TRAVEL, DIRECTIONS, AND PARKING
The Yale Center for British Art is located at:
- 1080 Chapel Street‚ PO Box 208280
New Haven‚ Connecticut 06520-8280
203 432 2800
There are several options for traveling to and from New Haven. Following are some guidelines to help you plan your trip.
The Tweed-New Haven Airport is located about 15 minutes from Yale Campus and is serviced by U.S. Airways Express commuter service and Pan Am Clipper Connection. Taxis from Tweed cost about $15 one way. There will be a taxi stand outside the baggage claim area, or you may call Metro Taxi at 203-777-7777.
Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, CT, an approximate one-hour commute, is convenient and offers a wide variety of carriers. Taxis from Bradley to New Haven will cost around $100. Ground transportation from Bradley International Airport to New Haven is also serviced by Connecticut Limo (http://www.ctlimo.com/ or 800-472-LIMO) and will cost approximately $42 one way. Connecticut Limo may make several stops en route to New Haven and will let passengers out at its Long Wharf Terminal. Passengers should plan to take a taxi from Long Wharf Terminal to Yale Campus, a 10-minute ride (approximately $15). You may also make a special request to be dropped off at Phelps Gate on Yale Campus, about a 10-minute walk to Swing Dorm where the group will be staying.
Other air travel options include the New York area airports: JFK, LaGuardia, and Newark, which are about an hour and a half commute from New Haven. All three airports are also serviced by Connecticut Limo (see information above). Additionally, Prime Time Shuttle (http://www.2theairport.com/ or 800-377-8745), provides transportation from JFK and LaGuardia. Prime Time Shuttle will also drop off passengers at Phelps Gate on Yale Campus. Taxis from JFK, LaGuardia, and Newark to New Haven will cost about $150 to $175.
Passengers flying into Newark may also take Amtrak directly into New Haven. (See information below.)
Amtrak and MetroNorth Rail provide service directly into New Haven's Union Station, about a 10-minute cab ride from downtown New Haven and Yale Campus. For information on Amtrak schedules and fares, please visit http://www.amtrak.com or call 800-872-7245. For more information on Metro-North (regional service) visit http://www.mta.nyc.ny.us/mnr/index.html or call 800 638 7646.
From I-91 and I-95‚ take the Downtown New Haven exit onto 34 West. From 34 West‚ take exit 3. Turn right at the first light onto York Street. Proceed two and a half blocks to the Center’s parking lot on the right‚ across from the Chapel-York Garage. Parking is available for a small fee.
The Yale Center for British Art has limited space. Metered street parking and public garages near the museum offer additional spots. There is also indoor parking at the Chapel-York Garage on York Street.
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