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

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Recommended option

Bus  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to Albany, Ny 277 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Binghamton, NY
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 300

$64 - $122

Cheapest option

Bus OurBus  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Hartford, CT - Union Station to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY OurBus Intercity Prime

$49 - $94

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 212

$99 - $225

Drive  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Amherst to Ithaca 264.3 miles

$25 - $40

Fly Hartford to Ithaca  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Hartford (BDL) to Ithaca (ITH) BDL - ITH

$275 - $1,359

Train, train to Newark, fly to Ithaca  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak to New Haven Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Ithaca (ITH) EWR - ITH

$344 - $1,141

Bus to Boston, fly to Rochester, bus  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to Boston, Ma
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Rochester (ROC) BOS - ROC
  3. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny

$162 - $546

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

You can take a bus from Amherst to Ithaca via Springfield, MA, Springfield, Ma, Albany, Ny, State St & S. Pearl St - S. Pearl Station, Albany Bus Terminal, Albany, NY, Binghamton, NY, and Binghamton, Ny in around 9 h 4 min. Alternatively, American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Amherst to Ithaca hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Hartford to Ithaca via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Hartford to Ithaca via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Hartford to Ithaca via Reagan Washington, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,300
Flights from Boston to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Hartford to Ithaca via Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Hartford to Ithaca via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Hartford to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Boston to Rochester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Springfield Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
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 to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Springfield Amtrak to New Haven Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to Rochester
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $90
Economy Plus
$95 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Springfield, Ma to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Binghamton, Ny to Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Springfield, Ma to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Email
dveronesi@peterpanbus.com
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Hartford, CT - Union Station to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
peterpanbus.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
ourbus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Amherst and Ithaca is 327 km. The road distance is 423 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from Amherst to Ithaca. However, there are services departing from Amherst, MA - 79 South Pleasant Street and arriving at Ithaca, Ny via Springfield, Ma, State St & S. Pearl St - S. Pearl Station, Albany, NY and Binghamton, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 4 min.

It takes approximately 9 h 4 min to get from Amherst to Ithaca, including transfers.