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There are 10 ways to get from New Jersey to Cape Hatteras National Seashore by plane, car, train, car ferry, bus or night bus

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Fly Newark to Norfolk, drive  •  5h 39m

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

$173 - $572

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Bus, night bus, drive, ferry, car ferry  •  19h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Salisbury, Md 903 / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Crisfield Dock
  3. Drive from Crisfield Dock 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

$82 - $114

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Fly New York La Guardia to Norfolk, drive  •  6h 28m

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

$171 - $683

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Norfolk, drive  •  6h 20m

  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 National Seashore

$187 - $537

Fly New York JFK to Norfolk, drive  •  6h 44m

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

$165 - $634

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Newport News, drive, ferry, car ferry  •  14h 34m

  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 Waterside & Commercial to Swan Quarter, NC
  4. Take the ferry from Swan Quarter, NC to Ocracoke, NC
  5. Take the car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC

$207 - $989

Train, bus, night bus, drive, ferry, car ferry  •  19h 35m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Wilmington, De to Salisbury, Md 903 / ...
  3. Take the night bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Crisfield Dock
  4. Drive from Crisfield Dock to Cedar Island, NC
  5. Take the ferry from Cedar Island, NC to Ocracoke, NC
  6. Take the car ferry from Ocracoke, NC to Hatteras Island, NC

$154 - $318

Bus Wanda Coach, drive, ferry, car ferry  •  20h

  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

Bus Atlanta Tours Inc, drive, ferry, car ferry  •  20h 30m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to New Bern, NC
  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 - $167

Drive  •  9h 35m

  1. Drive from Newark to Cape Hatteras National Seashore 480.3 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Cape Hatteras National Seashore is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 9h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Cape Hatteras National Seashore is to fly and drive which costs $170 - $600 and takes 5h 39m.

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The distance between New Jersey and Cape Hatteras National Seashore is 342 miles. The road distance is 480.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 5h 39m to get from New Jersey to Cape Hatteras National Seashore, 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 National Seashore is 480 miles. It takes approximately 9h 35m to drive from New Jersey to Cape Hatteras National Seashore.

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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 National Seashore. 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 13m and costs $1 - $2.

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Map of how to get from New Jersey to Cape Hatteras National Seashore.
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  • Distance: 341.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 39m

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

There is no direct connection from Elizabeth to Cape Hatteras National Seashore. However, you can take the line 62 bus to Terminal B, take the walk to Newark airport, fly to Norfolk, then take the drive to Cape Hatteras National Seashore. 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 74 St/Roosevelt Av Station, 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 National Seashore.

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 38m
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
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
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Wilmington Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $220
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.

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 Wilmington, De to Salisbury, Md
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $23
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Newark, Nj to Salisbury, Md
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Shore Transit
Phone
443-260-2300
Website
shoretransit.org
Night bus from Shore Transit Bus Terminal to Crisfield Dock
Ave. Duration
57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
shoretransit.org
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
Atlanta Tours Inc
Bus from New York, NY to New Bern, NC
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Ferry operators
North Carolina Department of Transportation - NCDOT
Website
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
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 Cedar Island, NC to Ocracoke, NC
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ncdot.gov

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