There are 5 ways to get from Boston to Cornell University by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to Ithaca, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-Albany-Boston route

$16 - $40

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Bus via Boston, MA  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to Ithaca, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-Albany-Boston route

$16 - $40

Drive  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Cornell University 333.3 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Ithaca  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Ithaca (ITH) BOS - ITH

$205 - $777

Fly to Rochester, bus  •  6 h 35 min

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

$147 - $498

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Boston, MA and arriving at Ithaca, NY. Services depart once a week, and operate Tuesday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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The distance between Boston and Cornell University is 278 miles. The road distance is 333.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Cornell University without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 20 min and costs .

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The bus from Boston, MA to Ithaca, NY takes 6 h 15 min including transfers and departs once a week.

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Boston to Cornell University bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Boston, MA station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Cornell University is to bus which takes 6 h 20 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 5 h 21 min.

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There is no direct flight from Boston Airport to Ithaca Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 52 min and has one stopover.

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Boston to Cornell University bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Ithaca, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Cornell University is 333 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to drive from Boston to Cornell University.

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

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Map of how to get from Boston to Cornell University.
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  • Distance: 278.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 20 min

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

OurBus operates a bus from Boston to Cornell University once a week. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 6 h 15 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Boston to Cornell University hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Reagan Washington, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 18 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Rochester, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Covington, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Rochester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Boston to Rochester via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 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 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Rochester via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $40
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ourbus.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 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

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There are 29+ hotels available in Cornell University. Prices start at $106 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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