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There are 11 ways to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Danbury by plane, bus, train, subway 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.

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Fly Washington Dulles to Hartford, bus  •  4 h 11 min

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

$105 - $344

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Bus via Washington, DC - Union Station  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to NY Port Authority Bus Terminal Peter Pan / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Danbury Bus Ticket Agency, Danbury, CT Peter Pan

$42 - $100

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Fly Washington Dulles to New York JFK, bus  •  4 h 54 min

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

$88 - $310

Fly Washington Dulles to New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York La Guardia (LGA) IAD - LGA
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to South Norwalk
  3. Take the train from South Norwalk to Danbury

$127 - $480

Fly Washington Dulles to Newark, train  •  5 h 16 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

Bus to Reagan Washington, fly to New York La Guardia, line 7 subway, train  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) DCA - LGA
  3. Take the line 7 subway from 74 St - Broadway to Grand Central - 42 St
  4. Take the train from Grand Central to South Norwalk
  5. Take the train from South Norwalk to Danbury

$96 - $494

Bus to Reagan Washington, fly to White Plains, train, CityBus Route 3  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to White Plains (HPN) DCA - HPN
  3. Take the train from White Plains to Brewster
  4. Take the CityBus Route 3 from Brewster to Myrtle & Westville

Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Stamford Amtrak Station Acela Express / ...

$162 - $419

Bus Vamoose Bus  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Arlington, VA to Penn Station 7th Ave. Corner of W 30th Street
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Danbury Bus Ticket Agency, Danbury, CT Peter Pan

$56 - $78

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from New Carrollton Amtrak Station to Stamford Amtrak Station Northeast Regional / ...

$106 - $254

Drive  •  5 h 38 min

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

$30 - $45

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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.

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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 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Danbury. However, there are services departing from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door and arriving at Danbury Bus Ticket Agency, Danbury, CT via 7Th St & E St Sw, Massachusetts Avenue and 5th Street NW, Washington, DC - Union Station and Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 26 min.

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

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Danbury without a car is to train which takes 8 h 15 min and costs $160 - $420.

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It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Danbury, including transfers.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Danbury bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Washington, DC - Union Station.

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The best way to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Danbury is to train which takes 8 h 15 min and costs $160 - $420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $100 and takes 8 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Hartford Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 17 min.

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Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Danbury bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Danbury Bus Ticket Agency, Danbury, CT station.

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Map of how to get from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Danbury.
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  • Distance: 271.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 11 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Danbury hourly. Tickets cost $140 - $370 and the journey takes 3 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) to Danbury via D St Sw & 7Th St Sw, 7Th St & E St Sw, K St Nw & 6Th St Nw, Massachusetts Avenue and 5th Street NW, First Street and Massachusetts Avenue NE, Washington, DC - Union Station, NY Port Authority Bus Terminal, and Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY in around 8 h 26 min.

Airlines
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
Flights from Reagan Washington to White Plains
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
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 Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Washington Dulles to Newark via Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
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 6 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
54 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 White Plains to Brewster
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$10 - $12
Off-peak onboard
$16 - $18
Onboard
$14 - $21
At station
$11 - $15
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to Stamford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $280
First Class Seat
$230 - $370
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Carrollton Amtrak Station to Stamford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $140
Business Seat
$130 - $210
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Hartford to Danbury, CT
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York to Danbury, CT
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to NY Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Danbury Bus Ticket Agency, Danbury, CT
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
peterpanbus.com
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Bus from Dulles Airport Main Terminal & Arrivals/Door to N Moore St & Rosslyn Station Bus Bay C
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
wmata.com
HARTransit
Phone
203-744-4070 ext. 1
Website
hartransit.com
Bus from Brewster to Myrtle & Westville
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
hartransit.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 Washington, Dc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $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

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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.

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Hartford Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Danbury. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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