There are 10 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Danbury by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly Washington Dulles to New York La Guardia, bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York La Guardia (LGA) IAD - LGA
  2. Take the bus from New York to Danbury, CT

$120 - $457

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from New Carrollton, Md to New York, Ny 2908 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York to Danbury, CT

$52 - $100

8 alternative options

Fly Washington Dulles to Hartford, bus  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Hartford (BDL) IAD - BDL
  2. Take the bus from Hartford to Danbury, CT

$105 - $344

Fly Washington Dulles to New York JFK, bus  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York JFK (JFK) IAD - JFK
  2. Take the bus from New York to Danbury, CT

$86 - $308

Fly Washington Dulles to Newark, train  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Newark (EWR) IAD - EWR
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to South Norwalk
  3. Take the train from South Norwalk to Danbury

$130 - $403

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, bus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA
  2. Take the bus from New York to Danbury, CT

$88 - $472

Train, bus  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express
  2. Take the bus from New York to Danbury, CT

$146 - $376

Train  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Stamford Amtrak Vermonter / ...
  2. Take the train from Stamford to Danbury Danbury

$64 - $152

Bus Vamoose Bus  •  9 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Arlington, VA to Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street
  2. Take the bus from New York to Danbury, CT

$60 - $82

Drive  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Danbury 315.5 miles

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Danbury is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 38 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Danbury is to fly and bus which costs $100 - $350 and takes 4 h 14 min.

More details

The distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) and Danbury is 272 miles. The road distance is 315.5 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Danbury without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 34 min and costs $140 - $380.

More details

It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Danbury, including transfers.

More details

The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Danbury is to train which takes 8 h 14 min and costs $60 - $160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $100 and takes 8 h 23 min.

Mode details

The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 14 min.

Search flights

Yes, the driving distance between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Danbury is 315 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to drive from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Danbury.

Get driving directions

United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

Search flights

There are 29+ hotels available in Danbury. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

More details

Map of how to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Danbury.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 271.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

What companies run services between Washington Dulles Airport (IAD), USA and Danbury, CT, USA?

You can take a train from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Danbury via D St Sw & 7Th St Sw, L'ENFANT PLAZA station, NEW CARROLLTON station, New Carrollton Amtrak, Stamford Amtrak, and Stamford in around 8 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Danbury via D St Sw & 7Th St Sw, L'ENFANT PLAZA station, NEW CARROLLTON station, New Carrollton, Md, New York, Ny, 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal, W 4 St, and New York in around 8 h 23 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hartford via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to South Norwalk
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $25
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$12 - $14
Off-peak onboard
$18 - $20
Onboard
$17 - $25
At station
$14 - $18
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 Stamford to Danbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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
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 Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak to Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$85 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
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
Bus from Hartford to Danbury, CT
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
peterpanbus.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New Carrollton, Md to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Vamoose Bus
Website
vamoosebus.com
Bus from Arlington, VA to Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
vamoosebus.com

Want to know more about travelling around United States

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Trips from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD)