|INFORMATION FOR RESEARCHERS :: DIRECTIONS (map)
Visitors Coming by Plane
Tweed New Haven Airport is ten minutes from the Yale campus by car or taxi. There is limousine service from other major airports.
Visitors Coming by Train
New Haven is served by both Metro-North and Amtrak. At the New Haven railroad station you can take a taxi to Sterling Memorial Library. The taxi stand is located in front of Union Station.
Visitors Coming by Car
Parking is not permitted along Wall and High Streets adjacent to
Sterling Memorial Library and portions of these two streets are
closed to vehicular traffic. Pedestrian access to Sterling Memorial
Library is at 128 Wall Street or 120 High Street (wheelchair accessible).
Yale does not maintain a visitors parking lot, but metered parking
is available on some streets around the campus. Commercial parking
lots and garages are located at the Broadway parking Lot (on Broadway
opposite the Yale Bookstore), at the Chapel-York Garage (on the
left at 150 York Street, between Crown and Chapel Streets), at the
Crown Street Garage (213 Crown Street, near College Street), at
the Temple Street Garage (entrance on George Street, to the right
just after the intersection of George and Temple Streets), on Church
Street between Grove and Wall Streets on the right, and at the Grove
Street Garage (65 Grove Street at Whitney Avenue).
Access From Major Highways
Route 15 (Wilbur Cross/Merritt Parkways)
From the north: Take Exit 61. Drive south on Whitney Avenue for approximately five miles. Turn right on Sachem Street at the Peabody Museum traffic light. Continue to next traffic light (at Prospect Street) and turn left. Proceed for two blocks until Prospect Street becomes College Street at the Woolsey Hall Rotunda. Turn right onto Grove Street.
Grove Street becomes Tower Parkway. Stay in left-hand lane on Tower Parkway. After the signal light at Tower Parkway and Broadway, the left-hand lane heads east on Broadway. Broadway Plaza surface parking lot is on your left. After the third set of traffic lights, take a left-hand U-turn. Access to Broadway Plaza is on your left.
From the 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 about eight blocks to York Street. Turn left. After turning onto York Street, cross Crown Street. The Chapel-York parking garage is on the left or you may continue on York Street to the second set of traffic lights and turn left on Broadway. Broadway Plaza surface parking lot is on your left.
From the north: Take Exit 3 (Trumbull Street Exit). Continue to the end of Trumbull Street to the fifth traffic light. Turn left onto Prospect Street and continue for one block. Prospect Street becomes College Street at this point (at the Woolsey Hall Rotunda). Turn right onto Grove Street.
Follow directions in the second paragraph for Route 15 from the north.
From the north: Turn off I-95 at exit 48 for I-91 North (Hartford/Springfield) and continue for a short distance on I-91 to Trumbull Street Exit 3. After exiting onto Trumbull Street, continue to the end of Trumbull Street to the fifth traffic light. Turn left onto Prospect Street and continue for one block. Follow directions in second paragraph for Route 15 from north (above).
From the south: Take Downtown New Haven Exit 47. Proceed to the first exit to the city streets. This brings you onto North Frontage Road. Continue for four blocks to York Street. After turning right onto York Street, cross Crown Street. Chapel-York parking garage is on the left or continue on York Street to the second set of traffic lights and turn left on Broadway. Broadway Plaza surface parking lot is on your left.