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There are 6 ways to get from Ithaca to Philadelphia by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Philadelphia (PHL) ITH - PHL

$203 - $506

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Bus OurBus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route
  2. Take the bus from New York 31st St. to Philadelphia

$37 - $51

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Bus, train  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...

$92 - $241

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Scranton Rochester
  2. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Philadelphia, Pa 7959 / ...

$41 - $92

Bus via Scranton, Pa  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Scranton, Pa 212
  2. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Doylestown, Pa 7959 / ...

$41 - $89

Drive  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Ithaca to Philadelphia 231.4 miles

$22 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Ithaca to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ithaca to Philadelphia is to fly which costs $200 - $550 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ithaca to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from Ithaca, NY and arriving at Philadelphia via New York 31st St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 15 min.

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The distance between Ithaca and Philadelphia is 186 miles. The road distance is 231.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Philadelphia without a car is to bus and train which takes 6 h 13 min and costs $90 - $250.

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It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to get from Ithaca to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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Ithaca to Philadelphia bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Ithaca, NY station.

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Philadelphia is to fly which takes 2 h 5 min and costs $200 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $55 and takes 7 h 15 min.

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The quickest flight from Ithaca Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 18 min.

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Ithaca to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Focus, arrive at Philadelphia station.

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Map of how to get from Ithaca to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 186.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 5 min

What companies run services between Ithaca, NY, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

American Airlines flies from Ithaca to Philadelphia 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Ithaca to Philadelphia via New York, NY and New York 31st St. in around 7 h 15 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ithaca to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
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 New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 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
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ourbus.com
Focus
Phone
+1 215-625-2727
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York 31st St. to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Book at
gotobus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Scranton
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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 Scranton, Pa to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Ithaca, Ny to Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Scranton, Pa to Doylestown, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Scranton to Philadelphia, PA
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Ithaca to Philadelphia is 231 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to drive from Ithaca to Philadelphia.

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American Airlines offers flights from Ithaca Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 437+ hotels available in Philadelphia. Prices start at $84 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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