Guide to Metro-North Train Station Parking in Darien, CT

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Metro-North train station parking is challenging. This is true for most Metro-North train stations in Fairfield County and Westchester County. There are often multi-year waitlists for parking permits. Here is our guide to Metro-North train station parking in Darien, CT.

Metro-North Train Commute to NYC from Darien, CT

Darien has two Metro-North train stations- Darien station and Noroton Heights station. The train ride from Darien Metro-North station to Grand Central is approximately 59 minutes to 1 hour 13 minutes. And the commute from Noroton Heights Station to Grand Central is approximately 1 hour.

Metro-North Train Station Parking in Darien, CT

  • Darien station annual parking permit has 5.5 years waitlist, daily parking available
  • Norton Heights annual parking permit has 7.5 years waitlist, daily parking available

There are separate waiting lists for each lot and you can put your name down in both lists.  There is an annual fee of $10 to remain on the waiting list.  The lot at the Noroton Heights Train Station is owned by the State of Connecticut and therefore non-residents can hold a Noroton Heights Lot permit.  The Leroy West Lot at the Darien Train Station is owned by the Town of Darien and only Darien residents may hold permits for the Leroy West Lot.  You can call 203-656-7330 between 9am-1pm on weekdays or go to the Darien online waitlist portal

Daily Parking at Darien Metro-North Train Station

Daily parking fee is $4.00/day and is available on a first-come/first-served basis.

Weekend Parking

Weekend parking is free at both Darien Metro-North train stations.

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