There are 7 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Cornell University by bus, car, plane, taxi or train

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

Bus  •  5 h 12 min

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

$16 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus via 31St St At Bergenline Ave  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Union City, NJ to Ithaca, NY OurBus Intercity Prime

$16 - $37

5 alternative options

Bus College Express  •  6 h 26 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 226.9 miles

$22 - $35

Fly Newark to Ithaca  •  3 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Ithaca (ITH) EWR - ITH

$245 - $884

Fly Newark to Elmira/Corning, taxi  •  3 h 50 min

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

$237 - $912

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Ithaca  •  4 h 35 min

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

$279 - $708

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 4 times a week. Tickets cost $16 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Grand Central Terminal to Cornell University 3 times a day.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Elmira/Corning
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
ourbus.com
Bus from Union City, NJ to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules 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
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Grand Central Terminal to Cornell University?

The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Cornell University is 281 km. The road distance is 363 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Cornell University?

The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Cornell University is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 17 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Cornell University?

The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Cornell University is to fly which takes 3 h 12 min and costs $240 - $900.

Is there a direct bus between Grand Central Terminal and Cornell University?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY and arriving at Ithaca, NY. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from Grand Central Terminal to Cornell University?

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