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There are 8 ways to get from Providence to Cornell University by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus via New York, NY  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route

$75 - $112

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Bus Trailways New York  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Ithaca, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route

$36 - $96

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Train, bus  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route / ...

$75 - $122

Train Amtrak, bus  •  12 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY

$125 - $239

Bus North Fork Express  •  14 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, Ri to New York, Ny 3469 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Queens, NY-LIE/Rt 405, Exit 23 to Cornell University West Campus North Bound-Manorville-Cornell

$71 - $108

Drive  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Cornell University 328.5 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Ithaca  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Ithaca (ITH) PVD - ITH

$255 - $429

Fly to Elmira/Corning, bus  •  7 h 49 min

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

$214 - $909

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The cheapest way to get from Providence to Cornell University is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Cornell University is to fly which costs $250 - $430 and takes 5 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Cornell University. However, there are services departing from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence and arriving at Ithaca, NY via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

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The distance between Providence and Cornell University is 265 miles. The road distance is 328.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Providence to Cornell University without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 42 min and costs $75 - $120.

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It takes approximately 8 h 42 min to get from Providence to Cornell University, including transfers.

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Providence to Cornell University bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, depart from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence station.

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The best way to get from Providence to Cornell University is to bus which takes 9 h 30 min and costs $35 - $100. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $250 - $430 and takes 5 h 22 min.

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There is no direct flight from Providence Airport to Ithaca Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Providence to Cornell University bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Ithaca, NY station.

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Map of how to get from Providence to Cornell University.
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  • Distance: 264.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 42 min

What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Cornell University, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Providence to Cornell University via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, and Ithaca, NY in around 9 h 30 min. Alternatively, American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta fly from Providence to Cornell University hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Providence to Ithaca via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Providence to Ithaca via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 8 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Providence to Ithaca via Reagan Washington, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Providence to Ithaca via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Ithaca via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Flights from Providence to Ithaca via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Flights from Providence to Elmira/Corning via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Providence to Elmira/Corning via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Providence to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Providence to Elmira/Corning via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Providence Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach
$55 - $80
Business Class
$90 - $150
First Class
$210 - $280
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$95 - $140
Business
$110 - $170
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once 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
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
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
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
peterpanbus.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
$40 - $60
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Elmira, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Book at
trailwaysny.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.

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 Providence, Ri to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from Queens, NY-LIE/Rt 405, Exit 23 to Cornell University West Campus
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
Book at
northforkexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Providence to Cornell University is 328 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 9 min to drive from Providence to Cornell University.

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

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There are 28+ hotels available in Cornell University. Prices start at $85 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Providence to Providence Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 34 min and costs $2.

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