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Taxi and Airport Transportation for Oneida County (NY)


Taxi and Airport Transportation for Oneida County (NY)

Discover your best transportation option for getting around Oneida County, NY with this complete guide to Oneida taxi and airport transportation.

Places with the name "Oneida" are abundant in Upstate New York since the name comes from the Native American Oneida Nation. We're discussing Oneida County, NY, specifically in this article, not the City of Oneida, which is in another county.

We'll look at some sightseeing spots in Oneida County, transit between locations within the county, and ways to get to the closest regional airports.

If Oneida County, NY, is your starting point or destination, be assured that Absolute Taxi can get you there


Oneida County, NY

You might have heard of Utica, NY, even if Oneida County isn't a familiar name to you. Utica has a 2020 population of 59,672. Nearby Rome, NY, is home to 32,238 residents.

Other communities in Oneida County are much smaller than either of these cities; however, there are dozens of them. Oneida County had a 2018 total population of 229,577. That's a lot of people compared to the surrounding counties.

Oneida County Municipalities

Utica and Rome are Oneida County's main centers of population. Nonetheless, there are several towns and villages worth noting -- and even visiting.


  • Utica
  • Rome
  • Sherrill (a tiny city at the county's western edge)


  • Annsville
  • Augusta
  • Ava
  • Boonville
  • Bridgewater
  • Camden
  • Deerfield
  • Florence
  • Floyd
  • Forestport
  • Kirkland
  • Lee
  • Marcy
  • Marshall
  • New Hartford
  • Paris
  • Remsen
  • Sangerfield
  • Steuben
  • Trenton
  • Vernon
  • Verona
  • Vienna
  • Western
  • Westmoreland
  • Whitestown


  • Boonville
  • Camden
  • Clayville
  • Clinton
  • Holland Patent
  • New Hartford
  • New York Mills
  • Oneida Castle
  • Oriskany
  • Oriskany Falls
  • Remsen
  • Sylvan Beach
  • Vernon
  • Waterville
  • Whitesboro
  • Yorkville


  • Blossvale
  • Cassville
  • Deansboro
  • Jewell
  • Lower South Bay
  • Point Rock
  • Sauquoit
  • Taberg
  • Verona Mills

Oneida County, NY Airport Transit

Oneida has a handful of small airports, but Albany Airport, Syracuse Airport, and (more distant) Rochester Airport are the ones with commercial flights. Utica does have a good-sized Amtrak train station, though.

The most common ways to travel any distance from Oneida County include personal automobile, train, bus, and taxi.

Personal Automobile

These distances are from Utica. The mileage is for a one-way trip.

  • Albany International Airport: 92 miles
  • Syracuse (Hancock) International Airport: 56 miles
  • Greater Rochester International Airport: 142 miles
  • Ithaca Tompkins International Airport: 105 miles
  • New York JFK International Airport: 249 miles

Given the distance to the nearest mega-airport for most international travel, New York City's JFK Airport, it would be advisable to take a connecting flight from Syracuse or Albany.


The Utica Amtrak station is in the city's downtown area in the Boehlert Transportation Center at 321 Main St.

There is service to most of the airport cities listed above, though some might need to take a taxi or public transit to reach the airport from the train.

Long-Distance Bus

Utica's Greyhound bus station is adjacent to the train station, also in the Boehlert Transportation Center. The Center also is a hub for city and regional buses.

Taxi Service

There are a few small local and regional taxi services in Oneida County, including in both Utica and Rome. There is also Absolute Taxi (based in Oneonta, NY). Read more about us below.

First, we'd like to discuss some of the things to see and do in Oneida County.

What to See and Do in Oneida County, NY

 There are tourist attractions throughout Oneida County, but there are also some interesting places off the beaten path. For example, Utica has a world-class art museum. Colleges and medical facilities are abundant as well.

If you're in Oneida County, NY, for any time at all, it will be time well spent.

Culture and Recreation

You can see that Oneida County has a broad range of activities, from the visual and performing arts to Historical museums and landmarks to parks. There are even a couple of zoos!

Of course, higher education institutions provide arts, culture, sports, and recreation opportunities as well.

Higher Education Institutions

In Oneida County, higher education institutions include two-year, four-year, and graduate degree-granting schools, as well as specialized medical programs.

Oneida County is within easy driving distance of other public and private colleges, including SUNY Morrisville, Colgate University, and several in and around Syracuse.


Three prominent and expansive healthcare and medical facilities serve Oneida County. These include:

Absolute Taxi is at your service if you live in or near Oneida County and need transit to or from one of these facilities.

Absolute Taxi, Oneonta, NY

Absolute Taxi is a taxi and airport transportation business headquartered in Oneonta, NY (Otsego County). We help local (Oneonta and Cooperstown), county, and regional customers with their transit needs.

The communities we serve are mostly rural ones, with little to no public transportation. Yet their residents still need to travel outside the region for any number of reasons. That's why we've recently added Oneida Count to the roster of places we serve.

We might even bring them back to Otsego County with us to see the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown or eat at Oneonta's world-famous Brooks' House of Bar-B-Q.

See You in Oneida County, NY!

So, whatever your reasons for traveling to, from, or within Oneida County, NY, we have you covered. If you need our services, we ask you to submit our ride request form or call us at (607) 287-4256.

We look forward to seeing you in one of our reliable taxis. We promise it will be an enjoyable ride!

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