There are 5 ways to get from Philadelphia to Ithaca by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Ithaca (ITH) PHL - ITH

$203 - $507

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Bus via Philadelphia, Pa  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Scranton, Pa 7956 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Ithaca, Ny 300

$36 - $87

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Train, bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Union City, NJ to Ithaca, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route

$91 - $232

Bus Martz Trailways  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Scranton 202
  2. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Ithaca, Ny 300

$53 - $89

Drive  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Ithaca 231.2 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia station to Ithaca. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak and arriving at Ithaca, Ny via Scranton, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 40 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Ithaca is 186 miles. The road distance is 231.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Ithaca without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from Philadelphia to Ithaca, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Ithaca bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Philadelphia, Pa station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Ithaca is to fly which takes 2 h 47 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Ithaca Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 11 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Ithaca is 231 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to drive from Philadelphia to Ithaca.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Ithaca Airport.

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  • Distance: 186.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 47 min

What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Ithaca, NY, USA?

American Airlines flies from Philadelphia to Ithaca 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Ithaca via Scranton and Scranton, Pa in around 6 h 40 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Penn Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Union City, NJ to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Scranton
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to Scranton
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
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martztrailways.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 Scranton, Pa to Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45

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There are 29+ hotels available in Ithaca. Prices start at $106 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Philadelphia Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs .

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