Getting Around Ithaca
Buses - Local
Tompkins County Consolidated Transit (TCAT) provides regularly scheduled bus service throughout downtown and Tompkins County. The main downtown bus stops are located at either side of the Commons on Green, and Seneca Streets, and at its western end on Cayuga St.
In addition, a convenient shuttle route (#10), featuring a replica trolley, takes passengers from downtown to Cornell University and back every ten minutes between 10am and 2pm Monday-Friday. The shuttle departs from the station at the corners of Seneca and Tioga Streets
For more information on any of TCAT’s routes please visit their website at: www.tcatbus.com
Buses - Intercity
Bus service from downtown Ithaca (station located at 710 W. State St., take the #21 TCAT bus from The Commons) to Syracuse, New York City, Elmira, and other exotic destinations are available from the following providers:
New York Trailways (800) 295-5555
Serving Western New York to points throughout New York State and the Northeast.
Greyhound Bus Lines (800) 231-2222
or local (607) 272-7930
Shortline Bus/CoachUSA 277-8800
Frequent daily service to NYC, Long Island, Ridgewood NJ, White Plains, Newburgh, Poughkeepsie, Binghamton, Olean and Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
Several taxi companies provide service in and to downtown Ithaca from points in Tompkins County.
Ithaca Dispatch Inc. 277-8294 or 277-2227
Dispatch service for Blue Light Transportation, Cayuga Taxi Co., and University Taxi.
Collegetown Cab 588-8888 or 592-1478
Airport Luxury Sedans 753-9180
Business travel and long distance service. Service to the Syracuse Airport is their specialty.
Ithaca/Tompkins Regional Airport - 257-0456
This airport is only a ten minute drive from downtown, and is served by TCAT bus #31 and taxi service. For further information, visit the airport website at: www.flyithaca.com