Airport Name

Bradley International Airport

Airport Location

The airport is located 20km (12 miles) north
of Hartford, Connecticut and 20km (12 miles)
south of Springfield, Massachusetts.






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Airport Overview

Terminal Transfer | Getting into Town | Car Parking | Information Desks | Airport Facilities

Located halfway between Connecticut’s largest cities, Hartford and Springfield, Bradley International Airport (BDL) processes more than 350 daily flights, and – with five million passengers each year – it’s the state’s busiest airport. The airport is also the location of the Bradley Air National Guard Base.

Flights to Bradley International Airport are available from cities across the eastern US and Canada, including Chicago, Toronto, Dallas, Miami, Cleveland, New York, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Washington DC and Philadelphia.

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Terminal Transfer

Passengers transfer between terminals via a covered walkway.

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Getting into Town

Train: There are no train or subway services.

Bus: Connecticut Transit operates a bus from the airport into downtown Hartford seven days a week. The Bradley Flyer route runs hourly, and costs $1.25.

Taxi: Metered taxis are available at the airport. The average fare to Hartford is $36, and a tip of 10-15 per cent is customary.

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Car Parking

There is short-term parking within easy walking distance of the terminal, and charges $2.50 for half an hour, $4.50 for an hour, and $6.25 for up to 90 minutes. The long-term car park is serviced by a free shuttle to the terminal, and charges $6 for up to three hours, with a daily maximum of $11 and a weekly maximum of $55.

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Information Desks

There are information desks on the upper ticketing level and lower baggage level of Terminal A.

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Airport Facilities

Money and communications: ATMs, public phones.

Luggage: Lost luggage queries are handled by the airlines concerned. All items found in the terminal are turned over to the Bradley Police.

Conference and business: The US Airways Club has business facilities, including work stations, photocopy and fax services, and a conference room. The Club is only available to members.

Other facilities: Other facilities at Bradley International Airport include a shoeshine service, and access and amenities for disabled passengers.

Wi-Fi: There is free Wi-Fi available throughout the airport.

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About the author

Oonagh ShielContent Manager at Cheapflights whose travel life can be best summed up as BC (before children) and PC (post children). We only travel during the school holidays so short-haul trips and staycations are our specialities!

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