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 13 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

8 alternative options

Fly Newark to Louisville  •  4 h 43 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 4 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

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Covington  •  5 h

  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

$178 - $1,038

Fly Newark to Lexington  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Lexington (LEX) EWR - LEX

$192 - $854

Train to Morristown, fly to Cincinnati  •  5 h 56 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  •  25 h 48 min

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

$138 - $382

Drive  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Louisville 731.8 miles

$70 - $110

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

Allegiant Air, Delta 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
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 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 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Louisville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Louisville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 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 56 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Lexington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Lexington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Covington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Louisville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Covington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Covington via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Newark to Lexington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Covington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Louisville
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Louisville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Louisville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Covington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Lexington
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Newark to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Flights from Newark to Lexington via Savannah
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Texas Sky
Website
texassky.com
Flights from Morristown to Cincinnati
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $700
Train operators
Port Authority NYNJ
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Transit Center Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
NJ Transit
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
22 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times 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
Bus operators
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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between New Jersey and Kentucky is 971 km. The road distance is 1171 km.

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

The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Kentucky is to fly which takes 4 h 13 min and costs $100 - $800.

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.

It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from New Jersey to Kentucky, including transfers.