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

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Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Old Saybrook Amtrak Northeast Regional

$79 - $203

Cheapest option

Towncar  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take a town car from New York JFK Airport to Essex 113.2 miles

$16 - $180

2 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from JKF Terminal 4 to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct
  3. Take the bus from New Haven Union Station to Old Saybrook Bus

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Essex 113.2 miles

$11 - $16

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Essex is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Essex is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 2 h 13 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Essex is 88 miles. The road distance is 113.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Essex, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Essex. However, there are services departing from JKF Terminal 4 and arriving at Essex Center via New York, Ny, New Haven Union Station and Old Saybrook Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 33 min.

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What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Essex, CT, USA?

Amtrak Northeast Regional operates a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Essex every 4 hours. Tickets cost $70 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Essex via New York, New York, Ny, New Haven, Ct, New Haven Union Station, Old Saybrook, and Old Saybrook Train Station in around 6 h 33 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Old Saybrook Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Bus operators
Trans-bridge Lines
Greyhound USA
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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 New Haven, Ct
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Shore Line East
Website
shorelineeast.com
Bus from New Haven Union Station to Old Saybrook
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
shorelineeast.com
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from New York JFK Airport to Essex
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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