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There are 6 ways to get from Portland to Ithaca by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Ithaca  •  5h 47m

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

$318 - $1,523

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Bus OurBus  •  9h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Logan Airport Southbound
  2. Take the bus from Boston, MA to Ithaca, NY Ithaca-Binghamton(or Syracuse)-Albany-Boston route

$47 - $78

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Fly to Elmira/Corning, bus  •  7h 35m

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

$264 - $1,160

Bus Greyhound USA  •  14h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Portland, ME to Logan Airport
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Syracuse, Ny 277 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY

$77 - $150

Train, bus  •  15h 2m

  1. Take the train from Portland Amtrak Station to Boston North Station
  2. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY

$106 - $254

Drive  •  7h 58m

  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 7h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Portland to Ithaca is to fly which costs $310 - $1,600 and takes 5h 47m.

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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 Logan Airport Terminal A and Boston, MA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 51m.

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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 9h 51m and costs $45 - $80.

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It takes approximately 5h 47m to get from Portland to Ithaca, including transfers.

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Portland to Ithaca bus services, operated by Concord Coach Lines, depart from Portland, ME station.

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The best way to get from Portland to Ithaca is to fly which takes 5h 47m and costs $310 - $1,600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $80 and takes 9h 51m.

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There is no direct flight from Portland Airport to Ithaca Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 22m 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: 5h 47m

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

United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta fly from Portland to Ithaca hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Portland to Ithaca via Logan Airport, Logan Airport Terminal A, Hynes Convention Center, and Boston, MA in around 9h 51m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Portland to Ithaca via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Portland to Ithaca via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Portland to Elmira/Corning via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Portland to Elmira/Corning via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Portland to Elmira/Corning via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Portland to Elmira/Corning via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
8h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Portland to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Flights from Portland to Ithaca via New York JFK, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 42m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,700
Flights from Portland to Elmira/Corning via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Portland to Elmira/Corning via New York JFK, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Portland to Ithaca via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Flights from Portland to Ithaca via Reagan Washington, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7h 59m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Flights from Portland to Ithaca via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
9h 3m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,700
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 Portland Amtrak Station to Boston North Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $70
Room
$160 - $230
Train from Boston Back Bay Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
8h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Elmira, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Book at
trailwaysny.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Book at
ourbus.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 Boston, Ma to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90

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Yes, the driving distance between Portland to Ithaca is 436 miles. It takes approximately 7h 58m to drive from Portland to Ithaca.

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

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There are 27+ hotels available in Ithaca. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Portland to Portland Airport is to line 5 bus which takes 16m and costs $1 - $3.

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