There are 9 ways to get from Stamford to Washington by train, bus, car, plane or subway

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  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$140 - $370

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Stamford, Ct to New York, Ny 3469 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Washington, Dc 2909 / ...

$30 - $88

7 alternative options

Bus Hola Bus  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Stamford, Ct to New York, Ny 3469 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. Southbound

$33 - $45

Drive  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Stamford to Washington 264.5 miles

$25 - $40

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 50 min

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

$78 - $465

Train to Newark, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford to Grand Central
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) EWR - DCA

$130 - $522

Train to New York JFK, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Reagan Washington (DCA) JFK - DCA

$136 - $476

Line 971 bus to White Plains, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the line 971 bus from Stamford Transportation Ctr Bay A and N State St to Martine Ave and Court St
  2. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Reagan Washington (DCA) HPN - DCA

$167 - $610

Train, line 7 subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Washington Dulles  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford to Grand Central
  2. Take the line 7 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to 74 St - Broadway
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Washington Dulles (IAD) LGA - IAD

$124 - $469

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Stamford to Washington is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stamford to Washington is to train and fly which costs $75 - $470 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The distance between Stamford and Washington is 239 miles. The road distance is 264.5 miles.

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The train from Stamford Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak takes 4 h including transfers and departs every three hours.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stamford to Washington. However, there are services departing from Stamford, Ct and arriving at Washington, Dc via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Stamford Amtrak and arriving at Washington Union Station Amtrak station. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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What companies run services between Stamford, CT, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Stamford to Washington every 3 hours. Tickets cost $140 - $370 and the journey takes 4 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stamford to Washington via New York, Ny in around 5 h 58 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from White Plains to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Stamford Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $280
First Class Seat
$230 - $370
Train from Stamford Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Stamford to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
52 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
Greyhound USA
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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
Bus from New York, Ny to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from NY Port Authority Bus Terminal to Washington, DC - Union Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Hola Bus
Phone
+1 917-398-0398
Email
help@iLIKEBUS.com
Website
holabus.com
Bus from New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St. to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW.
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
holabus.com
Eastern Shuttle
Phone
202-750-9078
Website
easternshuttle.com
Bus from New York, NY - Penn Station to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
easternshuttle.com
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Stamford Transportation Ctr Bay A and N State St to Martine Ave and Court St
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
cttransit.com
Book at
buypasses.storesecured.com

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