Newtown’s proximity to an extensive network of road, air and rail transportation facilities provides convenient access to the metro regions of Hartford, New York and Boston.
Located in Fairfield County, our area has America’s third largest concentration of corporate headquarters.
Automobile, bus and truck access exists along Interstate I-84. This principal east-west artery extends from Pennsylvania through Newtown to Hartford, and Boston via the Massachusetts Turnpike.
Numerous north-south roads intersect I-84. US Routes 6, 25 and 34 go directly through Newtown. Other major roads within a few minutes of Newtown include I-684, I-95, the Merritt Parkway, Saw Mill Parkway, US Routes 7, 8, 87, and the Taconic Parkway.
|Commuting time to various cities from Newtown:|
|New Haven||45 minutes|
|White Plains||50 minutes|
|New York City||75 minutes|
|Boston||2 hrs 45 minutes|
Extensive trucking services are available in and around the Newtown area, providing one-day delivery to points between Maine and the District of Columbia.
There are ten airports for passenger and freight transport readily available from Newtown:
|Domestic and International|
|Bradley, International Airport (BDL)||60 minutes|
|Stewart International Airport (SWF)||60 minutes|
|LaGuardia Airport (LGA)||70 minutes|
|John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)||80 minutes|
|Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR)||90 minutes|
|Westchester County Airport, NY (HPN)||50 minutes|
|Tweed New Haven Regional Airport (HVN)||50 minutes|
|Danbury Municipal Airport (DXR)||15 minutes|
|Oxford Airport (OXO)||20 minutes|
|Igor Sikorsky Memorial Airport (BDR)||35 minutes|
Deep-draft terminals, within 45 minutes, located in New Haven and Bridgeport, provide easy access to the Atlantic Ocean.
The Metro North train stations in Bethel and Danbury provide easy service to New York City.
Housatonic Rail hauls freight from western and northern national gateways into Connecticut, moving it within the state over its own branch line. There are multiple properties that access the rail in Newtown.
Amtrak stations are located in Bridgeport, Westport, New Haven and other towns within 35 minutes of Newtown.
Bus terminals in Southbury and Danbury are only 15 minutes away. These terminals provide passenger and cargo service to communities in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Rhode Island.
The Housatonic Area Regional Transit (HART) system operates between Hawleyville Business District and in the Greater Danbury area. ALL of HART’s vehicles are wheelchair accessible.
Several private limousine services are available to transport you to and from the airports. Connecticut Limousine service has several scheduled airport stops that provide long term parking for your vehicle.
Additional Travel Information:
Connecticut Traveler Gateway provides you with additional transportation information, maps, directions and travel distances.
Visit Connecticut for additional information on overnight accommodations during your stay.