There are 10 ways to get from New Jersey to Kentucky by plane, train, subway, 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 Newark to Covington  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Covington (CVG) EWR - CVG

$102 - $754

Cheapest option

Bus Spring Tour Bus  •  14 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from New York City, NY to Louisville, KY

$87 - $93

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Fly Newark to Louisville  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Louisville (SDF) EWR - SDF

$181 - $655

Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Covington  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
  2. Take the subway from 34 St - Herald Sq to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Covington (CVG) LGA - CVG

$90 - $665

Fly Newark to Lexington, line 3 bus  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Lexington (LEX) EWR - LEX
  2. Take the line 3 bus from Transit Center to Centre Parkway @ 1349

$192 - $854

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Covington  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Covington (CVG) PHL - CVG

$131 - $899

Train to Morristown, fly to Cincinnati  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Broad St to Convent
  2. Fly from Morristown (MMU) to Cincinnati (LUK) MMU - LUK

$364 - $437

Bus Greyhound USA  •  23 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky
  4. Take the bus from Lexington, KY to Louisville, KY

$112 - $261

Train, bus  •  26 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak Cardinal
  2. Take the bus from Indianapolis, IN to Louisville, KY Chicago

$156 - $404

Drive  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Louisville 731.8 miles

$70 - $110

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Kentucky is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 12 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Kentucky is to fly which costs $100 - $800 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and Kentucky is 607 miles. The road distance is 731.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 22 min to get from New Jersey to Kentucky, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey to Kentucky. However, there are services departing from Market St At Broad St and arriving at Louisville, KY via Newark, Nj, Dayton Trotwood, Oh, Cincinnati, Oh and Lexington, KY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 26 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Covington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 59 min.

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Map of how to get from New Jersey to Kentucky.
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  • Distance: 607.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Kentucky, USA?

United Airlines, Allegiant Air and four other airlines fly from Elizabeth to Covington hourly. Alternatively, Spring Tour Bus operates a bus from Newark to Louisville twice daily. Tickets cost $80 and the journey takes 12 h 7 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Covington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Louisville
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Louisville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Covington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Newark to Lexington
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Louisville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Louisville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Covington via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Newark to Lexington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Lexington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Louisville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Covington via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to Lexington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to Louisville via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Newark to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Regional Sky
Website
regionalsky.com
Flights from Morristown to Cincinnati
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
30 min
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 Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $360
Room
$500 - $700
NJ Transit
Bus operators
LexTran
Website
lextran.com
Bus from Transit Center to Centre Parkway @ 1349
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
lextran.com
Spring Tour Bus
Phone
+1 917-288-6888 / (513) 658-8886
Email
cs@springtourbus.com
Website
springtourbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
12 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
springtourbus.com
Book at
springtourbus.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Newark, Nj to Dayton Trotwood, Oh
Ave. Duration
16 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$65 - $110
Flexible
$120 - $170
Bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Hoosier Ride
Phone
800-544-2383
Website
hoosierride.com
Bus from Lexington, KY to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Book at
hoosierride.com
Bus from Indianapolis, IN to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
hoosierride.com

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