Manchester, Connecticut



The following are several transportation options available for Manchester residents:
  • The CT Transit system 860-525-9181 offers several bus routes in and around Manchester.  Seniors over 65 and people with a qualifying disability may use CT Transit for a reduced fare.
  • ADA Transportation 860-724-5340 provides rides throughout the Greater Hartford area for people who, due to a disability, are unable to use the CT Transit system.  ADA provides trips for all purposes and  the fare is $3.00+ per one-way trip. Call for an application and qualification requirements. Reservations are taken up to 14 days in advance.
               *Manchester residents who qualify for ADA
Transportation can 
receive a monthly allotment of
free trip tickets through 
Senior, Adult & Family Services
 by calling 860-647-3093*
or email: Ed Paquette
  • The Manchester Dial-A-Ride Program serves residents who are 60+ or disabled of any age.  Rides are available Monday through Friday in Manchester for medical appointments, grocery and other shopping, visiting, banking and personal business.    During the summer, there may be some special trips to the Manchester BandShell  and in late fall there are some special shopping trips for holiday shopping.  People making reservations for medical appointments are encouraged to call up to 28 days prior to their appintment.   To sign up for the program call Mon-Fri between 2:00pm - 4:00pm, once you are signed up, call to RESERVE your ride Mon - Fri between the hours of  8:30am - 2:00pm.  Contact phone: 860-870-7940

   Services Offered by Dial-A-Ride

  • DMV (Motor Vehicle Department)  - to Wethersfield for picture identification cards, by request.
  • ECHN Medical Center in South Windsor when available and by request.

The Manchester Senior Center provides transportation to and from the Center as well as weekly group trips for shopping.  Call  860-647-3211 to reserve a ride.

American Cancer Society 1-800-227-2345 attempts to find volunteer drivers to transport cancer patients to treatments through their "Road to Recovery" program.

Medicaid (Husky A, C & D and Title 19) Transportation is a program for people on Medicaid for rides to medical appointments. Call Logisicare 48 hours in advance of the ride at 1-888-248-9895.