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

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Train  •  3 h 20 min

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

$68 - $178

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Lake Ronkonkoma to White Plains, NY Patchogue-Binghamton / ...

$22 - $32

2 alternative options

Bus, car ferry, train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Smith Haven Mall to Main Street S60 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Port Jefferson to Bridgeport
  3. Take the train from Bridgeport to Stamford

$27 - $203

Car ferry, drive  •  1 h 57 min

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

$22 - $24

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Long Island to Stamford is to car ferry and drive which costs $21 - $25 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Long Island to Stamford is to car ferry and drive which costs $21 - $25 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Long Island to Stamford. However, there are services departing from Williams Boulevard and arriving at Main St and Athlantic St via Lake Ronkonkoma and New St and White Plains Trans Ctr Ln Ctr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 47 min.

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The distance between Long Island and Stamford is 30 miles.

The best way to get from Long Island to Stamford without a car is to train which takes 3 h 20 min and costs $65 - $180.

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Long Island to Stamford, including transfers.

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Long Island to Stamford bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Lake Ronkonkoma station.

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The best way to get from Long Island to Stamford is to train which takes 3 h 20 min and costs $65 - $180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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Long Island to Stamford bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at White Plains, NY station.

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There are 66+ hotels available in Stamford. Prices start at $95 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Long Island to Stamford.
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  • Distance: 29.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

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

You can take a train from Centereach to Stamford via Ronkonkoma LIRR, Ronkonkoma, Penn Station, and New York Penn Station in around 3 h 20 min. Alternatively, Coach USA operates a bus from Centereach to Stamford 5 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $26 and the journey takes 2 h 9 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
LIRR
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
+1 215-856-7924
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
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Bridgeport to Stamford
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $16
Onboard
$13 - $18
At station
$8 - $13
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bridgeport Amtrak to Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Shore Line East
Website
shorelineeast.com
Train from Bridgeport to Stamford
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
shorelineeast.com
Bus operators
Suffolk County Transit
Phone
+1 631.852.5200
Website
sct-bus.org
Bus from Smith Haven Mall to Main Street
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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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