There are 9 ways to get from Washington to Stamford 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  •  3 h 56 min

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

$140 - $370

Cheapest option

Bus via Washington, Dc  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to New York, Ny 2906 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Stamford, Ct 3464 / ...

$30 - $88

7 alternative options

Bus Eastern Shuttle  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington DC to New York, NY - Penn Station Northbound
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Stamford, Ct 3464 / ...

$33 - $46

Drive  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Stamford 262.9 miles

$25 - $40

Fly Reagan Washington to Newark, train  •  4 h 9 min

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

$130 - $522

Fly Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia, train  •  4 h 23 min

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

$123 - $605

Fly Reagan Washington to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 32 min

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

$137 - $484

Fly Reagan Washington to White Plains, line 971 bus  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to White Plains (HPN) DCA - HPN
  2. Take the line 971 bus from Main St and S Broadway to S State St and Stamford Station

$167 - $610

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to New York La Guardia (LGA) IAD - LGA
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak

$169 - $612

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Stamford is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Stamford is to train which costs $140 - $370 and takes 3 h 56 min.

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The distance between Washington and Stamford is 239 miles. The road distance is 262.9 miles.

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The train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Stamford Amtrak takes 3 h 56 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Stamford. However, there are services departing from Washington DC and arriving at Stamford, Ct via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 9 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak station and arriving at Stamford Amtrak. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 56 min.

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

Amtrak Acela Express operates a train from Washington to Stamford every 2 hours. Tickets cost $140 - $370 and the journey takes 3 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Stamford via New York, NY - Penn Station and New York, Ny in around 6 h 9 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Reagan Washington to White Plains
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Reagan Washington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Washington Dulles to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $280
First Class Seat
$230 - $370
Train from New York Penn Station to Stamford Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 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 Grand Central to Stamford
Ave. Duration
49 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
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
Eastern Shuttle
Phone
202-750-9078
Website
easternshuttle.com
Bus from Washington DC to New York, NY - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
easternshuttle.com
Hola Bus
Phone
+1 917-398-0398
Email
help@iLIKEBUS.com
Website
holabus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - 715 H St NW. to New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St.
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
holabus.com
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 New York, Ny to Stamford, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$19 - $24
Bus from Washington, Dc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Washington, DC - Union Station to NY Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
CT Transit
Phone
+1 860-522-8101
Website
cttransit.com
Bus from Main St and S Broadway to S State St and Stamford Station
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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