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Fredericksburg - Stamford Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are usually 4 daily train trips available from Fredericksburg to Stamford. Traveling by train from Fredericksburg to Stamford usually takes 8 hours and 54 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Northeast Regional train can make the trip in 6 hours and 23 minutes.

Distance282 mi (454 km)
Fastest train6h 23m
Lowest price$69.00
Trains per day3
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Northeast Regional
Train lines2

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

Over the past month, a train ticket between Fredericksburg and Stamford cost $104.85, on average. Since this route covers a considerable distance, tickets are typically a bit pricier than most train fares. 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 $112.24 more.

Average prices by travel date

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The average cost of a one-way train trip from Fredericksburg to Stamford is expected to fluctuate between $83 and $190 in the next 30 days. If you’re planning a train trip to Stamford in the upcoming week, the cheapest price in the next 7 days for a ticket from Fredericksburg is $109.

Monthly average prices

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Ticket prices for the train from Fredericksburg to Stamford often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in September when the average ticket price is only $105. If you're thinking of traveling from Fredericksburg to Stamford during November, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $180 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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Planning ahead pays off when it comes to booking your train trip from Fredericksburg to Stamford. By reserving your ticket on Wanderu at least 26 days before departure, you can save around $112.24. Don't miss out on these savings — book in advance!

Which train should you take from Fredericksburg to Stamford?

2 train services operate from Fredericksburg to Stamford. Amtrak Northeast Regional usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak114h 24m$124.25
Amtrak Northeast Regional36h 38m$157.80
  • 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 Fredericksburg to Stamford every day, as well as 2 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $69.

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

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Fredericksburg and Stamford is approximately 282 miles, or 454 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 8 hours and 54 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 23 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.

Trains departing from Fredericksburg to Stamford tend to have the most passengers on Sunday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Sunday. 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 Tuesday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

The earliest train departs Fredericksburg at 7:00am 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.

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. 3 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 Fredericksburg.

City Information

Fredericksburg

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Fredericksburg is a treasure trove for history fans, especially those interested in the Civil War era. When you are in town, check out Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park, a site of four major battlefields during the Civil War. The park also features guided tours to contextualize what you see in the park. To learn more about the contributions of African Americans in Virginia, don't miss out on the historical sites along the Spotsylvania African American Heritage Trail. Fans of the nation's first president will want to hit up George Washington's Ferry Farm, where he spent several years during his childhood.

Fredericksburg is a famous location if you wish to grab some craft beer. The local breweries will quench your thirst with ease; Red Dragon Brewery and Spencer Devon Brewing are two standouts. If you are looking for a place to eat, The Log Cabin Restaurant is a local favorite with a cozy vibe.

Bus and train routes connect Fredericksburg to Washington, D.C., Atlanta, New York, and even Houston. Ground travel is usually the preferred mode of transit to reach Fredericksburg since the nearest airport is over 50 miles away at the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.

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 Fredericksburg?

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Main departure station: Amtrak/VRE Station

The original train station on Lafayette Boulevard in Fredericksburg is now home to a new restaurant called The Alpine Chef, while the adjacent platform serves both Amtrak and VRE services which run to Washington as well as local buses. The Amtrak services include the Carolinian, Northeast Regional, and Silver Meteor. The platform runs above some of Fredericksburg's historic downtown streets, and bars, restaurants, hotels, and museums are within a short walk of the station.

All train stations in Fredericksburg:

  • Amtrak/VRE Station

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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