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There are 7 ways to get from Amherst to Ithaca by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Amherst Town Commons, Amherst Center, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY Peter Pan / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Ithaca, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route

$33 - $94

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to Syracuse, Ny 277 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY

$54 - $110

Train, bus  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY

$90 - $188

Drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Amherst to Ithaca 264.3 miles

$25 - $40

Train to Hartford, fly to Ithaca  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Hartford Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Ithaca (ITH) BDL - ITH

$287 - $1,380

Bus to Boston, fly to Rochester, bus  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Amherst Town Commons, Amherst Center, MA to South Station, Boston, MA
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Rochester (ROC) BOS - ROC
  3. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Ithaca, NY

$158 - $508

Bus to Boston, fly to Syracuse, bus  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Amherst Town Commons, Amherst Center, MA to South Station, Boston, MA
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Syracuse (SYR) BOS - SYR
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY

$171 - $622

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The cheapest way to get from Amherst to Ithaca is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 5 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amherst to Ithaca is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 5 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amherst to Ithaca. However, there are services departing from Amherst Town Commons, Amherst Center, MA and arriving at Ithaca, NY via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 40 min.

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The distance between Amherst and Ithaca is 204 miles. The road distance is 264.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Amherst to Ithaca without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 40 min and costs $30 - $95.

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It takes approximately 9 h 40 min to get from Amherst to Ithaca, including transfers.

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Amherst to Ithaca bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from Amherst Town Commons, Amherst Center, MA station.

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There is no direct flight from Hartford Airport to Ithaca Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 37 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amherst to Ithaca is 264 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 8 min to drive from Amherst to Ithaca.

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  • Distance: 204.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 40 min

What companies run services between Amherst, MA, USA and Ithaca, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Amherst to Ithaca via Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY and New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 9 h 40 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Hartford to Ithaca via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Hartford to Ithaca via Reagan Washington, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Hartford to Ithaca via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Boston to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Boston to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Hartford to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to Rochester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Boston to Rochester via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Hartford to Ithaca via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Boston to Rochester via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Boston to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Hartford Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $55
Economy
$50 - $75
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Business
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Amherst Town Commons, Amherst Center, MA to Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Amherst Town Commons, Amherst Center, MA to South Station, Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Amherst, MA to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $28
Book at
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
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trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Springfield, Ma to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70

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United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Hartford Airport to Ithaca Airport.

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