Trains from Durham to Stamford

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Trip Summary

There are 4 daily trains from Durham to Stamford. Traveling by train from Durham to Stamford usually takes around 7 hours and 49 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 5 hours and 38 minutes.

Distance196 mi (316 km)
Fastest train5h 38m
Lowest price£99.94
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines1

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

In the last month, £99.94 was the average price of a train ticket from Durham to Stamford. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 18 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £18.10 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

£124£83£41AugAug

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Durham to Stamford will vary between £100 and £115. Planning a train trip to Stamford within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Durham over the next 7 days is £100. 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 Durham to Stamford by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for May. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £54 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Durham to Stamford in December, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £97 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

£124£99£74£50£253020100

If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 18 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Stamford from Durham will be about £18.10 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Durham to Stamford?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Durham to Stamford. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak47h 49m£104.52
  • 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 4 Amtrak trains from Durham to Stamford every day, as well as 5 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £100.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Durham to Stamford 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 Durham to Stamford?

The distance between Durham and Stamford is approximately 196 miles, or 316 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 49 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 38 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Monday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Durham to Stamford. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Monday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Saturday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Durham at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 12:00. 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 Durham to Stamford?

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Stamford to Durham.

City Information

Durham

Durham is a city on the Oyster River in New Hampshire. It was initially known as the Parish of Oyster River, but was later renamed after the historic city of Durham, England. The area has over 800 acres of parkland, which you can enjoy via hiking and biking trails. The town has excellent restaurants and bars, particularly in the area surrounding the University of New Hampshire. New England is also popular for golf, and you'll find multiple courses just a short distance from the city. Take a trip to the New England coast at Wallis Sands or go kayaking on the Oyster River.

The quickest way to get to Durham by air is via the nearby Portsmouth Peas Airport. The UNH station is also the city's main transport stop for Amtrak Downeaster trains which run throughout the day, from which you can reach cities like Chicago, New York, Philadelphia, and Washington.

Stamford

Stamford is one of the most populous cities in the state of Connecticut, and many residents commute into New York City, about 30 miles southwest. You can even see NYC from Greenwich Point Park, a scenic spot on Long Island Sound. But don't get too distracted by the Big Apple; there is plenty to enjoy in Stamford itself!

The Stamford Museum and Nature Center is a 118-acre museum that includes a working farm, an art gallery, outdoor trails, a planetarium, an otter pond, and endless activities for visitors of all ages. Visitors of legal ages will also love the many clubs, bars, and breweries in downtown Stamford. Some popular spots for drinks and dinner are Olio, Brasitas, and ZAZA Italian Gastrobar.

Stamford is a major transportation hub for travellers in the region. The Stamford train station is the second-busiest in the Metro-North system, after only Grand Central Station. Commuter rails connect Stamford to New York City and New Haven, and Amtrak trains provide service to Boston, Washington, and beyond. Or, OurBus and Greyhound offer intercity coach tickets as a more affordable alternative to trains. Stamford benefits from many airports in the region, but the closest international airport is LaGuardia in Queens.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Durham?

Main departure station: UNH Durham Transit Ctr - 3 Depot Rd

There is one train station in Durham.

All train stations in Durham:

  • UNH Durham Transit Ctr - 3 Depot Rd

Where is the train station in Stamford?

Main arrival station: Amtrak/Metro North Station

Stamford has one train station.

Train stations in Stamford:

  • Amtrak/Metro North Station

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