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Trip Summary

There are 4 daily trains from Utica to New York. Traveling by train from Utica to New York usually takes around 5 hours and 50 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Empire Service train can make the trip in 4 hours and 44 minutes.

Distance177 mi (284 km)
Fastest train4h 44m
Lowest price$53.00
Trains per day4
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Empire Service
Train lines4

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Utica to New York

(Based on 8 ratings and reviews)

4.6

5.0

Arben

January 19, 2022- Visiting friends

Amtrak Empire Service

Pros: This was my first time riding on the train long distance… I didn’t release how beautiful it was From now one I’m not driving my car to visit my family in Utica I’m taking the train… Thankyou. Cons: Everything was perfect. Tips: They should take the train more o...

Pros: This was my first time riding on the train long distance… I didn’t release how beautiful it was From now one I’m not driving my car to visit my family in Utica I’m taking the train… Thankyou. Cons: Everything was perfect. Tips: They should take the train more often.

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4.0

Eduardo

November 7, 2021- Visiting family

Amtrak Empire Service

Pros: A problem w WFI it could be better. Cons: A problem w WFI it could be better.

Pros: A problem w WFI it could be better. Cons: A problem w WFI it could be better.

4.0

Eduardo

February 21, 2020- Visiting family

Amtrak Empire Service

Pros: The view was fantastic. Cons: The WFi was not the best.

Pros: The view was fantastic. Cons: The WFi was not the best.

5.0

Michael

January 4, 2020- Solo travel

Amtrak Empire Service

The trip went by very quickly once I got aboard the train.

The trip went by very quickly once I got aboard the train.

4.0

Eduardo

October 14, 2019- Visiting family

Amtrak Empire Service

Pros: The scenery from the train was awesome. Cons: You cannot get WFI on this train.

Pros: The scenery from the train was awesome. Cons: You cannot get WFI on this train.

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

In the last month, $58.85 was the average price of a train ticket from Utica to New York. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 24 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $38.24 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

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Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Utica to New York will vary between $53 and $79. Planning a train trip to New York within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Utica over the next 7 days is $54. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Utica to New York by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for January. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just $59 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Utica to New York in November, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to $70 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

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 24 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to New York from Utica will be about $38.24 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Utica to New York?

There are 4 train lines with service from Utica to New York. Amtrak Empire Service is your best bet, with 2 scheduled trains per day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak12d 14h 15m$255.84
Amtrak Empire Service24h 49m$75.14
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited16h 0m$64.78
Amtrak Maple Leaf15h 30m$63.71
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    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 1 Amtrak trains from Utica to New York every day, as well as 0 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $214.

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  • Amtrak Empire Service

    Amtrak Empire Service

    Amtrak Empire Service train tickets from Utica to New York start from $53, and on average cost . Daily there are 2 Amtrak Empire Service schedules to New York. Amtrak Empire Service in Utica leaves from 321 Main St . And in New York trains arrive at Penn Station .

    From Utica to New York train travel on Amtrak Empire Service takes 4 hours and 49 minutes. If you are looking to get to New York faster, Amtrak Empire Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 44 minutes.

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

  • Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

    Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

    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 321 Main St in Utica and arrives at Penn Station in New York. The route takes about 6 hours and 0 minutes and ticket prices start at $53.

  • Amtrak Maple Leaf

    Amtrak Maple Leaf

    The Amtrak Maple Leaf is an international rail line that runs from New York City to Toronto. It stops at some popular locations on its way, including Niagara Falls and Albany. Onboard WiFi and a cafe car make travel on the Maple Leaf comfortable and convenient. A trip from Utica to New York takes about 5 hours and 30 minutes on this line, and the average ticket price is .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Utica to New York during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Can you take a train all the way from Utica to New York?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Utica to New York. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Utica to New York?

The distance between Utica and New York is approximately 177 miles, or 284 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 50 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 44 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Utica to New York are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Friday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Utica at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 4:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Utica to New York?

There are 4 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Utica to New York.

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

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.

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 Utica?

Main departure station: 321 Main St

There are two stations in Utica where you can board the train to New York.

All train stations in Utica:

  • 321 Main St

  • Bus Terminal - 1253 Florida Blvd

Where is the train station in New York?

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Main arrival station: 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:

  • Penn Station

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