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There are 8 ways to get from Pittsburgh to Ithaca by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 24 min

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

$50 - $122

7 alternative options

Train, bus  •  10 h 42 min

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

$102 - $231

Bus  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, PA to State College, PA
  2. Take the bus from State College, PA to Williamsport
  3. Take the bus from Williamsport to Elmira, NY
  4. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Ithaca, NY

$75 - $128

Train, bus via Harrisburg Amtrak  •  11 h 58 min

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

$100 - $210

Drive  •  6 h

  1. Drive from Pittsburgh to Ithaca 318.3 miles

$30 - $45

Fly to Ithaca  •  5 h 21 min

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

$259 - $1,323

Fly to Elmira/Corning, bus  •  7 h 11 min

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

$216 - $963

Fly to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, bus  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) PIT - AVP
  2. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Ithaca, Ny

$220 - $538

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The cheapest way to get from Pittsburgh to Ithaca is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 6 h.

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The quickest way to get from Pittsburgh to Ithaca is to fly which costs $250 - $1,400 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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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 10 h 24 min.

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The distance between Pittsburgh and Ithaca is 229 miles. The road distance is 318.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Ithaca without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 24 min and costs $45 - $130.

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It takes approximately 10 h 24 min 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 10 h 24 min and costs $45 - $130. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $250 - $1,400 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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There is no direct flight from Pittsburgh Airport to Ithaca Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 32 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Pittsburgh to Ithaca.
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  • Distance: 229.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 24 min

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 10 h 24 min. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Pittsburgh to Ithaca hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ithaca via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Pittsburgh to Elmira/Corning via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Pittsburgh to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ithaca via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ithaca via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Pittsburgh to Elmira/Corning via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Elmira/Corning via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Pittsburgh to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ithaca via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,300
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ithaca via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Pittsburgh to Ithaca via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Pittsburgh to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $440
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 to Cleveland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$220 - $310
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Harrisburg Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$220 - $300
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
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Erie, Pa to Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from Scranton, Pa to Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Elmira, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from State College, PA to Williamsport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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fab.tdstickets.com
Bus from Williamsport to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Harrisburg Transportation Center to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Pittsburgh to Ithaca is 318 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 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 29+ hotels available in Ithaca. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Pittsburgh to Pittsburgh Airport is to bus which takes 40 min and costs $3.

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