There are 4 ways to get from Providence to Danbury by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 36 min

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

$105 - $265

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Bus, train  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, RI to New Haven, CT
  2. Take the train from New Haven to South Norwalk
  3. Take the train from South Norwalk to Danbury

$24 - $48

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, Ri to Boston, Ma
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct
  3. Take the bus from Hartford to Danbury, CT

$42 - $89

Drive  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Danbury 143.3 miles

$14 - $21

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Danbury. However, there are services departing from Providence, Ri and arriving at Danbury, CT via Boston, Ma, Asylum St and Trumbull St and Hartford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 9 min.

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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 36 min.

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The distance between Providence and Danbury is 110 miles. The road distance is 143.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Danbury without a car is to train which takes 4 h 36 min and costs $100 - $270.

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It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Providence to Danbury, including transfers.

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Providence to Danbury bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Providence, Ri station.

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Providence to Danbury train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Providence Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Providence to Danbury is to train which takes 4 h 36 min and costs $100 - $270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $90 and takes 5 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Providence to Danbury.
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  • Distance: 110.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

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, New Haven, and South Norwalk in around 4 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Providence to Danbury via Boston, Ma, Hartford, Ct, Asylum St and Trumbull St, Asylum St and High St, and Hartford in around 5 h 9 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak to New Haven Union Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$85 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $230
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
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
$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
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
Website
gobuses.com
DATTCO
Phone
1-860-229-4878
Website
dattco.com
Bus from Providence to New Haven, CT
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Providence, Ri to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Providence to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Hartford to Danbury, CT
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Providence to Danbury bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Danbury, CT station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Providence to Danbury is 143 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to drive from Providence to Danbury.

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