There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cornell University by plane, bus, taxi, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly New York JFK to Syracuse, bus, taxi  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Syracuse (SYR) JFK - SYR
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Cortland
  3. Take a taxi from Cortland to Cornell University

$211 - $476

Cheapest option

Bus OurBus  •  6 h 40 min

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

$25 - $46

5 alternative options

Train, train to Newark, fly to Ithaca  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Ithaca (ITH) EWR - ITH

$246 - $889

Fly Newark to Elmira/Corning, taxi  •  5 h 4 min

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

$238 - $917

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Ithaca  •  5 h 15 min

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

$284 - $725

Bus College Express  •  8 h 18 min

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

$47 - $49

Drive  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cornell University 247.5 miles

$24 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cornell University is to drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cornell University is to fly and bus and taxi which takes 4 h 23 min and costs $210 - $480.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Cornell University is 301 km. The road distance is 396 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cornell University, including transfers.

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What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Cornell University, NY, USA?

OurBus operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cornell University twice a week. Tickets cost $16 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 25 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Elmira/Corning
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Cortland
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
ourbus.com
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 Cortland to Cornell University
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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