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Cheap Bus tickets from JFK Airport to Ithaca

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Quick Guide: JFK to Ithaca

Ithaca is located in the Finger Lakes region of upstate NY, about halfway between NYC and Niagara Falls. With a thriving college town scene, good eats, and great hiking, Ithaca is not just a stopover point but also a destination itself.

Sitting on the shores of Cayuga Lake, the natural beauty of Ithaca is one of its biggest draws. The town is surrounded by dense forests, towering waterfalls, and many gorges. Of course, hiking trails are in abundance throughout the area. There's also a handful of amazing international restaurants downtown. Festivals and concerts are ongoing throughout the warmer months. And of course, there's Cornell University, home to more than 20,000 students. Check out the return journey from Ithaca to NYC JFK Airport.




  1. Book in advance and save! OurBus offers affordable bus service from JFK Airport terminals to Ithaca, NY.

  2. OurBus allows you to purchase a bus ticket from JFK to Ithaca for fares as cheap as $65*.

  3. Ticket bookings are hassle-free, mobile-friendly, and can be made online at OurBus.com or on the OurBus app.

  4. Our drop down calendar allows you to schedule your trip by offering the best prices for your chosen dates of travel from JFK to Ithaca.

Pick Up And Drop Off Locations

John F. Kennedy International Airport to Ithaca Bus Trip

When traveling by bus from JFK to Ithaca Bus, you will depart from John F. Kennedy International Airport (Lefferts Blvd. Long Term Parking Lot) Lefferts Blvd. Long Term Parking Lot and AirTrain Station


The bus stop at Ithaca is located at 130 E Seneca Street (Downtown Ithaca), in front of Starbucks.


The precise location and time of your departure will be available to you once you make your reservation on the OurBus App.


How long does the bus take from JFK Airport to Ithaca, NY?

The bus journey from JFK to Ithaca takes 5 hours 40 minutes. However, this may change due to weather and traffic conditions


What is the distance between JFK and Ithaca?

The distance between JFK to Ithaca is 250 miles.


When does the bus depart from JFK to Ithaca?

The departure times and ETA are available on OurBus.com or the OurBus App once you search for your origin and destination.


How do I cancel my ticket for JFK to Ithaca?

You can cancel your ticket for a full refund up to 24 hours before departure by logging into your account at OurBus.com or on the OurBus app. For any issues, please contact our customer service team.


I would like to alter my ticket from JFK to Ithaca to an earlier or later 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 to departure, please contact our customer service team for assistance.

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