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There are 5 ways to get from New York to Stamford by train, bus, subway, taxi or car

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Train  •  43 min

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

$11 - $160

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Bus  •  1 h 24 min

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

$11 - $24

Line 6 subway, train  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the line 6 subway from Astor Pl to 125 St 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Harlem-125th St. to Stamford New Haven / ...

$13 - $24

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from New York to Stamford 37.7 miles

$200 - $240

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from New York to Stamford 37.7 miles

$3 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Stamford is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Stamford is to train which costs $11 - $160 and takes 43 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 New York Penn Station station and arriving at Stamford Amtrak. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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The distance between New York and Stamford is 33 miles. The road distance is 37.7 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Stamford without a car is to train which takes 43 min and costs $11 - $160.

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The train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak takes 43 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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New York to Stamford 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 to Stamford is to train which takes 43 min and costs $11 - $160. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $11 - $24 and takes 1 h 24 min.

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Map of how to get from New York to Stamford.
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  • Distance: 32.9 miles
  • Duration: 43 min

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from New York to Stamford hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $160 and the journey takes 43 min. Metro-North Railroad (MNR) also services this route every 20 minutes. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from New York to Stamford 3 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $24 and the journey takes 1 h 24 min.

Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
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
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Stamford
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$11 - $13
Off-peak onboard
$17 - $19
Onboard
$16 - $23
At station
$13 - $17
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
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 New York to Stamford
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$200 - $240
NYC.gov
Website
nyc.gov
Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 877-917-1111
Website
yellowcabnyctaxi.com

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

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New York 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 to Stamford is 38 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from New York to Stamford.

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