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

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Subway to New York La Guardia, fly

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Burlington, NC

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Train to Newark, fly

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO)

Train to Philadelphia, fly

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Greensboro/High Point (GSO)

Train

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Burlington Amtrak Station

Bus via Greensboro Depot

  1. Take the bus from New York to Greensboro

Drive

  1. Drive from New York to Elon
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  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Elon is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Elon is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Elon is 2 metres.

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

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The quickest way to get from New York to Elon is to train and fly which costs $200 - $600 and takes 3h 58m.

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It is 440 miles from New York to Elon. It is approximately 524.3 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from New York to Elon without a car is to bus which takes 9h 6m and costs $45 - $75.

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It takes approximately 3h 59m to get from New York to Elon, including transfers.

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The best way to get from New York to Elon is to bus which takes 9h 6m and costs $45 - $75. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $80 - $120 and takes 11h 28m.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Greensboro/High Point Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 39m.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Elon is 524 miles. It takes approximately 9h 5m to drive from New York to Elon.

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Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Greensboro/High Point Airport.

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There are 22+ hotels available in Elon. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 439.6 miles
  • Duration: 3h 59m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Elon, NC, USA?

Wanda Coach operates a bus from New York, NY to Burlington, NC 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 9h. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Burlington Amtrak Station twice daily. Tickets cost $65 - $95 and the journey takes 11h 20m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Greensboro/High Point via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Greensboro/High Point via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Newark to Greensboro/High Point via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Greensboro/High Point via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Greensboro/High Point via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Newark to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Newark to Greensboro/High Point via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Greensboro/High Point via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Greensboro/High Point
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $380
Flights from Newark to Greensboro/High Point via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $420
Train operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Disabled
$2
Standard Fare
$3
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Burlington Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Premium
$260 - $370
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Seat
$130 - $200
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$90 - $130
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$90 - $130
Business Seat - Child
$90 - $130
First Class - Adult
$150 - $210
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$150 - $210
First Class - Child
$140 - $210
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$15 - $45
Reserved Coach Seat
$28 - $90
Business Class Seat
$45 - $120
Bus operators
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Burlington, NC
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
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GoTo Bus
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York to Greensboro
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $85
Flexible
$90 - $140

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