There are 7 ways to get from Ithaca to Cambridge 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 from Ithaca  •  4 h 16 min

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

$214 - $777

Cheapest option

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

5 alternative options

Bus to Rochester, fly  •  5 h 42 min

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

$144 - $483

Bus, train Amtrak Acela Express  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...

$137 - $371

Bus, train Amtrak  •  12 h 9 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

$80 - $183

Bus College Express  •  12 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Cornell University Collegetown - Corner of Dryden Rd & College Ave to Port Authority Bus Terminal College Express
  2. Take the bus from Manhattan, NY to Cambridge, MA

$64

Drive  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Ithaca to Cambridge 331.7 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ithaca to Cambridge is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ithaca to Cambridge is to fly which costs $210 - $800 and takes 4 h 16 min.

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The distance between Ithaca and Cambridge is 277 miles. The road distance is 331.7 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Ithaca to Cambridge, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ithaca to Cambridge. 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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What companies run services between Ithaca, NY, USA and Cambridge, MA, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Ithaca to Cambridge hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ithaca to Cambridge 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 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Philadelphia, Rochester
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Philadelphia, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Philadelphia, Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 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
Flights from Rochester to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ithaca to Boston via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Rochester to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
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 48 min
Frequency
Every 2 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 Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
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
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
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
College Express
Website
collegeexpressbus.com
Bus from Cornell University Collegetown - Corner of Dryden Rd & College Ave to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
collegeexpressbus.com
Go Buses
Phone
1 855 888-7160
Email
gobuses@facebook.com
Website
gobuses.com
Bus from Manhattan, NY to Cambridge, MA
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
gobuses.com

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