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There are 4 ways to get from Stamford to Long Island by train, bus, car ferry or car

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  •  3 h 22 min

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

$71 - $169

Cheapest option

Drive, carferry  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Stamford to Bridgeport
  2. Take the carferry from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson

$19 - $85

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from White Plains, NY to Lake Ronkonkoma Binghamton-Patchogue / ...

$23 - $32

Train, carferry  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford to Bridgeport New Haven / ...
  2. Take the carferry from Bridgeport to Port Jefferson

$25 - $261

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stamford to Long Island is to bus which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stamford to Long Island is to drive and carferry which costs $19 - $85 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stamford to Long Island. However, there are services departing from Main St and Athlantic St and arriving at Williams Boulevard via White Plains, NY and Expressway Drive North. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 56 min.

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The distance between Stamford and Long Island is 30 miles.

The best way to get from Stamford to Long Island without a car is to train which takes 3 h 22 min and costs $70 - $170.

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It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Stamford to Long Island, including transfers.

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Stamford to Long Island bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from White Plains, NY station.

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The best way to get from Stamford to Long Island is to train which takes 3 h 22 min and costs $70 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 56 min.

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Stamford to Long Island bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at Lake Ronkonkoma station.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Long Island. Prices start at $107 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Stamford to Long Island.
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  • Distance: 29.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 22 min

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

You can take a train from Stamford to Centereach via New York Penn Station, Penn Station, Ronkonkoma, and Ronkonkoma LIRR in around 3 h 22 min. Alternatively, Coach USA operates a bus from Stamford to Centereach 3 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 1 h 57 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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stamford Amtrak Station 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
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Ronkonkoma
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
LIRR
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Stamford to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$9 - $10
Off-peak onboard
$15 - $16
Onboard
$13 - $18
At station
$8 - $13
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Bridgeport Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Shore Line East
Website
shorelineeast.com
Train from Stamford to Bridgeport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
shorelineeast.com
Bus operators
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
$16 - $80
Schedules at
88844ferry.com
Book at
buytickets.88844ferry.com
Car and driver
$58
Car and unlimited passengers
$80
Adult
$19
Senior
$16

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