There are 6 ways to get from Columbia University to Cornell University by bus, car, subway, train, plane or taxi

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus OurBus  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY OurBus Intercity Prime

$19 - $38

5 alternative options

Bus College Express  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Cornell University West College Express

$44

Drive  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Columbia University to Cornell University 229.9 miles

$22 - $35

Line 1 subway, train to Newark, fly to Ithaca  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Take the line 1 subway from 116 St - Columbia University to 34 St - Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Ithaca (ITH) EWR - ITH

$252 - $890

Fly Newark to Elmira/Corning, taxi  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Elmira/Corning (ELM) EWR - ELM
  2. Take a taxi from Elmira/Corning to Cornell University

$244 - $918

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Ithaca  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Ithaca (ITH) PHL - ITH

$278 - $717

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Columbia University to Cornell University is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Columbia University to Cornell University is to line 1 subway and train and fly which takes 3 h 28 min and costs $250 - $900.

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The distance between Columbia University and Cornell University is 278 km. The road distance is 368 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to get from Columbia University to Cornell University, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Columbia University, NY, USA and Cornell University, NY, USA?

OurBus operates a bus from Columbia University to Cornell University twice a week. Tickets cost $16 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Elmira/Corning
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
ourbus.com
College Express
Website
collegeexpressbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Cornell University West
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
collegeexpressbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Elmira/Corning to Cornell University
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Big Johns Taxi
Phone
+1 607-333-1363
Website
bigjohnstaxi.webs.com

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