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  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Buffalo, NY

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  1. Take the bus from Ithaca to Rochester, Ny
  2. Take the train from Rochester to Buffalo Depew Station

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  1. Drive from Ithaca to Elma
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Elma is 800-232-4636.

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The social distance requirement in Elma is 2 metres.

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The cost-effective way to get from Ithaca to Elma is to drive, which costs $26 - $40 and takes 2h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Ithaca to Elma is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 2h 52m.

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The distance between Ithaca and Elma is 113 miles. The road distance is 147 miles.

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Elma without a car is to bus which takes 3h 38m and costs $60 - $80.

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It takes approximately 3h 38m to get from Ithaca to Elma, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ithaca to Elma is 147 miles. It takes approximately 2h 52m to drive from Ithaca to Elma.

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There are 114+ hotels available in Elma. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 113.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 38m

What companies run services between Ithaca, NY, USA and Elma, NY, USA?

OurBus operates a bus from Ithaca, NY to Buffalo, NY once daily. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 3h 20m.

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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester to Buffalo Depew Station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$25 - $35
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Seat
$30 - $50
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$16 - $26
Business
$60 - $62
Economy
$35 - $36
EconomyPlus
$35 - $55
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
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Trailways
Phone
+1 800-858-8555
Website
trailways.com
Bus from Ithaca to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
trailways.com

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