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There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Utica by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from New York JFK, train  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Syracuse (SYR) JFK - SYR
  2. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Utica Amtrak Station

$104 - $351

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Albany, Ny 4008 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Utica, Ny 277 / ...

$44 - $96

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Fly from New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Syracuse (SYR) LGA - SYR
  2. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Utica Amtrak Station

$121 - $442

Fly from Newark, train  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Syracuse (SYR) EWR - SYR
  2. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Utica Amtrak Station

$139 - $546

Train  •  5 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Utica Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...

$54 - $131

Bus Trailways New York  •  9 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Port Authority to Utica

$58 - $83

Drive  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Utica 255.2 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Utica is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Utica is to fly and train which costs $100 - $360 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Utica station. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Utica Amtrak Station via Jamaica and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 54 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Utica is 186 miles. The road distance is 255.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Utica without a car is to train which takes 5 h 54 min and costs $50 - $140.

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Utica, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Utica train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Utica is to train which takes 5 h 54 min and costs $50 - $140. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $100 and takes 7 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Syracuse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 14 min.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Utica train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Utica Amtrak Station.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Utica.
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  • Distance: 186.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

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

Amtrak operates a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Utica 4 times a day. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. VIA Rail also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Utica via Jamaica, NY, Jamaica, Penn Station, New York, Ny, and Albany, Ny in around 7 h 20 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Utica Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
Train from New York Penn Station to Utica Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Syracuse to Utica
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$17 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
EconomyPlus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
Train from New York to Utica
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $65
Economy
$60 - $90
EconomyPlus
$85 - $120
Business
$100 - $150
Bus operators
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 New York, Ny to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Albany, Ny to Utica, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, Port Authority to Utica
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Utica is 255 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Utica.

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JetBlue Airways and Delta offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Syracuse Airport.

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There are 26+ hotels available in Utica. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to New York La Guardia Airport is to shuttle which takes 34 min and costs $17.

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