There are 4 ways to get from Philadelphia to Stamford by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Stamford Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$90 - $240

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal York
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Stamford, Ct 3464 / ...

$22 - $55

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia to New York - 133 E. Broadway
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Stamford New Haven / ...

$23 - $35

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Stamford 129.2 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Stamford is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Stamford is to train which costs $90 - $240 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Stamford. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal and arriving at Stamford, Ct via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station station and arriving at Stamford Amtrak. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Stamford is 115 miles. The road distance is 129.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Stamford without a car is to train which takes 2 h 10 min and costs $90 - $240.

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The train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Stamford Amtrak takes 2 h 10 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Philadelphia to Stamford bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal station.

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Philadelphia to Stamford train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Stamford is to train which takes 2 h 10 min and costs $90 - $240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $22 - $60 and takes 3 h 48 min.

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

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Philadelphia to Stamford train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Stamford Amtrak station.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Stamford.
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  • Distance: 115 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 10 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Stamford, CT, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Philadelphia to Stamford hourly. Tickets cost $90 - $240 and the journey takes 2 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Stamford via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and New York, Ny in around 3 h 48 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $240
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
Bus operators
HGT Bus
Website
hgtbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia to New York - 133 E. Broadway
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bieber Transportation Group
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

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