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

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Train  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Danbury to South Norwalk Danbury
  2. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...

$103 - $272

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Danbury to Grand Central Danbury
  2. Take the bus from New York to Philadelphia, PA Nyc

$31 - $47

5 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Danbury, CT to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York 31st St. to Philadelphia

$37 - $44

Drive  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Danbury to Philadelphia 159 miles

$15 - $23

Bus to Hartford, fly  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Danbury, CT to Hartford
  2. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Philadelphia (PHL) BDL - PHL

$182 - $501

Train, train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  5 h 44 min

  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 Philadelphia (PHL) LGA - PHL

$153 - $510

Train, train to New Haven, fly  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Danbury to South Norwalk
  2. Take the train from South Norwalk to New Haven
  3. Fly from New Haven (HVN) to Philadelphia (PHL) HVN - PHL

$98 - $474

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

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

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No, there is no direct train from Danbury to Philadelphia station. However, there are services departing from Danbury and arriving at Philadelphia 30th Street Station via South Norwalk and Stamford Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between Danbury and Philadelphia is 135 miles. The road distance is 159 miles.

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The best way to get from Danbury to Philadelphia without a car is to train which takes 4 h 15 min and costs $100 - $280.

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Danbury to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Danbury to Philadelphia is to train which takes 4 h 15 min and costs $100 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $45 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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The quickest flight from Hartford Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 19 min.

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Danbury to Philadelphia train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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Map of how to get from Danbury to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 134.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

What companies run services between Danbury, CT, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

You can take a train from Danbury to Philadelphia via South Norwalk, Stamford, and Stamford Amtrak Station in around 4 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Danbury to Philadelphia via New York, W 4 St, 34 St - Herald Sq, and New York 31st St. in around 4 h 18 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Hartford to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from New Haven to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Hartford to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Danbury to South Norwalk
Ave. Duration
53 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 Danbury to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$15 - $18
Off-peak onboard
$22 - $24
Onboard
$23 - $35
At station
$21 - $24
Train from South Norwalk to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 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 New Haven
Ave. Duration
1 h
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
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 Stamford Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $240
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
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Danbury, CT to New York
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
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
Focus
Phone
+1 215-625-2727
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York 31st St. to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Book at
gotobus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York to Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
wandacoach.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Danbury to Philadelphia is 159 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to drive from Danbury to Philadelphia.

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American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Hartford Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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