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There are 5 ways to get from Harvard to Cornell University by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to Ithaca, NY Ithaca-Binghamton(or Syracuse)-Albany-Boston route

$81 - $117

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  11 h

  1. Take the train from Worcester Union Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY

$161 - $281

Train, bus via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal  •  13 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Littleton/Rte 495 to Porter
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  3. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Cornell University West

$91 - $121

Drive  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Harvard to Cornell University 324.7 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Worcester (ORH) to Ithaca (ITH) ORH - ITH

$400 - $1,720

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The cheapest way to get from Harvard to Cornell University is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Harvard to Cornell University is to fly which costs $400 - $1,800 and takes 4 h 57 min.

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The distance between Harvard and Cornell University is 251 miles. The road distance is 324.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Harvard to Cornell University without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 37 min and costs $80 - $120.

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It takes approximately 8 h 37 min to get from Harvard to Cornell University, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Harvard to Cornell University is to bus which takes 8 h 37 min and costs $80 - $120. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $400 - $1,800 and takes 4 h 57 min.

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There is no direct flight from Worcester Airport to Ithaca Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 12 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Harvard to Cornell University is 325 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to drive from Harvard to Cornell University.

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American Airlines offers flights from Worcester Airport to Ithaca Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Cornell University. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Harvard to Cornell University.
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  • Distance: 251.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 37 min

What companies run services between Harvard, MA, USA and Cornell University, NY, USA?

OurBus operates a bus from Harvard to Cornell University once a week. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 6 h 30 min. Alternatively, American Airlines flies from Harvard to Cornell University twice daily.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Worcester to Ithaca via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,600
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Worcester Union Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $55
Economy
$50 - $75
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Business
$75 - $110
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Book at
ourbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA - South Station to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.com
College Express
Website
collegeexpressbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Cornell University West
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41 - $43
Schedules at
collegeexpressbus.com

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The best way to get from Harvard to Worcester Airport is to taxi which takes 36 min and costs $85 - $110.

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