Innovators Forum
March 14, 2014
Shubert Theater
New Haven, CT

Travel Information

Conference Location

The Innovators Forum is held in the historic Shubert Theater, 247 College Street, in downtown New Haven. Opened in 1914, the Shubert Theater is the birthplace of many world premieres, including Oklahoma!, The Sound of Music, South Pacific, A Streetcar Named Desire, and many others.

Getting to New Haven

By Train

From New York City: The MTA Metro-North offers service from Grand Central Station (NYC) to Union Station (New Haven).

From Other East Coast Locations: Amtrak has trains from Washington, DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Newark, New York, Providence, and Boston.

By Plane

Tweed Airport in New Haven is serviced by US Air. The airport is approximately 10 minutes away from Yale.

Bradley Airport in Windsor Locks, CT is serviced by all major airlines. It is approximately 1 hour away from Yale. Connecticut Limo is a shuttle service that travels to and from Bradley Airport in Hartford.

LaGuardia and JFKAirports in New York are serviced by all major airlines. They are approximately 1.5-2 hours away from Yale.

New Haven can also be reached from the airports by Limousines of Connecticut. 

By Bus

Greyhound and Peter Pan have bus terminals in New Haven at Union Station. Its buses reach most cities in the Northeast.

Although Bolt Bus, Megabus, and other discount bus services do not come directly to New Haven, they connect many cities with New York City. After reaching NYC, take the MTA Metro-North train to New Haven.

By Car

For directions from I 91 S, I 95 N, I 95 S, New York, and Boston, see


There are parking garages and street parking around the conference area. The closest parking garage is the Crown Street Garage, located on the corner of College and Crown, with access from College Street. This garage is located next to the Shubert Theater (247 College Street), which is the main conference venue.

By Taxi

Metro Taxi serves the New Haven area. Taxis can be called at (203) 777-7777.

More information about travel to New Haven, Connecticut can be found at

This information is provided for informational purposes only. Unite For Sight does not endorse or assume any responsibility for conference participants' transportation selections.


Where should I make my hotel reservations?

There are several hotels located near Yale University campus. There is limited space available, so we advise that you make reservations as soon as possible.

Close Walking Distance to Conference

Courtyard by Marriott
30 Whalley Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 777-6221

New Haven Hotel
229 George Street
New Haven, CT 06510
203-498-3100; Reservations 800-644-6835

Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale
155 Temple Street
New Haven, CT 06510

The Study at Yale
1157 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT 06511
203-503-3900 or toll free 866-930-1157

Taxi Distance/Shuttle Distance To Conference

Clarion Hotel & Suites
2260 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518
(203) 288 3831
The hotel provides shuttle service upon request.

Premiere Hotel & Suites
3 Long Wharm Drive
New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 777-5337
The hotel provides complimentary shuttle service upon request.

You can also see other hotels that continue to have availability at,,, and

This information is provided for informational purposes only.  Unite For Sight does not endorse or assume any responsibility for conference participants' hotel selections.