Connecticut Transit New Britain and Bristol

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Connecticut Transit New Britain and Bristol Divisions
CT Transit New Flyer D35LFR A-7 on the PB-Plainville/Bristol line, Downtown New Britain.
Founded 1920 (New Britain Transit)
1924 (DATTCO)
Headquarters New Britain Transit::
257 Woodlawn Road
Berlin, CT 06037
583 South Street
New Britain, CT 06051
Locale Connecticut
Service area New Britain, Berlin, Bristol, and nearby towns
Service type Local bus service
Routes New Britain: 11
Bristol:2 [1]
Fleet 22[2]
Operator New Britain Transit (11 routes)
DATTCO (2 routes)
Chief executive Peter Agostini (New Britain Transit)
Louis DeVivo (DATTCO)
Website Official Website

Connecticut Transit New Britain Division and Connecticut Transit Bristol Division are two divisions of Connecticut Transit that collectively provide local bus service to four towns in the Central Connecticut Region,[1] with connections to CT Transit Hartford Division in downtown New Britain, along the Berlin Turnpike, and at Westfarms Mall. Service in both divisions operates Monday through Saturday along 13 routes.


These are the routes in the New Britain and Bristol Divisions. The 41 route (formerly P route) is contiguous with Hartford Division.
. PLEASE NOTE: New Britain routes being transitioned to numbers will start with a "5". Starting December 8, 2014, customers in the New Britain area will see local routes transition to a numbering system. [3]

New Britain routes[edit]

Route (new) Route (old) Route Name Outbound terminus Outbound connections Notes Operator
41 P Hartford 41 (P): Hartford via Newington Center
41X (Px): Hartford via Newington Center Express to Downtown Hartford
HNB: Hartford/New Britain via I-84
CT Transit Hartford: All routes in downtown Hartford
  • Will be truncated to Newington Center. The NEW Route 141, operated by CTfastrak, will run between Newington Center and Downtown New Britain.
  • CT Transit Hartford
501 AR Arch St 501 (AR): Hosp of Central CT-Clinic Dr-Meriden Square
501C (AR): Hosp of Central CT-Clinic Dr
501H (AR): Hosp of Central CT
CTtransit Meriden: A1
Middletown Area Transit: M-Link
  • Route 501C to Clinic Dr. is the first trip of the day (weekdays only).
  • Route 501H to the Hospital of Central CT is the last trip of the day.
  • New Britain Transportation
502 PB/PL Black Rock Ave 502 (PB): Downtown Bristol
502C (PL): Plainville Center
502W (PB): WEST MAIN ST–Downtown Bristol
502/503 (C/PL): CORBIN AV–CT Commons-Plainville Center–Black Rock Ave2
Downtown Bristol: CTtransit Bristol: 541
  • Route 502 trips to Downtown Bristol operate on weekdays only. Saturday service between Plainville Center and Downtown Bristol is operated by Route 541W.
503 C Corbin Ave 503 (C): DMV-CT Commons-Tunxis Comm Coll
503C (C): DMV-CT Commons-Plainville Center
502/503 (C/PL): CT Commons-Plainville Center-Black Rock Ave2
CTtransit Bristol: 541
CTtransit Hartford: 66(E)
505 B1 Burritt St 505 (B): Hosp for Special Care-Pinnacle Business Pk-Goodwin Tech
505A (B): Pinnacle Business Pk-Goodwin Tech
505/506 (B/F): Goodwin Tech-Hosp for Special Care-UCONN Health Ctr–Farmington Ave2
505/506 (B/F): Pinnacle Business Pk-Farmington Ave
  • Operates outbound from Downtown New Britain via Broad St. and inbound via Myrtle St.
506 F Farmington Ave 506 (F): UCONN Health Ctr
506F (F): Farm Springs-UCONN Health Ctr
506S (F): Hosp for Special Care-Slater Rd
505/506 (B/F): BURRITT ST-Pinnacle Business Pk-Farmington Av
505/506 (B/F): BURRITT ST-Hosp for Special Care-Pinnacle Business Pk-UCONN Health Ctr-Farmington Ave2
UConn Health Center: CTtransit Hartford: 66(E)
Batterson Park Park & Ride: CTtransit Hartford: 902 (2)
507 O Oak St O (507): CCSU-Westfarms
507C (O): CCSU
507E (O): Eddy Glover Blvd
507/508 (O/S): OAK/STANLEY STS–CCSU–Westfarms
Westfarms: CTtransit Hartford: 33(K), 35(WFF). 39(Q), 64(E)
Corbins Park & Ride: CTtransit Hartford: 902(2)
CCSU: CTtransit Hartford: 69(W)
  • Will no longer go to Westfarms after March 28, 2015.
  • Route will be modified to serve Country Club and Alexander Rds.
  • Route 507C to Central CT State University is the last trip of the day.
508 S Stanley St 508 (S): CCSU-Brittany Farms-Westfarms
508E (S): CCSU–Westfarms
507/508 (O/S): OAK/STANLEY STS–CCSU–Westfarms
Westfarms: CTtransit Hartford: 33(K), 35(WFF), 39(Q), 64(E)
Corbins Park & Ride: CTtransit Hartford: 902(2)
CCSU: CTtransit Hartford: 69(W)
  • To be replaced by NEW route 128, which will continue to Downtown Hartford via the CTfastrak guideway.
  • Route 507C to Central CT State University is the last trip of the day.
509 ES East St 509 (ES): Dix & Fifth
509 (ES): Dix & Fifth via Smalley St
510 SS South St 510 (SS): Rocky Hill & Halsey
510C (SS): Corbin Russwin
510D (SS): Rocky Hill & Halsey via John Downey Dr
510S (SS): CT DSS (New Britn)–Rocky Hill & Halsey
512 BK/TPK Berlin Tpke 512 (BK): Berlin Stn (Amtrak)-Webster Square-Lowe's-Stew Leonard's
512C (BK): Berlin Stn (Amtrak)-Webster Square-Walmart Cromwell-Lowe's-Stew Leonard's
512N (FE): NORPACO FOODS via Route 9
512W (BK): MAIN ST-Berlin Stn (Amtrak)-Webster Square
Walmart, Cromwell: Middletown Area Transit: E
Price Chopper, Newington:CTtransit Hartford: 45(BTF), 47(T)
  • Route 512C operates into Cromwell Walmart en route to the Berlin Turnpike.
  • New Britain Transportation

1Route 505 (formerly Route B) operates outbound from downtown New Britain via Broad St. and inbound via Myrtle St.
2These trips operate on Saturdays only.

Bristol routes[edit]

  • 502 (PB): Black Rock Av–Downtown Bristol: See above
  • 541 (BL): Bristol Local: Downtown Bristol to Tunxis Community College via Route 6 (weekdays). Saturdays, this route loops via Plainville connecting with Route C. Westbound trips TO Downtown Bristol will be designated as 541W while eastbound trips FROM Downtown Bristol will read as 541E.


See also[edit]

All of the above provide CT Transit route service.

External links[edit]