There are 5 ways to get from Long Island to Stamford by train, bus, car ferry or car

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

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 24 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 22 min

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

$22 - $46

3 alternative options

Bus, car ferry, train  •  4 h 36 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

$25 - $201

Bus, car ferry, line 3469 bus  •  4 h 40 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 line 3469 bus from Bridgeport, Ct to Stamford, Ct

$30 - $40

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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The distance between Long Island and Stamford is 30 miles.

It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Long Island to Stamford, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Long Island to Stamford station. However, there are services departing from Williams Boulevard and arriving at S State St and Stamford Station via Lake Ronkonkoma and New St and White Plains Trans Ctr Ln Ctr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 22 min.

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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 24 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 24 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 11 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
Amtrak Acela Express
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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
45 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
34 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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Bridgeport Amtrak to Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 3 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
30 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Bridgeport, Ct to Stamford, Ct
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $19
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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