Transportation Overview for Greenwich CT
Greenwich's location offers a bucolic lifestyle in a woodsy, slower-paced environment less than a hour from the business and cultural mecca of Manhattan. Its proximity to New York connects Greenwich to the to the major transportation routes of the U.S. by air, railway and road.
The leading global airlines and the U.S. domestic carriers fly out of five airports in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, all conveniently or reasonably accessible by motor vehicle from Greenwich, either private car or limousine and scheduled van and bus service.
Four railway stations in Greenwich link its community center to New York's Grand Central Station and central Manhattan with express and non-transfer Trains, with most trips less than an hour. Neighboring Stamford is part of the Amtrak network with regularly scheduled trains to and from Boston, along the Eastern seaboard and extending across the U.S. and Canada.
Greenwich is also bisected by two major roads, Interstate 95, a major three lane highway, and the Merritt Parkway, a wooded, scenic two lane route limited to non-commercial traffic. These roadways tie the community to New York and major cities north and south like Hartford, Boston, Washington, D.C and Albany.