There are 4 ways to get from New York to Stamford by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to Stamford New Haven / ...

$10 - $150

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 24 min

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

$11 - $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 taxi which costs $200 - $240 and takes 48 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 train from Grand Central to Stamford takes 49 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Stamford, Ct. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 24 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Grand Central and arriving at Stamford. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 49 min.

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

Metro-North Railroad (MNR) operates a train from New York to Stamford every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $10 - $22 and the journey takes 49 min. Amtrak Acela Express also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from New York to Stamford hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $24 and the journey takes 1 h 24 min.

Train operators
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Stamford
Ave. Duration
49 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 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
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
Hourly
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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