There are 8 ways to get from Boston to Stamford by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 55m

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

$35 - $120

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Bus  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Boston South Buses to Stamford, Ct 3469 / ...

$26 - $40

6 alternative options

Bus via Bridgeport  •  4h 35m

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

$39 - $85

Night train  •  3h 14m

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

$55 - $120

Drive  •  3h 6m

  1. Drive from Boston to Stamford 175.6 miles

$17 - $25

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  4h 12m

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

$103 - $391

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  4h 30m

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

$96 - $389

Fly to Newark, train  •  4h 26m

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

$105 - $537

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Stamford is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Stamford is to train which costs $35 - $120 and takes 2h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Boston South Buses and arriving at Stamford, Ct. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 30m.

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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 hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 55m.

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The distance between Boston and Stamford is 157 miles. The road distance is 175.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Stamford without a car is to train which takes 2h 55m and costs $35 - $120.

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The train from Boston South Station to Stamford Amtrak Station takes 2h 55m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Boston to Stamford is to train which takes 2h 55m and costs $35 - $120. Alternatively, you can bus via Bridgeport, which costs $35 - $85 and takes 4h 35m.

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  • Distance: 157.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 55m

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

Amtrak operates a train from Boston South Station to Stamford Amtrak Station every 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 2h 55m. Amtrak Northeast Regional 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 3h 15m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $110
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia via Nantucket
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $350
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
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
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Seat
$60 - $85
Train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$29 - $45
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
4h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$55 - $120
Business Class Seat
$90 - $170
Train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$35 - $65
Business Class Seat
$55 - $110
Bus operators
Hampton Jitney Inc.
Phone
212.362.8400
Website
hamptonjitney.com
Bus from Copley to Bridgeport Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston South Buses to Stamford, Ct
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 9m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Stamford is 176 miles. It takes approximately 3h 6m to drive from Boston to Stamford.

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

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Book your Boston to Stamford train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Boston to Stamford bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 41+ 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 - $11.

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