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There are 10 ways to get from Danbury to Washington by bus, train, car, plane or subway

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Bus  •  6h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Danbury Bus Ticket Agency, Danbury, CT to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY Peter Pan
  2. Take the bus from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington, DC - Union Station Peter Pan / ...

$33 - $85

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Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  6h 20m

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

$153 - $402

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  7h 24m

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station to New Carrollton Amtrak Station Northeast Regional / ...

$100 - $246

Train, bus  •  7h 57m

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

$40 - $61

Drive  •  5h 8m

  1. Drive from Danbury to Washington 292.8 miles

$28 - $45

Bus to Hartford, fly  •  4h 50m

  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 New York La Guardia, fly  •  5h 39m

  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

Train, train to Newark, fly  •  5h 41m

  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  •  5h 57m

  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

$101 - $365

Train, line 971 bus to White Plains, fly  •  6h 3m

  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 5h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Danbury to Washington is to bus and fly which costs $95 - $280 and takes 4h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Danbury to Washington station. However, there are services departing from Danbury Bus Ticket Agency, Danbury, CT and arriving at Washington, DC - Union Station via NY Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 14m.

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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 Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 20m.

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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 bus which takes 6h 14m and costs $30 - $90.

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It takes approximately 6h 14m to get from Danbury to Washington, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Danbury to Washington is to bus which takes 6h 14m and costs $30 - $90. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $150 - $410 and takes 6h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Danbury to Washington.
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  • Distance: 257.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 14m

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

You can take a bus from Danbury to Washington via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY and NY Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 6h 14m. Alternatively, Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Danbury to Washington 5 times a day. Tickets cost $140 - $370 and the journey takes 3h 55m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Hartford to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Hartford to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from White Plains to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Hartford to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $280
First Class Seat
$230 - $370
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stamford Amtrak Station to New Carrollton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $140
Business Seat
$130 - $210
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Danbury to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
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
53m
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
1h 11m
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
16m
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 Bus Ticket Agency, Danbury, CT to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington, DC - Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Danbury, CT to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 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 New York, Ny to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
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
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Book at
easternbus.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
24m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
Book at
buypasses.storesecured.com

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The quickest flight from Hartford Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 28m.

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Danbury to Washington bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Washington, DC - Union Station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Danbury to Washington is 293 miles. It takes approximately 5h 8m to drive from Danbury to Washington.

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JetBlue Airways and American Airlines offer flights from Hartford Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 853+ hotels available in Washington. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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