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There are 7 ways to get from Cleveland to New York JFK Airport (JFK) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to New York JFK  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to New York JFK (JFK) CLE - JFK

$142 - $432

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, OH - Stephanie Tubbs Jones Transit Center Stop #3 to Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC

$49 - $80

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Fly to Newark, train, AirTrain  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Newark (EWR) CLE - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  4. Take the AirTrain from Jamaica, NY to Terminal 4

$158 - $434

Fly to New York La Guardia  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to New York La Guardia (LGA) CLE - LGA

$150 - $440

Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to New York, Ny 4414 / ...

$56 - $125

Train  •  13 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Lake Shore Limited

$99 - $258

Drive  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Cleveland to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 488 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Cleveland to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 8 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cleveland to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to fly which costs $140 - $440 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cleveland station to New York JFK Airport (JFK). However, there are services departing from Cleveland Amtrak Station and arriving at Terminal 4 via Penn Station and Jamaica, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 14 min.

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The distance between Cleveland and New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 419 miles. The road distance is 488 miles.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to New York JFK Airport (JFK) without a car is to bus which takes 10 h and costs $45 - $80.

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It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from Cleveland to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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Cleveland to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Cleveland Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to fly which takes 3 h 7 min and costs $140 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $80 and takes 10 h, you could also train, which costs $95 - $260 and takes 13 h 14 min.

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The quickest flight from Cleveland Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Cleveland to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Map of how to get from Cleveland to New York JFK Airport (JFK).
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  • Distance: 418.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 7 min

What companies run services between Cleveland, OH, USA and New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA?

Delta, American Airlines and JetBlue Airways fly from Cleveland to New York JFK Airport (JFK) every 3 hours. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Cleveland to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 4 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 8 h 46 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cleveland to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to New York JFK via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cleveland to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Cleveland to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Cleveland to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Jamaica, NY to Terminal 4
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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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 Cleveland Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
12 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Flexi Coach Seat
$150 - $230
Business Coach Seat
$170 - $250
Room
$370 - $550
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Cleveland, OH - Stephanie Tubbs Jones Transit Center Stop #3 to Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Book at
megabus.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 Cleveland, Oh to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120

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Yes, the driving distance between Cleveland to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 488 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 10 min to drive from Cleveland to New York JFK Airport (JFK).

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JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Cleveland Airport to New York JFK Airport.

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There are 1598+ hotels available in New York JFK Airport (JFK). Prices start at $111 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Cleveland Airport is to subway which takes 27 min and costs $3.

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