There are 7 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Ithaca by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  10h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Erie, Pa 4646 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Ithaca, Ny 212

$52 - $75

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Train, bus  •  10h 47m

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Rochester Amtrak Station
  3. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Ithaca, NY

$92 - $134

Bus via Olean  •  11h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Dubois, PA
  2. Take the bus from Dubois, PA to Olean, NY
  3. Take the bus from Olean, NY to Elmira, NY
  4. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Ithaca, NY

$95 - $164

Train, bus via Harrisburg  •  11h 55m

  1. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Elmira, NY
  3. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Ithaca, NY

$92 - $148

Drive  •  5h 58m

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Ithaca 317.8 miles

$30 - $45

Fly to Ithaca  •  6h 12m

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Ithaca (ITH) PIT - ITH

$236 - $1,206

Fly to Elmira/Corning, bus  •  7h

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Elmira/Corning (ELM) PIT - ELM
  2. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Ithaca, NY

$225 - $660

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Ithaca is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Ithaca is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5h 58m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pittsburgh to Ithaca. However, there are services departing from Pittsburgh, Pa and arriving at Ithaca, Ny via Erie, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 24m.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Ithaca is 229 miles. The road distance is 317.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Ithaca without a car is to bus which takes 10h 24m and costs $50 - $80.

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It takes approximately 10h 24m to get from Pittsburgh to Ithaca, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Ithaca is to bus which takes 10h 24m and costs $50 - $80. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $230 - $1,300 and takes 6h 12m.

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There is no direct flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Ithaca Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 16m and has one stopover.

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

You can take a bus from Pittsburgh to Ithaca via Erie, Pa in around 10h 24m. Alternatively, United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Ithaca hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,500
Flights from Pittsburgh to Elmira/Corning via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Pittsburgh to Elmira/Corning via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Elmira/Corning via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 26m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Pittsburgh to Elmira/Corning via New York JFK, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ithaca via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ithaca via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ithaca via Reagan Washington, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ithaca via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7h 32m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ithaca via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ithaca via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
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 Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Cleveland Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
Train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Rochester Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Seat
$70 - $100
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak Station to Harrisburg Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$70 - $100
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Erie, Pa
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Erie, Pa to Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$55 - $80
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
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
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, PA to Dubois, PA
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Bus from Dubois, PA to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $60
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Shortline Bus
Phone
+1 (845) 782-3528
Email
shortline@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Olean, NY to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Pittsburgh to Ithaca is 318 miles. It takes approximately 5h 58m to drive from Pittsburgh to Ithaca.

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Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Pittsburgh Airport to Ithaca Airport.

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Book your Pittsburgh to Ithaca bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 46+ hotels available in Ithaca. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Pittsburgh Airport is to bus which takes 39 min and costs $3.

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