There are 9 ways to get from Ithaca to Boston by night bus, plane, bus, train or car

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Night bus to Syracuse, fly  •  3h 41m

  1. Take the night bus from Ithaca, NY to Syracuse, NY
  2. Fly from Syracuse (SYR) to Boston (BOS) SYR - BOS

$98 - $467

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Bus, train via New York  •  8h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca to 300 W 31st St, NYC FlixBus
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station Acela / ...

$48 - $147

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Fly from Ithaca  •  5h 30m

  1. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Boston (BOS) ITH - BOS

$134 - $289

Bus to Rochester, fly  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Rochester, NY
  2. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Boston (BOS) ROC - BOS

$89 - $396

Bus to Buffalo, fly  •  5h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Boston (BOS) BUF - BOS

$83 - $269

Bus  •  9h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY Ithaca, NY - New York, NY / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Boston South Buses 2504 / ...

$48 - $101

Bus, train  •  11h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Syracuse, NY
  2. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Boston South Station Lake Shore Limited

$61 - $92

Bus via Cornell University Collegetown - Corner of Dryden Rd & College Ave  •  11h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Cornell University Collegetown - Corner of Dryden Rd & College Ave to Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC South Bound: Cornell-Ronkonkoma
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA Peter Pan

$50 - $98

Drive  •  6h 16m

  1. Drive from Ithaca to Boston 333.9 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Ithaca to Boston is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6h 16m.

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The quickest way to get from Ithaca to Boston is to night bus and fly which costs $95 - $470 and takes 3h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ithaca to Boston. However, there are services departing from Ithaca, NY and arriving at Boston South Buses via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 22m.

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The distance between Ithaca and Boston is 279 miles. The road distance is 333.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Boston without a car is to bus and train via New York which takes 8h 33m and costs $45 - $150.

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It takes approximately 3h 41m to get from Ithaca to Boston, including transfers.

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Ithaca to Boston bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Ithaca, NY station.

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Boston is to fly which takes 5h 30m and costs $130 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $110 and takes 9h 22m.

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The quickest flight from Syracuse Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Ithaca to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Boston South Buses station.

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Map of how to get from Ithaca to Boston.
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  • Distance: 279 miles
  • Duration: 3h 41m

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Ithaca to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ithaca to Boston via New York, NY and New York, Ny in around 9h 22m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Syracuse to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Philadelphia, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Philadelphia, Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Philadelphia, Rochester
Ave. Duration
7h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $280
Flights from Rochester to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Syracuse to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Rochester to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $350
Flights from Buffalo to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $390
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Buffalo to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $230
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $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 New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Premium
$220 - $320
Flexi Coach Seat
$85 - $130
Business Seat
$90 - $130
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Night bus from Ithaca, NY to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
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ourbus.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Book at
ourbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
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trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Buffalo Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Ithaca to 300 W 31st St, NYC
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Shortline Bus
Phone
+1 (845) 782-3528
Email
shortline@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $65
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
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 New York, Ny to Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $70
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from Cornell University Collegetown - Corner of Dryden Rd & College Ave to Port Authority Bus Terminal NYC
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $50
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
Book at
northforkexpress.com
Commuter fares
$15
North Fork fares
$35 - $50
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY to South Station, Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
peterpanbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Ithaca to Boston is 334 miles. It takes approximately 6h 16m to drive from Ithaca to Boston.

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JetBlue Airways and American Airlines offer flights from Syracuse Airport to Boston Airport.

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There are 618+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Ithaca Airport is to line 32 bus which takes 22 min and costs $3.

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