Located in the heart of Fairfield County, the City of Norwalk enjoys exceptional access to the Northeast Corridor’s most important cities as well as many of its finest residential communities. Situated directly on the Long Island Sound, the City’s Urban Core neighborhoods center on the Norwalk River and Harbor. Residents and visitors enjoy 22 miles of shoreline with a unique marine ecosystem, abundant recreational activities, public beaches, and waterfront parks.
Norwalk is served by the Metro-North Commuter Railroad, the busiest passenger railroad in North America. Metro-North provides direct connections to New York City and Connecticut’s coastal cities of Greenwich, Stamford, Fairfield, Bridgeport, and New Haven. The Danbury branch rail line connects the South Norwalk station with Wilton, Ridgefield, Redding, Bethel and Danbury. The Metro North Railroad also links travelers to Amtrak stations with service to Boston and Washington, D.C. among many other major destinations in the Northeast and beyond.
Norwalk is also easily accessible by car from New York City and other major East Coast cities via I-95. In addition, the Connecticut Coastal Corridor bus system connects Norwalk to Westport, Fairfield, Bridgeport, Stratford, and Milford, and the Danbury Branch rail line offers connections to Wilton, Ridgefield, Redding, Bethel, and Danbury.