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There are 12 ways to get from Stamford to Ithaca by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus OurBus  •  6 h 24 min

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

$74 - $186

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Bus Trailways New York  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Stamford, Ct to New York, Ny 3469 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Ithaca, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route

$27 - $78

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Bus Coach USA  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from White Plains, NY to Binghamton, NY Patchogue-Binghamton / ...
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Ithaca, NY Binghamton / ...

$48 - $94

Train, bus College Express  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford to Grand Central New Haven / ...
  2. Take the bus from NYC 42nd St &3rd 3rd Ave between 41st & 42nd St to Cornell University Collegetown - Corner of Dryden Rd & College Ave College Express / ...

$52 - $62

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Stamford to Ithaca 235.7 miles

$23 - $35

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Ithaca  •  5 h 4 min

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

$294 - $745

Train to Newark, fly to Elmira/Corning, bus  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford to Grand Central
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Elmira/Corning (ELM) EWR - ELM
  3. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Ithaca, NY

$221 - $898

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Syracuse, bus  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Syracuse (SYR) LGA - SYR
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY

$159 - $562

Train to New York JFK, fly to Syracuse, bus  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station 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

$163 - $491

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Rochester, bus  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Rochester (ROC) LGA - ROC
  3. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Ithaca, NY

$175 - $594

Train to Newark, fly to Syracuse, bus  •  7 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford to Grand Central
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Syracuse (SYR) EWR - SYR
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY

$134 - $527

Train to New York JFK, fly to Rochester, bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Stamford Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Rochester (ROC) JFK - ROC
  3. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Ithaca, NY

$179 - $483

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The cheapest way to get from Stamford to Ithaca is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stamford to Ithaca is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stamford to Ithaca. However, there are services departing from Stamford, Ct and arriving at Ithaca, NY via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

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The distance between Stamford and Ithaca is 181 miles. The road distance is 235.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Stamford to Ithaca without a car is to train and bus which takes 6 h 24 min and costs $70 - $190.

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It takes approximately 6 h 24 min to get from Stamford to Ithaca, including transfers.

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Stamford to Ithaca bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Stamford, Ct 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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Stamford to Ithaca bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Ithaca, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stamford to Ithaca is 236 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to drive from Stamford to Ithaca.

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  • Distance: 181.1 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 24 min

What companies run services between Stamford, CT, USA and Ithaca, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Stamford to Ithaca via New York, Ny and New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 6 h 55 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Elmira/Corning
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Newark to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
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
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
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 New York La Guardia to Rochester via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
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 Stamford Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Stamford Amtrak Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $240
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$90 - $200
First Class Seat
$170 - $240
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from Stamford to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$10 - $12
Off-peak onboard
$17 - $18
Onboard
$15 - $22
At station
$12 - $16
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice 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
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 Stamford, Ct to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $16
Flexible
$18 - $24
Bus from Binghamton, Ny to Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
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
Bus from Elmira, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from White Plains, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
sales.coachusa.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
sales.coachusa.com
College Express
Website
collegeexpressbus.com
Bus from NYC 42nd St &3rd 3rd Ave between 41st & 42nd St to Cornell University Collegetown - Corner of Dryden Rd & College Ave
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
collegeexpressbus.com
North Fork Express
Phone
1-631-588-7433
Website
northforkexpress.com
Bus from 3 Av & 42 St to Cornell University Collegetown - Corner of Dryden Rd & College Ave
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
Book at
northforkexpress.com

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