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There are 7 ways to get from Athens to New York by bus, plane, taxi, train or car

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Bus, fly to New York La Guardia  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens, OH - Ohio U. to Columbus, OH - Airport
  2. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to New York La Guardia (LGA) CMH - LGA

$132 - $630

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  16 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens, OH - Ohio U. to Columbus, OH 0005 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to New York, Ny 1682 / ...

$65 - $163

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Bus, fly to Newark  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens, OH - Ohio U. to Columbus, OH - Airport
  2. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to Newark (EWR) CMH - EWR

$183 - $590

Bus, fly to New York JFK  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens, OH - Ohio U. to Columbus, OH - Airport
  2. Fly from Columbus (CMH) to New York JFK (JFK) CMH - JFK

$156 - $631

Bus SkyHorse / Jaguar  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Athens, OH - Ohio U. to Columbus, OH 0005 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to New York, NY

$77 - $90

Taxi, bus, train  •  17 h 32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Athens to Ripley, WV
  2. Take the bus from Ripley, WV to Charleston, WV
  3. Take the train from Charleston Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station

$223 - $430

Drive  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Athens to New York 529.6 miles

$50 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Athens to New York is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 9 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Athens to New York is to bus and fly which costs $150 - $650 and takes 5 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Athens to New York. However, there are services departing from Athens, OH - Ohio U. and arriving at New York, NY via Columbus, OH. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 45 min.

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The distance between Athens and New York is 442 miles. The road distance is 529.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Athens to New York without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 45 min and costs $75 - $90.

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It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Athens to New York, including transfers.

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Athens to New York bus services, operated by Lakefront Lines, depart from Athens, OH - Ohio U. station.

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The quickest flight from Columbus Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 41 min.

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Athens to New York bus services, operated by SkyHorse / Jaguar, arrive at New York, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Athens to New York is 530 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 12 min to drive from Athens to New York.

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Map of how to get from Athens to New York.
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  • Distance: 441.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 32 min

What companies run services between Athens, OH, USA and New York, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Athens to New York via Columbus, OH in around 11 h 45 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Columbus to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Columbus to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Columbus to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Columbus to New York JFK via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Columbus to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Columbus to New York JFK via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Columbus to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Columbus to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to New York JFK via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Columbus to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Columbus to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Charleston Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
13 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Room
$360 - $500
Bus operators
Lakefront Lines
Website
webstore.lakefrontlines.com
Bus from Athens, OH - Ohio U. to Columbus, OH - Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
lakefrontlines.com
Bus from Athens, OH - Ohio U. to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $20
Schedules at
lakefrontlines.com
SkyHorse / Jaguar
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
gotobus.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Columbus, Oh to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$55 - $90
Flexible
$100 - $140
Other operators
Taxi from Athens to Ripley, WV
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Estimated price
$110 - $150

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Columbus Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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