There are 3 ways to get from Stamford to Fire Island by train, bus, car or car ferry

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 13 min

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

$67 - $164

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from White Plains, NY to Babylon, NY Adt 0407

$18 - $41

1 alternative option

Drive, car ferry  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Stamford to Bridgeport
  2. Take the car ferry from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson
  3. Drive from Port Jefferson to Islip

$22 - $24

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

You can take a train from Stamford to Islip via New York Penn Station, Penn Station, Babylon, and Babylon LIRR in around 3 h 13 min. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from Stamford to Islip every 4 hours. Tickets cost $16 - $24 and the journey takes 2 h 35 min.

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
51 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 Babylon
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from White Plains, NY to Babylon, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Ferry operators
888 44 Ferry
Website
88844ferry.com
Car ferry from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
88844ferry.com
Book at
tickets.88844ferry.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Stamford to Fire Island?

The distance between Stamford and Fire Island is 56 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Stamford to Fire Island?

The cheapest way to get from Stamford to Fire Island is to drive and car ferry which costs $22 - $25 and takes 2 h 14 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Stamford to Fire Island?

The quickest way to get from Stamford to Fire Island is to drive and car ferry which takes 2 h 14 min and costs $22 - $25.

Is there a direct bus between Stamford and Fire Island?

No, there is no direct bus from Stamford to Fire Island. However, there are services departing from Stamford, Ct and arriving at Islip Town Hall via White Plains, NY and Babylon LIRR. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 36 min.

How long does it take to get from Stamford to Fire Island?

It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from Stamford to Fire Island, including transfers.