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There are 9 ways to get from Ithaca to Princeton by bus, car, plane or train

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Bus via Union City, NJ  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Union City, NJ Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton

$25 - $50

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Bus  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route / ...
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton

$24 - $72

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Bus College Express  •  10 h 7 min

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

$50 - $60

Drive  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Ithaca to Princeton 222.5 miles

$21 - $35

Fly Ithaca to Philadelphia, train, line 606 bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Philadelphia (PHL) ITH - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
  3. Take the line 606 bus from Wallenberg Blvd Across From Terminal to Nassau St At Witherspoon St

$226 - $550

Bus to Syracuse, fly to New York JFK, train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Syracuse, NY
  2. Fly from Syracuse (SYR) to New York JFK (JFK) SYR - JFK
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Amtrak Station

$108 - $377

Bus to Syracuse, fly to Philadelphia, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Syracuse, NY
  2. Fly from Syracuse (SYR) to Philadelphia (PHL) SYR - PHL
  3. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Amtrak Station

$227 - $773

Bus to Elmira/Corning, fly to Newark, train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Elmira, NY
  2. Fly from Elmira/Corning (ELM) to Newark (EWR) ELM - EWR
  3. Take the train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Trenton Amtrak Station

$133 - $489

Bus to Syracuse, fly to Newark, train  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Syracuse, NY
  2. Fly from Syracuse (SYR) to Newark (EWR) SYR - EWR
  3. Take the train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Trenton Amtrak Station

$113 - $516

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The cheapest way to get from Ithaca to Princeton is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ithaca to Princeton is to fly and train and line 606 bus which costs $220 - $550 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ithaca to Princeton. However, there are services departing from Ithaca, NY and arriving at Palmer Square, Princeton via 30Th St At Palisade Ave and Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 54 min.

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The distance between Ithaca and Princeton is 174 miles. The road distance is 222.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Ithaca to Princeton without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 54 min and costs $24 - $50.

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It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to get from Ithaca to Princeton, including transfers.

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

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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 Princeton bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Palmer Square, Princeton station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ithaca to Princeton is 222 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to drive from Ithaca to Princeton.

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Map of how to get from Ithaca to Princeton.
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  • Distance: 174.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 54 min

What companies run services between Ithaca, NY, USA and Princeton, NJ, USA?

You can take a bus from Ithaca to Princeton via Union City, NJ, 30Th St At Palisade Ave, and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 6 h 54 min.

Airlines
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 JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Flights from Syracuse to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Syracuse to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $2,100
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
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Syracuse to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
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

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 Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$25 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $50
Room
$140 - $200
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Liberty International Airport to Trenton Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$15 - $30
Business Seat
$23 - $40
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Union City, NJ
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
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ourbus.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
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ourbus.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Book at
ourbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Palmer Square, Princeton
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Book at
megabus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Book at
trailwaysny.com
College Express
Website
collegeexpressbus.com
Bus from Cornell University Collegetown - Corner of Dryden Rd & College Ave to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
collegeexpressbus.com

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American Airlines offers flights from Ithaca Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 102+ hotels available in Princeton. Prices start at $69 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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