Interstate highways and local roads serve New Haven Connecticut
Auto Routes to the New Haven Region
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.