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There are 4 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Elmira by bus, car, train or plane

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Bus Trailways New York  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY Nyc / ...
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY Binghampton-Olean

$53 - $84

3 alternative options

Bus Fullington Trailways  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Williamsport, PA New York City
  2. Take the bus from Williamsport to Elmira, NY Harrisburg / ...

$70 - $131

Drive  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Elmira 256.2 miles

$25 - $40

AirTrain, train, fly  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  4. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Elmira/Corning (ELM) EWR - ELM

$203 - $869

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Elmira is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Elmira is to AirTrain and train and fly which costs $200 - $900 and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Elmira is 187 miles. The road distance is 256.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Elmira without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 33 min and costs $50 - $85.

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It takes approximately 6 h 33 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Elmira, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Elmira/Corning Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Elmira is 256 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Elmira.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Elmira/Corning Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Elmira. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Elmira.
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  • Distance: 187 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 33 min

What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Elmira, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Elmira via Jamaica, NY, Jamaica, Penn Station, New York, NY, and Binghamton, NY in around 6 h 33 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Elmira/Corning
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Williamsport, PA
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Bus from Williamsport to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com

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