There are 5 ways to get from Kingston to Ithaca by bus, train 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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Bus  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Kingston, Ontario to Brockville, ON
  2. Take the bus from Brockville, ON to Syracuse, NY
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Binghamton, Ny 207 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 300

$53 - $163

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Bus, train  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Kingston, Ontario to Brockville, ON
  2. Take the bus from Brockville, ON to Syracuse, NY
  3. Take the train from Syracuse to Rochester
  4. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 212

$69 - $216

Train, bus  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Kingston to Toronto
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Rochester
  3. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 212

$82 - $257

Bus via Toronto, On  •  12 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Kingston, ON to Toronto, ON
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, On to Rochester, Ny 329 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 212

$59 - $121

Drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Kingston to Ithaca 186.4 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Kingston to Ithaca is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kingston to Ithaca is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kingston to Ithaca. However, there are services departing from Kingston, Ontario and arriving at Ithaca, Ny via Brockville, ON, Regional Transportation Center, Syracuse, Ny and Binghamton, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 4 min.

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The distance between Kingston and Ithaca is 199 km. The road distance is 298.3 km.

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The best way to get from Kingston to Ithaca without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 4 min and costs $65 - $220.

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It takes approximately 9 h 4 min to get from Kingston to Ithaca, including transfers.

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Kingston to Ithaca bus services, operated by Megabus Canada, depart from Kingston, Ontario station.

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Kingston to Ithaca bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Ithaca, Ny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kingston to Ithaca is 298 km. It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to drive from Kingston to Ithaca.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Ithaca. Prices start at $109 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 124.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 4 min

What companies run services between Kingston, ON, Canada and Ithaca, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Kingston to Ithaca via Brockville, ON, Syracuse, NY, Regional Transportation Center, S State St & E Jefferson St, Syracuse, Ny, and Binghamton, Ny in around 9 h 4 min.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Syracuse to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$90 - $130
Train from Kingston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
Economy Plus
$75 - $110
Business
$70 - $100
Business Plus/Sleeper
$130 - $180
Train from Toronto to Rochester
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $50
Economy
$50 - $75
Economy Plus
$80 - $110
Business
$75 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$140 - $200
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 Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Kingston, Ontario to Brockville, ON
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $17
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megabus.ca
Bus from Kingston, ON to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Book at
megabus.ca
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Brockville, ON to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $90
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $24
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50
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 Syracuse, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Bus from Binghamton, Ny to Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Toronto, On to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55

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