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There are 10 ways to get from Ithaca to Grand Central Terminal by bus, car, plane or train

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Bus via 28 St  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route

$20 - $34

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Bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route

$16 - $35

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Bus College Express  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Cornell University Collegetown - Corner of Dryden Rd & College Ave to NYC 42nd St &3rd 3rd Ave between 41st & 42nd St College Express / ...

$41

Drive  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Ithaca to Grand Central Terminal 227 miles

$22 - $35

Bus to Elmira/Corning, fly to Newark  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Elmira, NY
  2. Fly from Elmira/Corning (ELM) to Newark (EWR) ELM - EWR

$134 - $462

Fly Ithaca to Philadelphia, train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Philadelphia (PHL) ITH - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station

$278 - $716

Bus to Syracuse, fly to New York La Guardia  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Destiny USA
  2. Fly from Syracuse (SYR) to New York La Guardia (LGA) SYR - LGA

$102 - $409

Bus to Rochester, fly to New York La Guardia  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Rochester, NY
  2. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to New York La Guardia (LGA) ROC - LGA

$117 - $441

Bus to Syracuse, fly to New York JFK  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Destiny USA
  2. Fly from Syracuse (SYR) to New York JFK (JFK) SYR - JFK

$108 - $342

Bus to Syracuse, fly to Newark  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Destiny USA
  2. Fly from Syracuse (SYR) to Newark (EWR) SYR - EWR

$124 - $506

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The cheapest way to get from Ithaca to Grand Central Terminal is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ithaca to Grand Central Terminal is to bus and fly which costs $130 - $470 and takes 3 h 53 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ithaca, NY and arriving at New York, NY. Services depart once a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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The distance between Ithaca and Grand Central Terminal is 176 miles. The road distance is 227 miles.

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Grand Central Terminal without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 34 min and costs $19 - $35.

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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Ithaca to Grand Central Terminal, including transfers.

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Ithaca to Grand Central Terminal bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Ithaca, NY station.

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The quickest flight from Elmira/Corning Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 9 min.

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Ithaca to Grand Central Terminal bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at New York, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ithaca to Grand Central Terminal is 227 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to drive from Ithaca to Grand Central Terminal.

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  • Distance: 175.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

What companies run services between Ithaca, NY, USA and Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA?

OurBus operates a bus from Ithaca to Grand Central Terminal once a week. Tickets cost $16 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Syracuse to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $750
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Syracuse to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Syracuse to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ithaca to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Syracuse to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Syracuse to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Syracuse to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
College Express
Website
collegeexpressbus.com
Bus from Cornell University Collegetown - Corner of Dryden Rd & College Ave to NYC 42nd St &3rd 3rd Ave between 41st & 42nd St
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
collegeexpressbus.com
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from Cornell University Collegetown - Corner of Dryden Rd & College Ave to 3 Av & 42 St
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
Book at
northforkexpress.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Destiny USA
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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United Airlines offers flights from Elmira/Corning Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 1910+ hotels available in Grand Central Terminal. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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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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