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There are 11 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Cornell University by plane, bus, 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.

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Fly New York JFK to Syracuse, bus  •  5 h 24 min

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

$94 - $320

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Bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route / ...

$24 - $53

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Fly New York JFK to Rochester, bus  •  5 h 37 min

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

$111 - $318

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Ithaca  •  4 h 54 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

$284 - $725

Train, train to Newark, fly to Elmira/Corning, bus  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Elmira/Corning (ELM) EWR - ELM
  4. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Ithaca, NY

$217 - $888

Fly New York La Guardia to Syracuse, bus  •  6 h 53 min

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

$111 - $411

Fly New York La Guardia to Rochester, bus  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Rochester (ROC) LGA - ROC
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Ithaca, NY

$128 - $447

Fly Newark to Syracuse, bus  •  7 h 39 min

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

$129 - $515

Bus via Jamaica  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route

$25 - $46

Bus North Fork Express  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Queens, NY-LIE/Rt 405, Exit 23 to Cornell University West Campus North Bound-Manorville-Cornell

$48 - $53

Drive  •  4 h 37 min

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

$24 - $35

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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 drive which costs $24 - $35 and takes 4 h 37 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 13 min and costs $25 - $50.

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 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 Syracuse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 14 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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JetBlue Airways and Delta offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Syracuse Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Cornell University. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to New York La Guardia Airport is to shuttle which takes 34 min and costs $17.

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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 24 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 15 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Elmira/Corning
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
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
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Elmira, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Book at
trailwaysny.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 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
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from Queens, NY-LIE/Rt 405, Exit 23 to Cornell University West Campus
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
Book at
northforkexpress.com

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