New York City to Ithaca, NY bus

Cheap bus tickets from New York City to Ithaca, NY

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05:40PMNew York City4h20 10:00PMIthaca, NY
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Bus times from New York City to Ithaca, NY

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Fastest Journey

4 h 20 m

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4 h 20 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

282 km

Of the 1 buses that leave New York City for Ithaca, NY every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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05:40PMNew York City4h20 10:00PMIthaca, NY
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591One-way

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Overview: Bus from New York City to Ithaca, NY

distanceDistance175 miles (282 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$40 (€36)
frequencyBus frequency3 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 2 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersFlixbus or OurBus

Buses from New York City to Ithaca, NY cover the 175 miles (282 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 10 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or OurBus. Normally, there are 3 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $33 (€30), but the average price of bus tickets is $40 (€36).

Bus providers: FlixBus from New York City to Ithaca, NY

For as little as $33 (€30) you can travel by bus to Ithaca, NY from New York City with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

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FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

New York City to Ithaca, NY bus information with FlixBus:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 18 min
  • Average Price: $33
  • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

Buses from New York to Ithaca

Ithaca is a charming city located in Tompkins County and is only 223 miles (359 kilometers)​ away from New York City. Ithaca is famous for being home to Cornell University, cementing its reputation as a "college town". Ithaca's population increases during the school months. The best way to get from New York City to the charming town of Ithaca is by bus. The route is popular on weekends with the students attending Cornell University. The bus from New York to Ithaca runs daily. There are anywhere from four to six buses a day on this route. Direct services on this route take around four hours to complete the journey.

 Which bus companies travel from New York to Ithaca?

There are several bus companies servicing the New York to Ithaca route including OurBus. The company began service in 2016. OurBus is a service that operates both intercity and commuter routes serving 67 destinations in the United States directly from New York, including to Florida. The New York to Ithaca line offers a convenient schedule with OurBus. The company operates a modern fleet of coaches with reclining seats, WiFi internet access, and large and clean restrooms.

How long is the bus ride from New York to Ithaca?

The average journey from New York to Ithaca takes around four hours direct, but this depends on which departure point is selected for the bus from New York to Ithaca. The non-stop bus from New York to Ithaca takes four hours and departs from the New York Port Authority. This terminal is the main bus terminal in New York City. However, for instance, a bus from New York to Ithaca may take an extra 40 minutes if departing from Hampton Jitney. Buses from this departure stop have an additional stop at Binghamton, New York. Similarly, the bus that departs Madison Avenue New York to Ithaca will take a total time of four and a half hours. This bus also will make a short stop in Binghamton. Indirect services on this route have few stops and the journey length is only slightly increased.

 How many buses are there from New York to Ithaca?

The number of buses that run from New York to Ithaca varies depending on the day of the week chosen to travel. On Monday, there are four buses scheduled from New York to Ithaca. Three depart from the Port Authority Terminal, with the other bus departing from Madison Avenue. Bus service begins at 10:00 a.m. and the last service leaves at 8:00 p.m. On Tuesday and Wednesday, three buses are listed on the timetable from New York to Ithaca. Two depart from the Port Authority and one from Madison Avenue. The bus service runs from 10:00 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. Thursday offers five buses, with three from the Port Authority, one from Madison Avenue and one from Hampton Jitney. The schedules run from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friday's schedule consists of six buses, with two departures from the Port Authority and three scheduled from Madison Avenue. The buses run from 10:30 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Four buses are available for travel on Saturday. Three leave the Port Authority and one departs Madison Avenue. Services from New York to Ithaca run from 8:15 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. Sundays are the busiest days alongside Friday, with six buses in service. Three buses leave from the Port Authority, two from Madison Avenue and one from Hampton Jitney. Services run from 9:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Schedules are always subject to change and it is essential to check the timetable carefully when booking a ticket.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from New York to Ithaca?

Departure bus station: there are three different departure stations for buses from New York to Ithaca. The main bus terminal is the Port Authority located at 625 Eighth Avenue at 40th Street. Pickup on some buses may be at Madison Avenue between 26th and 27th Street or the Hampton Jitney stop located on East 44th Street between Lexington and Third Avenue. Both locations are not bus stations and are designated bus stops. The Port Authority is in Midtown Manhattan and is easy to reach by taxi or public transport. The Port Authority has excellent accessibility by providing wheelchair escort assistance free of charge. The terminal contains amenities for the convenience to travelers, including dining establishments, a hair salon, bank services, and other retail establishments. All are designed for accessibility. The Port Authority has scrolling text messages and speakers that give out information to locate bus platforms and departure times.

Arrival bus station: the arrival point in Ithaca is generally at the Ithaca Bus Station. As of 2019, the Ithaca Bus Station is temporarily closed due to renovations. The buses now arrive at downtown on 131 East Green Street until the main terminal in Ithaca reopens. Close to the station are restaurants, bars, cafes, and taxi services.

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Travel Tips: Bus to Ithaca, NY from New York City

Travel Tips: Take the bus to Ithaca, NY easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from New York City to Ithaca, NY.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between New York City and Ithaca, NY for the next 7 days starting from $33 (€30)  one way.
The bus price to Ithaca, NY from New York City is on average $40 (€36)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
The New York City to Ithaca, NY bus distance is approximately 175 miles (282 km).
On average the New York City to Ithaca, NY bus time is 4 h 10 min  covering the 175 miles (282 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Take the New York City to Ithaca, NY bus with Flixbus or OurBus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the route between New York City and Ithaca, NY as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 2 direct buses per day from New York City to Ithaca, NY, and you can find a direct bus for this route with Flixbus  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
The average number of buses departing New York City for Ithaca, NY is 3 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the earliest bus from New York City to Ithaca, NY at 6: 45 AM   or take the last bus from New York City to Ithaca, NY leaving at 6: 05 PM. Look for the latest New York City to Ithaca, NY bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this trip.
If you book a bus ticket from New York City to Ithaca, NY within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $40 (€36) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets between New York City and Ithaca, NY are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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