There are 3 ways to get from Danbury to Hartford by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Danbury, CT to Hartford

$13 - $20

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Train  •  3 h 50 min

  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 Hartford Amtrak

$36 - $84

Drive  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Danbury to Hartford 56.8 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Danbury to Hartford is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Danbury to Hartford is to drive which costs $5 - $8 and takes 1 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Danbury, CT and arriving at Hartford. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 1 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Danbury to Hartford. However, there are services departing from Danbury and arriving at Hartford Amtrak via South Norwalk and New Haven Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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The distance between Danbury and Hartford is 47 miles. The road distance is 56.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Danbury to Hartford without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 15 min and costs $13 - $20.

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The bus from Danbury, CT to Hartford takes 1 h 15 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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

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The best way to get from Danbury to Hartford is to bus which takes 1 h 15 min and costs $13 - $20. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $35 - $85 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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  • Distance: 47.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 15 min

What companies run services between Danbury, CT, USA and Hartford, CT, USA?

Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from Danbury to Hartford every 4 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $20 and the journey takes 1 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Danbury to Hartford via South Norwalk, New Haven, and New Haven Union Station in around 3 h 50 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Danbury to South Norwalk
Ave. Duration
54 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
Train from South Norwalk to New Haven
Ave. Duration
56 min
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
Shore Line East
Website
shorelineeast.com
Train from South Norwalk to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
shorelineeast.com
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Hartford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Danbury, CT to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Danbury to Hartford bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Hartford station.

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Danbury to Hartford train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Hartford Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Danbury to Hartford is 57 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to drive from Danbury to Hartford.

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