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Fly Newark to Key West  •  5h 44m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Key West (EYW) EWR - EYW

$140 - $368

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Fly New York La Guardia to Key West  •  6h 3m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Key West (EYW) LGA - EYW

$102 - $344

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Fly New York JFK to Key West  •  5h 58m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Key West (EYW) JFK - EYW

$124 - $924

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Key West  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Key West (EYW) PHL - EYW

$217 - $1,492

Fly Newark to Miami, bus  •  8h 51m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Miami (MIA) EWR - MIA
  2. Take the bus from Miami International Airport to Key West

Bus via Orlando  •  31h

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Orlando Orlando
  2. Take the bus from Orlando Kissimmee to Key West 2414

Train, bus  •  32h 43m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Hollywood Amtrak Station Silver Meteor / ...
  2. Take the bus from Miami International Airport to Key West 2414

Bus  •  39h

  1. Take the bus from New York to Miami "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Miami International Airport to Key West 2414

Drive  •  24h 42m

  1. Drive from New York to Key West 1448.3 miles

$140 - $210

New York to Key West by train and bus

The journey time between New York and Key West is around 2 days 1h and covers a distance of around 1559 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 1h. Operated by Amtrak, Tri Rail and FlixBus-us, the New York to Key West service departs from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arrives in Key West. Typically four services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2 days 1h
Fastest journey time:
2 days 1h
Journey distance:
1559 miles
Services per week:
4
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
150 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 Key West train and bus schedules

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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 800-232-4636

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Yes, travel within United States is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • 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 Key West is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Key West is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Key West is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800-232-4636.

Last updated: 20 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from New York to Key West is to drive which costs $140 - $210 and takes 24h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Key West is to fly which costs $140 - $370 and takes 5h 44m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Key West. However, there are services departing from New York, NY and arriving at Key West via W Colonial Drive And Deauville Drive, Lynx Central Station - Sunrail and Orlando Kissimmee. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h.

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The distance between New York and Key West is 1212 miles. The road distance is 1448.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Key West without a car is to bus via Orlando which takes 31h and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 44m to get from New York to Key West, including transfers.

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New York to Key West 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 Key West is to fly which takes 5h 44m and costs $140 - $370. Alternatively, you can bus via Orlando, which costs and takes 31h.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Key West Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 11m.

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New York to Key West bus services, operated by FlixBus-us, arrive at Key West station.

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Map of how to get from New York to Key West.
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  • Distance: 1211.6 miles
  • Duration: 5h 44m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Key West, FL, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and four other airlines fly from New York to Key West hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Key West via W Colonial Drive And Deauville Drive, Lynx Central Station - Sunrail, Bill Beck Blvd And E. Osceola Pkwy, and Orlando Kissimmee in around 31h.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Key West via Miami
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Newark to Key West via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Key West via Miami
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $2,000
Flights from New York JFK to Key West via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $2,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Key West
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Key West via Miami
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Key West via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Key West via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Key West via Boston
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Key West
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,700
Flights from Philadelphia to Key West via Miami
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,700
Flights from Philadelphia to Key West via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,700
Flights from Newark to Miami
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Key West via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Key West via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Key West
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Key West via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Philadelphia to Key West via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Key West
Ave. Duration
3h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Newark to Key West via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Newark to Key West via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Key West via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Key West via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $6,000
Flights from Newark to Miami
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Key West
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Flights from New York JFK to Key West via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Key West via Boston
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $750
Flights from Newark to Miami
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Newark to Miami
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $550
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Newark to Key West via Covington
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Miami
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,200
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 New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
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 New York Moynihan Train Hall to Hollywood Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
26h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Premium
$380 - $550
Flexi Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Business Seat
$290 - $410
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 New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Bus operators
FlixBus-us
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Miami International Airport to Key West
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Orlando Kissimmee to Key West
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Starline Express
Phone
917-656-4221
Email
nycstarline@gmail.com
Website
starlinebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Orlando
Ave. Duration
19h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book 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.

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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 Miami
Ave. Duration
34h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$130 - $190
Flexible
$200 - $290

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Key West is 1448 miles. It takes approximately 24h 42m to drive from New York to Key West.

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Allegiant Air, United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Key West Airport.

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There are 121+ hotels available in Key West. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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