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Duration 8h 35m
Distance 165.5 miles
Average price $60
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average bus between Ithaca and Albany takes 8h 35m and the fastest bus takes 6h 10m. There is at least one bus per day from Ithaca to Albany. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Ithaca, NY
  2. Binghamton, NY
  3. Albany
5h 15m
$50 - $69

Ithaca to Albany bus times

Buses run once daily between Ithaca and Albany. The service departs Ithaca at 10:50 in the morning, which arrives into Albany at 18:10. All services require a transfer at Binghamton, NY (Greater Binghamton Bus Terminal Gate 15) and take an average of 8h 35m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ithaca to Albany. However, there are services departing from Ithaca, NY and arriving at Albany, NY via Binghamton, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 15m.

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The distance between Ithaca and Albany is 141 miles. The road distance is 165.5 miles.

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Ithaca to Albany bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Ithaca, NY station.

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Ithaca to Albany bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Albany, NY station.

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There are 240+ hotels available in Albany. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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