There are 8 ways to get from Ithaca to Detroit by plane, taxi, bus, train or car

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Fly from Ithaca  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Detroit (DTW) ITH - DTW

$178 - $921

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Bus  •  12 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Toronto, On 300
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Detroit, MI 5515 / ...

$55 - $137

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Taxi to Elmira/Corning, fly  •  3 h 26 min

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

$145 - $478

Bus to Binghamton, fly  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
  2. Fly from Binghamton (BGM) to Detroit (DTW) BGM - DTW

$110 - $458

Bus, train Amtrak  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Rochester, Ny 300
  2. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi

$82 - $221

Bus, train via Aldershot  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Rochester, Ny 300
  2. Take the train from Rochester to Aldershot
  3. Take the train from Aldershot to Windsor

$80 - $254

Bus via Cleveland, Oh  •  11 h 54 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 Detroit, Mi

$67 - $165

Drive  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Ithaca to Detroit 410.4 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Ithaca to Detroit is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ithaca to Detroit is to fly which costs $170 - $950 and takes 2 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ithaca to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Ithaca, Ny and arriving at Detroit, Mi via Buffalo, Ny and Cleveland, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 54 min.

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The distance between Ithaca and Detroit is 336 miles. The road distance is 410.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Detroit without a car is to bus and train which takes 11 h and costs $80 - $230.

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It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to get from Ithaca to Detroit, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Detroit is to fly which takes 2 h 58 min and costs $170 - $950. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $170 and takes 11 h 54 min.

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The quickest flight from Ithaca Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 33 min.

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Ithaca to Detroit bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Detroit, Mi station.

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Map of how to get from Ithaca to Detroit.
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  • Distance: 336.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 58 min

What companies run services between Ithaca, NY, USA and Detroit, MI, USA?

Delta and United Airlines fly from Ithaca to Detroit 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ithaca to Detroit via Buffalo, Ny and Cleveland, Oh in around 11 h 54 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Ithaca to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Binghamton to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ithaca to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
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 Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $45
Economy
$45 - $65
Economy Plus
$70 - $100
Business
$65 - $95
Business Plus/Sleeper
$120 - $170
Train from Aldershot to Windsor
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $55
Economy
$55 - $75
Economy Plus
$80 - $120
Business
$80 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$140 - $200
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 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 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 Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
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
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Ithaca, Ny to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Detroit, MI
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
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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Yes, the driving distance between Ithaca to Detroit is 410 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 30 min to drive from Ithaca to Detroit.

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United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Ithaca Airport to Detroit Airport.

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Book your Ithaca to Detroit 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 $16 - $19.

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