There are 5 ways to get from New York to Ocean City by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to BWI Airport Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Baltimore to Ocean City, MD 8109

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Wilmington Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Wilmington, De to Salisbury, Md 903 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Ocean City Transfer Point

$83 - $147

3 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Drive from New York to Ocean City 233.8 miles

$22 - $35

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Salisbury, bus  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Salisbury (SBY) PHL - SBY
  3. Take the bus from Wor Wic Community College to Ocean City Transfer Point

$235 - $984

Fly New York JFK to Baltimore, shuttle  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Baltimore (BWI) JFK - BWI
  2. Take a shuttle bus from BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport to Ocean City, MD

$222 - $619

Questions & Answers

The distance between New York and Ocean City is 176 miles. The road distance is 233.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Ocean City without a car is to train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 6 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 39 min to get from New York to Ocean City, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Salisbury Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Ocean City is 234 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to drive from New York to Ocean City.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Salisbury Airport.

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There are 1026+ hotels available in Ocean City. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York to Ocean City.
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  • Distance: 176.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 39 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Ocean City, MD, USA?

There is no direct connection from New York to Ocean City. However, you can take the train to BWI Airport Amtrak, take the walk to Baltimore, then take the Amtrak Thruway to Ocean City, MD. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from New York to Ocean City via Wilmington Amtrak, Wilmington, De, Salisbury, Md, and Shore Transit Bus Terminal in around 6 h 58 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Salisbury
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Baltimore
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $310
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$110 - $240
First Class Seat
$200 - $310
Train from New York Penn Station to Wilmington Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$60 - $110
Business Class
$80 - $200
First Class
$190 - $280
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Baltimore to Ocean City, MD
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Wilmington joseph R biden to Salisbury Greyhound, MD
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
amtrak.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Wilmington, De to Salisbury, Md
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Shore Transit
Phone
443-260-2300
Website
shoretransit.org
Bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Ocean City Transfer Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
shoretransit.org
Bus from Wor Wic Community College to Ocean City Transfer Point
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
shoretransit.org

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