There are 6 ways to get from New York to Watkins Glen State Park by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus OurBus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route

$72 - $101

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Train, drive  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from New York to Syracuse VIA Rail / ...
  2. Drive from Syracuse to Watkins Glen State Park

$57 - $164

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Binghamton, Ny 4262 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 300 / ...

$78 - $143

Drive  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Drive from New York to Watkins Glen State Park 245.5 miles

$24 - $35

Train, fly to Elmira/Corning  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Elmira/Corning (ELM) EWR - ELM

$212 - $874

Train, fly to Ithaca  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Ithaca (ITH) EWR - ITH

$302 - $949

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Watkins Glen State Park is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Watkins Glen State Park is to train and fly which costs $210 - $900 and takes 3 h 18 min.

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The distance between New York and Watkins Glen State Park is 189 miles. The road distance is 245.5 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Watkins Glen State Park without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 10 min and costs $70 - $110.

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It takes approximately 5 h 10 min to get from New York to Watkins Glen State Park, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Elmira/Corning Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Watkins Glen State Park is 245 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to drive from New York to Watkins Glen State Park.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Elmira/Corning Airport.

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There are 38+ hotels available in Watkins Glen State Park. Prices start at $89 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York to Watkins Glen State Park.
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  • Distance: 189.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 10 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Watkins Glen State Park, NY, USA?

OurBus operates a bus from New York to Watkins Glen State Park once a week. Tickets cost $16 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Elmira/Corning
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Newark to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$75 - $110
Economy Plus
$110 - $160
Business
$110 - $160
Business Plus/Sleeper
$190 - $280
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Book at
ourbus.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, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Binghamton, Ny to Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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