There are 8 ways to get from Montreal to Ithaca by bus, train, car, plane or taxi

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 via Brockville  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Montreal to Brockville
  2. Take the bus from Brockville, ON to Syracuse, NY
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Binghamton, Ny 207 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 300

$59 - $172

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Bus, train  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Montreal to Brockville
  2. Take the bus from Brockville, ON to Syracuse, NY
  3. Take the train from Syracuse to Rochester
  4. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 212

$75 - $225

Train Amtrak, bus  •  12 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to Schenectady Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Schenectady, NY to Binghamton, NY
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 300

$80 - $177

Train VIA Rail, bus  •  14 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Montréal to Toronto
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Rochester
  3. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 212

$102 - $312

Bus  •  14 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to Burlingt Transit Ctr
  2. Take the bus from Downtown Transit Center Burlington to Greyhound \ Trailways Terminal 7
  3. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Binghamton, NY
  4. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 300

$90 - $156

Drive  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Montreal to Ithaca 306.4 miles

$40 - $60

Fly to Ithaca  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Ithaca (ITH) YUL - ITH

$179 - $1,323

Fly to Elmira/Corning, taxi  •  7 h 6 min

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

$198 - $1,048

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The cheapest way to get from Montreal to Ithaca is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montreal to Ithaca is to drive which costs $50 - $80 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Montreal to Ithaca. However, there are services departing from Montreal and arriving at Ithaca, Ny via Brockville, ON, Regional Transportation Center, Syracuse, Ny and Binghamton, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 44 min.

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The distance between Montreal and Ithaca is 413 km. The road distance is 490.2 km.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Ithaca without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 44 min and costs $75 - $230.

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It takes approximately 10 h 44 min to get from Montreal to Ithaca, including transfers.

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Montreal to Ithaca bus services, operated by Megabus Canada, depart from Montreal station.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Ithaca is to bus which takes 10 h 44 min and costs $75 - $230. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $230 - $1,800 and takes 6 h 21 min.

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There is no direct flight from Montreal Airport to Ithaca Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 51 min and has one stopover.

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Montreal to Ithaca bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Ithaca, Ny station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Montreal to Ithaca is 490 km. It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to drive from Montreal to Ithaca.

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Air Canada, Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Montreal Airport to Ithaca Airport.

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Map of how to get from Montreal to Ithaca.
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  • Distance: 258.1 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 44 min

What companies run services between Montreal, QC, Canada and Ithaca, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Montreal to Ithaca via Brockville, Brockville, ON, Syracuse, NY, Regional Transportation Center, S State St & E Jefferson St, Syracuse, Ny, and Binghamton, Ny in around 10 h 44 min. Alternatively, American Airlines, Delta and four other airlines fly from Montreal to Ithaca hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Montreal to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Flights from Montreal to Elmira/Corning via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Montreal to Elmira/Corning via New York La Guardia, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Montreal to Ithaca via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,800
Flights from Montreal to Ithaca via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Montreal to Ithaca via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,500
Flights from Montreal to Elmira/Corning via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Montreal to Elmira/Corning via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Montreal to Ithaca via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Syracuse to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$90 - $130
Train from Montréal to Toronto
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $75
Economy
$85 - $120
Economy Plus
$120 - $170
Business
$120 - $170
Business Plus/Sleeper
$220 - $310
Train from Toronto to Rochester
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $50
Economy
$50 - $75
Economy Plus
$80 - $110
Business
$75 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$140 - $200
Amtrak

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 Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Montreal Central Station to Schenectady Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $290
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Montreal to Brockville
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Book at
megabus.ca
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Brockville, ON to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $90
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $24
Online Fare
$19 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $45
Refundable
$30 - $50
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 Syracuse, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
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
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Montreal, Pq to Burlingt Transit Ctr
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Schenectady, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Vermont Translines
Phone
+1 844- 888-7267
Email
info@vttranslines.com
Website
vttranslines.com
Bus from Downtown Transit Center Burlington to Greyhound \ Trailways Terminal
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
vttranslines.com
Book at
vttranslines.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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