Directions from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Schenectady

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Recommended option

Train  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from New York to Schenectady VIA Rail / ...

$37 - $121

Cheapest option

Bus  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from JKF Terminal 4 to New York
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny 4008 / ...

$30 - $82

3 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Schenectady 178.9 miles

$17 - $26

Fly New York JFK to Worcester, bus  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Worcester (ORH) JFK - ORH
  2. Take the bus from Worcester, Ma to Albany, Ny

$106 - $501

Fly Newark to Albany, bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Albany (ALB) EWR - ALB
  2. Take the bus from SUNY Collins Circle to Schenectady, NY

$225 - $440

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

VIA Rail operates a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Schenectady every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $110 and the journey takes 3 h 11 min. Amtrak also services this route every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Schenectady via New York, New York, Ny, and Albany, Ny in around 4 h 38 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Albany
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Worcester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Schenectady
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
Economy Plus
$75 - $110
Business
$70 - $100
Business Plus/Sleeper
$130 - $180
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 Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Worcester, Ma to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from SUNY Collins Circle to Schenectady, NY
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Schenectady is 242 km. The road distance is 286 km.

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Schenectady is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 9 min.

The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Schenectady is to drive which takes 3 h 9 min and costs $17 - $26.

No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Schenectady. However, there are services departing from JFK International Airport and arriving at Schenectady via Jamaica and New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 31 min.

No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Schenectady. However, there are services departing from JKF Terminal 4 and arriving at Schenectady, Ny via New York, Ny and Albany, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 38 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Schenectady, including transfers.