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

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Train  •  2 h 53 min

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

$110 - $310

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 30 min

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

$24 - $60

6 alternative options

Bus via Hartford, Ct  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Hartford, Ct
  2. Take the bus from Hartford, Ct to New Haven, Ct
  3. Take the bus from New Haven, Ct to Stamford, Ct

$37 - $83

Drive  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Stamford 175.3 miles

$17 - $25

Fly Boston to Newark, train  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Newark (EWR) BOS - EWR
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Stamford

$84 - $339

Fly Boston to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 32 min

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

$119 - $469

Fly Boston to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 46 min

  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

$117 - $432

I-93 to Manchester, fly to Newark, train  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the I-93 from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
  2. Fly from Manchester (MHT) to Newark (EWR) MHT - EWR
  3. Take the train from Grand Central to Stamford

$177 - $658

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Stamford is to train which costs $110 - $310 and takes 2 h 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Stamford, Ct. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Boston South Station station and arriving at Stamford Amtrak. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 53 min.

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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 2 h 53 min and costs $110 - $310.

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The train from Boston South Station to Stamford Amtrak takes 2 h 53 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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

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Map of how to get from Boston to Stamford.
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  • Distance: 157.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 53 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Boston to Stamford every 2 hours. Tickets cost $110 - $310 and the journey takes 2 h 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Stamford via Hartford, Ct and New Haven, Ct in around 4 h 48 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from Boston to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Boston to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Train operators
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 Boston South Station to Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $240
First Class Seat
$200 - $310
Train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Stamford
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$10 - $12
Off-peak onboard
$16 - $18
Onboard
$15 - $22
At station
$12 - $16
Bus operators
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, Ma to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Hartford, Ct to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from New Haven, Ct to Stamford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Bus from Boston, Ma to Stamford, Ct
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Boston Express
Phone
1800-639-8080
Email
contact@bostonexpressbus.com
Website
bostonexpressbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to North Londonderry, NH - exit 5
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
bostonexpressbus.com
Book at
tickets.bostonexpressbus.com

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