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

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Fly New York JFK to Rochester, bus  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Rochester (ROC) JFK - ROC
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny

$115 - $336

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Bus OurBus  •  6 h 31 min

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

$23 - $44

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AirTrain, train, train to Newark, fly to Ithaca  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  4. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Ithaca (ITH) EWR - ITH

$256 - $896

Fly Newark to Elmira/Corning, taxi  •  4 h 21 min

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

$248 - $924

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Ithaca  •  5 h 14 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

$282 - $723

Bus College Express  •  8 h 17 min

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

$47

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 AirTrain and train and fly which costs $250 - $900 and takes 3 h 51 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Cornell University is 188 miles. The road distance is 247.5 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cornell University without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 31 min and costs $22 - $45.

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It takes approximately 5 h 9 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cornell University, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Rochester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 21 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cornell University is 247 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 37 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cornell University.

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Delta and JetBlue Airways offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Rochester Airport.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cornell University.
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  • Distance: 188.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 9 min

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 once a week. Tickets cost $16 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
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
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
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
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
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
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
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
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
Book 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 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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