There are 5 ways to get from Long Island City to Ithaca by bus, car, plane, taxi or train

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Bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Binghamton, Ny 4262 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 300 / ...

$30 - $83

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Drive  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Long Island City to Ithaca 228.3 miles

$22 - $35

Fly Newark to Ithaca  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Ithaca (ITH) EWR - ITH

$256 - $890

Fly Newark to Elmira/Corning, taxi  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Elmira/Corning (ELM) EWR - ELM
  2. Take a taxi from Elmira/Corning to Ithaca

$245 - $915

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Ithaca  •  4 h 52 min

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

$281 - $720

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The cheapest way to get from Long Island City to Ithaca is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Long Island City to Ithaca is to fly which costs $250 - $900 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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The distance between Long Island City and Ithaca is 177 miles. The road distance is 228.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Long Island City to Ithaca without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 16 min and costs $29 - $85.

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It takes approximately 5 h 16 min to get from Long Island City to Ithaca, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Long Island City to Ithaca is to bus which takes 5 h 16 min and costs $29 - $85. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $250 - $900 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Ithaca Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Long Island City to Ithaca is 228 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to drive from Long Island City to Ithaca.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Ithaca Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Long Island City to Ithaca.
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  • Distance: 177.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 16 min

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

You can take a bus from Long Island City to Ithaca via Times Sq - 42 St, New York, Ny, and Binghamton, Ny in around 5 h 16 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Long Island City to Ithaca twice daily.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Elmira/Corning
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 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 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
Hourly
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
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
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Book at
ourbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Elmira/Corning to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Big Johns Taxi
Phone
+1 607-333-1363
Website
bigjohnstaxi.webs.com

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