Getting Here

Bradley International Airport - Windsor Locks, CT

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Getting Here

The Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau is here to assist in bringing your meeting to Connecticut.

Connecticut is located in Southern New England, between New York City and Boston, and offers convenient access from car, bus, train or air.

More than 23.5 million people live within a two and a half hour drive of Hartford, the State’s capital, a major selling point for conventions, meetings, and sporting events.

  • Map of Connecticut- By Car/Highways

    Interstate 95 runs along Connecticut’s Long Island Sound shoreline, providing a direct link to all points in the state, whether you come from New York City, Boston or Providence.

    Interstate 91 heads north from New Haven (I-95 interchange) through Hartford, connecting with I-90 (Mass. Turnpike) north of Springfield, Massachusetts. It continues north through New England to Canada.

    Interstate 84 enters Connecticut in Danbury (from New York State I-684) and runs northeast across the state to its link with I-90 in Sturbridge, Massachusetts onroute to Boston. It also interchanges with I-91 at Hartford.

    Interstate 395 enters the northeast corner of Connecticut inThompson and continues south along the eastern border and through Norwich until it connects with I-95 in Waterford.

    The Merritt Parkway (Connecticut Rt. 5 /15) links with New York State’s Hutchinson River Parkway in Greenwich, it becomes the Wilbur Cross Parkway near Bridgeport and links with I-91 in Meriden.

    Ride Share in Connecticut

    Whether it be a taxi, Uber, Lyft, limousine or hiring private cars, Connecticut has it all to offer you and your attendees. The State of Connecticut Department of Transportation requires strict licensing for the aforementioned modes of transportation. Check out our partner Service Providers here

  • CT Map with Train Stations
    Primary Amtrak Stations

    New Haven

    • Union Station at 50 Union Avenue

     

    Hartford

    • Union Station at One Union Place

     

    Stamford

    • Amtrak/Metro-North Station at Washington Blvd and South State Street

     

    New London

    • Union Station at 27 Water Street
       

     

    Regional Commuter Lines

    Amtrak's Acela Express (Boston to Washington, DC)

    New Haven

    CTrail

    Hartford Line     9 stations

    • New Haven, Hartford, Springfield, MA

     

    Shoreline East     9 stations

    • New Haven, New London

     

    Metro North     37 stations

    • New Haven Line
  • CT Map with Plane-Airports
    Major Airports In Connecticut

    Bradley International Airport
    Hartford/Windsor Locks

     

    Tweed New Haven Airport
    New Haven

     

    For information on CT Regional General Aviation airports
    https://ctairports.org/airports/
     

    Other Airports in the Region

    John F. Kennedy International Airport
    New York, NY

    La Guardia Airport
    New York, NY

    Boston Logan International Airport
    Boston, MA

    T.F. Green Airport
    Providence, RI

  • CT Map with Bus Stations
    Statewide

    Greyhound Bus Line, Peter Pan Bus Lines, and DATTCO offer regularly scheduled interstate services for most points in Connecticut. Connecticut’s Ground Transportation Hub is located in downtown Hartford at Union Station: https://www.hartfordtransit.org/
     

    Hartford/New Haven

    CTtransit provides services to 26 towns in the Greater Hartford and Greater New Haven areas.

     

    Greater Hartford/Waterbury/Bristol

    CTfastrak is Connecticut's Rapid BusTransportation.
     

    New London

    Southeast Area Transit provides daily service in the New London County area with 19 fixed service routes within nine towns.

  • CT Map with Ferry
    Bridgeport

    Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Steamboat Co. Year-round ferry operates daily connecting Bridgeport to Port Jefferson, NY. 
     

    New London

    New London to Block Island, RI. 160-foot, high-speed catamaran passenger ferry with air-conditioned cabins and outdoor seating.

    New London to Orient Point, Long Island, NY. Year-round vehicle and passenger ferries (closed Dec. 25). Hourly service during summer months with a crossing time of approximately 80 minutes (high-speed passenger service, 40-minute crossing time).

 

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Our experienced staff at the Connecticut Convention & Sports Bureau are your meeting and convention experts. Let us help you find the perfect venue for your meeting or event!

We look forward to working with you!