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

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Fly Lafayette to New York La Guardia  •  5h 59m

  1. Fly from Lafayette (LFT) to New York La Guardia (LGA) LFT - LGA

$116 - $573

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Bus  •  29h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Atlanta "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta, GA to New York - 45 Allen St Atlanta

$96 - $132

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Fly Lafayette to New York JFK  •  5h 55m

  1. Fly from Lafayette (LFT) to New York JFK (JFK) LFT - JFK

$122 - $624

Fly Lafayette to Newark  •  6h 6m

  1. Fly from Lafayette (LFT) to Newark (EWR) LFT - EWR

$120 - $590

Bus to New Orleans, fly to New York JFK  •  7h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to New Orlns Arpt
  2. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to New York JFK (JFK) MSY - JFK

$174 - $393

Bus to New Orleans, fly to New York La Guardia  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to New Orlns Arpt
  2. Fly from New Orleans (MSY) to New York La Guardia (LGA) MSY - LGA

$138 - $372

Bus via New York  •  35h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Lafayette to Atlanta "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Atlanta to New York "Greyhound"

$158 - $222

Night bus, train  •  35h 14m

  1. Take the night bus from Lafayette to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal N2210
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to New York Moynihan Train Hall Crescent

Drive  •  23h 40m

  1. Drive from Lafayette to New York 1422.9 miles

$130 - $210

Lafayette to New York by bus

The bus journey time between Lafayette and New York is around 35h 35m and covers a distance of around 1525 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 35h 35m. Operated by Greyhound USA and Coach Run, the Lafayette to New York bus service departs from Lafayette and arrives in New York - 45 Allen St. Typically six buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
35h 35m
Fastest bus time:
35h 35m
Buses per week:
6
Cheapest price:
$96
Carbon emissions:
304 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
17:55
Last bus departs at:
17:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Lafayette to New York bus schedules

Lafayette → New York
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The cheapest way to get from Lafayette to New York is to bus which costs $95 - $140 and takes 29h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Lafayette to New York is to fly which costs $120 - $650 and takes 5h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lafayette to New York. However, there are services departing from Lafayette and arriving at New York - 45 Allen St via Atlanta, GA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 35m.

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The distance between Lafayette and New York is 1250 miles. The road distance is 1422.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Lafayette to New York without a car is to bus which takes 29h 35m and costs $95 - $140.

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It takes approximately 5h 59m to get from Lafayette to New York, including transfers.

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Lafayette to New York bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Lafayette station.

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The best way to get from Lafayette to New York is to fly which takes 5h 59m and costs $110 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $95 - $140 and takes 29h 35m.

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There is no direct flight from Lafayette Airport to New York La Guardia Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 8m and has one stopover.

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Lafayette to New York bus services, operated by Coach Run, arrive at New York - 45 Allen St station.

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Map of how to get from Lafayette to New York.
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  • Distance: 1250.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 59m

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

Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Lafayette to New York every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lafayette to New York via Atlanta and Atlanta, GA in around 29h 35m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Lafayette to New York La Guardia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Lafayette to New York La Guardia via Atlanta, Charleston
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Lafayette to New York JFK via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Lafayette to New York JFK via Atlanta, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Lafayette to New York JFK via Atlanta, Jacksonville
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Lafayette to New York JFK via Atlanta, Buffalo
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Lafayette to New York JFK via Atlanta, Savannah
Ave. Duration
7h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Lafayette to New York JFK via Atlanta, Richmond
Ave. Duration
8h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Lafayette to Newark via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from New Orleans to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New Orleans to New York JFK via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $420
Flights from New Orleans to New York JFK via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from New Orleans to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from New Orleans to New York La Guardia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Lafayette to New York La Guardia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Lafayette to New York La Guardia via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Lafayette to New York La Guardia via Charlotte, Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
6h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Lafayette to New York JFK via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Lafayette to New York JFK via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Lafayette to New York JFK via Charlotte, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
8h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Lafayette to New York JFK via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Nashville
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Lafayette to Newark via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Lafayette to Newark via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from New Orleans to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from New Orleans to New York JFK via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from New Orleans to New York JFK via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from New Orleans to New York La Guardia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Lafayette to New York La Guardia via Houston
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Lafayette to Newark via Houston
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from New Orleans to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New Orleans to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $340
Flights from New Orleans to New York La Guardia via Nashville
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $340
Flights from New Orleans to New York La Guardia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $340
Flights from New Orleans to New York La Guardia via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $340
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New Orleans to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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 Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
31h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Premium
$380 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Business Seat
$290 - $410
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Lafayette to New Orlns Arpt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65
Bus from Lafayette to Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $95
Flexible
$100 - $150
Bus from Atlanta to New York
Ave. Duration
21h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $130
Flexible
$140 - $200
Coach Run
Website
coachrun.com
Bus from Atlanta, GA to New York - 45 Allen St
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Book at
gotobus.com
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Night bus from Lafayette to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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New York is 1h ahead of Lafayette. It is currently 10:34 AM in Lafayette and 11:34 AM in New York.

Yes, the driving distance between Lafayette to New York is 1423 miles. It takes approximately 23h 40m to drive from Lafayette to New York.

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

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There are 1051+ hotels available in New York. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Lafayette to Lafayette Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs $11 - $13.

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