Suggested Living Areas
|City/Town||Distance from Hartford (mi)||Estimated Cost of Living|
|Ellington, CT||15-25||Living Cost 2022|
|Manchester, CT||10-15||Living Cost 2022|
|Farmington, CT||10-15||Living Cost 2022|
|Hartford, CT||0||Living Cost 2022|
|West Hartford, CT||5-10||Living Cost 2022|
|New Britain, CT||10-20||Living Cost 2022|
|Wallingford, CT||25-30||Living Cost 2022|
|Meriden, CT||20-30||Living Cost 2022|
|New Haven, CT||35-45||Living Cost 2022|
Apartments, Townhouses, & Condos for Rent:
*Before moving to a new city, it is recommended to connect with locals and talk about the area. If you are considering moving to CT or a neighboring state, you are encouraged to reach out to UConn students from the Health Care Genetics PSM program for advice.
Traveling Around CT
Connecticut is located at the heart of the Northeast region, halfway between New York City and Boston. As the southernmost New England state, CT is an easy drive from the larger Northeast cities.
Areas of CT are most accessible when traveling by car. If you travel by car, CT has interstates running along the shore (I-95) and through the central part of the state (I-91 and I-84). Traveling by train or bus is also a convenient and affordable way to get to major destinations. There are a variety of express and local buses, complimentary shuttles, and local on-demand services to meet every need. Cities such as Hartford are walkable or accessible by bicycle for small areas.
CT has one of the most extensive rail systems in New England, with rail lines running along the shoreline in conjunction with intercity rail and a new service paralleling the central I-91 Corridor through Hartford. All trains make easy connections to New York destinations, Boston, and beyond. There are also ferries from Long Island to our ports. International airports in Hartford, Providence, New York, and Boston make CT easy to visit.
- Visit Getting Around Connecticut for an in-depth review of CT's transportation options.
- Search for transportation options in all areas of the state with the CTrides Transit Finder.
- CT State Map
- Hartford Line - CT Rail
- CT Bike Routes
Car Rental Services: