There are 3 ways to get from New York to Danbury by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from New York to Danbury, CT

$14 - $21

2 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to South Norwalk New Haven / ...
  2. Take the train from South Norwalk to Danbury Danbury

$21 - $43

Drive  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Drive from New York to Danbury 65.2 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Danbury is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Danbury is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York and arriving at Danbury, CT. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York to Danbury. However, there are services departing from Grand Central and arriving at Danbury via South Norwalk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 1 min.

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The distance between New York and Danbury is 54 miles. The road distance is 65.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Danbury without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 25 min and costs $14 - $21.

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The bus from New York to Danbury, CT takes 1 h 25 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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New York to Danbury bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from New York station.

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Map of how to get from New York to Danbury.
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  • Distance: 54.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Danbury, CT, USA?

Peter Pan Bus Lines operates a bus from New York to Danbury every 4 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $21 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from New York to Danbury via South Norwalk in around 3 h 1 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to South Norwalk
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 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 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
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
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

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