Interstate highways and local roads serve New Haven Connecticut

Auto Routes to the New Haven Region

Getting to New Haven By Car

The Greater New Haven area is bisected by two Interstates, I-95 (which runs along the coast) and I-91 (which heads due north into Massachusetts).

From Hartford CT, Springfield MA and points north, take I - 91 South, which will lead you into New Haven.

From Rhode Island, Eastern Connecticut, and Eastern Massachusetts, take I-95 South along the coast.

From New York City and points south and west, take I-95 north along the coast.

To reach specific towns in the area:

Ansonia is located at exit 19 off CT Route 8, accessible from I-95 or CT Route 34.

To reach Bethany, take CT Routes 63, 69 or 42.

Derby is located off CT Route 8 at Exits 15 - 18.

East Haven is accessible via I-95 at exits 48 - 51, or I-91 at exit 8.

To reach Hamden, from I-91 take exit 10, or CT Route 15.

Milford, which runs along Long Island Sound, is reachable via I-95, exits 34-40.

The City of New Haven is reachable via I-95 at exits 45 - 48, I-91, exits 6 and 7. The northwestern corner of the city can be reached via CT Route 15.

To reach North Branford, take I-95 to exit 55 and follow CT Route 22.

North Haven is located off I-91 at Exits 9 - 12. U.S. Route 5 also runs through North Haven.

Orange is reached via I-95 at exit 41, CT Route 15 (exits 56 and 57) and CT Route 34.

In northernmost community in the region, Prospect is bisected by CT Route 69 (north/south) and CT Route 68 (east/west). The nearest major roads are I-84 to the north (pick up Route 69 at Exit 24) and CT Route 8 to the west (pick up Route 68 at exit 28).

Shelton is off CT Route 8 at exits 12 - 15.

West Haven can be reached via I-95 at Exits 41 - 45.

Woodbridge is located just north of New Haven, and is accessible via CT Routes 63, 67 and 69.