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New York - Elyria Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

4 trains operate daily from New York to Elyria. The train trip from New York to Elyria is usually about 15 hours and 31 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Amtrak Lake Shore Limited train can get you there in as little as 12 hours and 52 minutes.

Distance424 mi (683 km)
Fastest train12h 52m
Lowest price€60.96
Trains per day1
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
Train lines2

What is the price of a train ticket from New York to Elyria?

The average price for a train ticket from New York to Elyria is €146.35, Tickets are generally pricier for this train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. By booking your trip at least 3 days in advance, you increase your chances of scoring even cheaper tickets. But if you wait until the day of your trip to book tickets, expect to pay €96.94 more.

Monthly average prices

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You can find the lowest prices on this route during February. This time of year offers the best deals on train tickets from New York to Elyria, with the average price at just €132. Train tickets on this route are most expensive in July, when the average price goes up to €234. You can still score cheap deals below this average price, though, especially if you plan ahead and book your ticket in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches

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If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 3 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Elyria from New York will be about €96.94 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from New York to Elyria?

2 train services operate from New York to Elyria. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 3 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak316h 23m€217.33
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited112h 53m€118.12
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 3 Amtrak trains from New York to Elyria every day, as well as 3 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €106.

  • The Amtrak Lake Shore Limited is an overnight train that runs along some of the best shorelines in the U.S., connecting New York City and Boston with Chicago. The service provides top-tier amenities to its passengers, including free WiFi and dining onboard. The Lake Shore Limited departs from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station in New York and arrives at 410 East River Rd in Elyria. The route takes about 12 hours and 53 minutes and ticket prices start at €61.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between New York and Elyria is approximately 424 miles, or 683 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 15 hours and 31 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 12 hours and 52 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

Trains departing from New York to Elyria tend to have the most passengers on Tuesday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Tuesday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Friday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

The earliest train departs New York at 10:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 15:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. There is one direct train, which you can stay on for the entire journey from New York to Elyria. In contrast, taking a non-direct train would require you to transfer trains during your trip.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Elyria to New York.

City Information

New York

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New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square. Or hop on a ferry to Ellis Island to meet the Statue of Liberty up-close and personal.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.

Station Information

Where is the train station in New York?

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Main departure station: NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station

Pennsylvania Station, or just Penn Station, is the main train station in New York City. All Amtrak trains to and from NYC use Penn Station as their only train stop in Manhattan. Penn Station offers easy connections to various other types of transportation, including commuter rail (the Long Island Rail Road and the NJ Transit both operate out of Penn Station), airport transit, and six lines of the NYC Subway, making it the busiest train station in the Western Hemisphere. Located in the heart of Manhattan, right by the world-famous Madison Square Garden, Penn Station is close to various points of interest such as Times Square and the Empire State Building, as well as many restaurants and retail stores.

All train stations in New York:

  • NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station

Where is the train station in Elyria?

Main arrival station: 410 East River Rd

Elyria has one train station.

Train stations in Elyria:

  • 410 East River Rd

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