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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Boston to Stamford?

Lowest Price$29.00
Fastest Train2h 43m
Trains Per Day16
Train Lines2
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Price trends for trains from Boston to Stamford

Average prices by travel date

$90$60$30JulJul

Monthly average prices

$125$100$75$50$25ASONDJFMAMJJ

Prices as travel date approaches

$125$100$75$50$253020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Boston to Stamford
4.4
Based on 8 reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Acela report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
5.0
Value
3.0
Condition
5.0
Anne
4.0
October 6, 2019Visiting family
Pros
The trip was pleasant, smooth and on time.

Based on 6 reviews
Overview
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)
Comfort
4.2
Staff
4.0
Value
3.4
Condition
4.4
Josiah
4.0
November 27, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Easy to get to in Boston. And the ride wasn’t too long.
Jonathan
5.0
November 27, 2019Vacation
Pros
The seat where I was, it was roomy.
Cons
The price shouldn't be so expensive if there is a way to improve it. I didn't have that much options to take the bus since my class finished up late which I had to end up taking this option instead of taking the bus straight.
Tips
This would be an option to take if there is any other way.
Robert
5.0
September 17, 2019Business
Pros
Comfortable and spacious.
Cons
N/A
Tips
N/A
Cayla
3.0
July 18, 2019Visiting family
Cons
The last time I took this train, they were better about announcing the stops. This time, a guy came around every once in a while and said which stop would be next, but never said how far away we were. I'm not super familiar with the different stops because they haven't ...More

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Boston to Stamford 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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.

How do you find cheap train tickets from Boston to Stamford?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $62.12 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Boston to Stamford. By booking your trip 25 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $26.46 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from Boston to Stamford?

The distance between Boston and Stamford is approximately 157 miles, or 252 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 6 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 43 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 Boston to Stamford are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Boston at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 3:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Boston to Stamford?

There are 16 scheduled trains on most days. 16 of these are direct connections to Stamford. 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 Stamford to Boston. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Boston to Stamford for $29.00.

What train services are there from Boston to Stamford?

2 train services operate from Boston to Stamford. Amtrak Northeast Regional usually has more trains scheduled, with 10 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Acela62h 53m$98.23
Amtrak Northeast Regional103h 14m$49.33

Where is the train station in Boston?

There are two stations in Boston where you can board the train to Stamford:

  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St
  • South Station

Where is the train station in Stamford?

Stamford has one train station:

  • Washington Blvd and S State St

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