Travel Information


Air Travel to Danbury:

To travel to Danbury, you have several airport options. You will probably want to fly into one of these airports (best airports are bolded):
            • Westchester County (about 30 minutes away)
            • Bradley International (Hartford – about 45 minutes to an hour away)
• New York LaGuardia (about 1.25 - 1.5 hours away)
• New York Kennedy (about 1.5 hours away)
• Newark (about 1.75 hours away)

Shuttle Information:

You can take a shuttle from these airports to Danbury, but it doesn’t cost much more (less in some cases) to simply rent a car.
The New York City Metro North rail line runs a Danbury line out of Grand Central Station. The Danbury line connects to the New Haven line in South Norwalk, so you can get to Danbury by train from either New Haven or New York City. The Danbury train station is about six blocks from the Midtown campus; you will most likely need to take a cab or arrange for a WCSU pickup from the Danbury station to the Westside campus. Information on Metro North is at

Driving Directions

Western Connecticut State University's Midtown and Westside campuses, located in Danbury, Connecticut, are easily accessible from Interstate 84. The University is approximately an hour's distance from New York City. For additional information, please go to


WCSU Weather Information

Current Conditions in Danbury

Current Conditions

55.1° F
Feels like N/A°

Wind: 7MPH from the S
Humidity: N/A%
Pressure: 30 in.
Dew Point: N/A° F

Emergency / Weather Alert Information

The Emergency / Weather Alert will be posted on the WCSU home page any time an emergency or bad weather causes a delay, cancellation or early closing of the university.

Weather Alert Example

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Greater Danbury 5-Day Forecast

Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Slight chance for a morning shower, partly sunny and pleasant.
Partly sunny and pleasant.
Mostly cloudy, chance for some showers.
Chance for morning rain then some afternoon sunshine.
Mostly sunny and mild.
36° / 59° 34° / 56° 36° / 43° 39° / 54° 33° / 54°