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

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Bus via Hartford  •  4h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Danbury Bus Ticket Agency, Danbury, CT to Union Station, Hartford, CT Peter Pan
  2. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma 2554 / ...

$31 - $47

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Bus  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Danbury Bus Ticket Agency, Danbury, CT to Union Station, Hartford, CT Peter Pan
  2. Take the bus from Union Station, Hartford, CT to South Station, Boston, MA Peter Pan

$30 - $46

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Train  •  5h 9m

  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 Union Station to Boston Back Bay Station

$64 - $209

Drive  •  2h 47m

  1. Drive from Danbury to Boston 158.3 miles

$15 - $23

Train, train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  5h 38m

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

$83 - $299

Train, train to Newark, fly  •  5h 29m

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

$95 - $346

Train, subway to New York JFK, fly  •  5h 59m

  1. Take the train from Danbury to South Norwalk
  2. Take the train from South Norwalk to Grand Central
  3. Take the subway from 5 Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport
  4. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Boston (BOS) JFK - BOS

$86 - $337

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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 Danbury Bus Ticket Agency, Danbury, CT and arriving at Boston, Ma via Union Pl and Church St and Hartford, Ct. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 24m.

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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 Back Bay Station via South Norwalk and New Haven Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 9m.

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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 bus via Hartford which takes 4h 24m and costs $30 - $50.

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It takes approximately 4h 24m to get from Danbury to Boston, including transfers.

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Danbury to Boston bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Danbury Bus Ticket Agency, Danbury, CT station.

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Danbury to Boston train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), depart from Danbury station.

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The best way to get from Danbury to Boston is to bus via Hartford which takes 4h 24m and costs $30 - $50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $60 - $210 and takes 5h 9m.

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Map of how to get from Danbury to Boston.
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  • Distance: 140.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 24m

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

You can take a bus from Danbury to Boston via Union Pl and Church St, Trumbull St and Jewell St, and Hartford, Ct in around 4h 24m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Danbury to Boston via South Norwalk, New Haven, and New Haven Union Station in around 5h 9m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Danbury to South Norwalk
Ave. Duration
54m
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
Train from South Norwalk to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
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
Shore Line East
Website
shorelineeast.com
Train from South Norwalk to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
shorelineeast.com
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Union Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $170
First Class
$150 - $280
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$50 - $110
Business Class Seat
$80 - $150
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Danbury Bus Ticket Agency, Danbury, CT to Union Station, Hartford, CT
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Hartford, CT to South Station, Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $26
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
Bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $23
Flexible
$35 - $50

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 11m.

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Danbury to Boston bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at South Station, Boston, MA.

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Danbury to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Boston Back Bay 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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Cape Air, JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Boston Airport.

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