There are 3 ways to get from Stamford to Long Island City by train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  55 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...

$14 - $154

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stamford to Long Island City 34 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Stamford to Long Island City 34 miles

$3 - $5

What companies run services between Stamford, CT, USA and Long Island City, NY, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Stamford to Long Island City hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $160 and the journey takes 48 min. Metro-North Railroad (MNR) also services this route every 30 minutes.

Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stamford Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
48 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 Stamford to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$11 - $13
Off-peak onboard
$17 - $19
Onboard
$16 - $23
At station
$13 - $17
Other operators
Taxi from Stamford to Long Island City
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Stamford and Long Island City is 49 km. The road distance is 54 km.

The cheapest way to get from Stamford to Long Island City is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Stamford to Long Island City is to taxi which takes 45 min and costs $180 - $220.

It takes approximately 55 min to get from Stamford to Long Island City, including transfers.