Getting to Ithaca, NY

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Directions From Surrounding Areas

From Buffalo: Approx. 3 Hours • Take NYS Thruway (I-90) to Exit 41, then take Route 318 East to Route 89 South into Ithaca. Follow signs to Visitors Center.

From Boston: Approx. 5.5 - 6 Hours • Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90 West ) into New York State, continue on I-90 (NYS Thruway) to Exit 25A, I-88W. Follow I-88 to Exit 8, Bainbridge. In Bainbridge, take Route 206 West to Whitney Point. Then take Route 79 West into Ithaca. Follow signs to Visitors Center.

From Philadelphia: Approx. 4 - 4.5 Hours • Take I-476/Northeast Extension North to I-81 and continue North to Exit 8. Then follow Route 79 West into Ithaca. Turn right onto Route 13 North. Follow signs to Visitors Center.

From New York City: Approx. 4 - 4.5 Hours • Take I-80 West to I-380 West, then I-81 North to Exit 8, then Rt. 79 West into Ithaca, turn right onto Route 13 North. Or take the Palisades Parkway North to Route 6 West to Rt. 17 West. Then I-81 North to Exit 8, continue as above. Follow signs to Visitors Center.

From Montreal: Approx. 5 - 5.5 Hours • Take 401 West to I-81 South. Continue on I-81 South to Exit 12. Then follow Route 13 South into Ithaca. Follow signs to Visitors Center.

From Toronto: Approx. 4 Hours • Take the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) West to Rt. 190 (now in the US) to Rt. 290 then I-90 East. Then, follow directions from Buffalo. Follow signs to Visitors Center.

From Binghamton: Approx. 1 Hour • Take 81N to exit 8 into Whitney Point. In Whitney Point take Rt 79W which will bring you into Ithaca. Turn right onto Rt 13N, take the Stewart Park/Auburn exit and follow signs to the Visitors Center.

From Syracuse: Approx. 1 Hour 10 minutes • Take I-81 South to exit 12 at Homer, then follow Rt. 281 South to Route 13, South into Ithaca and follow signs to the Visitors Center.

From Rochester/Geneva: Approx. 1.50 - 2 Hours • Take NYS Thruway (I-90E) to Geneva Exit ( Rt 96-Ithaca). Follow Rt 96S into Ithaca. Turn left onto Rt 13S, take the Stewart Park/Auburn exit and follow signs to the Visitors Center.

From Elmira: 
Approx.1/2 Hour • Take Rt 13N into Ithaca. Stay on Rt.13N take the Stewart Park/Auburn exit and follow signs to the Visitors Center.

From Cortland: 
Approx. 1/2 Hour • Take Rt.13 to Ithaca. As you come down along the lake on 13S,  at the bottom of the hill take the Stewart Park/Auburn exit and follow signs to the Visitors Center.

For New York State Thruway road conditions, call 1-800-THRUWAY
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Air Service & Charters:

Tompkins Regional Airport
Fly Ithaca

607-257-0456  •  www.FlyIthaca.com  •  email: trudy@tompkins-co.org   

United: United offers non-stop service from Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport to hub in Newark Liberty International Airport and 240 domestic and international markets. www.united.com

USAirways: US Airways Express offers non-stop service from Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport to the Philadelphia hub. www.USAirways.com

Delta: Delta Connection offers non-stop service from Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport to Delta's domestic and international hub in Detroit. www.delta.com

- GENERAL AVIATION & CHARTERS -

Taughannock Aviation: 607-257-7500  •  www.flytac.com


Bus Services:

Greyhound: 800-231-2222, 607-272-7930
www.greyhound.com

New York Trailways: 800/295-5555
www.trailwaysny.com

Shortline: 607-277-8800
www.shortlinebus.com

Swarthout Coaches: 607-257-2277
www.goswarthout.com

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Local Public Bus Transportation:
Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit (T-CAT):
607-277-RIDE (277-7433)  www.tcatbus.com


Motor Coach & Step-On Guide Services:

The History Center in Tompkins County: 607-273-8284
www.TheHistoryCenter.net

Deirdre Cunningham: 607-387-3892
Deirdre@mclallenhouse.com

Experience! The Finger Lakes: 607-233-4818
www.ExperienceFingerLakes.com

Paul Tatar: 607-387-5474

PhG Tours: 607-319-4951
PhGtours.com


Taxicabs, Limousines & Airport Shuttles:

A+ Taxi: 607-533-TAXI (8294)
www.aplustaxillc.com

Cayugalake Limousine: 607-279-9027

Collegetown Cab: 607-588-8888
www.Collegetowncab.com

Euro Sedans and Limos: 607-387-EURO (3876)
www.eurosedans.com

Ithaca Airline Limousine: 607-273-3030
www.IthacaAirlineLimo.org

Ithaca Dispatch, Inc.: 607-277-TAXI (8294)
www.ithacataxi.biz

Right Limousine: 800/647-5466
www.rightlimo.com


Automobile Rentals:

Avis (at the Airport): 607-257-0441
www.avis.com

Enterprise Rent A Car: 607-275-9000
www.enterprise.com

Hertz (at the Airport): 607-257-8677
www.hertz.com

National Car Rental: 607-272-2575
www.nationalcar.com

 


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