There are 5 ways to get from Providence to Danbury by train, bus, car or plane

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  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to New Haven Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from New Haven to South Norwalk
  3. Take the train from South Norwalk to Danbury

$99 - $254

Cheapest option

Bus Go Buses  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, RI to New Haven, CT via New Haven
  2. Take the bus from Church St and Chapel St to Leavenworth St and Grand St 229 / ...

$19 - $46

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, RI - 1 Kennedy Plaza to Hartford, CT - Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Hartford, CT to Danbury, CT

$28 - $51

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Danbury 143.3 miles

$14 - $21

Fly, bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Newark (EWR) PVD - EWR
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Danbury, CT

$197 - $590

Questions & Answers

The distance between Providence and Danbury is 176 km. The road distance is 229 km.

The cheapest way to get from Providence to Danbury is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 2 h 31 min.

The quickest way to get from Providence to Danbury is to drive which takes 2 h 31 min and costs $14 - $21.

No, there is no direct train from Providence to Danbury. However, there are services departing from Providence Amtrak and arriving at Danbury via New Haven and South Norwalk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 31 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Danbury. However, there are services departing from Providence, RI and arriving at Danbury, CT via Union Ave and Union Station, Church St and Chapel St and Waterbury, CT. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 32 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from Providence to Danbury, including transfers.

What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Danbury, CT, USA?

You can take a train from Providence to Danbury via New Haven Union Station Amtrak, New Haven, and South Norwalk in around 4 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Providence to Danbury via New Haven, CT, Union Ave and Union Station, Church St and Chapel St, Leavenworth St and Grand St, and Waterbury, CT in around 4 h 32 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak to New Haven Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$85 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $230
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
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
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
Bus operators
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Providence, RI to New Haven, CT
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
gobuses.com
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Church St and Chapel St to Leavenworth St and Grand St
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
Book at
buypasses.storesecured.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Providence, RI - 1 Kennedy Plaza to Hartford, CT - Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
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
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

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