Windsor’s location makes it an ideal place for business.
Windsor is only a two-hour drive to New York City, Boston, Albany, and Providence. There are 100 million potential customers within an eight-hour drive, representing 1/3 of the total US economy and 2/3 of the Canadian economy, including key market cities such as Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Rochester, Buffalo, Toronto, Montreal, and Quebec.
At the heart of Windsor Center is Windsor Station.
Located just a short ride to both Windsor’s corporate area and Bradley International Airport, this train station currently services Amtrak with 5 weekday round-trip trains, and is expected to increase service to eleven or twelve round-trip trains once the commuter rail line connecting New Haven, Hartford, and Springfield is completed. By 2030 Windsor Station will have 26 weekday round-trips. Features of Windsor Station include 15 long term and short term parking spaces, public restrooms, and an accessible platform. The Annual Station Ridership in 2015 for Windsor Station was 12,857 passengers and currently serves the Northeast Regional route.
CT Transit offers 6 different bus lines that go through Windsor.
Bus #30, Bradley Flyer, offers both weekday and weekend bus services to Bradley International Airport with pickups approximately once every hour. The line goes through Downtown Hartford, stopping at the CT Convention Center, up to Windsor’s Target, and proceeds to Bradley International Airport.
Windsor Avenue’s bus #32 also offers both weekday and weekend bus services. This line goes from Downtown Hartford through the Windsor Town Center and Windsor Train Station and up to Poquonock. During the weekday stops are made about once an hour in the mornings and once every half hour in the evening. On Saturday and Sunday the bus runs about once every hour. Stops include Windsor Railroad Station and Poquonock Park and Ride lot.
Bus #34, Poquonock, and bus #36, Day Hill Road, run during the weekday only. Stops are made about once every half hour in the mornings, and about once every 40 minutes in the evenings. Notable stops in Windsor include Windsor Railroad Station, Day Hill Road, Walgreens, Griffin Center, Amazon, and Voya.
Buses #52, Blue Hills Avenue, and #54, Blue Hills Extension, offer weekday and Saturday services. During the weekday, buses stop once every 20 minutes both in the morning and evenings. On Saturday, service is reduced to once every half hour for mornings and evenings. Noteworthy stops include Blue Hills, Amazon, and Griffin Center Office Park. These lines go through Downtown Hartford, Bloomfield, as well as Windsor’s Corporate Area.
Anywhere in Windsor is just a short drive to Bradley International Airport.
Six different airlines currently service Bradley with international flights, with a seventh airline to be launched in September 2016, making Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks a key tool for companies looking to either cultivate new or utilize preexisting international connections. Bradley International Airport also has a number of nonstop flights across the United States, destinations including Atlanta, Baltimore, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and more. Windsor’s close proximity to Bradley International Airport makes it easy to travel for business.