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There are 4 ways to get from Hershey to Ithaca by bus, car, plane or train

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Bus  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Elmira, NY Harrisburg
  2. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Ithaca, NY

$54 - $95

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Drive  •  4h 10m

  1. Drive from Hershey to Ithaca 221.8 miles

$21 - $35

Fly from Harrisburg  •  6h 50m

  1. Fly from Harrisburg (MDT) to Ithaca (ITH) MDT - ITH

$289 - $1,526

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  6h 37m

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

$235 - $575

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The cheapest way to get from Hershey to Ithaca is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Hershey to Ithaca is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hershey to Ithaca. However, there are services departing from Hershey Intermodal Center and arriving at Ithaca, NY via Harrisburg Transportation Center and Elmira, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 30m.

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The distance between Hershey and Ithaca is 150 miles. The road distance is 221.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Hershey to Ithaca without a car is to bus which takes 7h 30m and costs $50 - $95.

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It takes approximately 7h 30m to get from Hershey to Ithaca, including transfers.

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Hershey to Ithaca bus services, operated by Fullington Trailways, depart from Harrisburg Transportation Center station.

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The best way to get from Hershey to Ithaca is to bus which takes 7h 30m and costs $50 - $95. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $280 - $1,600 and takes 6h 50m.

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There is no direct flight from Harrisburg Airport to Ithaca Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 37m and has one stopover.

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Hershey to Ithaca bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Ithaca, NY station.

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Map of how to get from Hershey to Ithaca.
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  • Distance: 150 miles
  • Duration: 7h 30m

What companies run services between Hershey, PA, USA and Ithaca, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Hershey to Ithaca via Market Square Transfer Center, Harrisburg Transportation Center, and Elmira, NY in around 7h 30m. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Hershey to Ithaca every 3 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Ithaca via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Harrisburg to Ithaca via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,700
Flights from Philadelphia to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Ithaca via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Flights from Harrisburg to Ithaca via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Harrisburg to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Harrisburg Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Trailways New York

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Yes, the driving distance between Hershey to Ithaca is 222 miles. It takes approximately 4h 10m to drive from Hershey to Ithaca.

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Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Harrisburg Airport to Ithaca Airport.

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

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