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There are 2 ways to get from New York to Danbury by train or car

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Train  •  2h

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to Danbury Danbury

$15 - $30

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Drive  •  1h 16m

  1. Drive from New York to Danbury 64.7 miles

$6 - $10

New York to Danbury by train

The train journey time between New York and Danbury is around 2h and covers a distance of around 65 miles. The fastest train normally takes 2h. Operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), the New York to Danbury train service departs from Grand Central and arrives in Danbury. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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  • Face masks are recommended
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Danbury is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Danbury is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Danbury is 2 metres.

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Last updated: 4 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from New York to Danbury is to drive, which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Danbury is to drive which costs $6 - $10 and takes 1h 16m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Grand Central and arriving at Danbury. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 2h.

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The distance between New York and Danbury is 54 miles. The road distance is 64.7 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Danbury without a car is to train which takes 2h and costs $15 - $30.

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The train from Grand Central to Danbury takes 2h including transfers and departs five times a week.

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New York to Danbury train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), depart from Grand Central station.

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New York to Danbury train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), arrive at Danbury station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Danbury is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1h 16m to drive from New York to Danbury.

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There are 55+ hotels available in Danbury. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 54.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h

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

Metro-North Railroad (MNR) operates a train from Grand Central to Danbury 5 times a week. Tickets cost $15 - $30 and the journey takes 2h.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Danbury
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $30
Schedules at
mta.info
At Station Off-Peak
$15 - $19
Onboard Off-Peak
$23
At Station Peak
$21 - $24
Onboard-Peak
$27 - $30

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