There are 5 ways to get from Princeton Junction to Stamford by train, bus or car

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Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Junction Amtrak to Stamford Amtrak Northeast Regional

$70 - $190

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Bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick Downtown to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Stamford, Ct 3464 / ...

$21 - $79

3 alternative options

Train NJ Transit  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$65 - $174

Train NJ Transit #2  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Stamford New Haven / ...

$22 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Princeton Junction to Stamford 86.1 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton Junction to Stamford is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton Junction to Stamford is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1 h 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Princeton Junction Amtrak and arriving at Stamford Amtrak. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

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The distance between Princeton Junction and Stamford is 77 miles. The road distance is 86.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton Junction to Stamford without a car is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs $70 - $190.

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The train from Princeton Junction Amtrak to Stamford Amtrak takes 2 h 9 min including transfers and departs five times a week.

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Princeton Junction to Stamford train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, depart from Princeton Junction Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Princeton Junction to Stamford is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs $70 - $190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $21 - $80 and takes 3 h 33 min.

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Princeton Junction to Stamford train services, operated by Amtrak Northeast Regional, arrive at Stamford Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton Junction to Stamford is 86 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 41 min to drive from Princeton Junction to Stamford.

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  • Distance: 76.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 9 min

What companies run services between Princeton Junction, NJ, USA and Stamford, CT, USA?

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from Princeton Junction to Stamford 5 times a week. Tickets cost $70 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Princeton Junction to Stamford via New Brunswick, New Brunswick Downtown, New York Port Authority, and New York, Ny in around 3 h 33 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak to Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$100 - $190
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 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
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
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from New Brunswick Downtown to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Book at
megabus.com
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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