Airports in Hartford

Bradley International Airport (BDL)


Located halfway between Hartford and Springfield, Bradley International Airport (BDL) processes more than 350 daily flights and is the state's second busiest airport. The airport is also home to the Bradley Air National Guard Base. Bradley Airport is a busy, though efficient hub, and makes for a reasonably pleasant and stress-free introduction to Connecticut. If you've got some time to kill while waiting for your outbound flight, be sure to check out the New England Air Museum. With more than 75,000 square feet of exhibition space, showcasing exhibits on war planes, the history of air mail, and the famous Tuskegee Airmen, you'll find that your waiting-time passes quickly. The museum is open daily, from 10am to 5pm.


The airport is located 16 miles (26km) north of Hartford.

Getting to the city

The Bradley Flyer offers an hourly bus service to downtown Hartford, seven days a week. Rental cars and taxis are available. App-based taxi services, like Uber, are also available.


GMT -5 (GMT -4 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).


Tel: +1 860 292 2000.

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Bradley Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.

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