Welcome to West Haven, Connecticut’s youngest city!
Whether you are coming here to live, work or play, West Haven has something for everyone. Discover the beauty of our shoreline, the culinary delights of our restaurants and the charm of our downtown.
Just an hour northeast of New York City, West Haven is easily accessible for both travelers and commuters. Served by major highway systems, vehicle access is obtained by Interstate 95, the Merritt and Wilbur Cross parkways (Route 15), and Boston Post Road (U.S. 1).
West Haven’s Metro-North Railroad commuter station, which features a surface parking lot with 658 spaces, is within walking distance of downtown, while major international airports John F. Kennedy and LaGuardia in New York City and Bradley in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, are within a 1 ½-hour drive. Locally, Tweed New Haven Airport offers regional service. Limousine services are available to all locations. The Greater New Haven Transit District provides local bus service.
Resources for New Residents
The following resources will help answer some of your questions and make your experience more welcoming: