CTfastrak begins direct service for UConn football games


HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) – UConn Huskies football fans have a new way to get to the stadium on game day. The Connecticut Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that the “Rentschler Flyer Route 120” bus service will start rolling this Saturday, and for every UConn home football game this season.

The CTfastrak Rentschler Flyer will also travel to the four other Saturday home games, on September 24th against Syracuse, October 8th against Cincinnati, October 22nd against Central Florida and on November 26th against Tulane. Bus departure times and any detours due to downtown Hartford events will be announced as the start time for each game is finalized.

On Saturday, September 17th, the CTfastrak Rentschler Flyer will leave from Bay E at the CTfastrak Downtown New Britain Station at 11.33 a.m., 11.48 a.m., 12.03 p.m., 12.18 p.m. and 12.33 p.m. The Rentschler Flyer will stop at each CTfastrak station and at Travelers at Main Street and Atheneum Square. Travel time from the Travelers stop to the stadium is 15 minutes.

CTfastrak Rentschler Flyer Route 120 buses enter the stadium grounds via a special entrance and drop off football fans close to the stadium entrance. Information about free parking at CTfastrak stations with parking facilities can be found here.

For information about CTfastrak, click here.

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