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There are 5 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cape May by bus, train, tram, car, plane or car ferry

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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Bus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Atlantic City, Nj 8659 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street 552

$29 - $75

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Train, tram, bus  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
  2. Take the tram from TRENTON TRANSIT CENTER station to Walter Rand Transportation Ctr
  3. Take the bus from Gate #3 Inside The Wrtc to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal 551
  4. Take the bus from Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal to Rt-109 At Schellenger Landing 552

$32 - $95

Drive  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cape May 173 miles

$16 - $25

Fly to Reagan Washington, bus, car ferry  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Reagan Washington (DCA) JFK - DCA
  2. Take the bus from Washington, DC to Rehoboth Ave & Boardwalk
  3. Take the car ferry from Lewes, DE to Cape May, NJ

$116 - $362

Fly to Philadelphia, bus  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Philadelphia (PHL) JFK - PHL
  2. Take the bus from Phildelpha 2100 Broad, Pa to Atlantic City, Nj
  3. Take the bus from Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street

$146 - $473

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cape May is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cape May is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Cape May is 133 miles. The road distance is 173 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cape May without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 8 min and costs $29 - $75.

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It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cape May, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 21 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cape May is 173 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cape May.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 154+ hotels available in Cape May. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cape May.
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  • Distance: 133.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 8 min

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Cape May, NJ, USA?

You can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cape May via Jamaica, NY, Jamaica, Penn Station, New York, Ny, Atlantic City, Nj, and Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal in around 6 h 8 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Flights from New York JFK to Philadelphia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $430
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
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 New York Penn Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Tram from TRENTON TRANSIT CENTER station to Walter Rand Transportation Ctr
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 New York, Ny to Atlantic City, Nj
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Phildelpha 2100 Broad, Pa to Atlantic City, Nj
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $40
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal to Cape May Welcome Ctr - Lafayette Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Gate #3 Inside The Wrtc to Arrival Area Inside Ac Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus from Gate #2 Inside Ac Bus Terminal to Rt-109 At Schellenger Landing
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Best Bus
Website
bestbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to Rehoboth Ave & Boardwalk
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
bestbus.com
Ferry operators
Cape May-Lewes Ferry
Website
capemaylewesferry.com
Car ferry from Lewes, DE to Cape May, NJ
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
cmlf.com
Book at
booking.cmlf.com

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