There are 9 ways to get from Stamford to Boston by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Acela Express

$110 - $310

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. New Haven
  2. Ny

$23 - $50

7 alternative options

Bus via Hartford, Ct  •  4 h 32 min

$38 - $87

Bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. 3474 / ...

$25 - $60

Drive  •  3 h 4 min

  1. 175.8 miles

$17 - $25

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Boston  •  3 h 46 min

  1. LGA - BOS

$120 - $409

Train to New York JFK, fly to Boston  •  3 h 51 min

  1. JFK - BOS

$121 - $448

Train to Newark, fly to Boston  •  4 h 33 min

  1. EWR - BOS

$119 - $448

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Manchester, bus  •  5 h 17 min

  1. LGA - MHT

$205 - $629

What companies run services between Stamford, CT, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Stamford to Boston hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $310 and the journey takes 3 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stamford to Boston via New Haven, Ct and Hartford, Ct in around 4 h 32 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $430
Flights from New York La Guardia to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $470
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stamford Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $240
First Class Seat
$200 - $310
Train from Stamford Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
51 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 Darien to New Haven
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$11 - $13
Off-peak onboard
$17 - $18
Onboard
$16 - $22
At station
$12 - $17
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Stamford, Ct to New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $15
Flexible
$18 - $23
Bus from New Haven, Ct to Hartford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Bus from Hartford, Ct to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Stamford, Ct to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Manchester Arpt to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from New Haven, CT to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Schedules at
boltbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Stamford and Boston is 252 km. The road distance is 281 km.

The cheapest way to get from Stamford to Boston is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3 h 4 min.

The quickest way to get from Stamford to Boston is to train which takes 3 h 3 min and costs $110 - $310.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Stamford Amtrak and arriving at Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 3 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stamford, Ct and arriving at Boston, Ma. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

The train from Stamford Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak takes 3 h 3 min including transfers and departs hourly.