There are 4 ways to get from Islip to Stamford by train, bus, car or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Babylon to Penn Station Babylon / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$65 - $175

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Bus Trailways New York  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Babylon to White Plains, NY Long Island

$19 - $44

2 alternative options

Bus Coach USA  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Fuller Avenue to Long Island Motor Parkway 3B
  2. Take the bus from Islip, NY to White Plains, NY Patchogue-Binghamton / ...

$21 - $31

Drive, car ferry  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Islip to Port Jefferson
  2. Take the car ferry from Port Jefferson to Bridgeport
  3. Drive from Bridgeport to Stamford

$23 - $26

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Islip to Stamford station. However, there are services departing from Islip Town Hall and arriving at S State St and Stamford Station via Babylon and New St and White Plains Trans Ctr Ln Ctr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Islip to Stamford. However, there are services departing from Islip and arriving at Stamford Amtrak via Babylon and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 2 min.

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The distance between Islip and Stamford is 28 miles.

The best way to get from Islip to Stamford without a car is to train which takes 3 h 2 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to get from Islip to Stamford, including transfers.

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Islip to Stamford bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from Babylon station.

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Islip to Stamford train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from Babylon station.

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The best way to get from Islip to Stamford is to train which takes 3 h 2 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 41 min.

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Islip to Stamford bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at White Plains, NY station.

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Islip to Stamford train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Stamford Amtrak station.

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Map of how to get from Islip to Stamford.
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  • Distance: 28.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 2 min

What companies run services between Islip, NY, USA and Stamford, CT, USA?

You can take a train from Islip to Stamford via Babylon, Penn Station, and New York Penn Station in around 3 h 2 min. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from Islip to Stamford 5 times a day. Tickets cost $16 - $24 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Babylon to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
mta.info
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Babylon to White Plains, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Fuller Avenue to Long Island Motor Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Ferry operators
888 44 Ferry
Website
88844ferry.com
Car ferry from Port Jefferson to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
88844ferry.com
Book at
buytickets.88844ferry.com

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