There are 7 ways to get from Raleigh to New York JFK Airport (JFK) by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to New York JFK  •  3 h

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to New York JFK (JFK) RDU - JFK

$87 - $373

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  13 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to New York, Ny 1008 / ...

$57 - $137

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Fly to New York La Guardia  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to New York La Guardia (LGA) RDU - LGA

$94 - $340

Fly to Newark, train, AirTrain  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Newark (EWR) RDU - EWR
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  3. Take the AirTrain from Jamaica, NY to Terminal 4

$93 - $393

Train  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to New York Penn Station Silver Star / ...

$86 - $223

Bus Wanda Coach  •  11 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Saunders St, Raleigh, NC to New York, NY Raleigh

$65 - $70

Drive  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Raleigh to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 505.3 miles

$45 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to drive which costs $45 - $75 and takes 8 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to fly which costs $85 - $380 and takes 3 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Raleigh to New York JFK Airport (JFK). However, there are services departing from Raleigh Amtrak and arriving at Terminal 4 via Penn Station and Jamaica, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 47 min.

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The distance between Raleigh and New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 430 miles. The road distance is 505.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to New York JFK Airport (JFK) without a car is to train which takes 10 h 47 min and costs $85 - $230.

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It takes approximately 3 h to get from Raleigh to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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Raleigh to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Raleigh Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to fly which takes 3 h and costs $85 - $380. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $85 - $230 and takes 10 h 47 min, you could also bus, which costs $65 - $70 and takes 11 h 7 min.

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The quickest flight from Raleigh/Durham Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 29 min.

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Raleigh to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Raleigh to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 505 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 53 min to drive from Raleigh to New York JFK Airport (JFK).

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JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Raleigh/Durham Airport to New York JFK Airport.

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Map of how to get from Raleigh to New York JFK Airport (JFK).
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  • Distance: 429.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA?

JetBlue Airways, American Airlines and Delta fly from Raleigh to New York JFK Airport (JFK) hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Raleigh to New York JFK Airport (JFK) twice daily. Tickets cost $75 - $220 and the journey takes 10 h 5 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Bus operators
Wanda Coach
Phone
6466307186
Email
help@wandacoach.com
Website
wandacoach.com
Bus from Saunders St, Raleigh, NC to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
wandacoach.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 Raleigh, Nc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130

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