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There are 7 ways to get from New York to Puerto Rico by plane or train

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 San Juan  •  6h 36m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to San Juan (SJU) EWR - SJU

$146 - $616

Cheapest option

Train to Philadelphia, fly to San Juan  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to San Juan (SJU) PHL - SJU

$130 - $443

5 alternative options

Fly New York JFK to San Juan  •  6h 57m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to San Juan (SJU) JFK - SJU

$203 - $516

Fly Newark to Mayaguez  •  8h 11m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Mayaguez (MAZ) EWR - MAZ

$130 - $639

Fly New York JFK to Ponce  •  7h 15m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Ponce (PSE) JFK - PSE

$1,058 - $1,911

Fly New York JFK to Aguadilla  •  7h 25m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Aguadilla (BQN) JFK - BQN

$248 - $876

Fly Newark to Aguadilla  •  7h 7m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Aguadilla (BQN) EWR - BQN

$236 - $886

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Puerto Rico

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Currently, we are unable to provide international travel restriction information for Puerto Rico relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). For the latest travel status in Puerto Rico, please check government recommendations.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Puerto Rico

Currently, we are unable to provide domestic travel restriction information for travelling within Puerto Rico. For the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel status within Puerto Rico, please check government recommendations.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Puerto Rico

Currently, we are unable to provide travel restriction information for leaving United States. For the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) travel status in United States, please check government recommendations.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Puerto Rico

Last updated: June 29 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Puerto Rico is to fly which costs $200 - $550 and takes 6h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Puerto Rico is to fly which costs $140 - $650 and takes 6h 36m.

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The distance between New York and Puerto Rico is 2601 km.

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

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to San Juan Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 53m.

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Frontier Airlines, American Airlines, United Airlines and JetBlue Airways offer flights from Newark Airport to San Juan Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Puerto Rico. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York to Puerto Rico.
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  • Distance: 2600.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 36m

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

JetBlue Airways, United Airlines and four other airlines fly from New York to Carolina hourly.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to San Juan
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Newark to San Juan via Santo Domingo
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Newark to San Juan via Boston
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to San Juan
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to San Juan via Boston
Ave. Duration
6h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to San Juan via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $460
Flights from Newark to Mayaguez via San Juan
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Newark to Mayaguez via Boston, San Juan
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Newark to Mayaguez via Orlando, San Juan
Ave. Duration
10h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Ponce
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Ponce via Orlando
Ave. Duration
8h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from New York JFK to Aguadilla
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Aguadilla via Orlando
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Newark to Aguadilla via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to San Juan via Boston
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Philadelphia to San Juan via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to San Juan
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Newark to San Juan via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Newark to Mayaguez via San Juan
Ave. Duration
7h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Newark to Mayaguez via Washington Dulles, San Juan
Ave. Duration
9h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Newark to Mayaguez via Charlotte Amalie, San Juan
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Newark to Aguadilla
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to San Juan via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to San Juan via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Newark to San Juan via Miami
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to San Juan via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to San Juan
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to San Juan via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to San Juan via Miami
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Newark to San Juan
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Newark to San Juan via Santo Domingo
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Philadelphia to San Juan
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to San Juan
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Philadelphia to San Juan via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Cape Air
Website
capeair.com
Flights from Newark to Mayaguez via San Juan
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
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 Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Northeast Regional
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130

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