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Stamford - Old Saybrook Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

You can pick from 9 daily train trips between Stamford and Old Saybrook. The average train journey from Stamford to Old Saybrook takes one hour and 40 minutes, but some Amtrak Northeast Regional train trips are as short as one hour and 19 minutes.

Distance62 mi (100 km)
Fastest train1h 19m
Lowest price$11.00
Trains per day6
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Northeast Regional
Train lines2

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

In the last month, the average price of a train ticket from Stamford to Old Saybrook was $11.00. This is basically as cheap as train fares can get. Good news! You can find the cheapest tickets if you book your trip at least 18 days prior to the travel date. You’ll likely pay around $64.50 more if you wait to book until the last minute.

Monthly avg. prices

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Ticket prices for the train from Stamford to Old Saybrook often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in August when the average ticket price is only $35. If you're thinking of traveling from Stamford to Old Saybrook during November, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $54 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in November, is to book your trip well in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches

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If you're looking to save on your train trip from Stamford to Old Saybrook, book online with Wanderu at least 18 days in advance. That way, you’ll save $64.50 compared to booking your ticket last minute.

Which train should you take from Stamford to Old Saybrook?

2 train services operate from Stamford to Old Saybrook. Amtrak Northeast Regional usually has more trains scheduled, with 6 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak32h 20m$53.24
Amtrak Northeast Regional61h 25m$58.94
  • 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 3 Amtrak trains from Stamford to Old Saybrook every day, as well as 4 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $19.

  • 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 6 daily train trips from Stamford to Old Saybrook, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Stamford and Old Saybrook is approximately 62 miles, or 100 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 19 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

Trains departing from Stamford to Old Saybrook tend to have the most passengers on Monday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Monday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Thursday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

The earliest train departs Stamford at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 9 scheduled trains on most days. 6 of these are direct connections to Old Saybrook. 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 Old Saybrook to Stamford.

City Information

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 travelers 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 bus 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.

Old Saybrook

Old Saybrook in Connecticut is a small but historic town along the end of the Connecticut River as it leads into the Long Island Sound. One of Old Saybrook's most famous residents was actress Katharine Hepburn, who lived here for much of her life. In the city, the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, or The Kate, holds artifacts from her career and presents cultural events and performances for the community.

Old Saybrook is blessed with gorgeous waterfront settings for outdoor activities, including Harveys Beach on the Sound and an enormous wildlife refuge called The Preserve.

Amtrak Northeast Regional trains from Boston to New York stop in Old Saybrook daily. A local commuter line stops at the same train station and provides service to New London and New Haven, from where many other intercity train and bus routes depart.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Stamford?

Main departure station: Amtrak/Metro North Station

There is one train station in Stamford.

All train stations in Stamford:

  • Amtrak/Metro North Station

Where is the train station in Old Saybrook?

Main arrival station: 455 Boston Post Rd Saybrook Junction Market Pl

Old Saybrook has one train station.

All train stations in Old Saybrook:

  • 455 Boston Post Rd Saybrook Junction Market Pl

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