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There are 10 ways to get from Long Island City to Ithaca by bus, car, plane or train

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 Trailways New York  •  5h 39m

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

$19 - $63

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Bus College Express  •  7h 47m

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

$46 - $48

Drive  •  4h 19m

  1. Drive from Long Island City to Ithaca 228.3 miles

$22 - $35

Fly Newark to Elmira/Corning, bus  •  4h 52m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Elmira/Corning (ELM) EWR - ELM
  2. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Ithaca, NY

$212 - $877

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Ithaca  •  4h 37m

  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

Fly New York La Guardia to Syracuse, bus  •  6h 19m

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

$99 - $404

Fly New York JFK to Syracuse, bus  •  6h 36m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Syracuse (SYR) JFK - SYR
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY

$102 - $332

Fly New York La Guardia to Rochester, bus  •  6h 31m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Rochester (ROC) LGA - ROC
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Ithaca, NY

$116 - $440

Fly Newark to Syracuse, bus  •  6h 45m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Syracuse (SYR) EWR - SYR
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY

$124 - $504

Fly Newark to Rochester, bus  •  6h 52m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Rochester (ROC) EWR - ROC
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Ithaca, NY

$131 - $490

Questions & Answers

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

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

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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 5h 39m and costs $18 - $65.

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It takes approximately 5h 39m to get from Long Island City to Ithaca, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Elmira/Corning Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 6m.

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

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Elmira/Corning Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Ithaca. Prices start at $85 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: 5h 39m

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

Trailways New York operates a bus from Long Island City to Ithaca twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $60 and the journey takes 4h 30m. OurBus also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Elmira/Corning
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Newark to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Newark to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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trailwaysny.com
Bus from Elmira, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Book at
trailwaysny.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
College Express
Website
collegeexpressbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Cornell University Collegetown - Corner of Dryden Rd & College Ave
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41 - $43
Schedules at
collegeexpressbus.com

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