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There are 7 ways to get from Yale University to Cornell University by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus OurBus  •  7 h 36 min

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

$88 - $224

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Bus  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from New Haven, Ct to New York, Ny 2021 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Ithaca, NY Ithaca-Binghamton-NYC route

$30 - $87

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Train, bus College Express  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from New Haven to Grand Central New Haven
  2. Take the bus from NYC 42nd St &3rd 3rd Ave between 41st & 42nd St to Cornell University West College Express / ...

$58 - $75

Train Amtrak, bus  •  11 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY

$138 - $353

Drive  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Yale University to Cornell University 259.5 miles

$25 - $40

Fly from New Haven  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from New Haven (HVN) to Ithaca (ITH) HVN - ITH

$155 - $770

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  6 h 14 min

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

$305 - $780

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The cheapest way to get from Yale University to Cornell University is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 5 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Yale University to Cornell University is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 5 h 3 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Yale University to Cornell University. However, there are services departing from New Haven, Ct and arriving at Ithaca, NY via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 11 min.

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The distance between Yale University and Cornell University is 200 miles. The road distance is 259.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Yale University to Cornell University without a car is to train and bus which takes 7 h 36 min and costs $85 - $230.

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It takes approximately 7 h 36 min to get from Yale University to Cornell University, including transfers.

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Yale University to Cornell University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New Haven, Ct station.

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The best way to get from Yale University to Cornell University is to bus which takes 8 h 11 min and costs $30 - $90. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $150 - $800 and takes 5 h 38 min.

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There is no direct flight from New Haven Airport to Ithaca Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Yale University to Cornell University bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Ithaca, NY station.

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Map of how to get from Yale University to Cornell University.
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  • Distance: 200.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 36 min

What companies run services between Yale University, CT, USA and Cornell University, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Yale University to Cornell University via New Haven, Ct, New York, Ny, New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal, and Ithaca, NY in around 8 h 11 min. Alternatively, American Airlines flies from Yale University to Cornell University twice daily.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New Haven to Ithaca via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from New Haven to Ithaca via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 19 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
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 New Haven Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $190
Train from New Haven Union Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$100 - $220
First Class Seat
$190 - $280
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from New Haven to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$25 - $35
At station
$24 - $26
Amtrak

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$95 - $140
Business
$110 - $170
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Once 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 New Haven, Ct to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$25 - $35
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New Haven to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
peterpanbus.com
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 Syracuse, NY to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Book at
trailwaysny.com
College Express
Website
collegeexpressbus.com
Bus from NYC 42nd St &3rd 3rd Ave between 41st & 42nd St to Cornell University West
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 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 West Campus
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
northforkexpress.com
Book at
northforkexpress.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Yale University to Cornell University is 260 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to drive from Yale University to Cornell University.

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American Airlines offers flights from New Haven Airport to Ithaca Airport.

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