Arlington to Stamford Travel Information

Cheapest Way Bus — $36
Fastest Way Train — 4h 28min
Eco-Friendly Way Bus — 42 lb CO2
Available Modes 4 modes — bus, train, flight and by car
Distance 241 miles
Travel Companies Greyhound, Amtrak, Peter Pan / Greyhound, Alaska Airlines, jetBlue, United, Virgin America
Bus
$36 · 7h 30min · 42 lb of CO2
Washington to Stamford
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Train
$45 · 4h 28min · 51 lb of CO2
WAS to STM
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Flight
$159 · 7h 20min · 1057 lb of CO2
DCA to HPN
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Arlington to Stamford Flights

There are 2 airports — DCA, IAD — that make sense to fly out of from Arlington and 3 airports — HPN, LGA, ISP — to access Stamford. The best deals are usually found by flying out of IAD.

jetBlue, United, Virgin America, Alaska Airlines operate flights which can help you travel from Arlington to Stamford.

The cheapest way by air is via United and flies from Ronald Reagan Washington Natl (DCA) to La Guardia (LGA). Virgin America flies from Ronald Reagan Washington Natl (DCA) to La Guardia (LGA) and is the quickest flight to get you from Arlington to Stamford.
Drive
$33 · 4h 21min · 50 lb of CO2
Arlington to Stamford

Drive from Arlington to Stamford

It's 242 miles between Arlington to Stamford. On a typical day, it might take between 4h 21min and 4h 34min from Arlington to Stamford under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 4h 47min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to Stamford by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $32.

What is the best way to travel from Arlington to Stamford?

The are 13 different ways across 4 unique modes of transportation to help you travel from Arlington to Stamford. If you're only considering the price, you should check out the bus out of Washington towards Stamford, as it is the cheapest to Stamford. It's common to find tickets for as low as $36. Greyhound operates from Arlington to Stamford, so you book your trip with them! Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from Arlington to Stamford?

On your trip from Arlington to Stamford, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train.

Is the train or the bus better from Arlington to Stamford CT?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from Arlington to Stamford. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to Stamford is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the Arlington/Stamford buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from Arlington is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between Arlington VA and Stamford during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from Arlington to Stamford? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of Stamford traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to Stamford is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from Arlington to Stamford?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from Arlington to Stamford is by bus. The bus costs $36 roughly and will take 7 hours 30 minutes.

How much does Amtrak cost from Arlington to Stamford?

Amtrak costs about $47 between Arlington and Stamford. In total, the train will take roughly 4 hours 37 minutes and there are no connections that you will have to make. We recommend catching the train at WAS Washington Union Station, which is 6 miles from Arlington. Further, once you arrive at STM Stamford Amtrak or you will still have 1 miles to Stamford.

How long does it take from Arlington to Stamford by car?

The total distance between Arlington and Stamford is 242 miles and will take you about 4 hours 21 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $33.

Travel companies on this route

Bus
Greyhound Greyhound from Arlington to Stamford
Useful Links Greyhound Contact Page Greyhound Bustracker Website
Customer Service1-214-849-8966
Customer Service Español1-800-531-5332
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Train
Amtrak Amtrak from Arlington to Stamford
Useful Links Map Coverage Schedule Pet Policy Website
Customer Service and Reservations1-800-872-7245
International Visitors215-856-7952
Group Travel Requests1-800-872-1477
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Bus
Peter Pan / Greyhound Peter Pan / Greyhound from Arlington to Stamford
Flight
Alaska Airlines Alaska Airlines from Arlington to Stamford
Flight
jetBlue jetBlue from Arlington to Stamford
Useful Links Website
Flight
United United from Arlington to Stamford
Useful Links Map Reservations Coverage Baggage Website
Reservations1-800-864-8331
Damaged, Delayed, or Lost Luggage & Lost Items1-800-335-2247
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Flight
Virgin America Virgin America from Arlington to Stamford