There are 4 ways to get from Portland to Ithaca by plane, taxi, bus 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 to Ithaca  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PWM) to Ithaca (ITH) PWM - ITH

$319 - $1,470

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Bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Portland, Me to Boston, Ma 3525 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA to Ithaca, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-Albany-Boston route

$33 - $77

2 alternative options

Fly to Elmira/Corning, taxi  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Portland (PWM) to Elmira/Corning (ELM) PWM - ELM
  2. Take a taxi from Elmira/Corning to Ithaca

$303 - $1,176

Drive  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Portland to Ithaca 436.4 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Portland to Ithaca is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Ithaca is to fly which costs $310 - $1,500 and takes 5 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Portland to Ithaca. However, there are services departing from Portland, Me and arriving at Ithaca, NY via Boston, MA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

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The distance between Portland and Ithaca is 328 miles. The road distance is 436.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Portland to Ithaca without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 25 min and costs $30 - $80.

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It takes approximately 5 h 40 min to get from Portland to Ithaca, including transfers.

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Portland to Ithaca bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Portland, Me station.

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The best way to get from Portland to Ithaca is to fly which takes 5 h 40 min and costs $310 - $1,500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $80 and takes 9 h 25 min.

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There is no direct flight from Portland Airport to Ithaca Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Portland to Ithaca.
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  • Distance: 328 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 40 min

What companies run services between Portland, ME, USA and Ithaca, NY, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Portland to Ithaca hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portland to Ithaca via Boston, Ma and Boston, MA in around 9 h 25 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Flights from Portland to Ithaca via New York La Guardia, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Portland to Ithaca via New York JFK, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Flights from Portland to Elmira/Corning via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Portland to Elmira/Corning via New York La Guardia, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Portland to Elmira/Corning via New York JFK, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Ithaca via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Flights from Portland to Ithaca via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Portland to Ithaca via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,700
Flights from Portland to Elmira/Corning via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Portland to Elmira/Corning via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Portland to Ithaca via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Flights from Portland to Ithaca via Reagan Washington, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Portland, Me to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Book at
ourbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Elmira/Corning to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Big Johns Taxi
Phone
+1 607-333-1363
Website
bigjohnstaxi.webs.com

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