There are 8 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Cornell University by bus, car, plane, taxi or train

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Bus  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route

$16 - $35

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Bus via 31St St At Bergenline Ave  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Union City, NJ to Ithaca, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route

$16 - $37

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Bus College Express  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from NYC 42nd St &3rd 3rd Ave between 41st & 42nd St to Cornell University West College Express

$41

Drive  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal to Cornell University 226.7 miles

$22 - $35

Fly Newark to Elmira/Corning, taxi  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Elmira/Corning (ELM) EWR - ELM
  2. Take a taxi from Elmira/Corning to Cornell University

$242 - $912

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Ithaca  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Ithaca (ITH) PHL - ITH

$278 - $707

Fly New York La Guardia to Rochester, bus  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Rochester (ROC) LGA - ROC
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny

$120 - $458

Fly Newark to Rochester, bus  •  6 h 28 min

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

$132 - $505

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY and arriving at Ithaca, NY. Services depart six times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Cornell University is 176 miles. The road distance is 226.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Cornell University without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 12 min and costs .

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The bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY takes 4 h 30 min including transfers and departs six times a week.

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Grand Central Terminal to Cornell University bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from New York, NY station.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Elmira/Corning Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Grand Central Terminal to Cornell University bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Ithaca, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Central Terminal to Cornell University is 227 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to drive from Grand Central Terminal to Cornell University.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Elmira/Corning Airport.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Cornell University. Prices start at $106 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Grand Central Terminal to Cornell University.
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  • Distance: 175.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 12 min

What companies run services between Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA and Cornell University, NY, USA?

OurBus operates a bus from Grand Central Terminal to Cornell University 6 times a week. Tickets cost $16 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Elmira/Corning
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Newark to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
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ourbus.com
Bus from Union City, NJ to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
College Express
Website
collegeexpressbus.com
Bus from NYC 42nd St &3rd 3rd Ave between 41st & 42nd St to Cornell University West
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
collegeexpressbus.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
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
Other operators
Taxi from Elmira/Corning to Cornell University
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Big Johns Taxi
Phone
+1 607-333-1363
Website
bigjohnstaxi.webs.com

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Newark Airport is to shuttle which takes 20 min and costs .

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