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Fly Newark to Columbus, Bus  •  6h 17m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Columbus (CMH) EWR - CMH
  2. Take the Bus from Columbus, OH (Airport) to Athens, OH - Ohio University

$122 - $338

Cheapest option

Fly Newark to Cleveland, bus  •  9h 41m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Cleveland (CLE) EWR - CLE
  2. Take the bus from Parma, OH to Athens, OH

$75 - $289

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Fly New York La Guardia to Columbus, Bus  •  6h 19m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Columbus (CMH) LGA - CMH
  2. Take the Bus from Columbus, OH (Airport) to Athens, OH - Ohio University

$114 - $324

Fly New York JFK to Columbus, Bus  •  6h 42m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Columbus (CMH) JFK - CMH
  2. Take the Bus from Columbus, OH (Airport) to Athens, OH - Ohio University

$162 - $407

Bus  •  13h 41m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Columbus, OH
  2. Take the Bus from Columbus, OH - Greyhound Station to Athens, OH - Ohio University Route A

$78 - $98

Train, bus  •  14h 41m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh to Cambridge
  3. Take the bus from Cambridge, OH to Athens, OH

$84 - $117

Drive  •  9h 9m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Athens 531.7 miles

$50 - $75

Manhattan to Athens by subway and bus

The journey time between Manhattan and Athens is around 12h 47m and covers a distance of around 630 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 12h 47m. Operated by MTA, SkyHorse / Jaguar and GoBus, the Manhattan to Athens service departs from Lexington Av/63 St and arrives in Athens, OH - Ohio University. Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
12h 47m
Fastest journey time:
12h 47m
Journey distance:
630 miles
Services per week:
3
Cheapest price:
$78
Carbon emissions:
125 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
20:31
Last service departs at:
20:33

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Athens subway and bus schedules

Manhattan → Athens
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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Athens is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 9h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Athens is to fly and Bus which costs $120 - $340 and takes 6h 17m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Athens is 444 miles. The road distance is 531.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Athens without a car is to bus which takes 13h 41m and costs $75 - $100.

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It takes approximately 6h 17m to get from Manhattan to Athens, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Columbus Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 41m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Athens is 532 miles. It takes approximately 9h 9m to drive from Manhattan to Athens.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Newark Airport to Columbus Airport.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Athens.
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  • Distance: 444.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 17m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Athens, OH, USA?

You can take a bus from Manhattan to Athens via East Broadway, New York, NY, Columbus, OH, and Columbus, OH - Greyhound Station in around 13h 41m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $220
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $230
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Flights from New York JFK to Columbus
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $210
Flights from New York JFK to Columbus via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $260
Flights from New York JFK to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Flights from Newark to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $210
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Newark to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Columbus via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Columbus via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Columbus via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $440
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 Moynihan Train Hall to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$100 - $160
Bus operators
GoBus
Website
ridegobus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH (Airport) to Athens, OH - Ohio University
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ridegobus.com
Book at
webstore.ridegobus.com
Bus from Parma, OH to Athens, OH
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
ridegobus.com
Book at
webstore.ridegobus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH - Greyhound Station to Athens, OH - Ohio University
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ridegobus.com
Book at
webstore.ridegobus.com
Bus from Cambridge, OH to Athens, OH
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
ridegobus.com
Book at
webstore.ridegobus.com
SkyHorse / Jaguar
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $80
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 Pittsburgh to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55

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