Southport Station

Eastbound 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 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. Take a right at end of ramp, first left into RR Station.
  • Southbound on I-95 (from Bridgeport) to Exit 19, Southport. At first light take a right on US1 (Post Rd) at next light take left to Center St, pass under Turnpike to second left into RR Station.
  • Trinity Church Lot at 288 Center Street (from Northbound side of Station). Follow Station Street back out to Pequot Avenue.  Make a right onto Pequot Avenue. At the intersection of Pequot Ave and Center Street, make a right. Entrance to the Lot is on the right before the underpass.
  • Trinity Church Lot at 288 Center Street (from Southbound side of Station). Exit Lot back out to Center Street.  Make a left onto Center Street. Entrance to the Lot is on the left after the underpass.


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 5:00 pm,  weekends and major holidays.


Station Layout

Platform level
Track 3 New Haven Line toward Grand Central (Green's Farms)
Track 1 Northeast Corridor, New Haven Line express trains do not stop here
Track 2 Northeast Corridor, New Haven Line express trains do not stop here →
Track 4 New Haven Line toward New Haven or New Haven–State Street (Fairfield)

*According to the ADA Compliance Law one station in each town is required to be handicap accessible. While Southport Station is not handicap accessible, the Fairfield Metro Station is fully handicap accessible with handicap ramps, elevators and platforms that lead directly to the train.


Westbound Building

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 after 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 in 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.