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There are 7 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Utica by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Utica Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...

$45 - $120

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny 4008 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Utica, Ny 277 / ...

$36 - $82

5 alternative options

Bus Trailways New York  •  8 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Port Authority to Utica

$50 - $75

Drive  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal to Utica 242.3 miles

$23 - $35

Fly from New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Syracuse (SYR) LGA - SYR
  2. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Utica Amtrak Station

$107 - $432

Fly from Newark, train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Syracuse (SYR) EWR - SYR
  2. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Utica Amtrak Station

$129 - $529

Fly from New York JFK, train  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Syracuse (SYR) JFK - SYR
  2. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Utica Amtrak Station

$113 - $365

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Utica is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Utica is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Grand Central Terminal to Utica. However, there are services departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Utica, Ny via Albany, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 56 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Utica Amtrak Station station. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 20 min.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Utica is 176 miles. The road distance is 242.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Utica without a car is to train which takes 4 h 45 min and costs $45 - $120.

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The train from New York Penn Station to Utica Amtrak Station takes 4 h 20 min including transfers and departs five times a day.

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Grand Central Terminal to Utica bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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Grand Central Terminal to Utica train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Utica is to train which takes 4 h 45 min and costs $45 - $120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $85 and takes 5 h 56 min.

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Map of how to get from Grand Central Terminal to Utica.
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  • Distance: 175.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 45 min

What companies run services between Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA and Utica, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Grand Central Terminal to Utica 4 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. VIA Rail also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Grand Central Terminal to Utica via New York, Ny and Albany, Ny in around 5 h 56 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
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 New York Penn Station to Utica Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Utica Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Utica
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $65
Economy
$60 - $90
EconomyPlus
$85 - $120
Business
$100 - $150
Train from Syracuse to Utica
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$17 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
EconomyPlus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
Bus operators
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 New York, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Albany, Ny to Utica, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, Port Authority to Utica
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Syracuse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 9 min.

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Grand Central Terminal to Utica bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Utica, Ny station.

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Grand Central Terminal to Utica train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Utica Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Central Terminal to Utica is 242 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to drive from Grand Central Terminal to Utica.

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Delta offers flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Syracuse Airport.

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There are 26+ hotels available in Utica. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs $17.

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