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There are 9 ways to get from Kentucky to New York by plane, subway, train, bus or car

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Fly Lexington to New York La Guardia  •  3h 14m

  1. Fly from Lexington (LEX) to New York La Guardia (LGA) LEX - LGA

$208 - $900

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Bus SkyHorse / Jaguar  •  15h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to New York, NY

$72 - $73

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Fly Louisville to New York La Guardia  •  4h 26m

  1. Fly from Louisville (SDF) to New York La Guardia (LGA) SDF - LGA

$197 - $613

Fly Covington to New York La Guardia, subway  •  4h 28m

  1. Fly from Covington (CVG) to New York La Guardia (LGA) CVG - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to W 4 St

$87 - $662

Fly Covington to New York JFK, train  •  4h 16m

  1. Fly from Covington (CVG) to New York JFK (JFK) CVG - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station

$161 - $563

Fly Covington to Newark  •  4h 19m

  1. Fly from Covington (CVG) to Newark (EWR) CVG - EWR

$119 - $769

Bus Greyhound USA  •  20h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Louisville, Ky to Dayton Trotwood, Oh 1192 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to New York, Ny 1682 / ...

$84 - $212

Bus, train  •  26h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis
  2. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Cardinal

$133 - $392

Drive  •  12h 32m

  1. Drive from Louisville to New York 744.5 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Kentucky to New York is to bus which costs $71 - $73 and takes 15h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from Kentucky to New York is to fly which costs $200 - $900 and takes 3h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kentucky to New York. However, there are services departing from Chestnut @ 2nd and arriving at New York, NY via Louisville, KY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 31m.

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The distance between Kentucky and New York is 640 miles. The road distance is 744.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Kentucky to New York without a car is to bus which takes 15h 31m and costs $71 - $73.

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It takes approximately 3h 14m to get from Kentucky to New York, including transfers.

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Kentucky to New York bus services, operated by SkyHorse / Jaguar, depart from Louisville, KY station.

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The best way to get from Kentucky to New York is to fly which takes 3h 14m and costs $200 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $71 - $73 and takes 15h 31m.

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The quickest flight from Lexington Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 9m.

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

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Map of how to get from Kentucky to New York.
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  • Distance: 639.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 14m

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

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Lexington to New York hourly. Alternatively, SkyHorse / Jaguar operates a bus from Louisville to New York once daily. Tickets cost $70 and the journey takes 14h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Lexington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Lexington to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Lexington to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Lexington to New York La Guardia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Louisville to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Louisville to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Louisville to New York La Guardia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Covington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Covington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Covington to New York JFK via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Covington to New York JFK via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Covington to New York JFK via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Covington to New York JFK via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Covington to Newark
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Covington to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Lexington to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Lexington to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Louisville to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Flights from Covington to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Covington to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Covington to Newark
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Covington to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Lexington to New York La Guardia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Lexington to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Louisville to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Louisville to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Louisville to New York La Guardia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from Covington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Covington to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Covington to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Covington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Covington to New York JFK via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Covington to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Covington to Newark
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Covington to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Covington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Covington to Newark
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
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 Indianapolis Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21h 59m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Bus operators
SkyHorse / Jaguar
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
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 Louisville, Ky to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Book at
megabus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Kentucky to New York is 744 miles. It takes approximately 12h 32m to drive from Kentucky to New York.

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

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There are 2071+ hotels available in New York. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kentucky to Lexington Airport is to taxi which takes 14m and costs $30 - $40.

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