There are 9 ways to get from New York to Nebraska 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 Omaha  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Omaha (OMA) EWR - OMA

$189 - $431

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  28 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Chicago, Il 4425
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE 1205 / ...

$143 - $304

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Fly Newark to Lincoln  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Lincoln (LNK) EWR - LNK

$289 - $1,247

Fly New York La Guardia to Lincoln  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Lincoln (LNK) LGA - LNK

$287 - $1,238

Fly New York La Guardia to Omaha  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Omaha (OMA) LGA - OMA

$177 - $492

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Omaha  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Omaha (OMA) PHL - OMA

$317 - $1,212

Bus D&J Bus  •  24 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from New York to Chicago, IL Djb149 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Omaha, NE 1205 / ...

$154 - $206

Train  •  29 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Omaha Amtrak California Zephyr

$204 - $578

Drive  •  20 h 21 min

  1. Drive from New York to Omaha 1249.6 miles

$120 - $180

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No, there is no direct train from New York station to Nebraska. However, there are services departing from New York Penn Station and arriving at Omaha Amtrak via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 5 min.

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The distance between New York and Nebraska is 1334 miles. The road distance is 1249.6 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Nebraska without a car is to bus which takes 24 h 25 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from New York to Nebraska, including transfers.

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New York to Nebraska train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Nebraska is to fly which takes 5 h 55 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 24 h 25 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 29 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Omaha Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 9 min.

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Nebraska is 1 h behind New York. It is currently 4:04 AM in New York and 3:04 AM in Nebraska.

New York to Nebraska train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Omaha Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Nebraska is 1250 miles. It takes approximately 20 h 21 min to drive from New York to Nebraska.

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  • Distance: 1334.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 55 min

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

United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from New York to Omaha hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from New York to Omaha via Chicago, IL, Cermak-Chinatown, Jackson-Red, Jackson-Blue, Clinton-Blue, and Chicago, IL in around 24 h 25 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Newark to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Newark to Lincoln via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Lincoln via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Lincoln via Reagan Washington, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Lincoln via Rochester, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Lincoln via Burlington, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Lincoln via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Lincoln via Denver
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from New York La Guardia to Lincoln via Cleveland, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Lincoln via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Omaha via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Newark to Omaha via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Newark to Lincoln via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Lincoln via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Lincoln via Detroit, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Lincoln via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Lincoln via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Lincoln via Cleveland, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Lincoln via Pittsburgh, Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Newark to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from Newark to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Omaha via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to Omaha via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Train from Chicago Union Station to Omaha Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
Bus operators
D&J Bus
Bus from New York to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
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gotobus.com
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from New York, NY to Chicago
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.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 Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $210
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $210

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American Airlines, Delta, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Omaha Airport.

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