There are 7 ways to get from Princeton University to Cornell University by train, bus, car, plane or taxi

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Train, bus  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY Long Island -Ithaca College Special

$28 - $53

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Bus OurBus  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route

$23 - $59

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Bus College Express  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Cornell University West College Express

$48 - $65

Drive  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Princeton University to Cornell University 223.4 miles

$21 - $35

Train to Newark, fly to Ithaca  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Ithaca (ITH) EWR - ITH

$256 - $895

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Ithaca  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Ithaca (ITH) PHL - ITH

$227 - $582

Train to Newark, fly to Elmira/Corning, taxi  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Elmira/Corning (ELM) EWR - ELM
  3. Take a taxi from Elmira/Corning to Cornell University

$248 - $923

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton University to Cornell University is to drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Princeton University to Cornell University is to train and fly which costs $250 - $900 and takes 4 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Princeton University to Cornell University. However, there are services departing from Palmer Square, Princeton and arriving at Ithaca, NY via New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 52 min.

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The distance between Princeton University and Cornell University is 174 miles. The road distance is 223.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton University to Cornell University without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 33 min and costs $28 - $55.

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It takes approximately 7 h 33 min to get from Princeton University to Cornell University, including transfers.

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Princeton University to Cornell University bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Palmer Square, Princeton 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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Princeton University to Cornell University bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Ithaca, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton University to Cornell University is 223 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to drive from Princeton University to Cornell University.

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  • Distance: 174.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 33 min

What companies run services between Princeton University, NJ, USA and Cornell University, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Princeton University to Cornell University via Palmer Square, Princeton, New York Port Authority, New York, NY, and Ithaca, NY in around 7 h 52 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
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
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megabus.com
College Express
Website
collegeexpressbus.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Cornell University West
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
collegeexpressbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Elmira/Corning to Cornell University
Ave. Duration
53 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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