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

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Train  •  3 h 11 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 / ...

$69 - $166

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Bus  •  4 h 50 min

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

$20 - $43

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

$23 - $25

Questions & Answers

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 No Pick Ups. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 50 min.

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The distance between Stamford and Fire Island is 35 miles.

The best way to get from Stamford to Fire Island without a car is to train which takes 3 h 11 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 11 min to get from Stamford to Fire Island, including transfers.

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Stamford to Fire Island bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from White Plains, NY station.

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The best way to get from Stamford to Fire Island is to train which takes 3 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 50 min.

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Stamford to Fire Island bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Babylon station.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Fire Island. Prices start at $102 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Stamford to Fire Island.
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  • Distance: 35.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 11 min

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 No Pick Ups in around 3 h 11 min. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from Stamford to Islip 5 times a day. Tickets cost $16 - $24 and the journey takes 2 h 35 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 Babylon
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
mta.info
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from White Plains, NY to Babylon
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $24
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
$19
Schedules at
88844ferry.com
Book at
buytickets.88844ferry.com

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