There are 8 ways to get from Ithaca to Amherst by bus, train, car or plane

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  •  9 h 8 min

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

$69 - $140

Cheapest option

Bus OurBus  •  11 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Amherst, MA

$36 - $62

6 alternative options

Bus #2  •  11 h 11 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  •  11 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Rochester, Ny 300
  2. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak

$99 - $225

Drive  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Ithaca to Amherst 264.9 miles

$25 - $40

Fly to Hartford  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Hartford (BDL) ITH - BDL

$215 - $1,009

Fly to Worcester, bus  •  9 h 42 min

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

$238 - $1,063

Fly to Newark, train  •  9 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Newark (EWR) ITH - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to New Haven Union Station Amtrak
  3. Take the train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak

$346 - $1,143

Questions & Answers

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

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It takes approximately 9 h 8 min to get from Ithaca to Amherst, including transfers.

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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, Schenectady, Ny, Albany, Ny and Springfield, MA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 8 min.

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

You can take a bus from Ithaca to Amherst via Binghamton, Ny, Binghamton, NY, Schenectady, NY, Schenectady, Ny, Albany, Ny, Springfield, Ma, and Springfield, MA in around 9 h 8 min. Alternatively, American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Ithaca to Amherst every 2 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ithaca to Hartford via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Ithaca to Worcester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ithaca to Hartford via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Ithaca to Hartford via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Ithaca to Hartford via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Ithaca to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ithaca to Hartford via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $300
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Train from New Haven Union Station Amtrak to Springfield Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $200
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Albany
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to New Haven Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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
Hourly
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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Bus from Ithaca, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
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
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Schenectady, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
ourbus.com
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Northampton
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Bus from Worcester, MA - Union Station to Springfield
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com

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