Cheap train tickets from Elmira to New York

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How much are train tickets from Elmira to New York?

Lowest Price$94.25
Fastest8h 27m
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Elmira to New York?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Elmira to New York is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Elmira to New York was $99.98. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 21 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $26.50 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Elmira to New York?

The distance between Elmira and New York is approximately 173.68 miles, or 279.45 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 10 hours and 44 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 27 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Elmira to New York?

On Monday trains from Elmira to New York are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Elmira to New York?

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to New York. One train carrier operates regular service on the Elmira to New York route. Amtrak offers the most scheduled departures between Elmira to New York, usually offering 2 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Elmira to New York, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Elmira to New York, which start at $62.00.

One train company connects Elmira to New York

Amtrak

Amtrak train tickets from Elmira to New York start from $94.25, and on average cost $109.19. Daily there are 2 Amtrak schedules to New York. Amtrak in Elmira leaves from Trailways Bus Term - 100 East Church St, And in New York trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Elmira to New York train travel on Amtrak takes 10 hours and 44 minutes. If you are looking to get to New York faster, Amtrak offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 27 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $114.92 for a one-way train ticket to New York.

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Avg. Time
10h 44m
Avg. Price
$109.19
There is one train station from which trains depart Elmira on their way to New York:
  • Trailways Bus Term - 100 East Church St
There is one train station where trains from Elmira arrive in New York:
  • Penn Station