There are 8 ways to get from Danbury to Philadelphia by bus, train, car or plane

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Recommended option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Danbury, CT to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa 3213 / ...

$25 - $55

7 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 18 min

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

$100 - $261

Bus Megabus  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Danbury, CT to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York to Philadelphia - Market St & 6th St

$25 - $41

Drive  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Danbury to Philadelphia 159 miles

$15 - $23

Bus to New York La Guardia, fly  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Danbury, CT to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Philadelphia (PHL) LGA - PHL

$147 - $488

Bus to New York JFK, fly  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Danbury, CT to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Philadelphia (PHL) JFK - PHL

$147 - $466

Bus to Hartford, fly  •  5 h 3 min

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

$183 - $502

Train, train to New Haven, fly  •  5 h 24 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

$96 - $465

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

You can take a bus from Danbury to Philadelphia via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and New York, Ny in around 4 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Danbury to Philadelphia via South Norwalk, Stamford, and Stamford Amtrak in around 4 h 18 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from Hartford to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from New Haven to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Hartford to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
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
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$4 - $6
Off-peak onboard
$5 - $6
Onboard
$7 - $11
At station
$8 - $10
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stamford Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 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
$2 - $4
Schedules at
shorelineeast.com
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Danbury, CT to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Danbury, CT to Hartford, CT
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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
Bieber Transportation Group

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Danbury and Philadelphia is 216 km. The road distance is 254 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct train from Danbury to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from Danbury and arriving at Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak via South Norwalk and Stamford Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 18 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Danbury to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from Danbury, CT and arriving at Philadelphia, Pa via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 4 min.

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