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

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Bus OurBus  •  7 h 32 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 - $69

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Bus Trailways New York  •  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 - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Ithaca, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route

$23 - $79

Bus via Union City, NJ  •  7 h 54 min

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

$24 - $61

Drive  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Princeton University to Cornell University 223.4 miles

$21 - $35

Line 606 bus, train to Philadelphia, fly to Ithaca  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the line 606 bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to Wallenberg Blvd In Front Of Terminal
  2. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Ithaca (ITH) PHL - ITH

$223 - $548

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Syracuse, bus  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Syracuse (SYR) PHL - SYR
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY

$226 - $773

Train to New York JFK, fly to Syracuse, bus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Syracuse (SYR) JFK - SYR
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY

$114 - $520

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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 drive which costs $21 - $35 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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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 32 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 bus which takes 7 h 32 min and costs $23 - $70.

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It takes approximately 7 h 32 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 Philadelphia Airport to Ithaca Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 6 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 32 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 32 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
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 Trenton Amtrak Station 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
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New Brunswick Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $110
Business Seat
$95 - $180
Bus operators
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $17
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megabus.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
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ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
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ourbus.com
Bus from Union City, NJ to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Book at
ourbus.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
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Ithaca Airport.

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