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

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the bus from New York to Danbury, CT

$29 - $40

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Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the bus from New York to Danbury, CT

$25 - $52

3 alternative options

Train via New York Penn Station  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak
  3. Take the train from South Norwalk to Danbury

$92 - $242

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Stamford Amtrak Northeast Regional / ...
  2. Take the train from South Norwalk to Danbury Danbury

$85 - $218

Drive  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Trenton to Danbury 126.7 miles

$12 - $18

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The cheapest way to get from Trenton to Danbury is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trenton to Danbury is to drive which costs $12 - $18 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Trenton to Danbury. However, there are services departing from Trenton Transit Center and arriving at Danbury via New York Penn Station, Stamford and South Norwalk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

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The distance between Trenton and Danbury is 106 miles. The road distance is 126.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Trenton to Danbury without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 18 min and costs $28 - $40.

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It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Trenton to Danbury, including transfers.

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Trenton to Danbury train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Trenton Transit Center station.

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The best way to get from Trenton to Danbury is to train which takes 4 h 40 min and costs $90 - $250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $25 - $55 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Trenton to Danbury is 127 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to drive from Trenton to Danbury.

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  • Distance: 106.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 18 min

What companies run services between Trenton, NJ, USA and Danbury, CT, USA?

You can take a train from Trenton to Danbury via New York Penn Station, Stamford Amtrak, Stamford, and South Norwalk in around 4 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Trenton to Danbury via Nassau St At Witherspoon St, Palmer Square, Princeton, New York Port Authority, 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal, W 4 St, and New York in around 5 h 30 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak

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 Trenton Transit Center to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
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
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York to Danbury, CT
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
peterpanbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
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megabus.com

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