There are 6 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stamford by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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  •  1 h 58 min

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

$62 - $171

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Sutphin Bl/Jamaica Av to E 180 St/Devoe Av Q44-Sbs
  2. Take the train from Fordham to Stamford New Haven / ...

$16 - $38

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  49 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stamford 39.8 miles

$210 - $250

Drive  •  49 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stamford 39.8 miles

$3 - $6

Shuttle  •  49 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from New York JFK Airport to Stamford

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  49 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Stamford 39.8 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stamford is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stamford is to taxi which costs $210 - $250 and takes 49 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Stamford is 31 miles. The road distance is 39.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 58 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stamford, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stamford. However, there are services departing from JFK Terminal 4 and arriving at Stamford Amtrak via Jamaica and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 58 min.

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What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Stamford, CT, USA?

You can take a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stamford via Jamaica AirTrain, Jamaica, Penn Station, and New York Penn Station in around 1 h 58 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Amtrak Acela Express
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
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
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Fordham to Stamford
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $11
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $17
Onboard
$13 - $19
At station
$9 - $14
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Sutphin Bl/Jamaica Av to E 180 St/Devoe Av
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stamford
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$210 - $250
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Stamford
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Stamford
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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