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There are 5 ways to get from Manhattan to Stamford by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train Metro-North Railroad (MNR)  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Stamford New Haven / ...

$10 - $21

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Bus  •  1 h 24 min

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

$11 - $24

Train Amtrak Acela Express  •  1 h 28 min

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

$58 - $163

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manhattan to Stamford 37.5 miles

$190 - $240

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Stamford 37.5 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Stamford is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Stamford is to taxi which costs $190 - $240 and takes 42 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 Harlem-125th St. and arriving at Stamford. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h.

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The distance between Manhattan and Stamford is 29 miles. The road distance is 37.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Stamford without a car is to train which takes 1 h and costs $10 - $21.

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The train from Harlem-125th St. to Stamford takes 1 h including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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

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Manhattan to Stamford train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), depart from Harlem-125th St. station.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Stamford is to train which takes 1 h and costs $10 - $21. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $11 - $24 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Stamford.
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  • Distance: 29.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

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

Metro-North Railroad (MNR) operates a train from Manhattan to Stamford every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $10 - $21 and the journey takes 1 h. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Manhattan 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 Harlem-125th St. to Stamford
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$10 - $12
Off-peak onboard
$16 - $18
Onboard
$14 - $21
At station
$10 - $15
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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 Manhattan to Stamford
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$190 - $240
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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Manhattan to Stamford bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Stamford, Ct station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Stamford is 38 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Manhattan to Stamford.

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