There are 6 ways to get from Long Island City to Cortland by bus, car, train, plane or subway

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  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Cortland 252 / ...

$30 - $68

5 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Long Island City to Cortland 221.3 miles

$21 - $35

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Ithaca  •  5 h

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

$375 - $850

Fly New York La Guardia to Syracuse, bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Syracuse (SYR) LGA - SYR
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Cortland

$96 - $409

Subway to New York JFK, fly to Syracuse, bus  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Take the subway from Court Sq to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Syracuse (SYR) JFK - SYR
  3. Take the bus from Regional Transportation Center to S State St & E Jefferson St
  4. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Cortland

$97 - $335

Fly New York La Guardia to Rochester, bus  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Rochester (ROC) LGA - ROC
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Cortland

$121 - $468

Questions & Answers

The distance between Long Island City and Cortland is 173 miles. The road distance is 221.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Long Island City to Cortland without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 49 min to get from Long Island City to Cortland, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Ithaca Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 11 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Long Island City to Cortland is 221 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to drive from Long Island City to Cortland.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Ithaca Airport.

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There are 13+ hotels available in Cortland. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Long Island City to Cortland.
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  • Distance: 173.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 49 min

What companies run services between Long Island City, NY, USA and Cortland, NY, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Long Island City to Cortland every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $27 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min. College Express also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Cortland
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Cortland
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
College Express
Website
collegeexpressbus.com
Bus from NYC 42nd St &3rd 3rd Ave between 41st & 42nd St to SUNY Cortland Corey Union
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
collegeexpressbus.com
Centro
Phone
+1 315 442-3400.
Website
centro.org
Bus from Regional Transportation Center to S State St & E Jefferson St
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
centro.org

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