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There are 4 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Stamford by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to Stamford New Haven / ...

$10 - $22

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Bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Stamford, Ct 3464 / ...

$11 - $24

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Stamford 35.5 miles

$180 - $230

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal to Stamford 35.5 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Stamford is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Stamford is to taxi which costs $180 - $230 and takes 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Stamford, Ct. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Grand Central and arriving at Stamford. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Stamford is 31 miles. The road distance is 35.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Stamford without a car is to train which takes 1 h 14 min and costs $10 - $22.

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The train from Grand Central to Stamford takes 1 h 10 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Grand Central Terminal to Stamford bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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Grand Central Terminal to Stamford train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), depart from Grand Central station.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Stamford is to train which takes 1 h 14 min and costs $10 - $22. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $11 - $24 and takes 1 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Grand Central Terminal to Stamford.
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  • Distance: 31.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 14 min

What companies run services between Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA and Stamford, CT, USA?

Metro-North Railroad (MNR) operates a train from Grand Central Terminal to Stamford every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $10 - $22 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Grand Central Terminal to Stamford 3 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $24 and the journey takes 1 h 24 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Stamford
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$10 - $12
Off-peak onboard
$17 - $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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Stamford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Other operators
Taxi from Grand Central Terminal to Stamford
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$180 - $230
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Grand Central Terminal to Stamford bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Stamford, Ct station.

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Grand Central Terminal to Stamford train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), arrive at Stamford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Central Terminal to Stamford is 36 miles. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Grand Central Terminal to Stamford.

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