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New London is on the Connecticut Shoreline between New York City and Providence RI (map).


Boston: 107 miles (172 km) NE

New Haven: 46 miles (74 km) W

Hartford: 45 miles (73 km) N

Mystic: 9 miles (15 km) E

Providence: 57 miles (92 km) NE


Amtrak runs trains daily from New York City to Boston along the coastal route via New Haven, Old Saybrook, New London, Mystic, and Providence. More...

The trip from New York City to New London takes about 2-3/4 hours; to Mystic, about 3 hours.


Southeastern Area Transit (SEAT) operates bus routes connecting New London, Groton, Niantic, Norwich, and the gambling casinos of Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun.


New London is on I-95 and CT Route 52. Rush-hour traffic (8 to 9 am and 4 to 6 pm) in the Groton/New London area is extremely heavy, especially along I-95 and its feeder roads. Make your getaway before 5 pm, or stay and have dinner until the highways are less crowded.

Ferry to Long Island NY

Cross Sound Ferry operates ferryboats between New London CT and Orient Point NY, on the tip of Long Island.s North Fork. The ferries run from late May through September.

Cross Sound Ferry's New London dock is on Ferry Street. Reservations for the 90-minute cruise are essential in July and August. More...

Ferry to Block Island RI

From late May through September, the Block Island Express speeds passengers between New London and Block Island's Old Harbor in about 75 minutes (weather permitting). More...

What to See & Do

Where to Stay

About New London


Mystic Seaport Museum

Gambling Casinos

Connecticut Shoreline

Connecticut River

Southeastern Connecticut

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Welcome Sign, New London CT



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