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There are 8 ways to get from New Jersey to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse by plane, car, train, bus or car ferry

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Fly Newark to Norfolk, drive  •  5h 47m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Norfolk (ORF) EWR - ORF
  2. Drive from Norfolk to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

$173 - $572

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Bus, drive, ferry, car ferry  •  19h 58m

  1. Take the bus from New York to New Bern, NC Nyc
  2. Drive from New Bern, NC to Swan Quarter, NC
  3. Take the ferry from Swan Quarter, NC to Ocracoke, NC
  4. Take the car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC

$148 - $166

6 alternative options

Fly New York La Guardia to Norfolk, drive  •  6h 26m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Norfolk (ORF) LGA - ORF
  2. Drive from Norfolk to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

$171 - $683

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Norfolk, drive  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Norfolk (ORF) PHL - ORF
  3. Drive from Norfolk to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

$187 - $537

Fly New York JFK to Norfolk, drive  •  6h 43m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Norfolk (ORF) JFK - ORF
  2. Drive from Norfolk to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

$165 - $634

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Newport News, drive  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Newport News (PHF) PHL - PHF
  3. Drive from Newport News to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse

$189 - $970

Train, Amtrak Thruway, drive, ferry, car ferry  •  18h

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Wilson Amtrak Station
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Wilson, NC to Havelock, NC
  3. Drive from Havelock, NC to Cedar Island, NC
  4. Take the ferry from Cedar Island, NC to Ocracoke, NC
  5. Take the car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC

Drive  •  9h 34m

  1. Drive from Newark to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse 479.3 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 9h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is to fly and drive which costs $170 - $600 and takes 5h 47m.

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The distance between New Jersey and Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is 341 miles. The road distance is 479.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 5h 47m to get from New Jersey to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Norfolk Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 21m.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse is 479 miles. It takes approximately 9h 34m to drive from New Jersey to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Norfolk Airport.

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There are 66+ hotels available in Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Newark Airport is to line 62 bus which takes 12m and costs $1 - $2.

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Map of how to get from New Jersey to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse.
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  • Distance: 340.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 47m

What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, NC, USA?

There is no direct connection from Elizabeth to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. However, you can take the line 62 bus to Terminal A, take the walk to Newark airport, fly to Norfolk, then take the drive to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse. Alternatively, you can take the train to 9th Street, take the walk to W 4 St, take the subway to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av, take the walk to Roosevelt Av/74 St, take the bus to Lga Intl Airport/Terminal B, take the walk to New York La Guardia airport, fly to Norfolk, then take the drive to Cape Hatteras Lighthouse.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Norfolk via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $950
Flights from New York JFK to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Newport News
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Newark to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Norfolk
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
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 Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Newark Penn Station to Wilson Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Wilson, NC to Havelock, NC
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York to New Bern, NC
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Ferry operators
North Carolina Department of Transportation - NCDOT
Website
ncdot.gov
Car ferry from Cedar Island, NC to Ocracoke, NC
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ncdot.gov
Car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
ncdot.gov
Car ferry from Swan Quarter, NC to Ocracoke, NC
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ncdot.gov

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