There are 4 ways to get from Poughkeepsie to Ithaca by bus, car, train, plane or taxi

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Bus  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Poughkeepsie, NY to Binghamton Poughkeepsie-Binghampton
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 300 / ...

$44 - $69

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Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Poughkeepsie to Ithaca 184.4 miles

$18 - $27

Train, fly to Ithaca  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Ithaca (ITH) EWR - ITH

$279 - $940

Train, fly to Elmira/Corning, taxi  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Elmira/Corning (ELM) EWR - ELM
  3. Take a taxi from Elmira/Corning to Ithaca

$268 - $965

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The cheapest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Ithaca is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Poughkeepsie to Ithaca is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Poughkeepsie to Ithaca. However, there are services departing from Poughkeepsie, NY and arriving at Ithaca, Ny via Binghamton, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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The distance between Poughkeepsie and Ithaca is 142 miles. The road distance is 184.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Poughkeepsie to Ithaca without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 15 min and costs $40 - $70.

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It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to get from Poughkeepsie to Ithaca, including transfers.

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Poughkeepsie to Ithaca bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Poughkeepsie, NY station.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Ithaca Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Poughkeepsie to Ithaca is 184 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to drive from Poughkeepsie to Ithaca.

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  • Distance: 142.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 15 min

What companies run services between Poughkeepsie, NY, USA and Ithaca, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Poughkeepsie to Ithaca via Binghamton and Binghamton, Ny in around 6 h 15 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Elmira/Corning
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Poughkeepsie Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $50
Business Seat
$65
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Poughkeepsie, NY to Binghamton
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
coachusa.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
sales.coachusa.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 Binghamton, Ny to Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
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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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Ithaca Airport.

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