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

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Fly from Ithaca  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Columbus (CMH) ITH - CMH

$218 - $1,124

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Bus Barons Bus  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Buffalo, Ny 300
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Columbus, OH Buffalo

$52 - $140

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Taxi to Elmira/Corning, fly  •  4 h 29 min

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

$165 - $561

Bus, train  •  10 h 30 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

$82 - $207

Bus via Cleveland, Oh  •  10 h 48 min

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

$65 - $160

Drive  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Ithaca to Columbus 468.6 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Ithaca to Columbus. However, there are services departing from Ithaca, Ny and arriving at Columbus, Oh via Buffalo, Ny and Cleveland, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 48 min.

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The distance between Ithaca and Columbus is 381 miles. The road distance is 468.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Columbus without a car is to bus and train which takes 10 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Ithaca to Columbus, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Columbus is to fly which takes 4 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 48 min.

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There is no direct flight from Ithaca Airport to Columbus Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 3 min and has one stopover.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Ithaca to Columbus is 469 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 56 min to drive from Ithaca to Columbus.

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

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  • Distance: 381 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 29 min

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

American Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Ithaca to Columbus hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ithaca to Columbus via Buffalo, Ny and Cleveland, Oh in around 10 h 48 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ithaca to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Columbus via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Columbus via Detroit, Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Columbus via Detroit, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ithaca to Columbus via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Ithaca to Columbus via Washington Dulles, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Columbus via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Columbus via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Columbus via Newark, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ithaca to Columbus via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Ithaca to Columbus via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Ithaca to Columbus via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Ithaca to Columbus via Philadelphia, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
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
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
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 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 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 Ithaca, Ny to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
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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Book your Ithaca to Columbus bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Ithaca Airport is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs .

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