There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stratford by train, subway, bus, car, shuttle or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to Stratford New Haven

$20 - $36

Cheapest option

Shuttle  •  1 h 19 min

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

$16 - $75

5 alternative options

Train via Stamford  •  3 h 7 min

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

$66 - $189

Line 4 subway, train  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the line 4 subway from New Lots Av to 125 St 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Stratford New Haven

$20 - $38

Bus  •  4 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl to White Plains, NY Patchogue-Binghamton / ...
  2. Take the bus from White Plains, Ny to Bridgeport, Ct 3434 / ...

$27 - $52

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stratford 64.6 miles

$6 - $10

Towncar  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Stratford 64.6 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stratford. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Stratford via Jamaica, New York Penn Station and Stamford. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Stratford is 51 miles. The road distance is 64.6 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stratford without a car is to train which takes 2 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 52 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stratford, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stratford train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stratford is to train which takes 2 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 3 min.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stratford train services, operated by Metro-North Railroad (MNR), arrive at Stratford station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stratford is 65 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 19 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stratford.

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There are 56+ hotels available in Stratford. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stratford.
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  • Distance: 50.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 52 min

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

Metro-North Railroad (MNR) operates a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stratford every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $14 - $30 and the journey takes 1 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Stratford via Jamaica, NY, Archer Av/Sutphin Bl, Hillside Av/Springfield Bl, Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl, White Plains, NY, and White Plains, Ny in around 4 h 3 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Stratford
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$14 - $17
Off-peak onboard
$21 - $23
Onboard
$22 - $30
At station
$20 - $23
Train from Stamford to Stratford
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $11
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $17
Onboard
$14 - $20
At station
$9 - $14
Train from Harlem-125th St. to Stratford
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $29
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$14 - $16
Off-peak onboard
$20 - $22
Onboard
$21 - $29
At station
$18 - $22
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
Shore Line East
Website
shorelineeast.com
Train from Stamford to Stratford
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
shorelineeast.com
Bus operators
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
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from White Plains, Ny to Bridgeport, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from New York JFK Airport to Stratford
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Stratford
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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