There are 7 ways to get from Stamford to New York JFK Airport (JFK) by train, bus, subway, 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.

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Train  •  1 h 29 min

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

$65 - $160

Cheapest option

Train, line 4 subway  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford to Harlem-125th St. New Haven / ...
  2. Take the line 4 subway from 125 St to New Lots Av 4

$15 - $30

5 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Stamford, Ct to New York, Ny 3469 / ...

$18 - $32

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

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 Jamaica, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 29 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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The best way to get from Stamford to New York JFK Airport (JFK) without a car is to train which takes 1 h 29 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to get from Stamford to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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Stamford to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Stamford Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Stamford to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to train which takes 1 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 13 min.

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Stamford to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by Long Island Rail Road, arrive at Jamaica station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stamford to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 40 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Stamford to New York JFK Airport (JFK).

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There are 1492+ hotels available in New York JFK Airport (JFK). Prices start at $120 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Stamford to New York JFK Airport (JFK).
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  • Distance: 31.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 29 min

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 Jamaica, NY in around 1 h 29 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Stamford to New York JFK Airport (JFK) hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $24 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min.

Train operators
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 Stamford Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
47 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)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Stamford to Harlem-125th St.
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$10 - $12
Off-peak onboard
$16 - $18
Onboard
$14 - $21
At station
$10 - $15
Bus operators
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 Stamford, Ct to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
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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