Getting to Ithaca


There are a number of options available for travel to/from Ithaca as well as within Ithaca during your stay. We are pleased to provide you with the following information but if you are in need of further assistance, please call the Program Manager at 703-851-5215.


Air travel to and from Ithaca is serviced primarily by three airports. The Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport is located about 10 minutes from the Cornell University campus. Airline carriers that provide service to/from Ithaca are American Airlines, Delta and United, with direct daily flights to Philadelphia, Detroit and Newark. The Syracuse Hancock International Airport (about 50 miles north of Ithaca) is serviced by most major airlines including American Eagle, Continental, Delta, JetBlue, Northwest, United Express and USAirways. Finally, the Elmira Corning Regional Airport (approximately 40 miles southwest of Ithaca) with service from Northwest Airlines and USAirways.


If traveling by car, please refer to the directions provided by The Statler Hotel.


Ithaca is served by both Greyhound and ShortLine bus carriers. Cornell Campus to Campus now offers a service between Manhattan and the Cornell campus. If you would like to use this service, please contact the Program Manager directly.  The Statler Hotel provides complimentary transportation for overnight guests to and from the Ithaca Bus Terminal. Please call the hotel at 607-257-2500 to make the necessary arrangements.


The Amtrak station is located in Syracuse (about 50 miles north of Ithaca). Ithaca Airline Limousine service provides transportation between the Amtrak station and Cornell.

Ground Transportation

Ithaca Airline Limousine

Phone: 1-800-273-9197 or 607-273-3030

Provide ground transportation to Ithaca from the Syracuse Airport. Call for current rates; group rates are available. Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance; a credit card is required to confirm your reservation.

The Statler Hotel

Complimentary transportation to and from the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport is available for all overnight guests. Call 607-257-2500 to make the necessary arrangements.

ASAP Cab Company

Phone: 607-272-7222

Ithaca Dispatch

Phone: 607-277-777 or 607-272-333

TCAT (Tompkins Country Area Transit)

Bus service between the Ithaca Bus Station and the Cornell Campus. Daily schedules can be found at