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

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Bus Peter Pan Bus Lines  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Danbury, CT to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal

$28 - $49

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Train  •  4 h 30 min

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

$103 - $272

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Stamford, Ct to New York, Ny 3469 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa 3213 / ...

$39 - $91

Drive  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Danbury to Philadelphia 159 miles

$15 - $23

Bus to Hartford, fly  •  5 h 2 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 9 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. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 30 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 bus which takes 4 h 2 min and costs $28 - $50.

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It takes approximately 4 h 2 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 bus which takes 4 h 2 min and costs $28 - $50. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $280 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Hartford Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 13 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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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 offers flights from Hartford Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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Map of how to get from Danbury to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 134.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 2 min

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

You can take a bus from Danbury to Philadelphia via New York, W 4 St, 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal, and New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 4 h 2 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Danbury to Philadelphia via South Norwalk, Stamford, and Stamford Amtrak in around 4 h 30 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Hartford to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from New Haven to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
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 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
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
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stamford Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 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 New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Stamford, Ct to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35

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