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There are 10 ways to get from Omaha to New York by plane, train, night bus, bus or car

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Fly to New York La Guardia  •  4h 59m

  1. Fly from Omaha (OMA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) OMA - LGA

$159 - $305

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Bus  •  36h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Kansas City, MO 501
  2. Take the bus from Kansas City to New York "Greyhound"

$152 - $236

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Fly to Newark  •  4h 51m

  1. Fly from Omaha (OMA) to Newark (EWR) OMA - EWR

$162 - $309

Fly to New York JFK  •  6h 37m

  1. Fly from Omaha (OMA) to New York JFK (JFK) OMA - JFK

$156 - $298

Fly to Philadelphia, train  •  6h 25m

  1. Fly from Omaha (OMA) to Philadelphia (PHL) OMA - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall

$237 - $774

Night bus, bus  •  22h 47m

  1. Take the night bus from Omaha, Ne to Chicago, Il Btw1202
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to New York

$172 - $218

Bus via Chicago  •  23h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Omaha, Ne to Chicago, Il Btw1204
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to New York

$178 - $227

Bus, train via West Burlington  •  32h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Omaha, Ne to Burlington, Ia
  2. Take the bus from Burlington, Ia to Galesburg, Il
  3. Take the train from Galesburg Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  4. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall

$195 - $284

Bus, train  •  36h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Lincoln, NE
  2. Take the train from Lincoln Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall

$166 - $239

Drive  •  20h 34m

  1. Drive from Omaha to New York 1248.9 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Omaha to New York is to drive which costs $120 - $180 and takes 20h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Omaha to New York is to fly which costs $160 - $310 and takes 4h 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Omaha to New York. However, there are services departing from Omaha, Ne and arriving at New York via Clark & Harrison and Chicago, IL. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 47m.

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The distance between Omaha and New York is 1149 miles. The road distance is 1248.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Omaha to New York without a car is to night bus and bus which takes 22h 47m and costs $170 - $220.

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It takes approximately 4h 59m to get from Omaha to New York, including transfers.

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Omaha to New York bus services, operated by Burlington Trailways, depart from Omaha, Ne station.

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The best way to get from Omaha to New York is to fly which takes 4h 59m and costs $150 - $310. Alternatively, you can bus via Chicago, which costs $170 - $230 and takes 23h 8m.

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The quickest flight from Omaha Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 57m.

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Omaha to New York bus services, operated by D&W Bus, arrive at New York station.

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  • Distance: 1148.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 59m

What companies run services between Omaha, NE, USA and New York, NY, USA?

Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Omaha to New York hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Omaha to New York via Chicago, Il and Chicago, IL in around 23h 8m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Omaha to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Omaha to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Omaha to New York La Guardia via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Omaha to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Omaha to New York La Guardia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Omaha to Newark via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Omaha to Newark via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Omaha to Newark via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Omaha to New York JFK via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Omaha to New York JFK via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Omaha to New York JFK via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Omaha to New York JFK via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Omaha to New York JFK via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Omaha to Philadelphia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Omaha to Philadelphia via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Omaha to Philadelphia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Omaha to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from Omaha to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from Omaha to New York La Guardia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from Omaha to Newark via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from Omaha to Newark via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $550
Flights from Omaha to New York JFK via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Omaha to New York JFK via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Omaha to New York JFK via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
9h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Omaha to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Omaha to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Omaha to Philadelphia via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Omaha to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Omaha to Newark
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
Flights from Omaha to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
Flights from Omaha to Newark via Denver
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $490
Flights from Omaha to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Omaha to New York La Guardia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Omaha to Philadelphia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
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 Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Galesburg Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Premium
$200 - $280
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $80
Train from Chicago Union Station to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
19h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$190 - $290
Business Seat
$210 - $300
Train from Lincoln Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
11h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Premium
$260 - $360
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Seat
$130 - $190
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia to New York Moynihan Train Hall
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Bus operators
Burlington Trailways
Phone
1(800) 992-4618
Website
burlingtontrailways.com
Night bus from Omaha, Ne to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Omaha, Ne to Burlington, Ia
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
Bus from Burlington, Ia to Galesburg, Il
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Book at
burlingtontrailways.com
D&W Bus
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to New York
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Schedules at
gotobus.com
Book at
gotobus.com
Windstar
Phone
+1 888-494-6378
Email
sara@gowindstar.com
Website
gowindstar.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Lincoln, NE
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
gowindstar.com
Jefferson Lines
Phone
800-451-5333
Email
info@jeffersonlines.com
Website
jeffersonlines.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Kansas City, MO
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
jeffersonlines.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 Kansas City to New York
Ave. Duration
31h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$120 - $180
Flexible
$180 - $260

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New York is 1h ahead of Omaha. It is currently 5:46 PM in Omaha and 6:46 PM in New York.

Yes, the driving distance between Omaha to New York is 1249 miles. It takes approximately 20h 34m to drive from Omaha to New York.

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Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Omaha Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 1041+ hotels available in New York. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Omaha to Omaha Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs $23 - $35.

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