There are 8 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Ithaca 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 6 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Binghamton, Ny 4262 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 300 / ...

$34 - $107

Cheapest option

Bus #2  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 300 / ...

$16 - $70

6 alternative options

Bus via Monticello, NY  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Monticello, NY 101 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Monticello, NY to Binghamton
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 300

$56 - $100

Bus College Express  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from NYC 42nd St &3rd 3rd Ave between 41st & 42nd St to Cornell University Collegetown - Corner of Dryden Rd & College Ave College Express

$41

Drive  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal to Ithaca 226.7 miles

$22 - $35

Fly Newark to Ithaca  •  3 h 13 min

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

$248 - $887

Fly Newark to Elmira/Corning, taxi  •  3 h 48 min

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

$237 - $912

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Ithaca  •  4 h 36 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

$282 - $711

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

You can take a bus from Grand Central Terminal to Ithaca via New York, Ny and Binghamton, Ny in around 5 h 6 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Grand Central Terminal to Ithaca 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
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
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 New York, Ny to Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Binghamton to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $85
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Book at
sales.coachusa.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
sales.coachusa.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Monticello, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Bus from Monticello, NY to Binghamton
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
coachusa.com
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
College Express
Website
collegeexpressbus.com
Bus from NYC 42nd St &3rd 3rd Ave between 41st & 42nd St to Cornell University Collegetown - Corner of Dryden Rd & College Ave
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
collegeexpressbus.com
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

How far is it from Grand Central Terminal to Ithaca?

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

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

The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Ithaca 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 Ithaca?

The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Ithaca is to fly which takes 3 h 13 min and costs $240 - $900.

Is there a direct bus between Grand Central Terminal and Ithaca?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Ithaca, Ny. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 5 min.

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

It takes approximately 5 h 6 min to get from Grand Central Terminal to Ithaca, including transfers.