There are 8 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Watertown by plane, bus, train or car

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

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Fly New York JFK to Syracuse, bus  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Syracuse (SYR) JFK - SYR
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY - Airport to Watertown, NY

$88 - $312

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 252 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Watertown, NY

$54 - $110

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Fly New York La Guardia to Syracuse, bus  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Syracuse (SYR) LGA - SYR
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY - Airport to Watertown, NY

$105 - $403

Fly Newark to Syracuse, bus  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Syracuse (SYR) EWR - SYR
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY - Airport to Watertown, NY

$121 - $505

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Watertown  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Watertown (ART) PHL - ART

$274 - $696

Bus  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Watertown, NY

$57 - $99

Train, bus  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from New York to Syracuse VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Watertown, NY

$70 - $186

Drive  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Watertown 342.2 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Watertown is 256 miles. The road distance is 342.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Watertown without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Watertown, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Syracuse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 8 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Watertown is 342 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Watertown.

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

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There are 18+ hotels available in Watertown. 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 .

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Watertown.
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  • Distance: 256 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 23 min

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

Trailways New York operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Watertown twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $90 and the journey takes 7 h 15 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 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 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Watertown
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$75 - $110
Economy Plus
$110 - $150
Business
$100 - $150
Business Plus/Sleeper
$190 - $270
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY - Airport to Watertown, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Watertown, NY
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Watertown, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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 Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75

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