ConnDOT: Local Bus Service

Local Bus Service

 
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CTTRANSIT (www.cttransit.com) is the state-owned bus service and is the largest bus operation in Connecticut. There are eight divisions serving different areas of the state. 
 
CTTRANSIT Hartford Division operates over 30 local and 12 express bus routes. Local routes operate 7 days a week, serving 26 towns in the Capital Region. CTTRANSIT's Hartford Division makes connections with Middletown Area Transit, and the CTTRANSIT New Britain division. For customer service information, please call 860-525-9181.

CTTRANSIT New Haven Division operates 7 days a week over 22 local routes, connecting with other state-owned or subsidized bus services in Meriden, Wallingford, Milford, and the lower Naugatuck Valley areas, as well as with the New Haven Line and Shore Line East rail services. For customer service information, please call 203-624-0151.

CTTRANSIT Stamford Division operates 15 local bus routes 7 days a week. CTTRANSIT Stamford buses connect with other state-subsidized services in Norwalk, with the New Haven Line in several locations, the Harlem Line on Metro-North Railroad, and with Bee-Line buses in Westchester County New York. The Stamford Division also operates the I-BUS, an express service between downtown Stamford and White Plains, New York. For customer service information, please call 203-327-7433.

CTTRANSIT Waterbury Division
The Waterbury Division operates fixed route and ADA paratransit services in the Waterbury area through a contract with the Northeast Transportation Company. Fixed route and paratransit bus service is provided to Waterbury, Watertown, Middlebury, Wolcott, Prospect and Naugatuck Monday through Saturday. For customer service information, please call 203-753-2538.

CTTRANSIT New Britain Division and Bristol Division
The New Britain Transportation Company (NBT) operates 10 bus routes in Berlin, New Britain, Cromwell, Newington, Plainville, Bristol and Meriden. Fixed route bus service operates Monday through Saturday. DATTCO operates fixed route service in New Britain on the East Street and South Street routes. Complementary ADA service is operated by DATTCO, Inc. and administered by the Central Connecticut Regional Planning Agency (CCRPA). For customer service information, please call NBT at 860-828-0511, DATTCO at 860-229-4878 or CCRPA at 860-589-7820.

CTTRANSIT Meriden Division and Wallingford Division
The Meriden and Wallingford Divisions operate fixed route services in their respective areas through a contract with Northeast Transportation Company, with 4 local routes. Complementary ADA services are also operated by Northeast Transportation Company. For customer service information, please call 1-800-704-3113.

Other Public Bus Operations in Connecticut

Greater Bridgeport Transit Authority (www.gogbt.com)
The Authority serves the cities of Bridgeport, Fairfield, Stratford, and Trumbull. Fixed route bus service is provided Monday through Saturday, and ADA paratransit service (which is subcontracted) is provided Monday - Saturday, with limited service on Sundays. For customer service information, please call 203-333-3031. For paratransit service call 203-579-7777.

Estuary Transit District d.b.a. 9 Town Transit (www.9towntransit.com)
The Estuary Transit District serves Chester, Clinton, Deep River, Essex, Killingworth, Lyme, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook and Westbrook. The district provides demand response and flexible fixed route services throughout the region with its 9 Town Transit bus services. Connections are made in Madison, Middletown and New London to neighboring bus services.  For more information, please call 860-510-0429.

Housatonic Area Regional Transit (HART) (www.hartct.org)
The District provides fixed route service on 11 routes, 7 days a week (limited Sunday routes). Fixed route service is also provided to the village of Brewster, NY and the MTA Harlem Line railroad station. Senior/disabled Dial-a-Ride service is provided to Danbury, Bethel, Brookfield, New Fairfield, Newtown, Redding, and Ridgefield. For customer service information, please call 203-744-4070. For paratransit service call 203-748-2511.

Middletown Transit District (MAT) (www.middletownareatransit.org)
The Middletown Transit District operates urban and rural fixed route service as well as senior/disabled paratransit services in five towns including Portland, East Hampton, Cromwell, Durham and Middletown. Fixed route bus service operates 6 days a week, Monday through Saturday. For customer service information, please call 860-346-0212. For paratransit service call 860-347-3313.

Milford Transit District (www.milfordtransit.com)
Milford Transit serves the city of Milford with fixed route bus service and ADA van service. There are four local routes, operating Monday through Saturday, and one bus route connecting Milford to Norwalk as part of the Coastal Link, which operates 7 days a week. The ADA van service also travels to Greater New Haven and Greater Bridgeport, and operates 7 days a week. For customer service information, please call 203-874-4507. For paratransit service call 203-874-4507, extension 2.

Northeastern Connecticut Transit District (www.nectd.org)
The District provides service through routes in Brooklyn, Killingly, Putnam, and Thompson. Bus service operates Monday through Friday, between approximately 8a.m. and 6p.m. For customer service information, please call 860-774-3902.

Northwestern Connecticut Transit District (www.nwcttransit.com)
Provides service in Torrington, Harwinton, Winchester, Litchfield, Morris, Kent, Sharon, Falls Village, Colebrook, Goshen, Salisbury, Norfolk, New Hartford, Cornwall, Canaan, and Barkhamstead. Service operates over 5 fixed routes Monday through Friday and on 1 route Saturdays. Paratransit service for all towns, seniors ride for a suggested donation. For customer service information, please call 860-489-2535.

Norwalk Transit District (www.norwalktransit.com)
The District services the communities of Norwalk, Westport, Wilton, Greenwich, and via the Coastal link to Fairfield, Bridgeport, Stratford, and Milford. Fixed routes for bus service on 23 routes operates Monday through Saturday, and Coastal Link service runs on Sunday. Norwalk Transit District provided local and inter-town door-to-door services for the disabled in seven towns, complementary ADA service in Westport and Norwalk, and under contract to ConnDOT, complementary ADA service in Stamford, Darien, and Greenwich. For customer service information, please call 203-852-0000. For paratransit service call 203-853-7465.

Southeast Area Transit District (SEAT) (www.seatbus.com)
Fixed route service is provided Monday through Saturday over 19 routes to nine towns, including Norwich, New London, Groton, Waterford, East Lyme, Griswold, Montville, Ledyard, and Stonington. One bus operates on Sunday between the New London train station, Mystic, and the Foxwoods Resort. Complementary ADA paratransit service is provided through the Eastern Connecticut Transportation Consortium. For customer service information, please call 860-886-2631. For paratransit service call 860-439-0062.

Windham Region Transit District (WRTD) (www.wrtd.net)
Operates fixed route rural bus service in Mansfield and Windham Monday through Saturday, and demand-response service in Ashford, Chaplin, Columbia, Coventry, Hampton, Lebanon, Mansfield, Scotland, Willington, and Windham. Complementary ADA paratransit service throughout 10 towns is contracted. For customer service information, please call 860-456-2223. For paratransit service call 860-456-1462.

Private Intercity Bus Operations in Connecticut

Greyhound Lines, Inc. (www.greyhound.com)

North America’s largest provider of intercity bus transportation. It also offers charter bus, commuter, airport, shipping services, and food services at certain terminals. For fare and schedule information, please call 1-800-231-2222.

 

Peter Pan Bus Lines, Inc. (www.peterpanbus.com)

Provides intercity bus service to major cities in New England and the East Coast including Hartford, New York City, Boston, Providence, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. It also offers charter bus services, college/corporate shuttles, and shipping/package express services. For customer service, please call 1-800-343-9999.