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There are 9 ways to get from New York to Kentucky by plane, train, bus 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 Newark to Covington  •  4h 31m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Covington (CVG) EWR - CVG

$119 - $769

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Bus  •  15h 4m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Louisville, KY

$71 - $73

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Fly New York La Guardia to Covington  •  4h 54m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Covington (CVG) LGA - CVG

$87 - $662

Fly Newark to Louisville  •  5h 4m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Louisville (SDF) EWR - SDF

$198 - $670

Fly New York JFK to Covington  •  4h 57m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Covington (CVG) JFK - CVG

$161 - $563

Fly New York La Guardia to Louisville  •  5h 20m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Louisville (SDF) LGA - SDF

$196 - $613

Train to Morristown, fly to Cincinnati  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Convent
  2. Fly from Morristown (MMU) to Cincinnati (LUK) MMU - LUK

$367 - $438

Train, bus  •  26h 29m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station Cardinal
  2. Take the bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Louisville, KY

$139 - $385

Drive  •  12h 35m

  1. Drive from New York to Louisville 741.2 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Kentucky is to bus which costs $71 - $73 and takes 15h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Kentucky is to fly which costs $110 - $800 and takes 4h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Kentucky. However, there are services departing from New York, NY and arriving at Muhammad Ali @ 4th via Newburg @ Bishop. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 4m.

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The distance between New York and Kentucky is 640 miles. The road distance is 741.2 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Kentucky without a car is to bus which takes 15h 4m and costs $71 - $73.

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It takes approximately 4h 31m to get from New York to Kentucky, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from New York to Kentucky is to fly which takes 4h 31m and costs $110 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $71 - $73 and takes 15h 4m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Covington Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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New York to Kentucky bus services, operated by SkyHorse / Jaguar, arrive at Louisville, KY station.

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Map of how to get from New York to Kentucky.
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  • Distance: 639.6 miles
  • Duration: 4h 31m

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

Allegiant Air, Delta and four other airlines fly from New York to Covington hourly. Alternatively, SkyHorse / Jaguar operates a bus from New York to Louisville once daily. Tickets cost $70 and the journey takes 13h 45m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Covington
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Covington
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Newark to Louisville via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Louisville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from New York JFK to Covington
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Covington via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Covington via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Covington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Covington via Boston
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Louisville
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Louisville via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Covington
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Covington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Covington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Covington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Newark to Louisville
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Louisville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Louisville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Louisville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,400
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Covington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Covington
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Covington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Covington via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Newark to Louisville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Covington
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Covington via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Covington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Louisville
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Louisville via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Louisville via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $950
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Covington
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Covington via Toronto
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Newark to Louisville
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Louisville via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to Louisville via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Louisville via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $950
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Newark to Covington
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $550
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Covington
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Regional Sky
Website
regionalsky.com
Flights from Morristown to Cincinnati
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $430
Train operators
NJ Transit
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 New York Penn Station to Indianapolis Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Bus operators
SkyHorse / Jaguar
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
13h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Delaware St & Market St Indianapolis to Louisville, KY
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Book at
megabus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Kentucky is 741 miles. It takes approximately 12h 35m to drive from New York to Kentucky.

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Allegiant Air, Air Canada, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Covington Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Kentucky. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New York to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 20m and costs $17.

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