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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 15 min

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

$90 - $240

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny 3200 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Stamford, Ct 3464 / ...

$22 - $59

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  3 h 27 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

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York La Guardia (LGA) PHL - LGA
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak

$188 - $630

Fly to New Haven, train  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New Haven (HVN) PHL - HVN
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to Stamford Amtrak

$150 - $922

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to New York JFK (JFK) PHL - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak

$192 - $609

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 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Stamford via New York, Ny in around 3 h 59 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $240
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
Train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Stamford
Ave. Duration
47 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
Train from New Haven to Stamford
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$11 - $13
Off-peak onboard
$18 - $19
Onboard
$17 - $24
At station
$14 - $18
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bieber Transportation Group

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Philadelphia and Stamford is 184 km. The road distance is 207 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Stamford is to train which takes 2 h 15 min and costs $90 - $240.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak and arriving at Stamford Amtrak. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Stamford. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, Pa and arriving at Stamford, Ct via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 59 min.

The train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Stamford Amtrak takes 2 h 15 min including transfers and departs hourly.