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

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Danbury, CT

$91 - $224

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny 3200 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Danbury, CT

$24 - $56

6 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Stamford Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from South Norwalk to Danbury Danbury

$97 - $260

Bus Megabus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Market St & 6th St to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Danbury, CT

$27 - $45

Drive  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Danbury 156.5 miles

$15 - $23

Fly to New York La Guardia, bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Danbury, CT

$146 - $489

Fly to Hartford, bus  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Hartford (BDL) PHL - BDL
  2. Take the bus from Hartford, CT to Danbury, CT

$182 - $502

Fly to New Haven, train  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New Haven (HVN) PHL - HVN
  2. Take the train from New Haven to South Norwalk
  3. Take the train from South Norwalk to Danbury

$152 - $791

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

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Danbury via Stamford Amtrak, Stamford, and South Norwalk in around 4 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Danbury via New York, Ny and New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 4 h 46 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Hartford via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $240
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from South Norwalk to Danbury
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$3 - $5
Off-peak onboard
$4 - $5
Onboard
$5 - $8
At station
$6 - $8
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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Danbury, CT
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Hartford, CT to Danbury, CT
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bieber Transportation Group

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Philadelphia and Danbury is 216 km. The road distance is 250 km.

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Danbury is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2 h 47 min.

The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Danbury is to drive which takes 2 h 47 min and costs $15 - $23.

No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia to Danbury. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak and arriving at Danbury via Stamford and South Norwalk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 39 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Danbury. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Danbury, CT via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 46 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Philadelphia to Danbury, including transfers.