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Amtrak Cross-Honoring Returns 9/27

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) is pleased to announce that effective Monday, September 27, 2021, Amtrak will accept (“cross-honor”) CTrail Shore Line East ten-trip tickets and monthly passes for select Amtrak trains, allowing for additional travel options and savings for customers traveling between New London and New Haven. Cross-honoring is effective for the following Amtrak trains via Amtrak’s RideReserve program:

  • Amtrak 93 – arriving in New Haven at 11:54 AM
  • Amtrak 137 – arriving in New Haven at 4:28 PM
  • Amtrak 86 – departing New Haven at 2:10 PM
  • Amtrak 94 – departing New Haven at 7:27 PM

PLEASE NOTE: CTrail Shore Line East passengers that have a valid Shore Line East ten-trip ticket or monthly pass must reserve a seat in advance through Amtrak’s RideReserve program. Passengers must have a confirmed reservation prior to the scheduled stop at the boarding station. If travel plans change, passengers should cancel the reservation and re-book their trip.

To view the full Cross-Honoring Guidelines, Terms, and Conditions, visit our Fares page.

To access Amtrak’s RideReserve Program, visit or download the Amtrak mobile app.

U-Pass CT and single-ride ticket CTrail Shore Line East passengers are not eligible for cross-honor tickets on these Amtrak trains.

Remember to sign up for important travel alerts or update your preferences on our alerts page to make sure you receive the most up-to-date travel information.