How would you travel from Texas (Dallas) to New York and how long would it take?
By car, not counting stopping: 1,547 miles @23:53 hours. Plane: $1,831 round trip @3:10 hours non stop, $834 with one stop. (Not taking advantage of discounts by buying early tickets.)
$222 by train, which would take about 2 days.
About $160 by bus, which would take about a day and a half.
Go to google maps and get directions. They should calculate a route for you and give you a time estimation.