There are 7 ways to get from Ithaca to Cincinnati by plane, bus, taxi, train, night bus 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.

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Fly Ithaca to Covington  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Covington (CVG) ITH - CVG

$228 - $1,121

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Bus  •  14 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Rochester, Ny 300
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Cleveland, Oh 248
  3. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh

$75 - $184

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Fly Ithaca to Dayton, bus  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Dayton (DAY) ITH - DAY
  2. Take the bus from Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh

$242 - $1,075

Taxi to Elmira/Corning, fly to Covington  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ithaca to Elmira/Corning
  2. Fly from Elmira/Corning (ELM) to Covington (CVG) ELM - CVG

$165 - $568

Bus, train, night bus  •  13 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Rochester, Ny 300
  2. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
  3. Take the night bus from Cleveland, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh

$77 - $152

Bus, train  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Rochester, Ny 300
  2. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Columbus, Oh
  4. Take the bus from Columbus, OH to University of Cincinnati, OH

$82 - $160

Drive  •  9 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Ithaca to Cincinnati 574.9 miles

$55 - $85

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No, there is no direct bus from Ithaca to Cincinnati. However, there are services departing from Ithaca, Ny and arriving at Cincinnati, Oh via Rochester, Ny and Cleveland, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 23 min.

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The distance between Ithaca and Cincinnati is 480 miles. The road distance is 574.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Cincinnati without a car is to bus and train and night bus which takes 13 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to get from Ithaca to Cincinnati, including transfers.

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Ithaca to Cincinnati bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Ithaca, Ny station.

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Cincinnati is to fly which takes 5 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 14 h 23 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ithaca Airport to Covington Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 54 min and has one stopover.

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Ithaca to Cincinnati bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Cincinnati, Oh station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ithaca to Cincinnati is 575 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 42 min to drive from Ithaca to Cincinnati.

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

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Map of how to get from Ithaca to Cincinnati.
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  • Distance: 480.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 3 min

What companies run services between Ithaca, NY, USA and Cincinnati, OH, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Ithaca to Cincinnati hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ithaca to Cincinnati via Rochester, Ny and Cleveland, Oh in around 14 h 23 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ithaca to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Ithaca to Covington via Detroit, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Ithaca to Covington via Detroit, St. Louis
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Ithaca to Dayton via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Covington via Detroit, Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Covington via Detroit, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Covington via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Covington via Detroit, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ithaca to Covington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Ithaca to Covington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Ithaca to Covington via Philadelphia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Ithaca to Covington via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Ithaca to Dayton via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Ithaca to Dayton via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Ithaca to Dayton via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Ithaca to Dayton via Philadelphia, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ithaca to Covington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Ithaca to Dayton via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Ithaca to Dayton via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Covington via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Covington via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Allegiant Air
Website
allegiantair.com
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Covington via Orlando Sanford
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Business Seat
$68
Bedroom
$550 - $590
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 Dayton Trotwood, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
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
Night bus from Cleveland, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Other operators
Taxi from Ithaca to Elmira/Corning
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Ithaca Dispatch
Phone
+1 607-277-8294
Website
ithacataxi.biz
Green Hornet Taxi
Phone
+1 607-280-3779
Website
greenhornettaxicab.com
Collegetown Cab
Phone
+1 607-588-8888

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