Regional Transportation

Several transportation providers connect Ithaca and Tompkins County to the rest of New York and beyond! Your options change depending on your destination.

Where are you going to or coming from?

    New York City

    Big Red Bullet – bigredbullet.com
    Express | 2 times Thu, Fri, Sun | Stops at Green Street Station | Online Tickets Only

    Campus-to-Campus – c2cbus.com
    Express | 2-3 times Daily | Stops at Cornell | Online Tickets Only

    Coach USA/Ithaca Platinum – ithacaplatinum.com
    Express | 1-2 times Daily | Stops at Ithaca Bus Station, Cornell, and Ithaca College | Online Tickets Only

    Coach USA/Short Line – shortlinebus.com or (607) 272-7930
    8 times Daily | Stops at Ithaca Bus Station and Cornell

    Greyhound – greyhound.com or (607) 272-7930
    3 times Daily | Stops at Ithaca Bus Station


    Owego, Binghamton, Scranton, Monticello

    Southeast of Ithaca (Owego, Binghamton, Scranton, Monticello)

    Coach USA/Short Lineshortlinebus.com or (607) 272-7930
    8 times Daily | Stops at Ithaca Bus Station and Cornell
    Destinations: Owego (3 times daily), Binghamton (connections to Albany and Southern Tier), Monticello (connections to Hudson Valley and Long Island), New York City

    Greyhound – greyhound.com or (607) 272-7930
    3 times Daily | Stops at Ithaca Bus Station

    Destinations: Binghamton, Scranton (connections to Philadelphia, Baltimore, and DC), Newark, New York City


    Northwest of Ithaca (Geneva, Rochester, Batavia, Buffalo)

    Greyhound – greyhound.com or (607) 272-7930
    2-3 times Daily | Stops at Ithaca Bus Station
    Destinations: Geneva, Rochester, Batavia, Buffalo (connections to Western NY, Cleveland, and Toronto)


    Cortland and Syracuse

    Northeast of Ithaca (Cortland and Syracuse)

    Cortland Transitway2gocortland.org/bus or (607) 758-3383
    2-5 times Mon-Fri | Stops at Cornell, or Dryden and TC3

    Cortland Transit offers low cost public transit service to Cornell twice daily on  Route 7, and to Dryden and TC3 five times daily on Route 6.

    Trailways of New York – trailwaysny.com or (607) 272-7930
    2 times Daily | Stops at Ithaca Bus Station

    Destinations: Dryden, Cortland (including SUNY), Syracuse (including Destiny USA, Amtrak, and Syracuse International)

    Ithaca Airline Limousine  – (855) 349-0084 or ithacaairlinelimousine.com 
    48-Hour Notice Required | 8 times Daily | Door-to-Door Service
    Goes to the University Hospital, Syracuse Amtrak station, and Syracuse International


    Southwest of Ithaca (Horseheads, Elmira, Corning)

    CTRAN (Chemung Transit) – ridectran.com or (607) 734-5211
    2 times Mon-Fri | Stops at Seneca Street Station and Cornell

    CTRAN offers low cost public transit service to Spencer, Van Etten, Horseheads, and Elmira twice daily on  Route 30. Connections are available in Elmira to go to Corning on Route 20.

    Trailways of New York – trailwaysny.com or (607) 272-7930
    Once Daily | Stops at Ithaca Bus Station | Elmira Only


    East of Ithaca (Enfield, Mecklenburg, Burdett, Watkins Glen, Montour Falls) 

    Schuyler Transit Tompkins Connection Link-Line or (607) 535-3555

    5 times Mon-Fri | NEW Schuyler Route 6 connects to TCAT Route 20 at Enfield Park & Ride and TCAT Route 14 at Cayuga Medical Center.  Route 6 runs direct from Schuyler Hospital to Cayuga Medical Center. Two morning routes, one mid -day route and two afternoon routes will help connect residents to medical appointments and jobs between the two counties.

    Contact

    Way2Go Team
    Transportation Information & Advice
    info@way2go.org
    607-272-2292

    Last updated July 23, 2018