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There are 9 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.

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Fly Newark to Covington  •  4 h 23 min

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

$102 - $754

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Bus  •  16 h 21 min

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

$77 - $83

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Fly Newark to Louisville  •  4 h 53 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 9th Street
  2. Take the subway from W 4 St 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  •  4 h 49 min

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

$131 - $899

Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Louisville  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 9th Street
  2. Take the subway from W 4 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Louisville (SDF) LGA - SDF

$199 - $616

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

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

$364 - $437

Train, bus  •  26 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Cardinal
  2. Take the bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Louisville, KY

$138 - $382

Drive  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Louisville 731.8 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Kentucky is to bus which costs $75 - $85 and takes 16 h 21 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 23 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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The best way to get from New Jersey to Kentucky without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 21 min and costs $75 - $85.

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It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from New Jersey to Kentucky, including transfers.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Kentucky is to fly which takes 4 h 23 min and costs $100 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $85 and takes 16 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Covington Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to Kentucky is 732 miles. It takes approximately 12 h 18 min to drive from New Jersey to Kentucky.

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Allegiant Air, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Covington Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Kentucky. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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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 23 min

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, SkyHorse / Jaguar operates a bus from Newark to Louisville once daily. Tickets cost $70 and the journey takes 13 h 45 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 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 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Louisville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Louisville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Covington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Louisville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Louisville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Louisville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 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 Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Louisville
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Louisville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
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 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Covington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Covington via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Covington via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Louisville
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Louisville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Louisville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Newark to Covington
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
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

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 Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 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 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
NJ Transit
Bus operators
SkyHorse / Jaguar
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Book at
megabus.com

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