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There are 7 ways to get from Ithaca to Amherst by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Binghamton, NY 212
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to SUNY Collins Circle
  3. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Springfield, Ma 220 / ...

$64 - $123

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Bus OurBus  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Springfield 2008 / ...

$43 - $92

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Bus #2  •  10 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Binghamton, NY 212
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Albany, NY
  3. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Northampton

$58 - $107

Bus, train  •  12 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Rochester, Ny 300
  2. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$79 - $200

Drive  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Ithaca to Amherst 264.9 miles

$25 - $40

Fly to Hartford, train  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Hartford (BDL) ITH - BDL
  2. Take the train from Hartford Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak

$227 - $1,029

Fly to Worcester, bus  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Worcester (ORH) ITH - ORH
  2. Take the bus from Worcester to Springfield, MA

$238 - $1,064

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The cheapest way to get from Ithaca to Amherst is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 5 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ithaca to Amherst is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 5 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ithaca to Amherst. However, there are services departing from Ithaca, NY and arriving at Amherst, MA via Binghamton, NY, SUNY Collins Circle, Albany, Ny and Springfield, MA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 59 min.

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The distance between Ithaca and Amherst is 204 miles. The road distance is 264.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Amherst without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 59 min and costs $60 - $130.

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It takes approximately 9 h 59 min to get from Ithaca to Amherst, including transfers.

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Ithaca to Amherst bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Ithaca, NY station.

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There is no direct flight from Ithaca Airport to Hartford Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 59 min and has one stopover.

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Ithaca to Amherst bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Springfield, Ma station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ithaca to Amherst is 265 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to drive from Ithaca to Amherst.

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  • Distance: 204.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 59 min

What companies run services between Ithaca, NY, USA and Amherst, MA, USA?

You can take a bus from Ithaca to Amherst via Binghamton, NY, SUNY Collins Circle, State St & Eagle St, Albany, Ny, Springfield, Ma, and Springfield, MA in around 9 h 59 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ithaca to Hartford via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Ithaca to Hartford via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Ithaca to Worcester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ithaca to Hartford via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ithaca to Hartford via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
Train from Hartford Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Ithaca, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Bus from Albany, Ny to Springfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from New York, Ny to Springfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $45
Bus from Ithaca, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Worcester, Ma to Springfield, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to SUNY Collins Circle
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Book at
trailwaysny.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Springfield
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Northampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Worcester to Springfield, MA
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Website
peterpanbus.com

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

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There are 32+ hotels available in Amherst. Prices start at $73 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Ithaca Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs $16 - $19.

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