There are 7 ways to get from Ithaca to Princeton by plane, train, bus, taxi or car

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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Fly Ithaca to Newark, train  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Newark (EWR) ITH - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.

$259 - $897

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Bus OurBus, train  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Union City, NJ Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct. Northeast Corridor

$30 - $51

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Fly Ithaca to Philadelphia, train, line 606 bus  •  4 h 3 min

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

$226 - $550

Taxi to Elmira/Corning, fly to Newark, train  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ithaca to Elmira/Corning
  2. Fly from Elmira/Corning (ELM) to Newark (EWR) ELM - EWR
  3. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.

$171 - $504

Bus Greyhound USA, train  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Ithaca, Ny to Binghamton, Ny 212
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to New York, Ny 271
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.

$40 - $98

Bus  •  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

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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 which costs $250 - $900 and takes 3 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ithaca to Princeton. However, there are services departing from Ithaca Commons - Seneca St and arriving at Palmer Square, Princeton via Cornell University Collegetown - Corner of Dryden Rd & College Ave and Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 7 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 and train which takes 6 h 36 min and costs $29 - $55.

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It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Ithaca to Princeton, including transfers.

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Ithaca to Princeton bus services, operated by College Express, depart from Cornell University Collegetown - Corner of Dryden Rd & College Ave station.

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The quickest flight from Ithaca Airport to Newark Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 14 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: 3 h 9 min

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

You can take a bus from Ithaca to Princeton via College @ Mitchell, Cornell University Collegetown - Corner of Dryden Rd & College Ave, and Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 10 h 7 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Ithaca to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Ithaca to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Princeton Jct.
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
28 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
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
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Book at
ourbus.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 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
Bus from Binghamton, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Binghamton, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$21 - $30
Online Fare
$25 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $60
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
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
Other operators
Taxi from Ithaca to Elmira/Corning
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
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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