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There are 10 ways to get from Ithaca to Manhattan by bus, car, plane or train

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Bus  •  4h 30m

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

$18 - $60

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Bus via 77 St  •  4h 41m

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

$22 - $35

Bus College Express  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Cornell University Collegetown - Corner of Dryden Rd & College Ave to Port Authority Bus Terminal College Express

$46 - $48

Drive  •  4h 21m

  1. Drive from Ithaca to Manhattan 232.8 miles

$22 - $35

Bus to Elmira/Corning, fly to Newark  •  3h 59m

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

$132 - $459

Fly Ithaca to Philadelphia, train  •  4h 19m

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

$281 - $719

Bus to Syracuse, fly to New York JFK  •  5h 45m

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

$102 - $332

Bus to Syracuse, fly to New York La Guardia  •  5h 50m

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

$99 - $404

Bus to Rochester, fly to New York La Guardia  •  5h 59m

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

$117 - $440

Bus to Syracuse, fly to Newark  •  5h 56m

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

$121 - $501

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Ithaca to Manhattan is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Ithaca to Manhattan is to bus and fly which costs $130 - $460 and takes 3h 59m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ithaca, NY and arriving at New York, NY. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 30m.

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The distance between Ithaca and Manhattan is 175 miles. The road distance is 232.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Manhattan without a car is to bus which takes 4h 30m and costs $18 - $60.

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The bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY takes 4h 30m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Ithaca to Manhattan 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 1h 15m.

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Ithaca to Manhattan bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at New York, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ithaca to Manhattan is 233 miles. It takes approximately 4h 21m to drive from Ithaca to Manhattan.

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  • Distance: 174.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 30m

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

OurBus operates a bus from Ithaca to Manhattan 3 times a day. Tickets cost $18 - $35 and the journey takes 4h 30m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Syracuse to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
Flights from Syracuse to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $750
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Syracuse to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Syracuse to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ithaca to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Syracuse to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Syracuse to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Syracuse to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
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
1h 10m
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
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $35
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ourbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Destiny USA
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Book at
trailwaysny.com
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from Cornell University Collegetown - Corner of Dryden Rd & College Ave to New York, NY-52nd St & 8th Ave
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
Book at
northforkexpress.com
College Express
Website
collegeexpressbus.com
Bus from Cornell University Collegetown - Corner of Dryden Rd & College Ave to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41 - $43
Schedules at
collegeexpressbus.com

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

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There are 2082+ hotels available in Manhattan. Prices start at $95 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Ithaca Airport is to taxi which takes 8m and costs $16 - $19.

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