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Leave the hectic world behindLimmud NY will be held at the Hilton Stamford Hotel and Executive Meeting Center in Stamford, CT.

Limmud NY will not be providing buses from New York City this year as affordable and convenient options are available through public transportation.

 

Traveling by Train

The Hilton Stamford is located a few blocks (15 minute walking distance) from the Stamford Train Station. The hotel runs a complimentary shuttle service from the train station every 30 minutes from 7:00am – 10:00pm.

Metro North from New York City
From Grand Central Terminal (or any stop on the New Haven line), take Metro North New Haven line to Stamford Train Station. Travel time: Approximately 50 minutes from Grand Central Terminal.

Metro North Schedules and Fares

Amtrak from Points North or South
Amtrak’s Northeast Regional and Acela Express service from Boston, MA to Washington, DC stop frequently in Stamford.

We recommend purchasing your tickets early, Amtrak ticket prices and availability change on a regular basis.

Amtrak Schedules and Fares.

Traveling by Plane

If you are coming straight from La Guardia, JFK, or Westchester County airports check the Hilton Stamford website for turn-by-turn directions. You can also arrange for shuttle service by contacting Connecticut Limo.
Alternately, Metro-North offers instructions on how to get to Grand Central Terminal from each of the major NYC airports (then, follow the above instructions for Metro North – New Haven line).

Traveling by Car / Ride Share

We strongly encourage Limmud NY participants to carpool with others from your area. You can add your name to the ride-share board googledoc to either drive or receive a ride from other Limmud participants.

*The rideshare spreadsheet is VOLUNTEER-RUN. Please use it to find a ride or to offer a ride. Please do not call or email the office about this sheet. Although it was set up by Limmud NY, it is not being coordinated by Limmud NY. In other words, to get a ride or give a ride, you need to contact other people on this sheet. To confirm a ride you must be in direct contact with other Limmudnyks.*

Turn-by-turn driving directions are available on the Hilton Stamford website. If you are using a GPS enter this address: 151 Greenwich Avenue, Stamford, CT 06902. When you arrive, turn onto First Stamford Place and the hotel will be ahead.

Self-parking at the hotel is free for Limmud NY participants.