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There are 7 ways to get from Danbury to Boston by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 18m

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

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Bus via New Haven  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the bus from Hart Pulse Point to Norwalk WHEELS Hub
  2. Take the bus from Burnell Blvd. at Norwalk Wheel Hub to Bridgeport Transportation Center Cl
  3. Take the bus from Bridgeport to New Haven
  4. Take the bus from New Haven, CT to Boston South Buses Ny

$26 - $51

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Bus  •  8h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Bridgeport Ferry Terminal to Copley Boston-Long Island

$33 - $73

Drive  •  2h 47m

  1. Drive from Danbury to Boston 158.3 miles

$15 - $23

Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  5h 12m

  1. Take the train from Danbury to Grand Central
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Boston (BOS) LGA - BOS

Train to New York JFK, fly  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from Danbury to Grand Central
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS

Train, train to Newark, fly  •  6h 10m

  1. Take the train from Danbury to South Norwalk
  2. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Boston (BOS) EWR - BOS

Danbury to Boston by train

The train journey time between Danbury and Boston is around 5h 50m and covers a distance of around 212 miles. The fastest train normally takes 4h 8m. Operated by MTA Bus Company, Amtrak and Amtrak Northeast Regional, the Danbury to Boston train service departs from Danbury and arrives in Boston South Station. Typically 49 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 50m
Fastest train time:
4h 8m
Trains per week:
49
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
17 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:08
Last train departs at:
23:19

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Danbury to Boston train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Danbury to Boston is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Danbury to Boston is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Danbury to Boston. However, there are services departing from Hart Pulse Point and arriving at Boston South Buses via Burnell Blvd. at Norwalk Wheel Hub, Bridgeport and New Haven, CT. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 26m.

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No, there is no direct train from Danbury to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Danbury and arriving at Boston South Station via South Norwalk and New Haven. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 18m.

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The distance between Danbury and Boston is 141 miles. The road distance is 158.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Danbury to Boston without a car is to train which takes 5h 18m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 18m to get from Danbury to Boston, including transfers.

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Danbury to Boston bus services, operated by HARTransit, depart from Hart Pulse Point station.

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Danbury to Boston train services, operated by MTA Bus Company, depart from Danbury station.

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The best way to get from Danbury to Boston is to train which takes 5h 18m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus via New Haven, which costs $25 - $55 and takes 7h 26m.

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Map of how to get from Danbury to Boston.
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  • Distance: 140.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 18m

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

You can take a train from Danbury to Boston via South Norwalk and New Haven in around 5h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Danbury to Boston via Norwalk WHEELS Hub, Burnell Blvd. at Norwalk Wheel Hub, Bridgeport Transportation Center, Bridgeport, New Haven, and New Haven, CT in around 7h 26m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $310
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$19 - $300
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $280
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $460
Flights from Newark to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $460
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Boston via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,200
Train operators
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from Danbury to South Norwalk
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from South Norwalk to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Danbury to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
mta.info
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 New Haven to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
Train from Stamford Amtrak Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$29 - $45
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $110
Business Class Seat
$80 - $150
Train from Stamford Amtrak Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Bus operators
HARTransit
Phone
203-744-4070 ext. 1
Website
hartransit.com
Bus from Hart Pulse Point to Norwalk WHEELS Hub
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
hartransit.com
Norwalk Transit District CT
Phone
+1 (203) 299-5161
Email
info@norwalktransit.com
Website
norwalktransit.com
Bus from Hart Pulse Point to Wheels Hub
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
norwalktransit.com
Bus from Wheels Hub to Greater Bridgeport Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
norwalktransit.com
Greater Bridgeport Transit
Phone
+1 203-333-3031
Email
info@gogbt.com
Website
gogbt.com
Bus from Burnell Blvd. at Norwalk Wheel Hub to Bridgeport Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
gogbt.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
Bus from Bridgeport to New Haven
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $14
Flexible
$25 - $40
Bus from New Haven to Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $29
Flexible
$40 - $60
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from New Haven, CT to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
boltbus.com
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from Bridgeport Ferry Terminal to Copley
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Prepaid Online Rate
$30 - $40
Onboard
$35 - $45

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 6m.

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Danbury to Boston bus services, operated by Boltbus, arrive at Boston South Buses station.

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Danbury to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston South Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Danbury to Boston is 158 miles. It takes approximately 2h 47m to drive from Danbury to Boston.

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JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport.

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