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 6 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 Terminal 4 to Essex 113.3 miles

$16 - $180

2 alternative options

Bus, train  •  5 h 40 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 train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to Old Saybrook Amtrak Sle

$30 - $230

Drive  •  2 h 13 min

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

$11 - $16

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 hourly. Tickets cost $70 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 18 min.

Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Old Saybrook Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $120
Business Seat
$110 - $190
Train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to Old Saybrook Amtrak
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Shore Line East
Website
shorelineeast.com
Train from New Haven Union Station to Old Saybrook
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
shorelineeast.com
Bus operators
Trans-bridge Lines
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
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
Other operators
Jayride
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Terminal 4 to Essex
Estimated price
$16 - $180

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Questions & Answers

The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Essex is 141 km. The road distance is 181 km.

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.

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

It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Essex, including transfers.

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