There are 6 ways to get from Stamford to New York JFK Airport (JFK) by train, bus, taxi, car, shuttle or towncar

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  •  1 h 27 min

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

$64 - $162

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford to Fordham New Haven / ...
  2. Take the bus from E Tremont Av/Boston Rd to Sutphin Bl/Jamaica Av Q44-Sbs

$15 - $37

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stamford to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 39.7 miles

$210 - $250

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Stamford to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 39.7 miles

$3 - $6

Shuttle  •  48 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Stamford to New York JFK Airport

$16 - $75

Towncar  •  48 min

  1. Take a town car from Stamford to New York JFK Airport 39.7 miles

$16 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stamford to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to drive which costs $3 - $6 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stamford to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to taxi which costs $210 - $250 and takes 48 min.

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The distance between Stamford and New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 31 miles. The road distance is 39.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 27 min to get from Stamford to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Stamford to New York JFK Airport (JFK). However, there are services departing from Stamford Amtrak and arriving at Terminal 4 via Penn Station and Station D Jamaica Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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What companies run services between Stamford, CT, USA and New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA?

You can take a train from Stamford to New York JFK Airport (JFK) via New York Penn Station, Penn Station, Jamaica, and Station D Jamaica Station in around 1 h 27 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
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
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Stamford to Fordham
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $11
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $17
Onboard
$13 - $19
At station
$9 - $14
Bus operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from E Tremont Av/Boston Rd to Sutphin Bl/Jamaica Av
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
Other operators
Taxi from Stamford to New York JFK Airport (JFK)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$210 - $250
Jayride
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
On demand
Shuttle from Stamford to New York JFK Airport
Estimated price
$16 - $75
Towncar from Stamford to New York JFK Airport
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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