There are 7 ways to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Stamford by subway, train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or shuttle

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Line 7 subway, train  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the line 7 subway from 111 St to Grand Central - 42 St 7
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Stamford New Haven / ...

$16 - $32

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Lga Intl Airport/Terminal B to Roosevelt Av/61 St Q70-Sbs
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$61 - $172

Bus  •  2 h 55 min

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

$17 - $36

Taxi  •  41 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Stamford 32.9 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  41 min

  1. Drive from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Stamford 32.9 miles

$3 - $5

Towncar  •  41 min

  1. Take a town car from New York La Guardia Airport to Stamford 32.9 miles

$16 - $180

Shuttle  •  41 min

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

$16 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Stamford is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Stamford is to taxi which costs $170 - $210 and takes 41 min.

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The distance between New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) and Stamford is 26 miles. The road distance is 32.9 miles.

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The best way to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Stamford without a car is to line 7 subway and train which takes 1 h 46 min and costs $15 - $35.

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It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Stamford, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Stamford is 33 miles. It takes approximately 41 min to drive from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Stamford.

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There are 67+ hotels available in Stamford. Prices start at $101 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Stamford.
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  • Distance: 26.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 46 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from New York La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Stamford hourly. 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 Grand Central to Stamford
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$10 - $12
Off-peak onboard
$16 - $18
Onboard
$15 - $22
At station
$12 - $16
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 Lga Intl Airport/Terminal B to Roosevelt Av/61 St
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
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 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 La Guardia Airport (LGA) to Stamford
Ave. Duration
41 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Lime Car Service & Taxi
Phone
+1 201-461-9999
Website
limetaxicab.com
Scotty's Taxi
Phone
+1 210-943-1234
Website
scottystaxicab.com
Babes Taxi
Phone
+1 201-944-6800
Website
babestaxi.com
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com
Jayride
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from New York La Guardia Airport to Stamford
Estimated price
$16 - $180
Shuttle from New York La Guardia Airport to Stamford
Estimated price
$16 - $75

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