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There are 7 ways to get from New York to Athens by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly New York La Guardia to Columbus, bus

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Columbus (CMH)
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Athens, OH - Ohio University

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Columbus, OH
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, OH - Greyhound Station to Athens, OH - Ohio University

Fly Newark to Columbus, bus

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Columbus (CMH)
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Athens, OH - Ohio University

Fly New York JFK to Columbus, bus

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Columbus (CMH)
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to Athens, OH - Ohio University

Fly New York La Guardia to Cleveland, bus

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Cleveland (CLE)
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, OH to Athens, OH

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh to Cambridge
  3. Take the bus from Cambridge, OH to Athens, OH

Drive

  1. Drive from New York to Athens

New York to Athens by bus

The bus journey time between New York and Athens is around 12h 20m and covers a distance of around 624 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h. The fastest bus normally takes 12h 20m. Operated by SkyHorse / Jaguar and GoBus, the New York to Athens bus service departs from New York, NY and arrives in Athens, OH - Ohio University. Typically three buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average bus journey times

Time on bus:
11h 20m
Layover time:
1h
Total time:
12h 20m

Bus route information

Fastest bus time:
12h 20m
Bus distance:
624 miles
Buses per week:
3
Cheapest price:
$75
Carbon emissions:
124 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
21:00
Last bus departs at:
21:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to Athens bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Athens is to drive which costs $50 - $75 and takes 9h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Athens is to fly and bus which costs $150 - $430 and takes 5h 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Athens. However, there are services departing from New York, NY and arriving at Athens, OH - Ohio University via Columbus, OH - Greyhound Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 50m.

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The distance between New York and Athens is 442 miles. The road distance is 526.4 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Athens without a car is to bus which takes 11h 50m and costs $75 - $95.

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It takes approximately 6h 5m to get from New York to Athens, including transfers.

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New York to Athens bus services, operated by SkyHorse / Jaguar, depart from New York, NY station.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Columbus Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 38m.

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New York to Athens bus services, operated by GoBus, arrive at Athens, OH - Ohio University station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Athens is 526 miles. It takes approximately 9h 5m to drive from New York to Athens.

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Map of how to get from New York to Athens.
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  • Distance: 441.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 5m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Athens, OH, USA?

You can take a bus from New York to Athens via Columbus, OH and Columbus, OH - Greyhound Station in around 11h 50m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $330
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $340
Flights from Newark to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $310
Flights from New York JFK to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $310
Flights from New York JFK to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $330
Flights from New York La Guardia to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $320
Flights from New York La Guardia to Cleveland via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $330
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Newark to Columbus via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Columbus via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Cleveland
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $360
Flights from New York La Guardia to Cleveland via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $360
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Columbus
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Newark to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Cleveland via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $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 Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Pittsburgh Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $330
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$100 - $160
Bus operators
GoBus
Website
ridegobus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH to Athens, OH - Ohio University
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
ridegobus.com
Book at
webstore.ridegobus.com
Bus from Cleveland, OH to Athens, OH
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
ridegobus.com
Book at
webstore.ridegobus.com
Bus from Columbus, OH - Greyhound Station to Athens, OH - Ohio University
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
ridegobus.com
Book at
webstore.ridegobus.com
Bus from Cambridge, OH to Athens, OH
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
ridegobus.com
Book at
webstore.ridegobus.com
SkyHorse / Jaguar
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Columbus, OH
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Schedules at
gotobus.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 Pittsburgh to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$35 - $55

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Columbus Airport.

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