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There are 7 ways to get from Newark to Elmira by bus, car or plane

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Bus via Binghamton  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Newark to Binghamton "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY Olean-Binghamton / ...

$40 - $63

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Bus  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Elmira, NY OurBus

$27 - $50

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Bus via Owego  •  8h 22m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Owego, NY Binghamton-PABT / ...
  2. Take the bus from Owego, NY to Elmira, NY Olean-Binghamton / ...

$68 - $84

Drive  •  3h 53m

  1. Drive from Newark to Elmira 222.5 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Newark to Syracuse, bus  •  7h 8m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Syracuse (SYR) EWR - SYR
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Elmira, NY

$169 - $495

Fly Newark to Rochester, bus  •  7h 3m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Rochester (ROC) EWR - ROC
  2. Take the bus from Airport & Terminal Lower Level to Macvittie Union
  3. Take the bus from Geneseo, NY to Elmira, NY

$132 - $460

Fly New York La Guardia to Syracuse, bus  •  7h 48m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Syracuse (SYR) LGA - SYR
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Elmira, NY

$186 - $758

Newark to Elmira by bus

The bus journey time between Newark and Elmira is around 5h 35m and covers a distance of around 233 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 5h 35m. Operated by Greyhound USA, Shortline Bus, Trailways New York and others, the Newark to Elmira bus service departs from Newark and arrives in Elmira, NY. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
5h 35m
Fastest bus time:
5h 35m
Buses per week:
7
Cheapest price:
$45
Carbon emissions:
46 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
15:00
Last bus departs at:
15:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Newark to Elmira bus schedules

Newark → Elmira
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Elmira is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Elmira is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Elmira is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Newark to Elmira is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 3h 53m.

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The fastest way to get from Newark to Elmira is to drive which takes 3h 53m and costs $21 - $35.

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No, there is no direct bus from Newark to Elmira. However, there are services departing from Newark and arriving at Elmira, NY via Binghamton, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 35m.

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The distance between Newark and Elmira is 166 miles. The road distance is 222.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Elmira without a car is to bus via Binghamton which takes 5h 35m and costs $40 - $65.

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It takes approximately 5h 35m to get from Newark to Elmira, including transfers.

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Newark to Elmira bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Newark station.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Syracuse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 22m.

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Newark to Elmira bus services, operated by Shortline Bus, arrive at Elmira, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Elmira is 223 miles. It takes approximately 3h 53m to drive from Newark to Elmira.

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Map of how to get from Newark to Elmira.
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  • Distance: 166.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 35m

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Elmira, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Newark to Elmira via Binghamton, NY in around 5h 35m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Newark to Syracuse via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Newark to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Newark to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $460
Bus operators
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 Newark to Binghamton
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65
Shortline Bus
Phone
+1 (845) 782-3528
Email
shortline@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Owego, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Owego, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Geneseo to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Book at
trailwaysny.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
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ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Book at
ourbus.com
Bus from Geneseo, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
RTS
Phone
+1 585-288-1700
Website
myrts.com
Bus from Airport & Terminal Lower Level to Macvittie Union
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Schedules at
myrts.com

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JetBlue Airways and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Syracuse Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Elmira. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Newark to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs $1 - $4.

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