There are 9 ways to get from Danbury to Washington by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...

$153 - $402

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Danbury, CT to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. Southbound

$39 - $46

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Danbury to Grand Central Danbury
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Times Sq Penn St to Dupont Cir, Washington DC

$41 - $62

Drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Danbury to Washington 292.8 miles

$28 - $45

Train, train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  5 h 18 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 Reagan Washington (DCA) LGA - DCA

$88 - $487

Bus to Hartford, fly  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Danbury, CT to Hartford
  2. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Reagan Washington (DCA) BDL - DCA

$97 - $278

Train, train to Newark, fly  •  5 h 39 min

  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 Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA

$140 - $544

Train, subway to New York JFK, fly  •  6 h 2 min

  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 Reagan Washington (DCA) JFK - DCA

$99 - $363

Train, line 971 bus to White Plains, fly  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Danbury to South Norwalk
  2. Take the train from South Norwalk to Stamford
  3. Take the line 971 bus from Stamford Transportation Ctr Bay A and N State St to Martine Ave and Court St
  4. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Reagan Washington (DCA) HPN - DCA

$179 - $643

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The cheapest way to get from Danbury to Washington is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Danbury to Washington is to bus and fly which costs $95 - $280 and takes 4 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Danbury to Washington station. However, there are services departing from Danbury and arriving at Washington Union Station via South Norwalk and Stamford Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 22 min.

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The distance between Danbury and Washington is 258 miles. The road distance is 292.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Danbury to Washington without a car is to train which takes 6 h 22 min and costs $150 - $410.

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It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to get from Danbury to Washington, including transfers.

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Danbury to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Stamford Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Danbury to Washington is to train which takes 6 h 22 min and costs $150 - $410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $50 and takes 7 h 16 min.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 59 min.

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Danbury to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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Map of how to get from Danbury to Washington.
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  • Distance: 257.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 22 min

What companies run services between Danbury, CT, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Danbury to Washington every 3 hours. Tickets cost $140 - $370 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Danbury to Washington via New York, W 4 St, 34 St - Penn Station, and New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. in around 7 h 16 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Hartford to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Hartford to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from White Plains to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Hartford to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
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 Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $280
First Class Seat
$230 - $370
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
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 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 Stamford
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$6 - $8
Off-peak onboard
$12 - $14
Onboard
$9 - $13
At station
$4 - $10
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
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW.
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
easternbus.com
Washington Deluxe
Website
washny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Times Sq Penn St to Dupont Cir, Washington DC
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Book at
gotobus.com
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Stamford Transportation Ctr Bay A and N State St to Martine Ave and Court St
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
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Yes, the driving distance between Danbury to Washington is 293 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to drive from Danbury to Washington.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 846+ hotels available in Washington. Prices start at $88 USD per night.

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