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

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Bus  •  6h 36m

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

$16 - $40

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Drive  •  6h 15m

  1. Drive from Boston to Cornell University 333.3 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Ithaca  •  5h 17m

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

$205 - $780

Fly to Rochester, bus  •  7h 12m

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

$143 - $483

Fly to Syracuse, bus  •  6h 52m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Syracuse (SYR) BOS - SYR
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY

$156 - $597

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Cornell University is to bus which costs $16 - $40 and takes 6h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Cornell University is to fly which costs $200 - $800 and takes 5h 17m.

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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 Monday. The journey takes approximately 6h 30m.

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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 6h 36m and costs $16 - $40.

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The bus from Boston, MA to Ithaca, NY takes 6h 30m 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 6h 36m and costs $16 - $40. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $200 - $800 and takes 5h 17m.

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There is no direct flight from Boston Airport to Ithaca Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 1m 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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Map of how to get from Boston to Cornell University.
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  • Distance: 278.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 36m

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 6h 30m. 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
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Reagan Washington, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via New York JFK, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Boston to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Buffalo, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 6m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Rochester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Boston to Rochester via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Boston to Rochester via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Boston to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $40
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ourbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
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trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Cornell University is 333 miles. It takes approximately 6h 15m 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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There are 27+ hotels available in Cornell University. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15m and costs $1 - $14.

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