There are 5 ways to get from Stamford to Philadelphia by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...

$90 - $240

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Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Stamford, Ct to New York, Ny 3469 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal

$22 - $48

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford to Grand Central New Haven / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York - 133 E. Broadway to Philadelphia

$24 - $34

Drive  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Stamford to Philadelphia 130.7 miles

$12 - $19

Train, fly  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford to Grand Central
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Philadelphia (PHL) LGA - PHL

$143 - $488

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The cheapest way to get from Stamford to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $12 - $19 and takes 2 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stamford to Philadelphia is to train which costs $90 - $240 and takes 2 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stamford to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from Stamford, Ct and arriving at Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Stamford Amtrak and arriving at Philadelphia 30th Street Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 9 min.

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The distance between Stamford and Philadelphia is 115 miles. The road distance is 130.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Stamford to Philadelphia without a car is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs $90 - $240.

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The train from Stamford Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station takes 2 h 9 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Stamford to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Stamford, Ct station.

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Stamford to Philadelphia train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, depart from Stamford Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Stamford to Philadelphia is to train which takes 2 h 9 min and costs $90 - $240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $22 - $50 and takes 3 h 40 min.

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  • Distance: 115 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 9 min

What companies run services between Stamford, CT, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Stamford to Philadelphia hourly. Tickets cost $90 - $240 and the journey takes 2 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stamford to Philadelphia via New York, Ny and New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 3 h 40 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stamford Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $240
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Stamford to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$10 - $12
Off-peak onboard
$16 - $18
Onboard
$15 - $22
At station
$12 - $16
Bus operators
HGT Bus
Website
hgtbus.com
Bus from New York - 133 E. Broadway to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
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.

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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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 7 min.

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Stamford to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal station.

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Stamford to Philadelphia train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stamford to Philadelphia is 131 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to drive from Stamford to Philadelphia.

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American Airlines offers flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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