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There are 10 ways to get from Buffalo to Danbury by bus, train, night bus, 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.

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Bus  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Buffalo
  2. Take the bus from New York to Danbury, CT

$67 - $124

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Night bus, bus  •  10 h 21 min

  1. Take the night bus from Buffalo, Ny to New York, Ny 311 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York to Danbury, CT

$60 - $127

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Train  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak to Yonkers Amtrak Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to South Norwalk New Haven / ...

$93 - $235

Train via Croton-Harmon Amtrak  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak to Croton-Harmon Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Croton-Harmon to Harlem-125th St.
  3. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to South Norwalk

$95 - $234

Drive  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Danbury 375.9 miles

$35 - $55

Fly Buffalo to New York JFK, bus  •  6 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to New York JFK (JFK) BUF - JFK
  2. Take the bus from New York to Danbury, CT

$89 - $391

Fly Buffalo to New York La Guardia, line 7 subway, train  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BUF - 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

$93 - $416

Fly Buffalo to Newark, train  •  6 h 36 min

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

$130 - $523

Train to Rochester, fly to New York JFK, bus  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
  2. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to New York JFK (JFK) ROC - JFK
  3. Take the bus from New York to Danbury, CT

$139 - $373

Train to Rochester, fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
  2. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to New York La Guardia (LGA) ROC - LGA
  3. Take the train from Grand Central to South Norwalk

$143 - $508

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The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Danbury is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Danbury is to fly and bus which costs $85 - $400 and takes 6 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Buffalo to Danbury. However, there are services departing from Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak and arriving at Danbury via Yonkers, Harlem-125th St. and South Norwalk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 35 min.

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The distance between Buffalo and Danbury is 298 miles. The road distance is 375.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Danbury without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 26 min and costs $65 - $130.

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It takes approximately 10 h 26 min to get from Buffalo to Danbury, including transfers.

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Buffalo to Danbury train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Danbury is to bus which takes 10 h 26 min and costs $65 - $130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $90 - $240 and takes 11 h 35 min.

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The quickest flight from Buffalo Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 17 min.

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Buffalo to Danbury train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), arrive at South Norwalk station.

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Map of how to get from Buffalo to Danbury.
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  • Distance: 298.1 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 26 min

What companies run services between Buffalo, NY, USA and Danbury, CT, USA?

You can take a bus from Buffalo to Danbury via New York, NY - Port Authority, 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal, W 4 St, and New York in around 10 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Buffalo to Danbury via Yonkers Amtrak, Yonkers, Harlem-125th St., and South Norwalk in around 11 h 35 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Rochester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Buffalo to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Rochester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak to Yonkers Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $180
Room
$290 - $410
Train from Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak to Croton-Harmon Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Room
$280 - $400
Train from Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Yonkers
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$65 - $90
Economy
$90 - $130
EconomyPlus
$110 - $170
Business
$150 - $220
Train from Buffalo to Croton-Harmon
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$65 - $85
Economy
$85 - $130
EconomyPlus
$110 - $160
Business
$150 - $210
Train from Buffalo to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$19 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
EconomyPlus
$55 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Harlem-125th St. to South Norwalk
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$11 - $13
Off-peak onboard
$17 - $19
Onboard
$16 - $23
At station
$13 - $17
Train from Croton-Harmon to Harlem-125th St.
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $20
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$10 - $12
Off-peak onboard
$16 - $17
Onboard
$14 - $20
At station
$10 - $15
Train from Grand Central to South Norwalk
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 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
Train from South Norwalk to Danbury
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $11
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $17
Onboard
$13 - $19
At station
$9 - $14
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York to Danbury, CT
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from Buffalo, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110

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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to Danbury is 376 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to drive from Buffalo to Danbury.

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Delta and JetBlue Airways offer flights from Buffalo Airport to New York JFK Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Danbury. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Buffalo Airport is to line 204 bus which takes 17 min and costs $2.

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