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There are 5 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 43 min

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

$220 - $892

Cheapest option

Bus  •  14 h 27 min

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

$104 - $237

3 alternative options

Fly from New York La Guardia  •  4 h 29 min

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

$208 - $1,031

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  4 h 48 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

Drive  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Lexington 702.2 miles

$65 - $100

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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 43 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 14 h 27 min and costs $100 - $240.

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It takes approximately 3 h 43 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 43 min and costs $220 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $100 - $240 and takes 14 h 27 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Lexington Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 19 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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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Newark Airport to Lexington Airport.

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There are 76+ hotels available in Lexington. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Newark to Lexington.
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  • Distance: 585.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 43 min

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

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Newark to Lexington hourly. Alternatively, SkyHorse / Jaguar operates a bus from Newark to Lexington once daily. Tickets cost $70 and the journey takes 12 h 30 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Newark to Lexington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Lexington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Lexington
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Lexington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Lexington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Lexington via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Philadelphia to Lexington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $900
Flights from Philadelphia to Lexington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Lexington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Newark to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Lexington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Lexington
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 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 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Lexington
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 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 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Lexington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Bus operators
SkyHorse / Jaguar
Phone
+1 917.288.6888
Email
vaseagull@gotobus.com
Website
skyhorsebus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Lexington, KY
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
gotobus.com

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The best way to get from Newark to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs $1 - $2.

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