Bus from New York to Ithaca
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Duration 4 hours 50 minutes (fastest time)
Departures Up to 21 services per day
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New York to Ithaca bus details
Our route SL17 bus stops at 4 stops between New York and Ithaca. The bus sets off from Port Authority Bus Terminal First Floor - South Wing - Windows 11-15 and drops you off at 107 Jessup Rd - Cornell North Campus Bus Stop
The stop for most departures is located on 34th St between 11th Ave and 12th Ave across the street from the Javits Center. Please check your ticket for the correct departure location!
The stop is one block west of the Hudson Yards station at the end of the number 7 subway line. The stop is three blocks west of Penn Station and the 34th St - Penn Station subway stop that is served by the A, C, and E trains. The 34th St stop is adjacent to the MTA bus stop that is served by the M34 line.
Our arrivals are located at the intersection of 7th Ave and 27th St.
Departures and arrivals for Binghamton, Cleveland, New Brunswick, and Princeton are located in the Port Authority Bus Terminal on 42nd Street and 8th Ave. Please follow instructions included on your confirmation if you are traveling to New Brunswick, Princeton or Binghamton.
There are three Shortline stop locations in the Ithaca area.
BE CAREFUL! Check your reservation for the exact location and time of departure.
The Shorlitne stop on Cornell University's North Campus is located at 107 Jessup Rd.
The Shortline stop on Cornell University's West Campus is located at Baker's Flag Pole at 240 West Avenue.
The Shortline stop for Downtown Ithaca is for service to NYC is located at 131 East Green Street (Outside Urban Outfitters).
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does it take to travel from New York to Ithaca by bus?
The fastest bus from New York to Ithaca takes 4 hours 50 minutes
When is the first bus from New York to Ithaca?
The earliest bus from New York to Ithaca leaves at 8:00 AM
When is the last bus from New York to Ithaca?
The latest bus from New York to Ithaca leaves at 8:30 PM
How many daily bus trips are there from New York to Ithaca?
Megabus runs up to 21 trips per day from New York to Ithaca