Parking and Transportation

Student Parking

Parking at West Campus for Students
Faculty, staff and students are assigned to one parking lot at Yale.  Those are the School of Nursing are assigned to park at West Campus.  School of Nursing students do not have to pay for parking at West Campus.  Parking at other Yale Lots around campus is prohibited.  However, various Yale owned parking lots on campus are open to the public after 4:00pm.  A Yale parking map can be found online at: 

Click here for information regarding automobiles registered out-of-state and kept in Connecticut.

If you have any questions, contact the Office of Parking & Transit at: (203) 432-9790.


Shuttle Bus and Escort Services
There are a number of shuttle bus services that operate routinely throughout the University Campus & West Campus.

Anyone holding a valid University ID may use the services free of charge. Visit the Yale Transit web site for up-to-date schedules and stops:

Escort services are provided by the University security office at all times. Students are encouraged to take advantage of this service, especially after dark. To request an escort, call (203) 785-5555 or (203) 432-9255.

The Yale Minibus service (or Nighttime Shuttle) offers another alternative for students who want to avoid walking alone at night. Free with a Yale ID, the minibus is on call from 6:00pm - 7:30am. (203) 432-6330

Commuter Services
The Shore Line East commuter rail service runs Monday through Friday serving the towns of New London, Old Saybrook, Westbrook, Clinton, Madison, Guilford, and Branford, arriving and departing from Union Station in New Haven.

Yale Zip Car - Zipcar is a car sharing program that uses revolutionary technology to make the process of car sharing safe, easy and convenient.

The Metro-North railroad service is available between Union Station and Grand Central Station, New York, seven days a week.

Ride Sharing / Car-Pooling

    ▪    Metropool
    ▪    The Rideshare Company (Hartford)
    ▪    Telecommute Connecticut
    ▪    2Plus: Partners in Transportation
    ▪    Easy Street Van Program
    ▪    CT Rides
    ▪    Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles
    ▪    Yale Travel Services


    ▪    Bradley International Airport
    ▪    Tweed-New Haven Airport
    ▪    Kennedy International Airport
    ▪    La Guardia Airport
    ▪    Newark Airport
    ▪    MTA Transportation to NYC Airports

Taxi and Limousine

    ▪    Connecticut Limousine
    ▪    Metro Taxi
    ▪    Prime Time Shuttle
    ▪    New Haven Taxi Co. - (203) 877-0000
    ▪    Yellow Cab Co. - (203) 777-5555

Bicycle Commuting

    ▪    Connecticut Bicycle Coalition
    ▪    Connecticut Bicycle Maps
    ▪    New Haven Bicycling
    ▪    Biking Map Front
    ▪    Biking Map Back


    ▪    Shore Line East commuter rail service
    ▪    Amtrak
    ▪    Metro-North Railroad

New York City

    ▪    Subways
    ▪    EZ-Pass
    ▪    MTA subways
    ▪    MTA buses