Transportation

Brookfield’s proximity to an extensive network of excellent road, air and rail transportation facilities provides its business community with convenient and rapid access to New York and New England major urban centers. Located in Fairfield County, our area has America’s third largest concentration of corporate headquarters.

Roads
Automobile, bus and truck access is particularly easy. There are two exits in Brookfield from Interstate I-84, the principal east-west artery extending from Pennsylvania through Newtown to Hartford, and Boston via the Massachusetts Turnpike. Numerous north-south roads intersect I-84 between Brookfield and other Connecticut localities. Routes 7, 202 and 133 go directly through Brookfield. Other major roads within a 45 minutes include I-684 and I-95, the Merritt Parkway, Saw Mill Parkway (to Westchester County and New York City), and the Taconic Parkway.

Trucking
Extensive trucking services are available in and around Brookfield, providing one-day delivery to points between Maine and the District of Columbia.

Trains
Brookfield is in close proximity to the Danbury Railroad Station with access to lower Fairfield County, New England, New York City, and beyond.

Air
There are ten airports for passenger and freight transport readily available from Brookfield:

 

Domestic and International
Bradley, International Airport (BDL) 60 minutes
Stewart International Airport (SWF) 60 minutes
LaGuardia Airport (LGA) 75 minutes
John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) 80 minutes
Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) 95 minutes
Westchester County Airport, NY (HPN) 40 minutes
Tweed New Haven Regional Airport (HVN) 50 minutes
Danbury Municipal Airport (DXR) 15 minutes
General Aviation
Oxford Airport (OXO) 20 minutes
Igor Sikorsky Memorial Airport (BDR) 40 minutes

 

Rail
The Metro North train stations in Bethel and Danbury, providing service to New York City, are only 10-15 minutes from Newtown.

Housatonic Rail hauls freight from western and northern national gateways into Connecticut, moving it within the state over its own branch line. Service is provided in Newtown on a contract basis.

Amtrak stations are located in Bridgeport, Southport, Westport, New Haven and many other towns within a 25 to 35 minute drive.

Bus
Bus terminals are only 15 minutes away in Southbury and Danbury, providing passenger and cargo service to many communities in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Rhode Island.  The Housatonic Area Regional Transit (HART) system has many drop off and pick-up stops in Brookfield, providing convenient access to shopping, medical and many other destinations in Brookfield, New Milford, Danbury and beyond.  All HART busses are wheelchair accessible.