There are 6 ways to get from Manhattan to Cornell University by bus, car, plane, taxi 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 OurBus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY Long Island -Ithaca College Special

$16 - $35

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Bus College Express  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Cornell University West College Express / ...

$19 - $48

Drive  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Cornell University 232.2 miles

$22 - $35

Fly Newark to Ithaca  •  3 h 3 min

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

$250 - $884

Fly Newark to Elmira/Corning, taxi  •  3 h 34 min

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

$242 - $912

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Ithaca  •  4 h 45 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

$278 - $717

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Cornell University is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Cornell University is to fly which costs $250 - $900 and takes 3 h 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY and arriving at Ithaca, NY. Services depart once a week, and operate Tuesday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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The distance between Manhattan and Cornell University is 175 miles. The road distance is 232.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Cornell University without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 35 min and costs $16 - $35.

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The bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY takes 4 h 30 min including transfers and departs once 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 best way to get from Manhattan to Cornell University is to bus which takes 4 h 35 min and costs $16 - $35. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $250 - $900 and takes 3 h 3 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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Manhattan to Cornell University bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Ithaca, NY station.

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Map of how to get from Manhattan to Cornell University.
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  • Distance: 174.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

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

OurBus operates a bus from Manhattan to Cornell University once a week. Tickets cost $16 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min. Alternatively, United Airlines flies from Manhattan to Cornell University 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
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
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Bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
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College Express
Website
collegeexpressbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Cornell University West
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
collegeexpressbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Elmira/Corning to Cornell University
Ave. Duration
53 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Big Johns Taxi
Phone
+1 607-333-1363
Website
bigjohnstaxi.webs.com

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