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Stamford, CT Event Planning

Key Highlights

Hotels 77
Total Sleeping Rooms 9,141
Committable Sleeping Rooms* 508
Committable Meeting Rooms* 37
Average Hotel Room Rate USD $126
Average Daily Meal Cost USD $67
Average Weekly Car Rental USD $244
*Maximum for a single hotel

Stamford, CT Airport Information

Bradley International Airport (BDL)

Bradley International Airport sits 92 miles from Stamford in Windsor Locks, Connecticut. The airport’s terminal has two concourses that service nine international airlines and 6.5 million passengers per year.

Airline carriers serving Bradley International Airport:

  • Aer Lingus
  • Air Canada
  • American Airlines
  • Delta
  • Frontier Airlines
  • JetBlue
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Spirit
  • United Airlines

John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)

Located 40 miles from Stamford in Queens County, John F. Kennedy International Airport served nearly 48 million passengers in 2011. The airport features eight terminals, 125 gates and more than 18,000 parking spaces, as well as extensive shops and restaurants.

Airline carriers serving John F. Kennedy International Airport:

  • Aer Lingus
  • Aeromexico
  • Aeroflot
  • Aerolíneas Argentinas
  • Air China
  • Air Europe
  • Air France
  • Air Italy
  • Air India
  • Air Serbia
  • Alaska Airlines
  • Alitalia
  • American Airlines
  • ANA (All Nippon)
  • Asiana
  • Austrian Airlines
  • Avianca Brasil
  • Azerbaijan Airlines
  • British Airways
  • Brussels Airlines
  • Cape Air
  • Caribbean Airlines
  • Cathay Pacific
  • Cayman Airways
  • China Airlines
  • China Eastern
  • China Southern
  • Copa Airlines
  • Delta
  • EgyptAir
  • El Al
  • Emirates
  • Ethiopian Airlines
  • Etihad
  • Eurowings
  • Eva Air
  • Finnair
  • Fly Jamaica Airways
  • Hawaiian Airlines
  • Iberia
  • Icelandair
  • Interjet
  • Japan Airlines
  • JetBlue
  • Kenya Airways
  • KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
  • Korean Air
  • Kuwait Airways
  • LOT
  • Lufthansa
  • Norwegian Air
  • Philippine Airlines
  • Qantas
  • Qatar Airways
  • Royal Air Maroc
  • Royal Jordanian
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines
  • Singapore Airlines
  • South African Airways
  • TAP Portugal
  • Thomas Cook Airlines
  • Turkish Airlines
  • Ukraine International Airlines
  • Uzbekistan Airlines
  • Virgin Atlantic
  • Viva Aerobus
  • Volaris
  • WestJet
  • XiamenAir

LaGuardia Airport (LGA)

LaGuardia Airport sits 33 miles from Stamford in Northern Queens. The airport’s four terminals served 24 million passengers in 2011. The airport houses a variety of shops and restaurants in each terminal, as well as 4,900 parking spaces.

Airline carriers serving LaGuardia Airport:

  • Air Canada
  • American Airlines
  • American Shuttle
  • Delta
  • Delta Shuttle
  • Frontier Airlines
  • JetBlue
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Spirit
  • United Airlines
  • WestJet

Stamford, CT Public Transportation

Metro-North Railroad (New Haven Line)

Operated by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), the Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Line connects Stamford with New York City's Grand Central Terminal. MTA's entire system serves 12 New York counties and two Connecticut counties. The New Haven Line runs daily; fare is determined by destination and length of trip.


The state-owned CTtransit bus service operates more than 30 local and 12 express bus routes. Most of the 15 routes that provide service to Stamford operate daily. Regular bus fare is $1.75 for adults and $1.40 for children ages 5 to 18. An all-day pass costs $3.25, while a three-day pass costs $8.75, a five-day pass costs $14.00, a seven-day pass costs $19.25 and a 10-ride pass costs $15.75.


Open daily from midnight to 2:30 AM and 4:30 AM to midnight, the Stamford Amtrak station is located at Washington Boulevard and South State Street. The station serves the Vermonter, which offers daily service between Washington DC and St. Albans, Vermont, as well as the Northeast Regional, which offers service between Boston and Virginia Beach. In addition to the Vermonter and Northeast Regional, the Stamford station serves the Acela Express, which offers rush hour service between New York, Washington DC, Baltimore and Philadelphia, as well as roundtrip service between New York and Boston.


The Stamford Greyhound station, located at 30 Station Place, is open daily from 9 AM to 1 PM and 2:30 PM to 7:30 PM.

Rental Cars

Both John F. Kennedy International Airport and LaGuardia Airport house rental car counters for Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz and National.


Passengers traveling through John F. Kennedy International Airport or LaGuardia Airport should expect to pay about $120 in taxi fare to Stamford.

Distance To...

Distance Estimated Driving Time Estimated Min. Flying Time Estimated Flight Cost
New York City, NY 35 mi 1 hr N/A N/A
Providence, RI 130 mi 2 hr 34 min 5 hr 3 min USD $256+
Philadelphia, PA 135 mi 2 hr 37 min 57 min USD $322+
Boston, MA 160 mi 3 hr 11 min 1 hr 12 min USD $197+
Washington, DC 270 mi 5+ hrs 1 hr 13 min USD $160+
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