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There are 7 ways to get from Manhattan to Cornell University by bus, car or plane

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY

Bus via New York, NY

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY

Bus via 86 St

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Baker Flagpole

Drive

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Cornell University

Fly from New York JFK, bus

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

Fly from Newark, bus

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

Fly from New York La Guardia, bus

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

Manhattan to Cornell University by bus and walk

The journey time between Manhattan and Cornell University is around 6h 13m and covers a distance of around 227 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 6h 13m. Operated by OurBus, College Express and North Fork Express, the Manhattan to Cornell University service departs from New York, NY and arrives in Cornell University. Typically only one service runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Route information

Average journey time:
6h 13m
Fastest journey time:
6h 13m
Journey distance:
227 miles
Services per week:
1
Cheapest price:
$30
Carbon emissions:
45 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
16:00
Last service departs at:
16:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manhattan to Cornell University bus and walk schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Cornell University is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Cornell University is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4h 18m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY and arriving at Ithaca, NY. Services depart twice a week, and operate Monday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4h 15m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Cornell University is 175 miles. The road distance is 227.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Cornell University without a car is to bus which takes 4h 20m and costs $15 - $50.

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The bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY takes 4h 15m including transfers and departs twice a week.

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Manhattan to Cornell University bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from New York, NY station.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Syracuse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 9m.

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Manhattan to Cornell University bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Ithaca, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Cornell University is 228 miles. It takes approximately 4h 18m to drive from Manhattan to Cornell University.

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  • Distance: 174.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 20m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Cornell University, NY, USA?

OurBus operates a bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY 4 times a week. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 4h 15m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $380
Flights from New York La Guardia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
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Bus from Syracuse Airport, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $35
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College Express
Website
collegeexpressbus.com
Bus from 42nd/3rd Ave to Cornell University West
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
collegeexpressbus.com
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from NYC 3 Av & 42 St to Cornell University West
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $50
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
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Commuter fares
$15
North Fork fares
$35 - $50
Shortline Bus
Phone
+1 (845) 782-3528
Email
shortline@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Baker Flagpole
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com

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