There are 8 ways to get from Memphis to New York by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to New York La Guardia  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Memphis (MEM) to New York La Guardia (LGA) MEM - LGA

$177 - $472

Cheapest option

Bus Wanda Coach  •  21 h

  1. Take the bus from Memphis - Cleveland St to New York, NY - 3 Allen St Memphis

$80

6 alternative options

Fly to Newark  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Memphis (MEM) to Newark (EWR) MEM - EWR

$188 - $522

Fly to New York JFK  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Memphis (MEM) to New York JFK (JFK) MEM - JFK

$179 - $491

Fly to Philadelphia, train  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Memphis (MEM) to Philadelphia (PHL) MEM - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station

$244 - $659

Bus Greyhound USA  •  27 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Memphis, Tn to Richmond, Va 1508
  2. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to New York, Ny 1080 / ...

$121 - $297

Train  •  31 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Memphis Central Station to Chicago Union Station City Of New Orleans
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to New York Penn Station Lake Shore Limited

$198 - $582

Drive  •  18 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Memphis to New York 1101 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Memphis to New York is to bus which costs $80 and takes 21 h.

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The quickest way to get from Memphis to New York is to fly which costs $180 - $550 and takes 5 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Memphis - Cleveland St and arriving at New York, NY - 3 Allen St. Services depart five times a week. The journey takes approximately 21 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Memphis station to New York station. However, there are services departing from Memphis Central Station and arriving at New York Penn Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 28 min.

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The distance between Memphis and New York is 960 miles. The road distance is 1101 miles.

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The best way to get from Memphis to New York without a car is to bus which takes 21 h and costs $80.

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It takes approximately 5 h 5 min to get from Memphis to New York, including transfers.

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Memphis to New York bus services, operated by Wanda Coach, depart from Memphis - Cleveland St station.

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Map of how to get from Memphis to New York.
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  • Distance: 959.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 5 min

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

American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Memphis to New York hourly. Alternatively, Wanda Coach operates a bus from Memphis to New York 5 times a week. Tickets cost $80 and the journey takes 21 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Memphis to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Memphis to New York La Guardia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Memphis to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Flights from Memphis to Newark via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Memphis to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Memphis to New York JFK via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Memphis to New York JFK via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Memphis to New York JFK via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Memphis to New York JFK via Atlanta, Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Memphis to Philadelphia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
Flights from Memphis to Philadelphia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Memphis to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Memphis to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Memphis to New York La Guardia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Flights from Memphis to Newark via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Memphis to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Memphis to New York JFK via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Memphis to New York JFK via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Memphis to New York JFK via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Memphis to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Memphis to New York JFK via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Memphis to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Memphis to Philadelphia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Memphis to Philadelphia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Memphis to Newark via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Flights from Memphis to Philadelphia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Memphis to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Memphis to Newark
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Memphis to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
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
Train from Memphis Central Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Train from Chicago Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Bus operators
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Memphis - Cleveland St to New York, NY - 3 Allen St
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
wandacoach.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.

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 Memphis, Tn to Richmond, Va
Ave. Duration
20 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $140
Flexible
$150 - $210
Bus from Richmond, Va to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90

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