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There are 10 ways to get from New Jersey to Nebraska by plane, train, 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 Lincoln  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Lincoln (LNK) EWR - LNK

$272 - $1,230

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  29 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il 4425
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE 1203 / ...

$143 - $323

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Fly Newark to Omaha  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Omaha (OMA) EWR - OMA

$172 - $414

Fly New York La Guardia to Omaha  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Omaha (OMA) LGA - OMA

$180 - $495

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Omaha  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Omaha (OMA) PHL - OMA

$241 - $1,049

Train to Reagan Washington, fly to Omaha  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Omaha (OMA) DCA - OMA

$265 - $1,053

Bus D&J Bus  •  27 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from New York to Chicago, IL Djb149 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE West Bound

$169 - $189

Train via New York Penn Station  •  30 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Omaha Amtrak Station California Zephyr

$198 - $709

Train  •  37 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Cardinal
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Omaha Amtrak Station California Zephyr

$224 - $638

Drive  •  20 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Omaha 1239.7 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Nebraska is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 20 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Nebraska is to fly which costs $170 - $420 and takes 6 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New Jersey station to Nebraska station. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Omaha Amtrak Station via New York Penn Station and Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 27 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and Nebraska is 1323 miles. The road distance is 1239.7 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Nebraska without a car is to bus which takes 27 h 27 min and costs $160 - $190.

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It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to get from New Jersey to Nebraska, including transfers.

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New Jersey to Nebraska train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Nebraska is to fly which takes 6 h 53 min and costs $270 - $1,300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $160 - $190 and takes 27 h 27 min, you could also train, which costs $190 - $750 and takes 30 h 27 min.

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There is no direct flight from Newark Airport to Lincoln Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 16 min and has one stopover.

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Nebraska is 1 h behind New Jersey. It is currently 10:50 AM in New Jersey and 9:50 AM in Nebraska.

Map of how to get from New Jersey to Nebraska.
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  • Distance: 1323 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 53 min

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

United Airlines and Delta fly from Elizabeth to Lincoln hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newark to Omaha via Broad St Across From Njt Station, Newark Broad St, New York Penn Station, New York, NY - 7th Ave & W 33rd St., New York, NY - 28 Allen St., New York, Chicago, IL, Clark & Cermak, Clark & Harrison, Chicago, IL, and Omaha, NE in around 27 h 27 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from Newark to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Lincoln via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Lincoln via Denver
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Lincoln via Pittsburgh, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Lincoln via Columbus, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Lincoln via Grand Rapids, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Lincoln via Detroit, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Lincoln via Akron, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Newark to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Lincoln via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Lincoln via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
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
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 New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station to Omaha Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
Train from Newark Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
27 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $430
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$140 - $220
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Coach Seat
$310 - $430
Room
$550 - $800
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $130
Business Seat
$110 - $200
Bus operators
D&J Bus
Bus from New York to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Windstar
Phone
+1 888-494-6378
Email
sara@gowindstar.com
Website
gowindstar.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
gowindstar.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $210
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New Jersey to Nebraska train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Omaha Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to Nebraska is 1240 miles. It takes approximately 20 h 8 min to drive from New Jersey to Nebraska.

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Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Lincoln Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Nebraska. Prices start at $100 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 12 min and costs $1 - $2.

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