There are 8 ways to get from Detroit to Ithaca by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

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Fly to Ithaca  •  3 h 22 min

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

$268 - $1,422

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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 - $145

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Fly to Elmira/Corning, taxi  •  3 h 51 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 18 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 6 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

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

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Ithaca is to fly which costs $260 - $1,500 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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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.

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The distance between Detroit and Ithaca is 336 miles. The road distance is 410.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Ithaca without a car is to bus and train which takes 11 h 21 min and costs $80 - $230.

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It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Detroit to Ithaca, including transfers.

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Detroit to Ithaca bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Detroit, Mi station.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Ithaca is to fly which takes 3 h 22 min and costs $260 - $1,500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $170 and takes 11 h 57 min.

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Ithaca Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 24 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Detroit to Ithaca.
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  • Distance: 336.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 22 min

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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Detroit to Elmira/Corning
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Detroit to Binghamton
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
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 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 - $120
Business Plus/Sleeper
$140 - $200
Train from Aldershot to Rochester
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 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

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 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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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Ithaca is 410 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 30 min to drive from Detroit to Ithaca.

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Delta offers flights from Detroit Airport to Ithaca Airport.

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Book your Detroit to Ithaca bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Ithaca. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Detroit Airport is to line 261 bus which takes 49 min and costs $2.

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