There are 7 ways to get from Boston to Ithaca by plane, bus, train 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 to Ithaca  •  5 h 6 min

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

$208 - $776

Cheapest option

Bus OurBus  •  9 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to New York, NY
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY OurBus Intercity Prime

$35 - $67

5 alternative options

Fly to Rochester, bus  •  6 h 29 min

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

$138 - $482

Train Amtrak Acela Express, bus  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Binghamton, Ny Nyc
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 300

$163 - $450

Bus via Binghamton, Ny  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to New York, Ny
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Binghamton, Ny Nyc
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 300

$55 - $171

Train Amtrak, bus  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 212

$83 - $215

Drive  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Ithaca 333.1 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Boston to Ithaca is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Ithaca is to fly which takes 5 h 6 min and costs $200 - $800.

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The distance between Boston and Ithaca is 446 km. The road distance is 533 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Boston to Ithaca, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Ithaca. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Ithaca, Ny via New York, Ny and Binghamton, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 27 min.

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

United Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Boston to Ithaca hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Boston to Ithaca via New York, Ny and Binghamton, Ny in around 9 h 27 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Rochester, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Pittsburgh, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Boston to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Buffalo, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Covington, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Columbus, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Ithaca via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $170
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $180
Room
$290 - $410
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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
Bus from New York, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
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 Boston, Ma to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
sales.coachusa.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
sales.coachusa.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.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
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
ourbus.com

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