The Next Street Hamden Driving School

1944 State St
Hamden, CT 06517
Pick Up/Drop Off Location: Parking lot behind building
Call: 203.497.3275

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Courses Offered

8 Hour Safe Driving Course $139

This 8 hour classroom training program fulfills the minimum State of CT requirements in order to get a Driver's License. All classroom work will be taught remotely via Zoom. This course does not include any private driving lessons, but they can be added at time of enrollment. Classes offered in one 8-hour day (adults only), two 4-hour days, or four 2-hour days.

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Full Driver Education Bundle $679

All classroom work is taught remotely on Zoom.*Our Recommendation* This course includes 30 hours of time in the classroom and 8 hours of private driving lessons. In addition to fulfilling all CT state driver's ed requirements, after completing the course teen students will have a shorter wait time for their license and most insurance providers will offer a discounted rate. We offer all 15 sessions multiple times per day to give you the most flexibility! These classes can be started at any time and taken in any order for no additional fee.

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Available Upgrades

With 8 Hour Safe Driving Course

Private Driving Lessons

Driving Test Prep Lesson and Mock Driving Test: $180
2 Additional Hours of Private Driving Lessons: $180
4 Additional Hours of Private Driving Lessons: $360
8 Additional Hours of Private Driving Lessons: $540

License Testing Services

NEW! Full Service License Test at the DMV: $150

License Test at The Next Street: $150
License Test at the DMV (meet us there): $199

8 Hour Students must complete a minimum of 2 hours of driving lessons with us in order to take advantage of any of our License Testing Products.

With Full Driver

Private Driving Lessons

Driving Test Prep Lesson and Mock Test: $180
2 Additional Hours of Private Driving Lessons: $170
12 Additional Hours of Private Driving Lessons: $1,020
32 Additional Hours of Private Driving Lessons: $2,720

License Testing Services

NEW! Full Service License Test at the DMV: $150

License Test at The Next Street: $150
License Test at the DMV (meet us there): $199

Upcoming Course Schedule

We have the most course offerings in Connecticut, with over sixty new classes starting each month. And with The Next Street, if you miss a class, you can make it up any time at any of our 70+ locations.

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Start Date & Time | 8 Hour Course
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The Easiest Road to Your License Starts Here.

We know what our customers care about, so we focus on being the best in the driver’s ed industry at those things. And we are locally owned and operated, so you can trust that we care about you. If you’re researching the right driving school for you, you found it here. We appreciate the opportunity to work with you!


  • "Easy and Enjoyable!"

    I had a great online experience with the Next Street and was very happy I could complete driver's ed even though we couldn't have in-person classes. The staff is very helpful and shout out to Mr. Parrs who was a great, fun teacher!

    - Julia Kuhn - June 01, 2020

  • "Convenient Locations and Class Times"

    The classes were very easy and fun! The Next Street is very flexible with personal schedules. I feel that I am extremely prepared to receive my license and be a safe driver. I recommend this driving school!

    - Trinity B. - May 02, 2020

  • "A Very Fun Learning Experience"

    Corey DeVellis was funny and entertaining, also very smart. Made 4 hours straight of classes interesting!

    - Eric Lucido - June 27, 2019

  • "Opal Lamb is the best teacher ever!!"

    Opal is the funniest teacher ever, and makes the classes go by fast

    - Nicholas L. - July 05, 2019

Map & Directions

Conveniently located on State St, across from the Hamden DMV at the New Haven border.

Find yourself on the Easiest Road to Your Driver's License. The Next Street is the only driving school in the Hamden area that makes learning to drive an easy and worthwhile experience.


Students can complete a class 7 days a week, between 10am and 10pm with a live instructors virtually on Zoom. With over 40 Zoom Sessions per day, we are the most flexible driving school in CT. Driving lessons are offered at over 80 pick up and drop off locations in every corner of CT, including our Hamden location.

Our Wallingford location is the driving school of choice for teen and adult new drivers in New Haven, Hamden, West Haven, and North Haven, CT.

Sure, anyone can teach you how to drive - but no one can do it like us. How? We know you just want your license, so our team makes things clear and simple - because the quickest road to get you anywhere is straight forward. Want to talk to a live human being? Our Customer Service team has really nice humans to help you. Lots of them. Prefer to manage your program online? Access your program 24/7 in our Student Portal and do anything our Customer Service team can do on the phone.

We proudly offer Driver Rehabilitation Services to any driver with varying abilities. For more information on how we can help with adaptive equipment or medical driving evaluations, visit our Driver Rehab page.

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