Southport Station

sp stationEastbound Address (To New Haven): 96 Station Street Southport, CT 06890
Westbound Address (To New York): 400 Center Street Southport, CT 06890
Trinity Church Lot Address (Additional Parking): 288 Center Street Southport, CT 06890 
Map: Google Maps, Station Parking Map
Managed by: Parking Authority 

The Southport Station opened in 1884 and is nearly 49 miles (79 km) from Grand Central Terminal in New York City. Both the Eastbound and Westbound station houses were listed in the National Register of Historic Places as the "Southport Railroad Stations" in 1989.


  • Northbound on I-95 (from Westport) to Exit 19, Southport. At end of ramp, turn right, then the first left into RR Station.
  • Southbound on I-95 (from Bridgeport) to Exit 19, Southport. At first light turn right on US1 (Post Rd). At the next light, turn left onto Center Street, passing under Turnpike. The second left leads into RR Station.
  • Trinity Church Lot at 288 Center Street. From the Eastbound side of Southport Station, follow Station Street back to Pequot Avenue.  Turn right onto Pequot Avenue. At the intersection of Pequot Ave and Center Street, turn right onto Center Street. Entrance to the Lot is on the right before the RR overpass.
  • Trinity Church Lot from the Westbound side of Southport Station, is reached by exiting Station and turning left onto Center Street.  Trinity Church Lot is on the left after the RR overpass.
Station Parking

Both Day Parking and Permit Parking is available at the Southport Station and at the Trinity Church Lot.  Parking is free weekdays after 5:00pm, weekends and major/federal holidays.

Station Layout

Platform level:

Track 3    Metro North New Haven Line toward Grand Central
Track 1     Northeast Corridor, New Haven Line express trains do not stop at this station (e.g., Amtrak)
Track 2    Northeast Corridor, New Haven Line express trains do not stop at this station (e.g., Amtrak)
Track 4    Metro North New Haven Line toward New Haven
Westbound Station House

The westbound building is wooden and is one of the few remaining original station houses on the New Haven Line. On January 4, 2008 it was destroyed by a fire. The water that was being used to extinguish the fire caused most of the damage. The refurbishment was finished within the year and the building was re-opened by then Connecticut Governor Jodi Rell in late February 2009.
The business utilizing the rental space is Southport Construction LLC.
Eastbound Building

The eastbound building is made of brick, and is no longer for railroad use.
The business utilizing the rental space is Paci's Restaurant
Contact Information

The station is managed by the Parking Authority of Fairfield.   For more commuter information please visit the Rail Commuter Information page.