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Bridgeport - Windsor Locks Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are usually 8 daily train trips available from Bridgeport to Windsor Locks. Traveling by train from Bridgeport to Windsor Locks usually takes one hour and 54 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Vermonter train can make the trip in one hour and 32 minutes.

Distance58 mi (94 km)
Fastest train1h 32m
Lowest price$22.00
Trains per day3
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines3

What is the price of a train ticket from Bridgeport to Windsor Locks?

Over the past month, a train ticket between Bridgeport and Windsor Locks cost $30.15, on average. This price makes taking the train a budget-friendly option to get to Windsor Locks. Booking your trip at least 24 days in advance can help you secure tickets at the best price. For same-day bookings, you’ll likely have to pay around $29.77 more.

Average prices by travel date

$60$40$20JulJul

For the next 30 days, the cost of a one-way train trip from Bridgeport to Windsor Locks will range from $27 to $57. If you're planning to travel by train to Windsor Locks in the upcoming week, the cheapest train ticket from Bridgeport you can find in the next 7 days is $31. Be sure to book your trip in advance as train ticket prices typically increase as your travel date approaches.

Monthly avg. prices

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Ticket prices for the train from Bridgeport to Windsor Locks often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in September when the average ticket price is only $25. If you're thinking of traveling from Bridgeport to Windsor Locks during November, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $39 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in November, is to book your trip well in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches

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By booking your train trip from Bridgeport to Windsor Locks on Wanderu at least 24 days ahead of time, you can save about $29.77 on your ticket. Waiting until the last minute means missing out on these savings!

Which train should you take from Bridgeport to Windsor Locks?

There are 3 train lines with service from Bridgeport to Windsor Locks. Amtrak is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 5 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak51h 59m$44.61
Amtrak Northeast Regional21h 49m$23.93
Amtrak Vermonter11h 35m$41.39
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 5 Amtrak trains from Bridgeport to Windsor Locks every day, as well as 6 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $22.

  • The Northeast Regional is Amtrak’s passenger rail service that runs between Boston, MA and Virginia Beach, VA, connecting over 50 cities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. While the line’s downtown-to-downtown train service makes traveling between the biggest cities in the Northeast convenient and hassle-free, the train’s amenities make the journey comfortable and relaxing as well. Amtrak passengers can enjoy large seats with extra legroom and power outlets, as well as free WiFi and clean bathrooms. With 2 daily train trips from Bridgeport to Windsor Locks, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.

  • The Vermonter is an Amtrak passenger train that connects St. Albans, VT to Washington, D.C. by way of New York City. The journey is renowned for the beautiful scenic views that it presents as it passes through the Green Mountains and the Berkshires. Aboard the Vermonter, passengers can enjoy free WiFi, power outlets at every seat and extra legroom. You can also grab a bite to eat or enjoy a refreshing beverage from the train’s café. There are 1 Vermonter trains traveling from Bridgeport to Windsor Locks every day, with prices starting from $23.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Bridgeport to Windsor Locks. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.
The distance between Bridgeport and Windsor Locks is approximately 58 miles, or 94 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 54 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 32 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

Trains from Bridgeport to Windsor Locks are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

The earliest train departs Bridgeport at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 5:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 8 scheduled trains on most days. 3 of these are direct connections to Windsor Locks. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Windsor Locks to Bridgeport.

City Information

Bridgeport

Bridgeport, CT

Image credit: Justin Brockie

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While it has fallen on hard times after WW2, Bridgeport has seen many new development projects that have breathed an air of life to the city, making it an attractive destination for many young travelers. The city’s prime attraction is the Klein Memorial Auditorium, which features amazing art-deco architecture and a lavish marble lobby. The auditorium is being used as a theater, so check out their calendar when you’re in town. Nature lovers should consider giving Beardsley Zoo a visit, as it holds a wide variety of ecosystems, including a rainforest building. It is also a good picnic spot if you simply want to lounge around. For those who enjoy learning more about the city and its people, head over to the Barnum Museum.

For those who just can’t have enough steaks, Joseph’s Steakhouse is the place to be. If you wish to try an authentically American culinary experience, Walrus + Carpenter is a famous local spot.

The city’s main bus station is the Greyhound Bus Terminal located at 710 Water St in Downtown Bridgeport. The main Amtrak train station is also located on Water St, just a block south from the bus station. Bridgeport is served by Amtrak’s Northeast Regional and Vermonter lines. The city’s main airport is the Sikorsky Memorial Airport, which is three miles southeast of downtown.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Bridgeport?

525 Water St  - BRPAMT-0

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Main departure station: 525 Water St

The Amtrak station in Bridgeport is accessible from 525 Water St, and the unusual design means that the station’s waiting area is part of a raised structure above the six lanes of Water Street. The railroad lines along Pequonnock River are used by local Metro North and CTrail commuter rail, as well as two Amtrak lines: the Northeast Regional from Boston to Roanoke and the Vermonter from St. Albans to Washington, DC. Travelers can connect to the nearby bus terminal on Water St to continue their travels via bus. The station’s downtown location offers easy access to parking garages, fast food, and several nearby hotels.

All train stations in Bridgeport:

  • 525 Water St

Where is the train station in Windsor Locks?

Main arrival station: S Main St at Stanton Rd

Windsor Locks has one train station.

All train stations in Windsor Locks:

  • S Main St at Stanton Rd

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