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Trip Summary

There are 15 daily trains from Stamford to Newark. Traveling by train from Stamford to Newark usually takes around one hour and 40 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Acela train can make the trip in one hour and 12 minutes.

Distance40 mi (64 km)
Fastest train1h 12m
Lowest price£7.81
Trains per day18
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Northeast Regional
Train lines3

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Stamford, CT to Newark, NJ

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

4.0

4.0

Mr Raymond

1 September 2019 -

Amtrak Northeast Regional

Cons: A major improvement with regard to punctuality, the train was dead on time! Tips: Give yourself plenty of time just in case train is late, especially going to airport. My outward journey from Newark to Stamford CT was delayed 70minutes, but was bang on time going...

Cons: A major improvement with regard to punctuality, the train was dead on time! Tips: Give yourself plenty of time just in case train is late, especially going to airport. My outward journey from Newark to Stamford CT was delayed 70minutes, but was bang on time going back to Newark.

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

In the last month, £23.54 was the average price of a train ticket from Stamford, CT to Newark, NJ. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 28 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £23.93 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

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Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Stamford to Newark will vary between £16 and £38. Planning a train trip to Newark within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Stamford over the next 7 days is £19. 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 Newark by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for September. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £23 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Stamford to Newark in December, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £39 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

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If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 28 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Newark from Stamford will be about £23.93 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Stamford to Newark?

There are 3 train lines with service from Stamford, Connecticut to Newark, New Jersey. Amtrak Northeast Regional is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 8 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak23h 1m£45.68
Amtrak Acela51h 16m£56.16
Amtrak Northeast Regional81h 35m£17.70
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 2 Amtrak trains from Stamford to Newark every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £8.

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  • 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 5 Acela trips from Stamford to Newark 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 8 daily train trips from Stamford to Newark, 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 Newark 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 Newark?

The distance between Stamford and Newark is approximately 40 miles, or 64 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 40 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 12 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 Newark 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 01:00 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 Newark?

There are 15 scheduled trains on most days. 18 of these are direct connections to Newark. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Newark to Stamford. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Stamford to Newark for £14.20.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Stamford?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Stamford.

Where is the train station in Newark?

Arrival stations

Newark receives travelers from Stamford at its two active train stations.

Train stations in Newark:

  • Newark Intl Airport

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