There are 5 ways to get from Schenectady to New York JFK Airport (JFK) by train, bus, subway, car or plane

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

Train  •  3 h 52 min

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

$41 - $117

Cheapest option

Line 905 bus, bus, subway  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 905 bus from State St & Broadway - Downtown/Train Station to Albany Bus Terminal 905
  2. Take the bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY
  3. Take the subway from 42 St - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Howard Beach - JFK Airport A

$24 - $90

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny 4051 / ...
  2. Take the bus from W 42 St/8 Av to JFK Airport To JFK

$47 - $86

Drive  •  3 h 9 min

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

$17 - $26

Line 355 bus, fly  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 355 bus from State St & Veeder Ave- Veeder/Nott Terrace Station to Central Ave & Colonie Center - Colonie Station
  2. Fly from Albany (ALB) to Newark (EWR) ALB - EWR

$216 - $426

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 $35 - $110 and the journey takes 3 h 13 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Schenectady to New York JFK Airport (JFK) via Albany, Ny, New York, Ny, and W 42 St/8 Av in around 5 h 5 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Schenectady to New York
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
Economy Plus
$75 - $110
Business
$70 - $100
Business Plus/Sleeper
$130 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Capital District Transportation (CDTA)
Website
cdta.org
Bus from State St & Broadway - Downtown/Train Station to Albany Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org
Bus from State St & Veeder Ave- Veeder/Nott Terrace Station to Central Ave & Colonie Center - Colonie Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $80
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Albany, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Schenectady to New York JFK Airport (JFK)?

The distance between Schenectady and New York JFK Airport (JFK) is 242 km. The road distance is 286 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Schenectady to New York JFK Airport (JFK)?

The cheapest way to get from Schenectady to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 9 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Schenectady to New York JFK Airport (JFK)?

The quickest way to get from Schenectady to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to drive which takes 3 h 9 min and costs $17 - $26.

Is there a direct train between Schenectady and New York JFK Airport (JFK)?

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 Station D Jamaica Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 52 min.

Is there a direct bus between Schenectady and New York JFK Airport (JFK)?

No, there is no direct bus from Schenectady to New York JFK Airport (JFK). However, there are services departing from Schenectady, Ny and arriving at JFK Airport via Albany, Ny and W 42 St/8 Av. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 5 min.

How long does it take to get from Schenectady to New York JFK Airport (JFK)?

It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Schenectady to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.