Northwest CT Map


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Miles To Northwest Connecticut

Albany NY           98
Annapolis MD        319
Atlantic City       206
Baltimore MD        272
Brattleboro VT      130
Bridgeport CT       31
Boston MA           128
Buffalo NY          374
Concord NH          169
Dover DE            283
Hartford CT         30
Montreal Canada     346
Newark NJ           120
New Haven CT        20
New York NY         86
Ottawa Canada       450
Philadelphia PA     195
Pittsburgh PA       443
Portland ME         230
Providence RI       101
Rochester NY        290
Scranton PA         164
Springfield MA      57
Stamford CT         35
Syracuse NY         207
Toronto Canada      490
Trenton NJ          178
Washington DC       329
White Plains NY     70
Wilmington DE       235
Worcester MA        62

Getting Here By Air

Bradley International Airport(BDL) located in Hartford/Windsor Locks is Connecticut's major airport, located one hour from the Northwest Connecticut. It is large enough to be served by most of the major carriers and provides leisure and business travelers alike the perfect alternative to other congested, big city airports in the northeast. For specific information on Airlines serving Bradley International Airport, Flight Schedules, Flight Tracking, Parking & Ground Transportation, Air Cargo, Airport Guide, Weather, and Construction Information please visit their website at or call 860-292-2000.

Tweed New Haven Airport (HVN), 155 Burr St. New Haven, CT. General community relations 24 hr hotline: (203) 466-8888. General Number: (203) 466-8833. Tweed-New Haven Regional is a commercial service airport serving the state of Connecticut, accommodating both scheduled airlines, and general aviation activity, including a growing volume of corporate aircraft operations. For detailed information, please visit their website at

Stewart International Airport (HPN), 1180 First Street, New Windsor, NY. (845) 564-2100. Located in New York Stewart is 60 miles north of New York City in the Hudson Valley and close to Litchfield and Fairfield Counties in Connecticut. METRO NORTH (800) 638-7646 offers direct links, please visit Metropolitan Transit Authorities website, Also, AMTRAK has full service stations are located close by in Poughkeepsie (800) 872-7245.

Many flights to New England and Connecticut stop at New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) (718) 244-4444 ( (718) 244-4444. JFK is the nation's leading international gateway, with more than 80 airlines operating from its gates.

La Guardia Airport (LGA) LaGuardia has been operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey since 1947. In 2004, the Port Authority and the city of New York concluded an agreement that ensures the agency's continued operation of LaGuardia and JFK International through 2050. It is located in the borough of Queens, New York City, bordering on Flushing Bay and Bowery Bay. The airport is 8 miles from midtown Manhattan.(718)533-3400.(

New Jersey's Newark Airport (EWR) (973) 961-6000. ( Operated by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey since 1948. More than 40 airlines operate out of Newark

All three airports are easily accessible to Northwest Connecticut. Connecting flights can be made from New York or New Jersey to Bradley International Airport in Hartford, Connecticut.

Ground Transportation to/from NYC Airports:

Ground Transportation to/from Bradley International Airport, Newark International Airport, John F. Kennedy International Airport and La Guardia Airport is provided by Connecticut Limousine, the areas largest scheduled limousine service for the traveling public. CT Limo serves: Danbury, Southbury, and Waterbury at the Holiday Inn. For reservations and information, call 800-472-LIMO (5466) or 203-878-6867, or visit their website at Go Airport Shuttle Connecticut ( offers transportation from JFK and LaGuardia. Leading Shared Ride Transportation company in Connecticut with 24 hour reservations available online, open 7 days a week, 365 days per year. Service areas cover most towns along the Interstate 95 corridor between New Haven and Greenwich as well as Danbury and surrounding towns off Interstate 84. Door-to-Door service to the New York Airports - LaGuardia and John F. Kennedy International Airport, as well transportation services to White Plains Westchester County Airport, Hartford Bradley Airport, and Newark Liberty Airport. (800) 377-8745 or (203) 891-1280.

Getting Here By Rail

Metro-North Railroad is the second-largest commuter line in the United States and is a subsidiary of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Metro-North goes to Bethel, Waterbury, Danbury and Brewster/NY. For schedule information, please visit the Metro-North portion of the MTA website at 800/638-7646.

Getting Here By Car or Charter

Kelley Transit Company P.O. Box 237, 30 Railroad Square, Torrington, CT 06790. (860) 489-9243 or (800) 243-5106. Your transportation connection to New York, New Jersey, Boston or anywhere in the U.S. We offer vans, charter bus service, and passenger cars for weddings, special occasions and tours. Call our office for information.

Ellis Limousines, LLC, 62 Deer Lane, Morris, CT 06763. Phone: (860) 567-1114. Fax: (860) 567-8607. Provides luxurious sedans and limousines to suit all of your transportation needs. Weddings, airports, New York City, Boston, casinos, night-on-the-town, etc. At your service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by appointment.

Gateway Limousine, Inc. 74 Mattatuck Heights, Waterbury, CT (800) 942-8392. Providing the highest level of ground transportation service with our fleet of luxury sedans, six and eight passenger stretch limousines, vans, 28 passenger luxury coaches and 31 passenger mid-size motorcoach. Offering the ultimate in airport transportation, nights on-the-town, weddings, cultural events, casino and winery tours.

Driving Directions

Litchfield Hills located in Northwest Connecticut is composed of forty-eight towns. In general, most towns are just under 100 miles from metro New York and 115 to 150 miles from Boston. Interstate 84 enters Connecticut in Danbury and runs northeast toward Waterbury and north to the Litchfield Hills. To help you find the quickest way to your final destination we have put together the following directional options. We'd also like to recommend MapQuest to assist you by providing detailed driving directions from Point A to Point B. Have a safe journey.

Driving Times From Metro New York To:

Danbury: One hour and ten minutes
Waterbury: One hour and a half
Litchfield: Two hours

General Driving Directions:

From Long Island, New York City or Westchester County: Take the Henry Hudson Pkwy to Saw Mill River Pkwy to I-684 North to I-84 East to Danbury. For Litchfield continue on I-84 and take Rte. 8 North. For Waterbury continue on I-84 and take Exit 22.

From New Jersey: Tappen Zee Bridge, Exit 8 to either Rte. 287 East or the Sawmill River Pkwy to I-684 North to I-84 East to Danbury. Follow above directions.

From Boston or Hartford: Mass Turnpike (90) West to Sturbridge Exit to I-84 West. For Waterbury take exit 22, for Litchfield take Rte. 8 North and for Danbury take Exits 2-8.

Two Roads Link Litchfield Hills and Fairfield County including:

ROUTE 7: This is one of Western Connecticut's major north-south arteries that links Fairfield County to Litchfield Hills. Route 7 begins in Norwalk as a six-lane super highway and continues through Wilton, Ridgefield, Danbury, New Milford and Kent to points north as a scenic two-lane country road.

ROUTE 8/25: The second major north-south artery, this route links Fairfield County and the city of Bridgeport with points north such as Waterbury, Southbury and Danbury in the Litchfield Hills.