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 18 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

Car ferry, drive  •  1 h 57 min

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

$21 - $23

3 alternative options

Bus, car ferry  •  4 h 11 min

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

$24 - $200

Bus, car ferry, line 3469 bus  •  4 h 25 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

$29 - $39

Bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Hammond Lane to Smithtown Town Hall S58
  2. Take the bus from Smithtown LIRR to Long Island Motor Parkway S45
  3. Take the bus from Islip, NY to White Plains, NY 495
  4. Take the bus from New St and White Plains Trans Ctr Ln Ctr to S State St and Stamford Station 971

$23 - $47

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 18 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Centereach to Stamford via Smithtown Town Hall, Smithtown LIRR, Long Island Motor Parkway, Islip, NY, White Plains, NY, and New St and White Plains Trans Ctr Ln Ctr in around 4 h 36 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
Amtrak Acela Express
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
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
$0
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Bus from Hammond Lane to Smithtown Town Hall
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Bus from Smithtown LIRR to Long Island Motor Parkway
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sct-bus.org
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
Bus from White Plains, Ny to Stamford, Ct
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $12
Flexible
$14 - $18
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from New St and White Plains Trans Ctr Ln Ctr to S State St and Stamford Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
Book at
buypasses.storesecured.com
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
$18
Schedules at
88844ferry.com
Book at
buytickets.88844ferry.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Long Island and Stamford is 48 km.

The cheapest way to get from Long Island to Stamford is to car ferry and drive which costs $20 - $24 and takes 1 h 57 min.

The quickest way to get from Long Island to Stamford is to car ferry and drive which takes 1 h 57 min and costs $20 - $24.

No, there is no direct bus from Long Island to Stamford. However, there are services departing from Hammond Lane and arriving at S State St and Stamford Station via Smithtown LIRR, Islip, NY and New St and White Plains Trans Ctr Ln Ctr. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 36 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from Long Island to Stamford, including transfers.