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There are 7 ways to get from Boston to Stamford by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 29m

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Stamford Amtrak Station Northeast Regional / ...

$35 - $120

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Bus via Burnell Blvd. at Norwalk Wheel Hub  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Boston to Bridgeport "Greyhound"

$25 - $39

5 alternative options

Bus  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Copley to Bridgeport Ferry Terminal Boston-Long Island

$39 - $85

Drive  •  3h 7m

  1. Drive from Boston to Stamford 175.3 miles

$17 - $25

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  4h 25m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BOS - LGA
  2. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Stamford Amtrak Station

$66 - $261

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  4h 19m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to New York JFK (JFK) BOS - JFK
  2. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Stamford Amtrak Station

$103 - $304

Fly to Newark, train  •  4h 42m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Stamford Amtrak Station

$58 - $275

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Stamford is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Stamford is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Stamford. However, there are services departing from Boston and arriving at Broad St and Greyrock Pl via Bridgeport Transportation Center and Belden Ave and 24 Belden Ave. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 21m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Boston South Station station and arriving at Stamford Amtrak Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 29m.

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The distance between Boston and Stamford is 157 miles. The road distance is 175.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Stamford without a car is to train which takes 3h 29m and costs $35 - $120.

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The train from Boston South Station to Stamford Amtrak Station takes 3h 29m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Boston to Stamford bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Boston station.

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Boston to Stamford train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Stamford is to train which takes 3h 29m and costs $35 - $120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $85 and takes 6h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Stamford.
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  • Distance: 157.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 29m

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Stamford, CT, USA?

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Boston South Station to Stamford Amtrak Station hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $120 and the journey takes 3h 29m. Amtrak also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, Hampton Jitney Inc. operates a bus from Copley to Bridgeport Ferry Terminal twice a week. Tickets cost $30 - $65 and the journey takes 4h 53m.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Boston to New York JFK via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Flights from Boston to Newark via Martha's Vineyard
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$10 - $220
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$11 - $240
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$11 - $230
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $500
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$14 - $260
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Stamford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$55 - $120
Business Class Seat
$90 - $170
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Stamford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Stamford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $85
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Stamford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$29 - $45
Bus operators
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from Copley to Bridgeport Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Prepaid Online Rate
$30 - $40
Onboard
$35 - $45
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 Boston to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 7m.

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Boston to Stamford bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Bridgeport station.

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Boston to Stamford train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Stamford Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Stamford is 175 miles. It takes approximately 3h 7m to drive from Boston to Stamford.

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JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Boston Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 122+ hotels available in Stamford. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 0 min and costs $1 - $13.

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