There are 4 ways to get from State College to Cornell University by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus, taxi  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from State College, PA to Williamsport
  2. Take the bus from Williamsport to Elmira, NY
  3. Take a taxi from Elmira, NY to Cornell University

$113 - $168

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from State College, PA to Wilkes-Barre, PA
  2. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Binghamton, Ny 206 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Ithaca, Ny 300

$74 - $143

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Drive from State College to Cornell University 184.6 miles

$18 - $27

Fly  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from State College (SCE) to Ithaca (ITH) SCE - ITH

$287 - $1,434

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The cheapest way to get from State College to Cornell University is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from State College to Cornell University is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 26 min.

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The distance between State College and Cornell University is 135 miles. The road distance is 184.6 miles.

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The best way to get from State College to Cornell University without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 5 h 4 min and costs $110 - $170.

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from State College to Cornell University, including transfers.

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The best way to get from State College to Cornell University is to bus which takes 8 h 8 min and costs $70 - $150. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $280 - $1,500 and takes 4 h 11 min.

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There is no direct flight from State College Airport to Ithaca Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between State College to Cornell University is 185 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to drive from State College to Cornell University.

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  • Distance: 135.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 4 min

What companies run services between State College, PA, USA and Cornell University, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from State College to Cornell University via Wilkes-Barre, PA, Scranton, Scranton, Pa, Binghamton, Ny, and Ithaca, Ny in around 8 h 8 min. Alternatively, American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from State College to Cornell University every 4 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from State College to Ithaca via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from State College to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from State College to Ithaca via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from State College to Ithaca via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,500
Bus operators
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from State College, PA to Williamsport
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Bus from Williamsport to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Bus from State College, PA to Wilkes-Barre, PA
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Scranton, Pa to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Bus from Binghamton, Ny to Ithaca, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Other operators
Taxi from Elmira, NY to Cornell University
Ave. Duration
49 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Big Johns Taxi
Phone
+1 607-333-1363
Website
bigjohnstaxi.webs.com

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