There are 6 ways to get from Ithaca to Boston by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly  •  4 h 1 min

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

$208 - $775

Cheapest option

Bus OurBus  •  9 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route
  2. Take the bus from 7 Av/W 36 St to Boston, MA - South Station Ny

$34 - $58

4 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 18 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 Schenectady, Ny to Boston, Ma 220 / ...

$61 - $130

Bus, train via New York Penn Station  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Binghamton, Ny 212
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to New York, Ny 271
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak

$148 - $420

Bus, train Amtrak  •  11 h 54 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 train from Schenectady Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak

$77 - $180

Drive  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Ithaca to Boston 333.2 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Ithaca to Boston is to fly which costs $200 - $800 and takes 4 h 1 min.

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The distance between Ithaca and Boston is 279 miles. The road distance is 333.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Ithaca to Boston, including transfers.

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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, Ma via Binghamton, NY and Schenectady, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 18 min.

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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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Map of how to get from Ithaca to Boston.
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  • Distance: 279 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 1 min

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Ithaca to Boston hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ithaca to Boston via Binghamton, Ny, Binghamton, NY, Schenectady, NY, and Schenectady, Ny in around 9 h 18 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Philadelphia, Rochester
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Philadelphia, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Philadelphia, Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Philadelphia, Harrisburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Schenectady Amtrak to Boston South Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
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 Schenectady, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Binghamton, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
sales.coachusa.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
us.megabus.com
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 New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Schedules at
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
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Binghamton, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $55
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$20 - $30
Online Fare
$25 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $60
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from 7 Av/W 36 St to Boston, MA - South Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Schedules at
boltbus.com

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