There are 8 ways to get from Detroit to Ithaca by plane, taxi, 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  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Ithaca (ITH) DTW - ITH

$268 - $1,422

Cheapest option

Bus, Thru-Bus  •  12 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Hamilton, ON
  2. Take the Thru-Bus from Hamilton, ON to Buffalo, NY
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 212

$55 - $144

6 alternative options

Fly to Elmira/Corning, taxi  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Elmira/Corning (ELM) DTW - ELM
  2. Take a taxi from Elmira/Corning to Ithaca

$257 - $1,097

Fly to Binghamton, bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Binghamton (BGM) DTW - BGM
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Ithaca, Ny

$230 - $1,062

Bus, train  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
  2. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 212

$83 - $223

Bus  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Cleveland, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny 212
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 212

$68 - $168

Train, bus  •  12 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Windsor to Aldershot
  2. Take the train from Aldershot to Rochester
  3. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 212

$82 - $249

Drive  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Detroit to Ithaca 410.2 miles

$40 - $60

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Ithaca, NY, USA?

Delta flies from Detroit to Ithaca 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Detroit to Ithaca via Cleveland, Oh and Buffalo, Ny in around 11 h 57 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Detroit to Elmira/Corning
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Detroit to Binghamton
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Toledo Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Windsor to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $55
Economy
$55 - $75
Economy Plus
$80 - $120
Business
$80 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$140 - $200
Train from Aldershot to Rochester
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
Economy Plus
$70 - $100
Business
$65 - $95
Business Plus/Sleeper
$120 - $170
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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 Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
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 Detroit, Mi to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Detroit, MI to Hamilton, ON
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$22 - $35
Online Fare
$27 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $65
Bus from Hamilton, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $18
Online Fare
$13 - $27
Standard Fare
$21 - $35
Refundable
$25 - $40
Other operators
Taxi from Elmira/Corning to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Big Johns Taxi
Phone
+1 607-333-1363
Website
bigjohnstaxi.webs.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Detroit and Ithaca is 538 km. The road distance is 656 km.

The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Ithaca is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 7 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Detroit to Ithaca is to fly which takes 3 h 15 min and costs $260 - $1,500.

No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Ithaca. However, there are services departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Ithaca, Ny via Cleveland, Oh and Buffalo, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 57 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 15 min to get from Detroit to Ithaca, including transfers.