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New Brunswick - Stamford Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

2 trains operate daily from New Brunswick to Stamford. The train trip from New Brunswick to Stamford is usually about 2 hours and 11 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Amtrak Northeast Regional train can get you there in as little as one hour and 45 minutes.

Distance62 mi (99 km)
Fastest train1h 45m
Lowest price$28.00
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Northeast Regional
Train lines2

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Average score for trains from New Brunswick to Stamford

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5.0

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

Over the past month, a train ticket between New Brunswick and Stamford cost $41.63, on average. This price makes taking the train a budget-friendly option to get to Stamford. Booking your trip at least 26 days in advance can help you secure tickets at the best price. For same-day bookings, you’ll likely have to pay around $67.33 more.

Monthly avg. prices

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You can find the lowest prices on this route during February. This time of year offers the best deals on train tickets from New Brunswick to Stamford, with the average price at just $42. Train tickets on this route are most expensive in December, when the average price goes up to $67. You can still score cheap deals below this average price, though, especially if you plan ahead and book your ticket in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches

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By booking your train trip from New Brunswick to Stamford on Wanderu at least 26 days ahead of time, you can save about $67.33 on your ticket. Waiting until the last minute means missing out on these savings!

Which train should you take from New Brunswick to Stamford?

2 train services operate from New Brunswick to Stamford. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak12h 41m$55.28
Amtrak Northeast Regional11h 55m$91.55
  • 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 1 Amtrak trains from New Brunswick to Stamford every day, as well as 0 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $28.

  • 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 1 daily train trips from New Brunswick to Stamford, the Northeast Regional is the busiest and most popular among all Amtrak routes.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between New Brunswick and Stamford is approximately 62 miles, or 99 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours and 11 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 45 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

Monday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from New Brunswick 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 Sunday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

The earliest train departs New Brunswick at 12:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 12:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Trains leave the station in New Brunswick twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. One of these is a direct train, which will typically get you to Stamford faster. While it might still have stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains during your trip.

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

City Information

New Brunswick

New Brunswick is a city located in Middlesex County, New Jersey. Many residents of this city commute to New York City, which is only an hour away by train. However, there is a lot to love about New Brunswick itself! With its historic buildings and quaint little shops, vibrant arts and culture scene, and plenty of dining and entertainment options, you'll find tons of activities in New Brunswick worth sticking around for.

One of the most popular neighborhoods in New Brunswick is downtown, known for its excellent restaurants and bars. Enjoy some not-so-far-off-Broadway excellence at some of New Brunswick's award-winning theaters like the State Theatre New Jersey and Crossroads Theatre Company.

If you're looking for a more laid-back atmosphere, head to the Easton Avenue neighborhood. This area is home to Rutgers University, so it's perfect for students or anyone who wants to enjoy a college town feel. There are plenty of coffee shops and bookstores here and some great places to eat like Hansel 'n Griddle and Stuff Yer Face.

The nearest airport to New Brunswick is in Newark, but you don't need to board a plane to explore the area. A short bus or train trip makes Stamford, and Trenton easy to reach. Of course, New Brunswick's location between New York City and Philadelphia means it is always easy to connect to farther destinations like Boston, Niagara Falls, or even Atlanta.

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.

Station Information

Where is the train station in New Brunswick?

Main departure station: Transit Station - French St and Albany St

There is one train station in New Brunswick.

All train stations in New Brunswick:

  • Transit Station - French St and Albany St

Where is the train station in Stamford?

Main arrival station: Amtrak/Metro North Station

Stamford has one train station.

All train stations in Stamford:

  • Amtrak/Metro North Station

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