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Binghamton - Ithaca Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 9 intercity buses per day from Binghamton to Ithaca. Traveling by bus from Binghamton to Ithaca usually takes around one hour and 12 minutes, but the fastest Adirondack Trailways bus can make the trip in just one hour and 5 minutes.

Distance38 mi (62 km)
Shortest duration1h 5m
Cheapest price$8.00
Trips per day9
Most frequent serviceOurBus
Bus lines4

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Binghamton to Ithaca

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

4.0

4.0

Richard

November 26, 2021- Solo travel

OurBus

Pros: I loved looking out the window at hillsides. Cons: Well, my bus was more like 10 to 15 minutes late, which got me nervous because I missed my previous bus. Tips: Enjoy the scenery!

How much is a bus ticket from Binghamton to Ithaca?

Bus tickets for a trip from Binghamton to Ithaca cost $8.53 on average. This is an excellent value for the trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

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Bus tickets from Binghamton to Ithaca are expected to cost between $9 and $12 over the next four weeks. If you're planning a trip to Ithaca within the next week, you can find the cheapest bus tickets starting from $10. Don't wait too long to book your ticket, as prices tend to rise as the travel date approaches.

Monthly average prices

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Bus tickets from Binghamton to Ithaca are usually around $10 and prices do not fluctuate very much throughout the year.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices closer to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. To find the cheapest bus tickets, book your trip at least 21 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $5.59 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from Binghamton to Ithaca?

There are 4 bus lines from Binghamton to Ithaca available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 4 daily trips, OurBus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Adirondack Trailways11h 5m$18.92
FlixBus US31h 8m$12.27
Megabus21h 23m$16.49
OurBus41h 13m$9.04
  • Adirondack Trailways connects areas in New York such as the Adirondacks and Hudson Valley with New York City, serving a total of 94 cities. Some of its top routes include those going to Albany, Ithaca, and Syracuse. Onboard, Adirondack Trailways vehicles have Wi-Fi for internet connectivity on the move and additional amenities, including power outlets, restrooms, air conditioning, overhead lighting, and reclinable seats with footrests.

  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 3 trips per day from Binghamton to Ithaca, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Book Megabus from Binghamton to Ithaca from $16. There are 2 trips per day offered by Megabus from Binghamton to Ithaca and you can expect on average to pay for a Megabus ticket to Ithaca. In Binghamton, Megabus departs to Ithaca from Greater Binghamton Transportation Center . In Ithaca, Megabus arrives at 649 Stewart Ave and one other station.

    An average trip on Megabus from Binghamton to Ithaca takes 1 hours and 23 minutes , while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to Ithaca in 1 hours and 5 minutes .

    On weekends, Megabus offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Ithaca.

  • OurBus is an intercity bus company based in New York City. OurBus provides cheap bus tickets to some of the most popular cities in the United States. All OurBus coaches come equipped with a generous roster of amenities, including extra legroom, freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and complimentary bottled water. With cheap bus tickets starting from $8, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from Binghamton to Ithaca if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of one hour and 12 minutes to cover the 38 miles from Binghamton to Ithaca. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 5 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Because many passengers travel from Binghamton to Ithaca at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

The first bus leaves at 9:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Binghamton to Ithaca, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 9 scheduled buses that travel from Binghamton to Ithaca every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Binghamton to Ithaca without transferring.

City Information

Binghamton

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Surrounded by idyllic rolling hills, the city of Binghamton offers a small-town vibe that makes it the perfect choice for travelers who wish to stay away from the big crowds. If you are a culturally inclined tourist, don’t miss the chance to enjoy a mosaic tour around the quarters. Mosaic is a famous medium through which local artists express their ideas, and in many corners of the downtown area you will find colorful artworks waiting for you to explore. For those with a brave heart, the haunted history trail will be a good choice. The trail will take you through the most famous local haunted mansions, where you will learn about their history and try your luck with the supernatural.

For a quick bite, head over to Garage, a local taco eatery which has captured the hearts of many local residents. If you want to try something new, A Tavolo Italian Restaurant, with homemade dishes and sauces, will be a solid choice.

The busiest bus station in Binghamton is the Greater Binghamton Transportation Center, which is located on Chenango Street. You can catch buses run by Greyhound, OurBus and New York Trailways at the station. There are no Amtrak trains that pass through Binghamton. The city is served by the Greater Binghamton Airport, which is located 10 miles north of downtown.

Ithaca

Blessed with over 150 waterfalls within 10 miles, Ithaca is every outdoors fan’s petit haven. The most notable, and the tallest of the bunch, is the Taughannock Falls. There are hiking trails located close to the falls that will provide an amazing overlook of the falls itself, but do stay away from the water in the gorges. If hiking is not your cup of tea, perhaps a boat cruise on Lake Cayuga, which is the longest of the Finger Lakes, will offer the tranquility and peace of mind you need. For culturally-inclined tourists, don’t hesitate to take a short detour to the State Theatre of Ithaca, which offers top-tier shows and concerts that charm locals and visitors alike.

Ithaca boasts even more restaurants per capita than New York City, and its amazing food scene seems to have a little bit of everything for everyone. For the best burger in town, check out Ithaca Ale House. If Italian food is your thing, the door at Franco’s is wide open for you.

Several bus carriers conduct trips in and out of Ithaca, including Greyhound, OurBus, Flixbus and New York Trailways. Unfortunately, there are currently no Amtrak trains that go to Ithaca. The Ithaca Tompkins International Airport serves as the town’s main airport. It is located three miles northeast of the city center.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Binghamton?

Main departure station: Greater Binghamton Transportation Center

Buses to Ithaca leave from 3 stations in Binghamton.

All bus stations in Binghamton:

  • Greater Binghamton Transportation Center

  • Greater Binghamton Transportation Center (Gate 13)

  • Greater Binghamton Transportation Center

Where does the bus arrive in Ithaca?

Main arrival station: 130 E Seneca St

Buses arrive in Ithaca at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with.

All bus stations in Ithaca:

  • 130 E Seneca St

  • Green Street Pharmacy

  • 131 East Green Street

  • 649 Stewart Ave

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