There are 7 ways to get from Newark to Lexington 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Newark  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Lexington (LEX) EWR - LEX

$220 - $892

Cheapest option

Bus Spring Tour Bus  •  15 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from New York City, NY to Lexington, KY

$86 - $90

5 alternative options

Fly from New York La Guardia  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Lexington (LEX) LGA - LEX

$235 - $941

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Lexington (LEX) PHL - LEX

$301 - $1,040

Bus Sky Horse Bus  •  15 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Lexington, KY

$104 - $115

Train, bus  •  22 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Toledo Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky

$196 - $457

Drive  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Lexington 702.2 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newark to Lexington is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Lexington is to fly which costs $220 - $900 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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The distance between Newark and Lexington is 585 miles. The road distance is 702.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Lexington without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 4 min and costs $86 - $91.

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Newark to Lexington, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Newark to Lexington is to fly which takes 3 h 20 min and costs $220 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $86 - $91 and takes 15 h 4 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Lexington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 56 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Lexington is 702 miles. It takes approximately 11 h 43 min to drive from Newark to Lexington.

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Map of how to get from Newark to Lexington.
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  • Distance: 585.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Lexington, KY, USA?

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Newark to Lexington 4 times a day. Alternatively, Spring Tour Bus operates a bus from Newark to Lexington once daily. Tickets cost $80 and the journey takes 13 h 20 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Lexington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Lexington
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Lexington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Lexington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Lexington via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Lexington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Lexington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Lexington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Lexington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Lexington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Lexington
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,400
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
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 Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $290
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Flexi Coach Seat
$180 - $260
Business Coach Seat
$200 - $290
Room
$410 - $600
Bus operators
Spring Tour Bus
Phone
+1 917-288-6888 / (513) 658-8886
Email
cs@springtourbus.com
Website
springtourbus.com
Bus from New York City, NY to Lexington, KY
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
springtourbus.com
Book at
springtourbus.com
Sky Horse Bus
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Lexington, KY
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
skyhorsebus.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 Toledo, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Lexington, Ky
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35

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