Amtrak’s Hartford Line is a short route that travels between Springfield, Massachusetts and New Haven, Connecticut. Total trip time is short, about 1.5 hours, and there are multiple trains each day, making the Hartford Line great for commuting. In New Haven, you can also transfer to other Amtrak routes including the Northeast Regional and Acela Express.

Things to Know

  • There’s WiFi on the trains.
  • Only coach seats are available.
  • You can bring a bicycle on the train for a small fee (advanced reservations required). When purchasing your ticket, look for the bicycle add-on option.


You can view current schedules via Google Maps or when booking your tickets. If you know your start and end stations, you can also use the Amtrak website to create a custom timetable. Schedule highlights:

  • Trains depart Springfield in the morning, afternoon and evening.
  • Trains depart New Haven in the afternoon and evening.


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