There are 9 ways to get from Washington 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, bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Danbury, CT

$140 - $354

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to New York, Ny 2906 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Danbury, CT

$32 - $85

7 alternative options

Bus via NEW CARROLLTON station  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from New Carrollton, Md to New York, Ny 2908 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Danbury, CT

$42 - $90

Drive  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Danbury 290.2 miles

$28 - $45

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  6 h 16 min

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

$83 - $476

Fly to Hartford, bus  •  5 h 40 min

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

$97 - $277

Fly to New York JFK, bus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to New York JFK (JFK) DCA - JFK
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Danbury, CT

$95 - $345

Fly to Newark, train  •  6 h 17 min

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

$135 - $533

Fly to White Plains, train  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to White Plains (HPN) DCA - HPN
  2. Take the train from White Plains to Brewster

$176 - $627

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Danbury is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Danbury is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 5 h 7 min.

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The distance between Washington and Danbury is 258 miles. The road distance is 290.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h to get from Washington to Danbury, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Danbury. However, there are services departing from Washington, Dc and arriving at Danbury, CT via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 9 min.

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What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Danbury, CT, USA?

You can take a bus from Washington to Danbury via New York, Ny and New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 7 h 9 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to White Plains
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hartford via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Hartford
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to South Norwalk
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 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
$3 - $8
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$3 - $5
Off-peak onboard
$4 - $5
Onboard
$5 - $8
At station
$6 - $8
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
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
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
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to NY Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Bus from Hartford, CT to Danbury, CT
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Greyhound USA
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
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

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