train station again. Classic in design. The only issue is that the parking around the station is a bit crazy but if you persist, people do come and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jer b
Reviewed January 1, 2019

I was amazed at the décor inside the station. The waiting area is very large, and there is some food and vending available. Access to the tracks is below ground, and each section was clearly marked. This was a convenient way to travel from DC...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 21, 2018

Fast and efficient way to get from NEW Haven to Grand Central, NYC. Trains run frequently. Took MetroNorth early on a weekend morning and got to NYC before 10 am. You can get your ticket quickly from the machines, or by standing in line at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

new haven railroad station is one of the cleanest and hassle free station i ever visited. it has a very opulent and imposing structure with very nice washrooms....the bust stop is right outside for the faster connectivity to the town and around....

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank margdarshak
Reviewed October 18, 2018

This station is so convenient for a trip into NYC. The station is right across the street from the police department so I felt that my car was safe to park for the weekend.

Date of experience: October 2018
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April 3, 2019|
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Response from jer b | Reviewed this property |
I did not use the WiFi here as our time here was pretty short. Sorry.
March 15, 2019|
Response from Lovelandmom_12 | Reviewed this property |
I think it’s $15 each way look up metro north that’s the line from new haven to grand central nyc.
February 4, 2019|
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Response from v0yageur22 | Reviewed this property |
No, there isn't a bar there--but that is a great idea.