Getting to and Around Connecticut Last Updated: January 2023

There are so many ways to not only get to Connecticut, but to get around Connecticut. Here's a quick guide to visiting the state.

Where We Are

Connecticut is located at the heart of the Northeast region, halfway between New York City and Boston. And as the southernmost New England state, we are an easy drive from the larger Northeast cities.

How to Get There

If you travel by car or bus, highways are easy and plentiful. Trains are primarily along the shoreline, with some service between New Haven and Hartford. There are also ferries from Long Island to our ports, and Bradley International Airport in Hartford/Windsor Locks makes it easy to visit from Europe and beyond.

By Car

Connecticut is easily accessible by car — and you can fit a large variety of destinations and activities into each road trip. Find driving distances in km/minutes using the chart above.

By Train

Connecticut has two major railways that make travel fast and convenient for all travelers — especially those coming in from the city.

Amtrak.com
MTA.info/mnr

By Plane

Flying in? Choose from two major, award-winning airports that pide themselves on convenience and smooth passenger experiences.

Closest airports:

By Ferry

If you're coming in by ferry, Connecticut docks two excellent ferries for on-the-water travel.

(New London) longislandferry.com
(Bridgeport) 88844ferry.com