There are 6 ways to get from Boston to Danbury by bus, train, car, plane or subway

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Hartford, CT - Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Hartford, CT to Danbury, CT

$29 - $48

5 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct 2561 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Asylum St and Trumbull St to W Main St and Exchange Place 928 / ...

$29 - $57

Train  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New Haven Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from New Haven to South Norwalk
  3. Take the train from South Norwalk to Danbury

$115 - $297

Drive  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Danbury 158.9 miles

$15 - $23

Fly to New York La Guardia, line 7 subway, train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the line 7 subway from 74 St - Broadway to Grand Central - 42 St
  3. Take the train from Grand Central to South Norwalk
  4. Take the train from South Norwalk to Danbury

$77 - $289

Fly to Newark, train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to South Norwalk
  3. Take the train from South Norwalk to Danbury

$89 - $336

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Danbury is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Danbury is to drive which takes 2 h 43 min and costs $15 - $23.

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The distance between Boston and Danbury is 225 km. The road distance is 254 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Boston to Danbury, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Danbury. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA - South Station and arriving at Danbury, CT via Hartford, CT. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston to Danbury. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station Amtrak and arriving at Danbury via New Haven and South Norwalk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Danbury, CT, USA?

You can take a bus from Boston to Danbury via Hartford, CT - Union Station and Hartford, CT in around 4 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston to Danbury via New Haven Union Station Amtrak, New Haven, and South Norwalk in around 5 h 15 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New Haven Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$180 - $270
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from New Haven to South Norwalk
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$10 - $12
Off-peak onboard
$16 - $18
Onboard
$15 - $21
At station
$11 - $16
Train from South Norwalk to Danbury
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$3 - $5
Off-peak onboard
$4 - $5
Onboard
$5 - $8
At station
$6 - $8
Train from Grand Central to South Norwalk
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $25
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$12 - $14
Off-peak onboard
$18 - $20
Onboard
$17 - $25
At station
$14 - $18
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to Hartford, CT - Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Bus from Hartford, CT to Danbury, CT
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Asylum St and Trumbull St to W Main St and Exchange Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
Book at
buypasses.storesecured.com

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