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There are 10 ways to get from New York to Lexington by train, taxi, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, taxi  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Lynchburg Amtrak Station
  3. Take a taxi from Lynchburg Amtrak Station to Lexington

$272 - $563

Cheapest option

Bus Boltbus, Megabus  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the bus from New York 6th Ave to Washington Union New York
  2. Take the Megabus from Washington DC to Stonewall Square, Lexington, VA

$38 - $78

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Train, Megabus  •  8h 36m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the Megabus from Washington DC to Stonewall Square, Lexington, VA

$148 - $383

Bus Greyhound USA, Megabus  •  11h 49m

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Washington, Dc 2415 / ...
  2. Take the Megabus from Washington DC to Stonewall Square, Lexington, VA

$46 - $98

Drive  •  7h 3m

  1. Drive from New York to Lexington 411.1 miles

$40 - $60

Fly New York La Guardia to Charlottesville, taxi, Megabus  •  6h 34m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Charlottesville (CHO) LGA - CHO
  2. Take a taxi from Charlottesville to Godwin Transit Center
  3. Take the Megabus from Godwin Transit Center, Harrisonburg to Stonewall Square, Lexington, VA

$258 - $638

Fly New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles, Megabus  •  7h 19m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Washington Dulles (IAD) LGA - IAD
  2. Take the Megabus from Washington Dulles Airport to Stonewall Square, Lexington, VA

$123 - $485

Fly Newark to Washington Dulles, Megabus  •  7h 15m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Washington Dulles (IAD) EWR - IAD
  2. Take the Megabus from Washington Dulles Airport to Stonewall Square, Lexington, VA

$125 - $412

Fly New York La Guardia to Roanoke, bus, Megabus  •  7h 37m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Roanoke (ROA) LGA - ROA
  2. Take the bus from Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport to Exit 118 Park and Ride
  3. Take the Megabus from Christiansburg to Stonewall Square, Lexington, VA

$165 - $533

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Charlottesville, taxi, Megabus  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Charlottesville (CHO) PHL - CHO
  3. Take a taxi from Charlottesville to Godwin Transit Center
  4. Take the Megabus from Godwin Transit Center, Harrisonburg to Stonewall Square, Lexington, VA

$368 - $778

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Lexington is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 7h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Lexington is to fly and taxi and Megabus which costs $250 - $650 and takes 6h 34m.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Lexington. However, there are services departing from New York 6th Ave and arriving at Stonewall Square, Lexington, VA via Washington DC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 55m.

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The distance between New York and Lexington is 358 miles. The road distance is 411.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Lexington without a car is to train and taxi which takes 8h 30m and costs $270 - $600.

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It takes approximately 8h 30m to get from New York to Lexington, including transfers.

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New York to Lexington bus services, operated by Boltbus, depart from New York 6th Ave station.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Charlottesville Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 33m.

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New York to Lexington bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Stonewall Square, Lexington, VA station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Lexington is 411 miles. It takes approximately 7h 3m to drive from New York to Lexington.

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  • Distance: 357.7 miles
  • Duration: 8h 30m

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

You can take a bus from New York to Lexington via Washington Union and Washington DC in around 9h 55m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Newark to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Roanoke via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from New York La Guardia to Roanoke
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Roanoke via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Roanoke via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Philadelphia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Charlottesville
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
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
Train from Washington Union Station to Lynchburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Washington DC to Stonewall Square, Lexington, VA
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Godwin Transit Center, Harrisonburg to Stonewall Square, Lexington, VA
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Washington Dulles Airport to Stonewall Square, Lexington, VA
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Christiansburg to Stonewall Square, Lexington, VA
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Book at
megabus.com
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from New York 6th Ave to Washington Union
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
boltbus.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to Union Station, Washington, DC
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
peterpanbus.com
Valley Metro Roanoke
Phone
+1 540-982-0305
Website
valleymetro.com
Bus from Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport to Exit 118 Park and Ride
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
valleymetro.com
Other operators
Taxi from Lynchburg Amtrak Station to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Yellow Cab Lynchburg
Phone
+1 434-846-8888
Gray Top Cab
Phone
+1 434-845-4554
Allied Cabs
Phone
+1 434-845-7039

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American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Charlottesville Airport.

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