Parking in Connecticut
Park & Ride Lots
Connecticut has hundreds of Park & Ride lots conveniently located throughout the state. These are FREE to use for daily parking for trips to and from work. Catch a bus, connect with a carpool or vanpool at a commuter lot and give yourself an easier commute! Check out locations using button below.
Train Station Parking
New Haven Line Parking
New Haven Line parking information can be found on Metro-North’s Station’s website. Please complete the online application request on this page if you are interested in obtaining a long-term parking permit for West Haven, Bridgeport or Fairfield Metro Rail Stations.
West Haven – daily M-F $6.00 / 6-month permit $300* (FREE on weekends and Holidays)
Bridgeport – daily M-F $6.00 / monthly permit $67/or $45 with Metro-North monthly pass
Fairfield Metro – daily M-F $6.00 / 6-month permit $210. (FREE on weekends and Holidays)
*West Haven 6-month parking permits run from Sept. 1 - Feb. 28 and March 1 - Aug. 31. If you would like a permit for months in between those dates, email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
CTrail Hartford Line Parking
Daily and monthly parking is available at all CTrail Hartford Line stations except State Street (New Haven). Please visit the Hartford Line Stations page for detailed information on each location.
Paid parking applies Monday through Friday at the Berlin, Meriden, and Wallingford stations for both Hartford Line rail passengers and the public. Parking at those stations is free on weekends and federal holidays. These stations are open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.
To apply for a monthly parking permit at the Berlin, Meriden, or Wallingford station, riders should visit hartfordline.com.
For more information click here.
Shore Line East Rail Parking
Free Parking available at Shore Line East stations except State Street (New Haven), Union Station (New Haven) and New London. Paid parking is available at Union Station and New London. No parking is available at State Street.
No permit required at any Shore Line East stations.
Train Parking Permit Application Request
If you are interested in obtaining a parking permit for West Haven, Bridgeport or Fairfield Metro Rail Stations, please complete this form for more information:
*FAIRFIELD METRO NOTICE: There is a 12-18 plus month wait for parking permits (As of August, 2019).
*West Haven NOTICE: There is a wait list for parking permits (As of June, 2019).