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There are 11 ways to get from New York to Fort Myers by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Newark to Ft. Myers  •  6h 29m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Ft. Myers (RSW) EWR - RSW

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Fly New York JFK to Ft. Myers  •  6h 35m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Ft. Myers (RSW) JFK - RSW

Fly New York La Guardia to Ft. Myers  •  6h 56m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Ft. Myers (RSW) LGA - RSW

Train to White Plains, fly to Ft. Myers, line 140 bus  •  8h 38m

  1. Take the train from Grand Central to White Plains
  2. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Ft. Myers (RSW) HPN - RSW
  3. Take the line 140 bus from Btwr Shops @ Bell Twr Shops Ave to Edison Mall Transfer

Fly Newark to Sarasota/Bradenton, bus  •  8h 57m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Sarasota/Bradenton (SRQ) EWR - SRQ
  2. Take the bus from Sarasota to Ft Myers

Fly New York La Guardia to Sarasota/Bradenton, bus  •  9h 10m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Sarasota/Bradenton (SRQ) LGA - SRQ
  2. Take the bus from Sarasota to Ft Myers

Bus via Tampa  •  27h 56m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Tampa Ny
  2. Take the bus from Tampa to Ft Myers "Greyhound"

Train, bus via West Palm Beach  •  29h 32m

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to West Palm Beach Amtrak Station Silver Meteor / ...
  2. Take the bus from West Palm Beach to Ft Myers "Greyhound"

Train, bus  •  30h 34m

  1. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Lakeland Amtrak Station Silver Star
  2. Take the bus from Lakeland to Ft Myers "Greyhound"

Bus  •  36h 55m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Orlando "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Orlando to Ft Myers "Greyhound"

Drive  •  21h 4m

  1. Drive from New York to Fort Myers 1264.3 miles

New York to Fort Myers by train and bus

The journey time between New York and Fort Myers is around 39h 45m and covers a distance of around 1455 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 11h 13m. The fastest journey normally takes 39h 45m. Operated by Amtrak and Greyhound USA, the New York to Fort Myers service departs from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station and arrives in Ft Myers. Typically three services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
28h 32m
Layover time:
11h 13m
Total time:
39h 45m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
39h 45m
Journey distance:
1455 miles
Services per week:
3
Cheapest price:
$147
Carbon emissions:
137 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
15:15
Last service departs at:
15:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to Fort Myers train and bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Fort Myers is to bus via Tampa which costs $100 - $140 and takes 27h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Fort Myers is to fly which costs $100 - $330 and takes 6h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Fort Myers. However, there are services departing from New York, NY and arriving at Ft Myers via Tampa St @ Henderson Ave and Tampa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 56m.

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The distance between New York and Fort Myers is 1079 miles. The road distance is 1264.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Fort Myers without a car is to bus via Tampa which takes 27h 56m and costs $100 - $140.

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It takes approximately 6h 29m to get from New York to Fort Myers, including transfers.

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New York to Fort Myers bus services, operated by Starline Express, depart from New York, NY station.

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The best way to get from New York to Fort Myers is to fly which takes 6h 29m and costs $100 - $330. Alternatively, you can bus via Tampa, which costs $100 - $140 and takes 27h 56m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Ft. Myers Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 51m.

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New York to Fort Myers bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Ft Myers station.

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Map of how to get from New York to Fort Myers.
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  • Distance: 1079.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 29m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Fort Myers, FL, USA?

Frontier Airlines, Spirit Airlines and five other airlines fly from New York to Fort Myers hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Fort Myers via Tampa, Tampa St @ Henderson Ave, Florida Ave @ Polk St, and Tampa in around 27h 56m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Ft. Myers via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $440
Flights from New York JFK to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $430
Flights from New York JFK to Ft. Myers via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $460
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $450
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ft. Myers via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $480
Flights from White Plains to Ft. Myers via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $700
Flights from Newark to Sarasota/Bradenton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $400
Flights from Newark to Sarasota/Bradenton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $440
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sarasota/Bradenton
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $420
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sarasota/Bradenton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Ft. Myers via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Ft. Myers via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Ft. Myers via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Ft. Myers via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Ft. Myers via Boston
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ft. Myers via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ft. Myers via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ft. Myers via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from White Plains to Ft. Myers via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Newark to Sarasota/Bradenton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sarasota/Bradenton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Ft. Myers via Boston
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,300
Flights from White Plains to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Sarasota/Bradenton
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Newark to Sarasota/Bradenton via Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sarasota/Bradenton
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Newark to Ft. Myers via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ft. Myers via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Sarasota/Bradenton
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Newark to Sarasota/Bradenton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sarasota/Bradenton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Newark to Sarasota/Bradenton
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Newark to Sarasota/Bradenton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sarasota/Bradenton via Toronto
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ft. Myers via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ft. Myers via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Ft. Myers via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sarasota/Bradenton
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sarasota/Bradenton via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$140 - $480
Flights from New York La Guardia to Sarasota/Bradenton via Nashville
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Newark to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Ft. Myers
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Train operators
MTA Bus Company
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to White Plains
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
mta.info
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to West Palm Beach Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
25h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Premium
$380 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$260 - $380
Business Seat
$280 - $400
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Lakeland Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
24h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Premium
$360 - $500
Flexi Coach Seat
$240 - $360
Business Seat
$260 - $370
Bus operators
Lee County Transit
Phone
+1 239-533-2111
Website
rideleetran.com
Bus from Btwr Shops @ Bell Twr Shops Ave to Edison Mall Transfer
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
leegov.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Sarasota to Ft Myers
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Tampa to Ft Myers
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $30
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from West Palm Beach to Ft Myers
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $28
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Lakeland to Ft Myers
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from New York to Orlando
Ave. Duration
29h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $160
Flexible
$170 - $240
Bus from Orlando to Ft Myers
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Starline Express
Phone
917-656-4221
Email
nycstarline@gmail.com
Website
starlinebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Tampa
Ave. Duration
22h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Fort Myers is 1264 miles. It takes approximately 21h 4m to drive from New York to Fort Myers.

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Frontier Airlines, Spirit Airlines, JetBlue Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Ft. Myers Airport.

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