There are 8 ways to get from Schenectady to New York JFK Airport (JFK) by train, bus, 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.

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Train Amtrak  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...

$62 - $126

Cheapest option

Bus Trailways New York  •  4 h 32 min

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

$35 - $84

6 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to New York, Ny 4051 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York to JKF Terminal 4

$38 - $81

Train VIA Rail  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Schenectady to Grand Central Terminal VIA Rail / ...

$39 - $111

Drive  •  3 h 9 min

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

$17 - $26

Train to Syracuse, fly to New York JFK  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
  2. Fly from Syracuse (SYR) to New York JFK (JFK) SYR - JFK

$114 - $380

Bus to Worcester, fly to New York JFK  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Worcester, Ma
  2. Fly from Worcester (ORH) to New York JFK (JFK) ORH - JFK

$140 - $715

Line 355 bus to Albany, fly to Newark, train  •  5 h 23 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
  3. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
  4. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  5. Take the train from Station D Jamaica Station to Terminal 4

$206 - $424

Questions & Answers

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.

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The quickest way to get from Schenectady to New York JFK Airport (JFK) is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3 h 9 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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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Schenectady to New York JFK Airport (JFK), including transfers.

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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 JKF Terminal 4 via Albany, Ny and New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Schenectady to New York JFK Airport (JFK). However, there are services departing from Schenectady Amtrak and arriving at Terminal 4 via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak, Penn Station and Station D Jamaica Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 29 min.

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

Amtrak operates a train from Schenectady to New York JFK Airport (JFK) hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $80 and the journey takes 2 h 33 min. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from Schenectady to New York JFK Airport (JFK) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $80 and the journey takes 3 h 25 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Albany to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Syracuse to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Syracuse to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Worcester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Syracuse to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
Train from Schenectady Amtrak to New York
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $260
Train from Schenectady Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Schenectady to Grand Central Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $50
Economy
$45 - $70
Economy Plus
$70 - $110
Business
$70 - $100
Business Plus/Sleeper
$120 - $180
Train from Schenectady to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
Economy Plus
$65 - $95
Business
$60 - $90
Business Plus/Sleeper
$110 - $160
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Station D Jamaica Station to Terminal 4
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Rome2rio guide to
rome2rio.com
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Schenectady, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Schedules at
trailwaysny.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.

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 45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Albany, Ny to Worcester, Ma
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$35 - $45
Trans-bridge Lines
Capital District Transportation (CDTA)
Phone
+1 518-482-8822
Website
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

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