Located within the foothills of the Berkshire Mountains, Ridgefield is a very accessible town for those coming from both near and far. With two train stations close-by and being conveniently located near three interstate highways, you will find that getting to Ridgefield is quite easy. Just hop in the car or download your ticket! Before you know it, you will be enjoying all that our gorgeous town has to offer.
Ridgefield is located in Fairfield County, Connecticut, right on the border of New York’s Westchester County. It is a lovely scenic drive from points South and West via I-684, I-84, and Route 7. If you are driving up from the East, the town is located close to the Merritt Parkway and the I-95 corridor. Ridgefield is also about an hour and twenty-minute drive from New York City, a half-hour drive from Westport and Norwalk, and 45 minutes from Greenwich.
Ridgefield is a wonderful town to visit with your group of friends, school or organization group. Walk our beautiful Main Street, grab a bite in one of our many cafés or catch a play or performing art show in one of our 15 cultural art centers. If you’re looking to charter a bus to visit, we recommend contacting our sponsor National Charter Bus for private charter buses and minibus rentals.
Metro-North Harlem Line
The Metro North train runs regularly into Katonah, NY, which is about a 30-minute drive from downtown Ridgefield. Uber as well as taxi services are available at the Katonah station. There is also a Ridgefield-Katonah Shuttle that is operated daily by HART Transit and runs to the center of town.
Metro-North New Haven Line
The closest train station to town is the Branchville Station off of Route 7 and 5 minutes down Branchville Road from the center of town. It operates on the Danbury Branch of the New Haven Line. The station is 54 miles to Grand Central Terminal and it is about an hour and forty-minute train ride into New York City. Uber and taxi services are also available at the Branchville Station.
Ridgefield is a short 10-minute ride to the Danbury Municipal Airport. The Westchester County Airport is about a 40-minute drive from Ridgefield via I-684. For international travel, Ridgefield is equidistant between Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, CT and John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.