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There are 9 ways to get from Omaha to New York 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.

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Fly to New York La Guardia  •  4 h 54 min

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

$176 - $492

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  27 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Chicago, IL 1202
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, Il to New York, Ny 1604

$151 - $303

7 alternative options

Fly to Newark  •  4 h 43 min

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

$188 - $428

Fly to New York JFK  •  6 h 30 min

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

$180 - $662

Fly to White Plains  •  8 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Omaha (OMA) to White Plains (HPN) OMA - HPN

$242 - $1,122

Fly to Philadelphia, train  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Omaha (OMA) to Philadelphia (PHL) OMA - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station

$264 - $1,118

Bus D&J Bus  •  24 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Omaha, NE to Chicago, IL East Bound
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to New York Djb149 / ...

$167 - $181

Train  •  30 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Omaha Amtrak to Chicago Union Station California Zephyr
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to New York Penn Station Lake Shore Limited

$196 - $574

Drive  •  20 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Omaha to New York 1249.6 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 20 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Omaha to New York is to fly which costs $180 - $430 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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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, Ny via Harrison & Jefferson and Chicago, Il. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Omaha to New York station. However, there are services departing from Omaha Amtrak and arriving at New York Penn Station via Chicago Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 29 min.

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The distance between Omaha and New York is 1149 miles. The road distance is 1249.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Omaha to New York without a car is to bus which takes 24 h 37 min and costs $160 - $190.

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It takes approximately 4 h 54 min 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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Omaha to New York train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Omaha Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Omaha to New York is to fly which takes 4 h 54 min and costs $170 - $500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $160 - $190 and takes 24 h 37 min, you could also train, which costs $190 - $600 and takes 30 h 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Omaha to New York.
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  • Distance: 1148.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 54 min

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

Delta, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Omaha to New York hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Omaha to New York via Omaha, NE, Chicago, IL, Clark & Harrison, Clark & Cermak, and Chicago, IL in around 24 h 37 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Omaha to New York La Guardia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Omaha to New York La Guardia via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Omaha to Newark via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from Omaha to Newark via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from Omaha to Philadelphia via St. Louis
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Omaha to Philadelphia via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Omaha to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Omaha to New York La Guardia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Omaha to New York JFK via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Omaha to New York JFK via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Omaha to New York JFK via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Omaha to New York JFK via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Omaha to New York JFK via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Omaha to White Plains via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Omaha to White Plains via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Omaha to Philadelphia via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Omaha to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Omaha to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Omaha to New York JFK via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Omaha to New York JFK via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Omaha to New York JFK via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Omaha to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Omaha to White Plains via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Omaha to White Plains via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Omaha to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Omaha to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Omaha to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Omaha to Newark
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Omaha to Newark via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $850
Flights from Omaha to White Plains via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Omaha to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
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 Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Omaha Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
Train from Chicago Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $370
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $330
Business Coach Seat
$260 - $370
Room
$500 - $700
Bus operators
Windstar
Phone
+1 888-494-6378
Email
sara@gowindstar.com
Website
gowindstar.com
Bus from Omaha, NE to Chicago, IL
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
gowindstar.com
D&J Bus
Bus from Chicago, IL to New York
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90
Schedules at
gotobus.com
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Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Chicago to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
wandacoach.com
Burlington Trailways
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 Chicago, Il to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
17 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$80 - $130
Flexible
$150 - $200

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The quickest flight from Omaha Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 52 min.

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Omaha to New York bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at New York, Ny station.

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New York is 1 h ahead of Omaha. It is currently 4:58 AM in Omaha and 5:58 AM in New York.

Omaha to New York train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Omaha to New York is 1250 miles. It takes approximately 20 h 39 min to drive from Omaha to New York.

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

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There are 1825+ hotels available in New York. Prices start at $114 USD per night.

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

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