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

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Fly from Newark  •  6h 36m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to La Crosse (LSE) EWR - LSE

$237 - $507

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Bus  •  23h 22m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Chicago Nyc
  2. Take the bus from Chicago Union Station to Madison Amtrak Bus Stop
  3. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Lake St. to La Crosse, WI

$109 - $169

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Fly from New York La Guardia  •  7h 2m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to La Crosse (LSE) LGA - LSE

$236 - $366

Fly from New York JFK  •  7h 19m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to La Crosse (LSE) JFK - LSE

$242 - $447

Bus via Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD)  •  22h 12m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Chicago, IL
  2. Take the bus from Chicago - OHare Airport to Madison, WI-Lake St.
  3. Take the bus from Madison, WI-Lake St. to La Crosse, WI

$151 - $185

Train  •  25h 6m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to La Crosse Empire Builder

$138 - $196

Drive  •  17h 46m

  1. Drive from New York to La Crosse 1077.8 miles

$100 - $160

New York → La Crosse
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in La Crosse is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in La Crosse is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from New York to La Crosse is to drive which costs $100 - $160 and takes 17h 46m.

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The fastest way to get from New York to La Crosse is to fly. Taking this option will cost $230 - $550 and takes 6h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to La Crosse. However, there are services departing from New York, NY - 3 Allen St and arriving at La Crosse, WI via Wentworth & Cermak, Chicago Union Station and Madison, WI-Lake St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York to La Crosse. However, there are services departing from New York Moynihan Train Hall and arriving at La Crosse via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h 6m.

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The distance between New York and La Crosse is 910 miles. The road distance is 1077.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to La Crosse without a car is to bus via Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) which takes 22h 12m and costs $150 - $190.

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It takes approximately 6h 36m to get from New York to La Crosse, including transfers.

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New York to La Crosse bus services, operated by Wanda Coach, depart from New York, NY - 3 Allen St station.

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New York to La Crosse train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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The best way to get from New York to La Crosse is to fly which takes 6h 36m and costs $230 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus via Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), which costs $150 - $190 and takes 22h 12m, you could also train, which costs $130 - $200 and takes 25h 6m.

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Map of how to get from New York to La Crosse.
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  • Distance: 910.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 36m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and La Crosse, WI, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from New York to La Crosse hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to La Crosse via Chicago, IL, Archer & Red Line Station, Dearborn & Jackson, Jackson-Blue, O'Hare, Chicago - OHare Airport, and Madison, WI-Lake St. in around 22h 12m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to La Crosse via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Newark to La Crosse via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to La Crosse via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to La Crosse via Richmond, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to La Crosse via Pittsburgh, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to La Crosse via Reagan Washington, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 37m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to La Crosse via Detroit, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to La Crosse via Columbus, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to La Crosse via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to La Crosse via Richmond, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to La Crosse via Indianapolis, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to La Crosse via Charlotte, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to La Crosse via Pittsburgh, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to La Crosse via Cleveland, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to La Crosse via Nashville, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to La Crosse via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Newark to La Crosse via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $600
Flights from Newark to La Crosse via Boston, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Newark to La Crosse via Boston, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to La Crosse via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to La Crosse via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to La Crosse via Pittsburgh, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to La Crosse via Boston, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to La Crosse via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to La Crosse via Indianapolis, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to La Crosse via Atlanta, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to La Crosse via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to La Crosse via Columbus, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to La Crosse via Raleigh/Durham, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
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 Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $290
Business Seat
$210 - $300
Train from Chicago Union Station to La Crosse
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Seat
$75 - $110
Bus operators
D&W Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Vangalder Bus
Phone
+1 608-752-5407
Email
vangalder@coachusa.com
Bus from Chicago - OHare Airport to Madison, WI-Lake St.
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Bus from Chicago Union Station to Madison, WI-Lake St.
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
vangalderbus.com
Book at
govangalder.com
Badger Bus
Website
badgerbus.com
Bus from Madison, WI-Lake St. to La Crosse, WI
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
badgerbus.com
Book at
badgerbus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
646-630-7186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY - 3 Allen St to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $100
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GoTo Bus
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Chicago Union Station to Madison Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
amtrak.com

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There is no direct flight from Newark Airport to La Crosse Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 51m and has one stopover.

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New York to La Crosse bus services, operated by Badger Bus, arrive at La Crosse, WI station.

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La Crosse is 1h behind New York. It is currently 10:11 PM in New York and 9:11 PM in La Crosse.

New York to La Crosse train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at La Crosse station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to La Crosse is 1078 miles. It takes approximately 17h 46m to drive from New York to La Crosse.

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Newark Airport to La Crosse Airport.

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There are 29+ hotels available in La Crosse. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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