There are 4 ways to get from Schenectady to New York JFK Airport (JFK) by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Schenectady to New York VIA Rail

$41 - $112

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny 4061 / ...

$28 - $77

2 alternative options

Bus Trailways New York  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Schenectady, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal

$36 - $61

Drive  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Schenectady to New York JFK Airport (JFK) 178.7 miles

$17 - $26

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Schenectady to New York JFK Airport (JFK). However, there are services departing from Schenectady and arriving at Terminal 4 via Penn Station and Jamaica, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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The distance between Schenectady and New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 151 miles. The road distance is 178.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Schenectady to New York JFK Airport (JFK) without a car is to train which takes 4 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 5 min to get from Schenectady to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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Schenectady to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Schenectady station.

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The best way to get from Schenectady to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to train which takes 4 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 15 min.

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Schenectady to New York JFK Airport (JFK) train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at New York station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Schenectady to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 179 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to drive from Schenectady to New York JFK Airport (JFK).

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There are 1492+ hotels available in New York JFK Airport (JFK). Prices start at $120 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Schenectady to New York JFK Airport (JFK).
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  • Distance: 151 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 5 min

What companies run services between Schenectady, NY, USA and New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA?

VIA Rail operates a train from Schenectady to New York JFK Airport (JFK) every 3 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $110 and the journey takes 3 h 23 min. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Schenectady to New York JFK Airport (JFK) every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $20 - $50 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Schenectady to New York
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
Economy Plus
$75 - $110
Business
$70 - $100
Business Plus/Sleeper
$130 - $180
Bus operators
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 Albany, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Schenectady, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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