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  •  3 h 7 min

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

$208 - $900

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Bus Spring Tour Bus  •  13 h 43 min

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

$82 - $83

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Fly Covington to New York La Guardia, subway  •  4 h 21 min

  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 Louisville to Newark, train  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Louisville (SDF) to Newark (EWR) SDF - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station

$198 - $673

Fly Covington to Newark, train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Covington (CVG) to Newark (EWR) CVG - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station

$118 - $772

Fly Covington to New York JFK, train  •  4 h 27 min

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

$159 - $561

Bus Greyhound USA  •  20 h 27 min

  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  •  25 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Louisville, KY to Indianapolis, IN - Amtrak 8251 / ...
  2. Take the train from Indianapolis Amtrak to New York Penn Station Cardinal

$149 - $406

Drive  •  12 h 32 min

  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 $81 - $83 and takes 13 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kentucky to New York is to fly which costs $200 - $900 and takes 3 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kentucky to New York. However, there are services departing from Chestnut @ Roy Wilkins and arriving at New York City, NY via Louisville, KY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 43 min.

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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 13 h 43 min and costs $81 - $83.

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It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to get from Kentucky to New York, including transfers.

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Kentucky to New York bus services, operated by Spring Tour Bus, depart from Louisville, KY station.

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The best way to get from Kentucky to New York is to fly which takes 3 h 7 min and costs $200 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $81 - $83 and takes 13 h 43 min.

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

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Kentucky to New York bus services, operated by Spring Tour Bus, arrive at New York City, 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: 3 h 7 min

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, Spring Tour Bus operates a bus from Louisville to New York twice daily. Tickets cost $80 and the journey takes 12 h 8 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Lexington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Lexington to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Lexington to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Lexington to New York La Guardia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Covington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Covington to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Louisville to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Covington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Covington to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Covington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Covington to New York JFK via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Covington to New York JFK via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Covington to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Covington to New York JFK via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Covington to New York JFK via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Covington to New York JFK via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from Covington to New York JFK via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Lexington to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Covington to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Louisville to Newark
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Louisville to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Covington to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Covington to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Lexington to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Lexington to New York La Guardia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Covington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Covington to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Louisville to Newark via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Covington to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Covington to New York JFK via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Covington to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Covington to New York JFK via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Louisville to Newark via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Covington to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Covington to Newark
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
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
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Indianapolis Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21 h 59 min
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
Spring Tour Bus
Phone
+1 917-288-6888 / (513) 658-8886
Email
cs@springtourbus.com
Website
springtourbus.com
Bus from Louisville, KY to New York City, NY
Ave. Duration
12 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
springtourbus.com
Book at
springtourbus.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
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $160
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 Louisville, KY to Indianapolis, IN - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com

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

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

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There are 1795+ hotels available in New York. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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

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