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There are 8 ways to get from Toronto to Ithaca, NY by bus, train, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Toronto Union Station to Niagara Falls, ON Toronto
  2. Take the bus from Niagara Falls, NY to Ithaca, NY OurBus

$37 - $70

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Train, bus  •  8h 16m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Niagara Falls GO Lw / ...
  2. Take the bus from Niagara Falls, NY to Ithaca, NY OurBus

$38 - $105

Train, bus via Syracuse  •  9h 19m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Syracuse VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY

$88 - $181

Train, bus #2  •  9h 32m

  1. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Niagara Falls Station VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Niagara Falls, NY to Ithaca, NY OurBus

$65 - $105

Drive  •  4h 37m

  1. Drive from Toronto to Ithaca, NY 249.8 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Toronto to Ithaca  •  7h 46m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Ithaca (ITH) YYZ - ITH

$97 - $813

Shuttle to Buffalo, fly to Ithaca  •  9h 50m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Toronto Airport to Buffalo Airport
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Ithaca (ITH) BUF - ITH

$227 - $1,133

Fly Toronto to Elmira/Corning, bus  •  12h 45m

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Elmira/Corning (ELM) YYZ - ELM
  2. Take the bus from Transportation Center to Tompkins County Library

$76 - $577

Toronto to Ithaca, NY by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Toronto and Ithaca, NY is around 30h 40m and covers a distance of around 264 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 30h 40m. Operated by VIA Rail, NFTA and OurBus, the Toronto to Ithaca, NY service departs from Toronto Union Station and arrives in Ithaca, NY. Typically five services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
30h 40m
Fastest journey time:
30h 40m
Journey distance:
264 miles
Services per week:
5
Cheapest price:
$65
Carbon emissions:
43 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:20
Last service departs at:
08:20

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Toronto to Ithaca, NY train, bus and walk schedules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ithaca, NY is 800-232-4636.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ithaca, NY is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Ithaca, NY is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Ithaca, NY is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 4h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Ithaca, NY is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 4h 37m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Toronto station to Ithaca, NY. However, there are services departing from Toronto Union Station and arriving at Ithaca, NY via Bridge@Erie, Main St & Bath Ave and Niagara Falls, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 4m.

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It is 169 miles from Toronto to Ithaca, NY. It is approximately 249.8 miles to drive.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Ithaca, NY without a car is to bus which takes 8h 4m and costs $45 - $90.

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It takes approximately 8h 4m to get from Toronto to Ithaca, NY, including transfers.

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Toronto to Ithaca, NY bus services, operated by Megabus Canada, depart from Toronto Union Station.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Ithaca, NY is to bus which takes 8h 4m and costs $45 - $90. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $120 - $1,100 and takes 7h 46m.

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There is no direct flight from Toronto Airport to Ithaca Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 17m and has one stopover.

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Toronto to Ithaca, NY bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Ithaca, NY station.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Ithaca, NY.
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  • Distance: 169.2 miles
  • Duration: 8h 4m

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Ithaca, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Toronto to Ithaca, NY via Niagara Falls, ON, Bridge@Erie, NF Bus Terminal, Main St & Bath Ave, Rainbow Blvd & 1st St, Niagara Falls, NY, and Ithaca, NY in around 8h 4m. Alternatively, United Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Toronto to Ithaca, NY every 4 hours.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Toronto to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $800
Flights from Toronto to Ithaca via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,000
Flights from Buffalo to Ithaca via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
Flights from Buffalo to Ithaca via New York La Guardia, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to Elmira/Corning via Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Toronto to Elmira/Corning via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Toronto to Elmira/Corning via New York La Guardia, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Toronto to Elmira/Corning via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Ithaca via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Toronto to Ithaca via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to Ithaca via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Buffalo to Ithaca via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Buffalo to Ithaca via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Ithaca via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Flights from Buffalo to Ithaca via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from Buffalo to Ithaca via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Train operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Toronto Union Station to Niagara Falls GO
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
GO Transit
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$20 - $35
Business
$69 - $73
Economy
$41 - $43
EconomyPlus
$45 - $70
Train from Toronto Union Station to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $160
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$45 - $60
Business
$95 - $130
Economy
$70 - $80
EconomyPlus
$110 - $160
Train from Toronto Union Station to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$20 - $35
Business
$69 - $73
Economy
$41 - $43
EconomyPlus
$45 - $70
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Toronto Union Station to Niagara Falls, ON
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Book at
megabus.ca
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Niagara Falls, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Elmira, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Niagara Airbus
CTran
Phone
+1 607-734-5212
Website
ridectran.com
Bus from Transportation Center to Tompkins County Library
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ridectran.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Toronto to Ithaca, NY is 250 miles. It takes approximately 4h 37m to drive from Toronto to Ithaca, NY.

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American Airlines, Air Canada, Delta and United Airlines offer flights from Toronto Airport to Ithaca Airport.

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There are 32+ hotels available in Ithaca, NY. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Toronto Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs $5 - $13.

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