There are 9 ways to get from Philadelphia to Danbury by train, bus, car, tram, plane or subway

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, bus  •  4 h 19 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, train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia to New York - 133 E. Broadway
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Danbury Danbury

$28 - $48

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Train  •  4 h 36 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

$103 - $271

Bus  •  4 h 50 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

$29 - $56

Drive  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Danbury 156.5 miles

$15 - $23

Line 36 tram, fly to Hartford, bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 36 tram from 15th St Trolley Station to Elmwood Av & Island Av
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Hartford (BDL) PHL - BDL
  3. Take the bus from Hartford to Danbury, CT

$183 - $504

Line 36 tram, fly to New York La Guardia, subway, bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 36 tram from 15th St Trolley Station to Elmwood Av & Island Av
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  3. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to W 4 St
  4. Take the bus from New York to Danbury, CT

$148 - $491

Line 36 tram, fly to New York JFK, subway, bus  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the line 36 tram from 15th St Trolley Station to Elmwood Av & Island Av
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York JFK (JFK) PHL - JFK
  3. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to W 4 St
  4. Take the bus from New York to Danbury, CT

$151 - $469

Line 36 tram, fly to New Haven, train  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 36 tram from 15th St Trolley Station to Elmwood Av & Island Av
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New Haven (HVN) PHL - HVN
  3. Take the train from New Haven to South Norwalk
  4. Take the train from South Norwalk to Danbury

$160 - $808

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

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

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The distance between Philadelphia and Danbury is 135 miles. The road distance is 156.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Philadelphia to Danbury, including transfers.

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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 50 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia station 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 36 min.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Danbury without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 19 min and costs $90 - $230.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Danbury.
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  • Distance: 134.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 19 min

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 36 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 50 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from Philadelphia to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 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 16 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
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
Hourly
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 14 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 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 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 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
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Tram from 15th St Trolley Station to Elmwood Av & Island Av
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
septa.org
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
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
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Bus from Hartford to Danbury, CT
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York to Danbury, CT
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
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
HGT Bus
Website
hgtbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia to New York - 133 E. Broadway
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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