There are 4 ways to get from Ithaca to Elmira by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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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Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Binghamton, Ny 212 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY Binghampton-Olean

$29 - $50

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  46 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ithaca to Elmira 33.8 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Ithaca to Elmira 33.8 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  46 min

  1. Take an Uber from Ithaca to Elmira 33.8 miles

$40 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Ithaca to Elmira is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ithaca to Elmira is to taxi which costs $70 - $85 and takes 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ithaca to Elmira. However, there are services departing from Ithaca, Ny and arriving at Elmira, NY via Binghamton, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between Ithaca and Elmira is 29 miles. The road distance is 33.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Elmira without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 30 min and costs $28 - $50.

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from Ithaca to Elmira, including transfers.

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

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Ithaca to Elmira bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at Elmira, NY station.

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Map of how to get from Ithaca to Elmira.
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  • Distance: 29.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

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

You can take a bus from Ithaca to Elmira via Binghamton, Ny and Binghamton, NY in around 3 h 30 min.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
sales.coachusa.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Other operators
Uber Upstate NY
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Ithaca to Elmira
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$40 - $55
UberXL
$65 - $85
Taxi from Ithaca to Elmira
Ave. Duration
46 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
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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