Yale Department of Sociology
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Visitors Coming by Automobile
Via Route 15 (Wilbur Cross/Merritt Parkways)
From points north: Take Exit 61. Drive south on Whitney Avenue for approximately 5 miles. Continue onto Temple Street for 1/4 mile. Turn right onto Grove Street for 1/8 mile. Turn left onto College Street. Destination will be on the left.
From points south: Take Exit 57. Drive east on Route 34 (Derby Avenue) for five miles to the fork of Derby Avenue and George Street (three blocks past the Yale Athletic Fields). Bear right on George Street. Continue on George Street to York Street. Turn left on York Street and then the third right on Elm Street. Continue on Elm for two blocks. Turn left onto College St. at the second stoplight. Destination will be on the right.
Via Interstate 95
From points north: Turn off turnpike at I-91 North Exit (Hartford, Springfield Exit) and continue for a short distance on I-91 to Trumbull Street Exit 3. Continue straight 1/4 mile. Turn left onto Orange St for 1/4 mile. Turn right onto Grove St. 1/3 mile. Turn left onto College St. Destination will be on the left.
From points south: Take Exit 48 on the left to merge onto I-91 N toward Hartford. Take exit 3 for Trumbull St. Continue straight 1/4 mile. Turn left onto Orange St for 1/4 mile. Turn right onto Grove St. 1/3 mi. Turn left onto College St. Destination will be on the left
Via Interstate 91
From points north and south: Take Exit 3 (Trumbull Street Exit). Head west on Trumbull St toward Prospect St. Turn left onto Prospect St .1 mile. Continue onto College St. Destination will be on the left
On-street metered parking is available in front of the Department and around campus.
Visitors Coming by Train
On weekdays there is hourly Metro-North service to New Haven from Grand Central Station in New York. For weekend schedule and further information, call 1-800-638-7646. Amtrak service is scheduled daily from Boston or Washington, D.C. via Penn Station in New York. Call 1-800-USA-RAIL (or check the Amtrak web site). Local taxi service is available from the railroad station.
Visitors Coming by Plane
Tweed-New Haven Airport, from which taxi, bus, and car rental service are available, is four miles from campus. It is served by three express airlines: Continental, United, and USAirways.
Bradley International Airport (Windsor Locks, CT, 53 miles to campus and near Hartford) is serviced by Fitzgerald Airport Express (1-800-468-7287, #2), by Prime Time Shuttle of Connecticut (1-800-RED-VANS), and by Connecticut Limousine.
There is frequent limousine service to New Haven from other airports. Connecticut Limousine (located at the Long Wharf Terminal, I-95 Exit 46 in New Haven, 1-800-320-7298) serves Kennedy International Airport (New York City, 80 miles to campus), LaGuardia International Airport (New York City, 72 miles to campus), and Newark International Airport (Newark, NJ, 92 miles to campus).