Transport & Parking

Yale West Campus is situated seven miles west of downtown New Haven in the Town of Orange and City of West Haven. Whether you’re coming to campus to do research, for a conference, or simply to meet colleagues for lunch, there are many ways to pay a visit.


Yale Shuttle

The Yale Shuttle provides a free service for the Yale community between West Campus, the West Haven and Union Train Stations, and the Central and Medical School campuses. Track your ride in real-time on DoubleMap or view the DoubleMap text version. For shuttle assistance, contact First Transit directly at 203.281.5470 or email George Longyear with comments or suggestions. When the shuttle is not running, West Campus occupants can request taxi service by calling West Campus Security at 203.737.3111.


Car Share Program

The University Car Share Program allows West Campus faculty, students, or staff to reserve a fleet vehicle for travel between Yale buildings or for any business, academic, departmental or organizational activity that includes local meetings or conferences between campuses. Please contact for more information and to reserve a vehicle.  Please allow 24 to 48 hours for processing all reservation requests. You must complete the Driver Safety Awareness Training prior to reserving any vehicle.



Cycling to West Campus is always a great sustainable option. From downtown New Haven we’re a little over 7 miles, or a cycle trip of around 45-minutes. Our McDougal Fellows have designed two routes, one interior ( and a coastal route with great views of Long Island Sound! (


parking lot


Yale West Campus provides free parking for occupants and guests. Visitors should access campus through the front entrance at 100 West Campus Drive, Orange, CT 06477. If parking for an extended period, such as when traveling over the weekend, you must complete this form and email it to