There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stamford by train, bus, subway, 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.

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Train  •  1 h 57 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 - $169

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  49 min

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

$16 - $75

5 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Archer Av/Sutphin Bl to Hillside Av/Springfield Bl Q43
  2. Take the bus from Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl to White Plains, NY 495
  3. Take the bus from New St and White Plains Trans Ctr Ln Ctr to S State St and Stamford Station 971

$18 - $47

Subway, bus  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal A
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Stamford, Ct 3464 / ...

$17 - $30

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

Towncar  •  49 min

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

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stamford. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Stamford Amtrak via Jamaica and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 57 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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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stamford without a car is to train which takes 1 h 57 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 57 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stamford, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stamford train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, depart from Jamaica station.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stamford is to train which takes 1 h 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 4 min.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stamford train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Stamford Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stamford is 40 miles. It takes approximately 49 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stamford.

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There are 65+ hotels available in Stamford. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stamford.
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  • Distance: 31.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 57 min

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, NY, Jamaica, Penn Station, and New York Penn Station in around 1 h 57 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stamford via Jamaica, NY, Archer Av/Sutphin Bl, Hillside Av/Springfield Bl, Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl, White Plains, NY, and New St and White Plains Trans Ctr Ln Ctr in around 3 h 4 min.

Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
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.

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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
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Archer Av/Sutphin Bl to Hillside Av/Springfield Bl
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Coach USA
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Queens Village, NY to White Plains, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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
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 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
Bus from New York, Ny to Stamford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
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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