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Cheap Flights to Connecticut

When searching for cheap flights to Connecticut, you have two options because the state is home to both Bradley International Airport (BDL) and Tweed New Haven Airport (HVN). Tween New Haven Airport has a convenient location near Yale University and the on-campus Art Gallery while Bradley International Airport is near the New England Air Museum.

Flights to Connecticut

Fly into Hartford, the state's capital city, for easy access to some of Connecticut's best attractions. Passenger flights to Connecticut via Bradley International Airport are available from American Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and others. The Connecticut Department of Transportation offers daily bus service from the airport to downtown Hartford and makes multiple stops along the way. Taxis charge $42 to take travelers from the airport to downtown Hartford and $42 for stops in East or West Hartford. Alamo, Avis, Thrifty, National, Budget, Hertz, Dollar and Enterprise all offer rental cars at the airport too.

Tweed New Haven Airport is a smaller regional airport that provides cheap flights to Connecticut arriving regularly from Shoreline Aviation and American Eagle. MetroTaxi and Heritage Taxi offer service from the airport to downtown New Haven, which should cost you between $20 and $30. The airport also has rental cars, a bus stop and an Amtrak stop.

Attractions in Connecticut

Flights to Connecticut that land at Bradley International Airport let you explore local attractions as soon as you land, including the Mark Twain House and the Harriet Beecher Stowe House. Elizabeth Park, which is home to one of the region's oldest rose gardens, is also worth a tour. Other popular attractions in the area include the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, Bushnell Park, XL Center and the Cathedral of St. Joseph. You may fly to New Haven to tour the campus of Yale University or visit some of the museums located on that campus, but you can also walk the grounds of the historic Edgerton Estate or watch a live show at the Shubert Theatre. New Haven is home to the Connecticut Children's Museum, Five Mile Point Light and West Rock Ridge State Park if you're looking for a refreshing outing.

Travel Tips for Connecticut

Despite being one of the smallest states in the country, Connecticut puts on a number of festivals every year, including the Woodstock Fair, the Harvest Festival and the Pipes in the Valley Celtic Festival. Lobster and fresh seafood are very popular along the coast, but you'll also want to try apizza, which is a type of white pizza topped with fresh clams. Many restaurants serve brown bread as a side dish or appetizer. Connecticut restaurants charge around $20 to $25 for a quick meal for two, and you can pick up a New Haven style apizza for around $20 or less.

Insurance, agriculture and manufacturing are among the state's top industries, and the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford frequently hosts special events and expos for people working in those industries.

Flights to Connecticut

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