SLE Fares

Discounted calendar month tickets for students traveling to and from primary or secondary school. Student must be 18 years old or younger. Proof of age and Student School Identification Card required. (School Monthly Ticket not valid for College Students).

For Metro-North New Haven Line fares, click here.

Do you commute past New Haven? If so, you can save up to $51* a month.
If you live east of New Haven and work west of New Haven, it makes even more sense than ever to commute by train. Our combination Shore Line East/Metro-North UniRail Ticket saves you up to $51 a month. And, with no traffic, weather, car or parking problems and expenses, it's a great transportation bargain.

UniRail Ticket Information

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Shore Line East offers commuters three monthly ticket options: Monthly Plus - includes Shore Line East and Commuter Connection connecting bus service in New Haven. Monthly Ticket - does not include New Haven Commuter Connection bus service. UniRail Ticket - a discounted combined Shore Line East/Metro-North monthly ticket that costs less than purchasing individual Shore Line East and New Haven Line (Metro-North) monthly tickets.

Monthly and Monthly Plus tickets are sold at New Haven, Old Saybrook and New London train stations, by mail or by phone at 1-800-ALL-RIDE in CT. UniRail monthly tickets are available at New Haven's Union Station, or any New Haven Line Station, and by mail. The Monthly Plus Bus ticket is honored for travel on all CTTRANSIT New Haven Division bus routes.

Please note tickets are nontransferable.

Shore Line East Connecting Passengers

Passengers who transfer from a Metro North train to Shore Line East may purchase combined tickets from Metro North ticket machines and ticket windows before boarding the train. 

Seniors, Persons with Disabilities and Medicare Card recipients

Shore Line East offers a reduced fare for seniors (age 65 and older), persons with disabilities (age 12 and older) and Medicare Card recipients. The reduced fare is 50% off one-way fares on all Shore Line East trains except weekday morning peak trains. 

Reduced fare tickets are available on-board SLE trains and at the New Haven, Old Saybrook and New London Amtrak ticket windows. Proper identification is required to receive the reduced fare.

Personal Care Attendants (PCAs - people employed to assist individuals with disabilities) are eligible to ride the commuter railroads free when accompanying a passenger with a disability. Where required, the PCA must carry identification which shows that he or she is employed by an agency that provides services to people with disabilities.

Ten-Trip Ticket

Good for 180 days, the ten-trip ticket allows commuters to take the train as their schedule permits. They are sold at Union Station in New Haven & New London and at the Old Saybrook train station.

One-Way Tickets

One-way tickets are sold at Union Station in New Haven and New London, at the Old Saybrook train station and on board all Shore Line East trains.


Up to four children ages 11 and under may travel for free with a Shore Line East fare paying adult weekdays and weekends. Additional children will be charged the adult fare. Shore Line East "Child Fare Policy" does not apply to Amtrak - SLE options.

If you're continuing your trip on a Metro-North New Haven Line train, for up to four children ages 5-11 traveling with a paying adult, the fare is $1 each. Any additional children ages 5-11 will be charged half the adult fare. Children under 5 years of age travel free.