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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 32 min

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

$79 - $201

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, line 3507 bus, line 642 bus  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Archer Av/Sutphin Bl to Hillside Av/Springfield Bl Q43
  2. Take the line 3507 bus from Queens Vil, Ny to New York, Ny
  3. Take the bus from New York, Ny to New Haven, Ct
  4. Take the bus from New Haven Union Station to Old Saybrook
  5. Take the line 642 bus from Route 1 & River St to Pratt St & N Main St 642

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

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

$11 - $16

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Essex without a car is to train which takes 5 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Essex, including transfers.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Essex is to train which takes 5 h 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 3507 bus and line 642 bus, which costs and takes 6 h 56 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Essex is 113 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 13 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Essex.

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There are 41+ hotels available in Essex. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Essex.
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  • Distance: 88.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 32 min

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 Jamaica, NY, Archer Av/Sutphin Bl, Hillside Av/Springfield Bl, Queens Vil, Ny, New York, Ny, New Haven, Ct, New Haven Union Station, Old Saybrook, and Route 1 & River St in around 6 h 56 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
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
New York City Transit (MTA)
Website
mta.info
Bus from Archer Av/Sutphin Bl to Hillside Av/Springfield Bl
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
mta.info
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 Queens Vil, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $12
Flexible
$14 - $18
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
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
shorelineeast.com
9 Town Transit
Phone
860-510-0429
Email
info@estuarytransit.org
Website
estuarytransit.org
Bus from Route 1 & River St to Pratt St & N Main St
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
estuarytransit.org
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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