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

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Train  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Keystone Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Stamford Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$132 - $338

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Bus  •  7 h 5 min

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

$46 - $102

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  8 h 23 min

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

$50 - $71

Drive  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Harrisburg to Danbury 233.6 miles

$22 - $35

Train, fly to Hartford, bus  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Hartford (BDL) PHL - BDL
  3. Take the bus from Hartford to Danbury, CT

$211 - $566

Train, fly to New York La Guardia, bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  3. Take the bus from New York to Danbury, CT

$176 - $553

Fly from Harrisburg, train  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Harrisburg (MDT) to Philadelphia (PHL) MDT - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Stamford Amtrak
  3. Take the train from South Norwalk to Danbury

$281 - $713

Train, fly to New Haven  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Harrisburg Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New Haven (HVN) PHL - HVN
  3. Take the train from New Haven to South Norwalk

$188 - $870

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Harrisburg to Danbury. However, there are services departing from Harrisburg Amtrak and arriving at Danbury via Philadelphia 30th Street Station, Stamford and South Norwalk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 1 min.

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The distance between Harrisburg and Danbury is 196 miles. The road distance is 233.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to Danbury without a car is to train which takes 7 h 1 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 1 min to get from Harrisburg to Danbury, including transfers.

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Harrisburg to Danbury train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Harrisburg Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Harrisburg to Danbury is to train which takes 7 h 1 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 5 min.

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

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Harrisburg to Danbury train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Stamford Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harrisburg to Danbury is 234 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to drive from Harrisburg to Danbury.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Hartford Airport.

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Map of how to get from Harrisburg to Danbury.
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  • Distance: 196.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 1 min

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

You can take a train from Harrisburg to Danbury via Philadelphia 30th Street Station, Stamford Amtrak, Stamford, and South Norwalk in around 7 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Harrisburg to Danbury via Harrisburg Transportation Center, Harrisburg, Pa, Philadelphia, Pa, Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal, New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal, W 4 St, and New York in around 7 h 5 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Harrisburg to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak

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 Harrisburg Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $240
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Danbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 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 Danbury
Ave. Duration
52 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 New Haven to South Norwalk
Ave. Duration
53 min
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
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Harrisburg, Pa to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York to Danbury, CT
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Hartford to Danbury, CT
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
peterpanbus.com
Great Wall Bus
Bus from Harrisburg, PA to New York
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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