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How long is the drive from New York to Florida? The total driving time is 18 hours, 59 minutes.
Your trip begins in the state of New York. It ends in the state of Florida.
If you're planning a road trip, you might be interested in seeing the total driving distance from New York to Florida.
You can also calculate the cost to drive from New York to Florida based on current local gas prices and an estimate of your car's best gas mileage.
Since this is a long drive, you might want to stop halfway and stay overnight in a hotel. You can find the city that is halfway between New York and Florida.
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Driving from New York to Florida can be an adventure if you follow the US-1 route. According to the Federal Highway Administration, US-1 starts at Fort Kent ME and ends in Key West, FL.
Using US-1 will bring you to the main streets and busy major cities in the east coast of the United States. You will need more time than the usual route. Some run parallel to I-95.
In New York it starts at Port Chester via New Rochelle, New York City to the NY-NJ State line north of Jersey City. From here you will go through Newark, Elizabeth, New Brunswick, Princeton to Trenton on NJ-PA State line at the Delaware River Bridge. Then on to Trenton via Morrisville, Oakford, Philadelphia, Media, Kennett Square, Oxford, Nottingham to PA-MD Stateline south of Nottingham.
We suggest following the detailed route through this link http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/highwayhistory/us1.cfm.
The only US-1 road we recommend if you are driving from New York to Key West Florida, is the US-1 Miami to Key West road. US-1 from Key Largo to Key West is also known as Overseas Highway or the Highways that Goes to the Sea. This National Scenic Byway is also known as the All American Road.
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