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

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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 1 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

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 25 min

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

$21 - $79

3 alternative options

Train via Grand Central  •  2 h 10 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

Train Amtrak Northeast Regional  •  2 h 12 min

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

$70 - $190

Drive  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Princeton Junction to Stamford 86.1 miles

$8 - $13

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

You can take a train from Princeton Junction to Stamford via New York Penn Station in around 2 h 1 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 25 min.

Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Acela Express
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)
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
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Princeton Junction Amtrak to Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$100 - $190
Bus operators
Coach USA
Megabus
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Princeton Junction and Stamford is 123 km. The road distance is 138 km.

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

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

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Princeton Junction Amtrak and arriving at Stamford Amtrak. Services depart once a week, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 12 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to get from Princeton Junction to Stamford, including transfers.