There are 12 ways to get from Cornell University to Washington by plane, train, bus or car

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

Fly Ithaca to Philadelphia, train  •  4 h 17 min

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

$292 - $754

Cheapest option

Bus OurBus  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Union City, NJ NY - DC Intercity
  2. Take the bus from Union City, NJ to Washington, DC NY - DC Intercity

$33 - $66

10 alternative options

Bus to Rochester, fly to Reagan Washington  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca to Rochester
  2. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Reagan Washington (DCA) ROC - DCA

$137 - $551

Bus to Syracuse, fly to Reagan Washington  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Cortland, NY to Syracuse, NY
  2. Fly from Syracuse (SYR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) SYR - DCA

$264 - $585

Bus to Rochester, fly to Washington Dulles  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca to Rochester
  2. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Washington Dulles (IAD) ROC - IAD

$143 - $285

Bus to Buffalo, fly to Baltimore, train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Baltimore (BWI) BUF - BWI
  3. Take the train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak

$213 - $811

Bus to Syracuse, fly to Washington Dulles  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Cortland, NY to Syracuse, NY
  2. Fly from Syracuse (SYR) to Washington Dulles (IAD) SYR - IAD

$250 - $569

Bus OurBus, train  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY NY - DC Intercity
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Amtrak Acela Express

$137 - $371

Bus College Express, train  •  9 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Cornell University West to Port Authority Bus Terminal College Express
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Amtrak Acela Express

$161 - $381

Bus, train VIA Rail  •  11 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Cortland, NY to Syracuse, NY
  2. Take the train from Syracuse to New York
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Amtrak

$297 - $666

Bus  •  16 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca to Scranton
  2. Take the bus from Scranton, PA to Harrisburg, PA
  3. Take the bus from Harrisburg, PA to Washington, DC

$78 - $146

Drive  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Cornell University to Washington 326.4 miles

$30 - $50

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

You can take a bus from Cornell University to Washington via Ithaca, NY and Union City, NJ in around 10 h 30 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ithaca to Philadelphia
Avg. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Rochester to Reagan Washington
Avg. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Rochester to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Avg. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Syracuse to Reagan Washington
Avg. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Syracuse to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Avg. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Baltimore
Avg. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Rochester to Washington Dulles
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Syracuse to Washington Dulles
Avg. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Syracuse to Washington Dulles via Toronto
Avg. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rochester to Reagan Washington via New York La Guardia
Avg. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Syracuse to Washington Dulles via Toronto
Avg. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Avg. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $250
Website
amtrak.com
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Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $250
Train from BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Avg. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
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Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Amtrak
Avg. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
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Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Syracuse to New York
Avg. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$75 - $110
Economy Plus
$110 - $160
Business
$110 - $160
Business Plus/Sleeper
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca to Rochester
Avg. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca to Buffalo Airport
Avg. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Rochester, NY
Avg. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Cortland, NY to Syracuse, NY
Avg. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Ithaca to Scranton
Avg. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Harrisburg, PA to Washington, DC
Avg. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
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Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY
Avg. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
ourbus.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Union City, NJ
Avg. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
ourbus.com
Bus from Union City, NJ to Washington, DC
Avg. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
ourbus.com
College Express
Website
collegeexpressbus.com
Bus from Cornell University West to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Avg. Duration
6 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
collegeexpressbus.com
Fullington Trailways
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Scranton, PA to Harrisburg, PA
Avg. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Refundable
$35 - $50

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Cornell University to Washington?

The distance between Cornell University and Washington is 398 km. The road distance is 522 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cornell University to Washington?

The cheapest way to get from Cornell University to Washington is to drive which costs $40 and takes 6 h 19 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Cornell University to Washington?

The quickest way to get from Cornell University to Washington is to fly and train which takes 4 h 17 min and costs $650.

Is there a direct bus between Cornell University and Washington?

No, there is no direct bus from Cornell University to Washington. However, there are services departing from Ithaca, NY and arriving at Washington, DC via Union City, NJ. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from Cornell University to Washington?

It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Cornell University to Washington, including transfers.