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Trip Summary

There are 9 daily trains from Stamford to New London. Traveling by train from Stamford to New London usually takes around one hour and 47 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Acela train can make the trip in one hour and 34 minutes.

Distance78 mi (125 km)
Fastest train1h 34m
Lowest price£10.09
Trains per day9
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Northeast Regional
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Stamford, CT to New London, CT

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Sophia

29 April 2019 - Solo travel

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Pros: Great view. Cons: nothing.

Pros: Great view. Cons: nothing.

What is the price of a train ticket from Stamford to New London?

In the last month, £15.02 was the average price of a train ticket from Stamford, CT to New London, CT. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 26 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £26.32 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

£32£22£11AugAug

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Stamford to New London will vary between £10 and £27. Planning a train trip to New London within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Stamford over the next 7 days is £12. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Stamford to New London by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for February. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £14 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Stamford to New London in July, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £21 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

£54£43£32£22£113020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 26 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to New London from Stamford will be about £26.32 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Stamford to New London?

2 train services operate from Stamford, Connecticut to New London, Connecticut. Amtrak Northeast Regional usually has more trains scheduled, with 9 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Acela11h 35m£66.31
Amtrak Northeast Regional91h 48m£21.30
  • Amtrak Acela

    Amtrak Acela

    The Acela is Amtrak’s flagship high-speed rail service. Connecting 15 cities along the Northeast Corridor of the United States, the Acela is Amtrak’s fastest running passenger train, developing a speed of up to 82.2 mph. Acela trains are equipped with free high-speed internet, power outlets and extra comfortable seats. In addition, all Acela passengers have access to the line’s signature Corridor Café where they can unwind and enjoy a freshly prepared meal with a glass of wine. There are 1 Acela trips from Stamford to New London every day, including the weekend. As it is Amtrak’s most premiumly priced service, the average Acela train ticket for this route costs around .

  • Amtrak Northeast Regional

    Amtrak Northeast Regional

    The Northeast Regional is Amtrak’s passenger rail service that runs between Boston, MA and Virginia Beach, VA, connecting over 50 cities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. While the line’s downtown-to-downtown train service makes traveling between the biggest cities in the Northeast convenient and hassle-free, the train’s amenities make the journey comfortable and relaxing as well. Amtrak passengers can enjoy large seats with extra legroom and power outlets, as well as free WiFi and clean bathrooms. With 9 daily train trips from Stamford to New London, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Stamford to New London during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Stamford to New London?

The distance between Stamford and New London is approximately 78 miles, or 125 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 47 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 34 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Stamford to New London are the most crowded on Wednesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Stamford at 03:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 19:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Stamford to New London?

There are 9 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Stamford to New London.

You can also take a train for your return trip from New London to Stamford. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Stamford to New London for £12.25.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Stamford?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Stamford.

Where is the train station in New London?

Arrival stations

New London has one train station.

Need a return trip from New London to Stamford?

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