Ithaca / Cornell Bus Service to Boston for College Breaks
Travel by premium motorcoach from Ithaca, New York to Boston, Massachusetts. Every OurBus from Tompkins County is a modern charter-style bus with WiFi, power outlets, reclining seats, a sanitized restroom and a free bottle of water. We work with only premium bus companies to provide the OurBus level of service that has made us the top travel option for Ithaca and Cornell students. You can leave from College Ave, conveniently located near Cornell University's campus. It's the easiest and most affordable bus for college break trips.
Whether you call Boston "home" or are just looking for a great weekend trip for a break, Boston has what you need. Signature food (did someone say baked beans?), history (duck boats have no boundaries) and nature (a harbor is never far away) will not disappoint.
In Back Bay, take a walk down Boylston Street or Newbury Street to shop in the retail stores or grab a bite at a restaurant or ice cream shop. The Boston Public Garden (and swan boats!) and Boston Commons with the Boston Common Frog Pond and Baseball Field are only a 10-minute walk away.
If you are spending time in Boston, the extensive MBTA system will connect you to any destination in the city or surrounding areas like Boston College, Cleveland Circle, Riverside, Needham Heights, Middleborough, Worcester, Wachusett, Lowell, Haverhill, Rockport, Wonderland and Plymouth.
For more information about Boston, check out the Boston City Guide.
Prices and Services for Bus Tickets from Ithaca to Boston
- Book in advance and save! OurBus offers affordable pricing from Ithaca to Boston. Book a few weeks in advance to get the lowest prices.
- OurBus allows you to purchase a ticket for the bus from Ithaca to Boston for fares as cheap as $70*. If you're looking for cheap bus tickets from Ithaca to Boston, ours are typically the lowest you'll find and less expensive than the Cornell bus to Boston and other bus lines.
- Ticket bookings are hassle-free, mobile-friendly, and can be made online at OurBus.com or on the OurBus app.
- Our drop-down calendar allows you to schedule your trip by offering the best prices for your chosen dates of travel from Ithaca to Boston.
- Our trips are scheduled for the perfect times for Ithaca College and Cornell University breaks.
Pick Up And Drop Off Locations
Ithaca to Boston Bus Trip
When traveling by bus from Ithaca, NY to Boston, MA, you will depart from the bus station at 430 College Ave in front of the Schwartz Performing Arts Center.
Note this does not leave from the previous Green Street bus terminal or the current Seneca street bus stop where most Ithaca trips depart from.
The bus stop at Boston is located in the Back Bay area at 39 Dalton St, Boston, MA 02199 Dalton and Belvidere Streets (In front of Sheraton Hotel).
There is an easy connection on the Green Line and Orange Line, by walking into the Prudential Center. These will connect to the Red Line, Silver Line and Blue Line. You can take the Red or Silver Line subway to South Station Transportation Center, near Atlantic Avenue for the other connections. The Downtown Crossing subway station on Summer Street is only a few stops away on the Orange Line.
The MBTA Commuter Rail and Amtrak can also be accessed directly in the Prudential Center.
The precise location and time of your departure with be available to you once you make your reservation on the OurBus App and through the link on your mobile boarding pass.
How long does bus travel take from Ithaca to Boston?
The travel time from Ithaca to Boston takes approximately 7 hours and 45 minutes, sometimes shorter depending on the trip. Check the individual route details within the trip.
What is the driving distance between Ithaca and Boston?
The distance between Ithaca, Boston, MA and Ithaca, NY is about 350 miles.
What are the bus schedules from Ithaca to Boston?
The departure times and ETA are available on OurBus.com or the OurBus App once you search for your origin and destination.
I would like to alter my ticket from Ithaca to Boston to an earlier or later time or date. What do I do with my original ticket?
If your scheduled departure is more than 30 minutes away, you can simply cancel your original ticket on our website/app and transfer the money as stored credit to OurBus Wallet. This credit will reflect in your Wallet immediately and you can use this to book another ticket on our website/app. You'll need to pay the difference in fare, if any, for a new reservation.
Within 30 minutes of departure, please contact our customer service team for assistance.