Air Travel to Cornell University
Ithaca, New York – 10 miles from campus
The Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport is located on Brown Road, Ithaca, NY, a 10-minute drive from campus and downtown areas. Ithaca is serviced by Delta, Continental Airlines, US Airways and United.
Door-to-door taxi and van service
Reservations are not normally required for ground transportation but are recommended during peak periods of student travel. Connections may be reserved ahead of time with one of the following:
Three Ithaca taxi companies operate under the same ownership, Ithaca Dispatch, (888) 321-1149.
- Blue Light Transportation (277-CABS; no relation to Cornell's Blue Light Services)
- Cayuga Taxi (277-TAXI)
- University Taxi (277-7777)
Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit (TCAT) buses are the cheapest options to Cornell. Route 31 serves the Ithaca airport.
Other Regional Airports
- Distance from Cornell: 60 miles
- Estimated driving time: 90 minutes
- Door-to-door taxi and van service (only economical for groups):
- Cornell Bus Services is a student run transportation organization that provides express bus travel to and from Syracuse airport and train station for fall, Thanksgiving, winter, and spring breaks.
- Driving directions: From the Syracuse airport to Cornell
- Distance from Cornell: 246 miles
- Estimated driving time: 4 hours, 30 minutes
- Driving directions: From JFK to Cornell