There are 4 ways to get from Niagara Falls to Ithaca by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Niagara Falls, NY to Rochester, NY Niagara Falls, NY - Buffalo, NY - Rochester, NY - Geneva - Waterloo, NY - Syracuse, NY - Binghamton, NY - New York, NY / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Ithaca, NY Buffalo, NY - Rochester, NY - Ithaca, NY - Ithaca, NY - Binghamton, NY - New York, NY

$37 - $47

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Line 40 bus, bus  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the line 40 bus from Pine Ave & Main St to Ellicott St & MTC 40
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 212

$25 - $37

2 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the train from Niagara Falls Amtrak Station to Rochester Amtrak Station Maple Leaf / ...
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Ithaca, NY Rochester

$48 - $68

Drive  •  3h 12m

  1. Drive from Niagara Falls to Ithaca 170.6 miles

$16 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Niagara Falls to Ithaca is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3h 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Niagara Falls to Ithaca is to drive which costs $16 - $25 and takes 3h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Niagara Falls to Ithaca. However, there are services departing from Niagara Falls, NY and arriving at Ithaca, NY via Rochester, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 35m.

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The distance between Niagara Falls and Ithaca is 138 miles. The road distance is 170.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Niagara Falls to Ithaca without a car is to bus which takes 4h 35m and costs $35 - $50.

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It takes approximately 4h 35m to get from Niagara Falls to Ithaca, including transfers.

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Niagara Falls to Ithaca bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Niagara Falls, NY station.

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Niagara Falls to Ithaca bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Ithaca, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Niagara Falls to Ithaca is 171 miles. It takes approximately 3h 12m to drive from Niagara Falls to Ithaca.

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What companies run services between Niagara Falls, NY, USA and Ithaca, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Niagara Falls to Ithaca via Rochester, NY in around 4h 35m.

Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Niagara Falls Amtrak Station to Rochester Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Premium
$190 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Niagara Falls Station to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$20 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
EconomyPlus
$55 - $80
Business
$55 - $80
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Niagara Falls, NY to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
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ourbus.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Book at
ourbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
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trailwaysny.com
NFTA
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Pine Ave & Main St to Ellicott St & MTC
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com
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 Buffalo, Ny to Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $65

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