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How much are train tickets from Stamford to Boston?

Lowest Price$29.00
Fastest Train2h 53m
Trains Per Day18
Train Lines2
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Stamford, CT to Boston, MA
Based on 5 reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Users that traveled with Amtrak Northeast Regional report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 60 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
December 8, 2019Business
like having internet when available on the train
sold out - few seats, seats facing each other have no room for legs
worry about getting a seat!
September 3, 2019Business
Very comfy/lot of leg room/wish airlines would be that spacious Food was a bit pricey and limited choice
Wo fi should be available
June 27, 2019
Easy and on time
Seating was a little crowded. Hard to find a seat . Caferan out of foods.
June 18, 2019Regular commuter
I think there’s should be a rewards plan or a ticket offers for frequent commuters

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Stamford to Boston right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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

In the last month, $52.37 was the average price of a train ticket from Stamford, CT to Boston, MA. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 20 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $40.90 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Stamford to Boston?

The distance between Stamford and Boston is approximately 157 miles, or 252 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 25 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 53 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Stamford to Boston are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 3:00am 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.

Is there a direct train from Stamford to Boston?

There are 18 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Stamford to Boston.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Boston to Stamford. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Stamford to Boston for $33.00.

Which train should you take from Stamford to Boston?

2 train services operate from Stamford, Connecticut to Boston, Massachusetts. Amtrak Northeast Regional usually has more trains scheduled, with 12 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Acela63h 3m$96.47
Amtrak Northeast Regional123h 37m$41.84

Where is the train station in Stamford?

There is one train station in Stamford:

  • Washington Blvd and S State St

Where is the train station in Boston?

Boston receives travelers from Stamford at its two active train stations:

  • South Station
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St

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