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There are 5 ways to get from Cleveland to Ithaca by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Rochester Amtrak Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Ithaca, NY Rochester

$67 - $145

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Ithaca, Ny 212

$35 - $95

3 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Cleveland to Ithaca 332.6 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Ithaca  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Ithaca (ITH) CLE - ITH

$258 - $1,322

Fly to Elmira/Corning, bus  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Elmira/Corning (ELM) CLE - ELM
  2. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Ithaca, NY

$214 - $1,010

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The cheapest way to get from Cleveland to Ithaca is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cleveland to Ithaca is to fly which costs $250 - $1,400 and takes 5 h 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cleveland, Oh and arriving at Ithaca, Ny. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 10 min.

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The distance between Cleveland and Ithaca is 276 miles. The road distance is 332.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Ithaca without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 48 min and costs $65 - $150.

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It takes approximately 6 h 48 min to get from Cleveland to Ithaca, including transfers.

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Cleveland to Ithaca bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Cleveland, Oh station.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Ithaca is to bus which takes 8 h 10 min and costs $35 - $95. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $250 - $1,400 and takes 5 h 4 min.

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There is no direct flight from Cleveland Airport to Ithaca Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 28 min and has one stopover.

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Cleveland to Ithaca bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Ithaca, Ny station.

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Map of how to get from Cleveland to Ithaca.
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  • Distance: 276.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 48 min

What companies run services between Cleveland, OH, USA and Ithaca, NY, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Cleveland to Ithaca once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $95 and the journey takes 8 h 10 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Cleveland to Ithaca hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cleveland to Ithaca via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Cleveland to Ithaca via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Cleveland to Ithaca via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Cleveland to Ithaca via New York La Guardia, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Cleveland to Elmira/Corning via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Cleveland to Elmira/Corning via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Cleveland to Elmira/Corning via Chicago O'Hare, Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Cleveland to Elmira/Corning via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cleveland to Ithaca via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Cleveland to Ithaca via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Cleveland to Ithaca via New York JFK, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
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 Cleveland Amtrak Station to Rochester Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
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trailwaysny.com
Bus from Elmira, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
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 Cleveland, Oh to Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $95

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Yes, the driving distance between Cleveland to Ithaca is 333 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to drive from Cleveland to Ithaca.

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

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Book your Cleveland to Ithaca bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Ithaca. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Cleveland Airport is to subway which takes 27 min and costs $3.

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