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There are 3 ways to get from Washington to Cornell University by subway, plane, bus or car

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Subway, fly  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Ithaca (ITH) IAD - ITH

$232 - $1,127

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Bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC to Ithaca, NY Washington DC-Ithaca Route

$16 - $40

1 alternative option

Drive  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Cornell University 326.4 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Cornell University is to bus which costs $16 - $40 and takes 8 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Cornell University is to subway and fly which costs $230 - $1,200 and takes 3 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Washington, DC and arriving at Ithaca, NY. Services depart five times a week, and operate Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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The distance between Washington and Cornell University is 249 miles. The road distance is 326.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Cornell University without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 5 min and costs $16 - $40.

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It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Washington to Cornell University, including transfers.

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Washington to Cornell University bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Washington, DC station.

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The quickest flight from Washington Dulles Airport to Ithaca Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 17 min.

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Washington to Cornell University bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Ithaca, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Washington to Cornell University is 326 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to drive from Washington to Cornell University.

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  • Distance: 248.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 25 min

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Cornell University, NY, USA?

OurBus operates a bus from Washington to Cornell University 5 times a week. Tickets cost $16 - $40 and the journey takes 7 h 40 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $40
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ourbus.com

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United Airlines offers flights from Washington Dulles Airport to Ithaca Airport.

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