There are 3 ways to get from Rochester to Ithaca by bus, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 212

$15 - $35

2 alternative options

Drive  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Rochester to Ithaca 94.2 miles

$9 - $14

Uber  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take an Uber from Rochester to Ithaca 94.2 miles

$100 - $140

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rochester, Ny and arriving at Ithaca, Ny. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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The distance between Rochester and Ithaca is 76 miles. The road distance is 94.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Rochester to Ithaca without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 55 min and costs .

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The bus from Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny takes 1 h 55 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Rochester to Ithaca bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Rochester, Ny station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rochester to Ithaca is 94 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to drive from Rochester to Ithaca.

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Book your Rochester to Ithaca bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Ithaca. Prices start at $106 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 75.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 55 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Rochester to Ithaca hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min.

Bus operators
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
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Estimated price
$15 - $35
$15 - $22
$27 - $35
Other operators
Uber Upstate NY
Towncar from Rochester to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
On demand
Estimated price
$100 - $140
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$100 - $140
$170 - $220

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