Campus-to-Campus

Cornell's Campus-to-Campus express bus service operates between Ithaca and Mid-town Manhattan seven days a week, year-round, and is open to anyone. 

The coaches offer comfortable single and double seating for up to 32 passengers. Ample work-room, internet service, a well-stocked galley, and other amenities make the trip enjoyable and productive.

All buses are lift-equipped and can accommodate a single wheelchair with prior notice. Call 607-254-8747 at least two business days in advance of the expected date of travel to make a wheelchair-accessible reservation. 

Getting Started:

Reservations

All trips are reserved and paid for online, and our staff can provide reservation assistance 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Passengers must book a trip using the reservation system or the call center; we can not accommodate walk-up passengers.

Rates

Passenger Type Round-Trip One-Way

Regular Passenger
 

$180 $90

Current Faculty, Staff, Student with valid CU NetID
(must have CU NetID registered in user account)

    $165 $82.50
    Department-Paid Business Traveller
    (Cornell or Weill Medical Account)
    $150 $75

     

     

     

     

     

     


    Schedule and Stops

    Please be at your designated stop and ready to board at least ten minutes before the scheduled departure time. Buses leave promptly at the time noted. The bus cannot wait or allow boardings after leaving the last stop on the schedule. Arrival time is approximately 4.5 hours after the last departure from Ithaca/NYC. Travel time may be impacted by weather and traffic, so please plan your schedule accordingly.

    Ithaca to NYC Departure Times

      North Campus Sage Hall Vet College B Lot
    Monday – Friday
    3 trips daily
     
    5:30 a.m.
    11:30 a.m.
    5:30 p.m
    5:40 a.m.
    11:40 a.m.
    5:40 p.m
    6:00 a.m.
    noon
    6:00 p.m
    Saturday
    2 trips daily
     
    10:00 a.m.
    5:30 p.m.
    10:00 a.m.
    5:30 p.m.
    10:30 a.m.
    6:00 p.m.
    Sunday
    3 trips daily
     
    10:00 a.m.
    12:30 p.m.
    5:30 p.m.
    10:10 a.m.
    12:40 p.m.
    5:40 p.m.
    10:30 a.m.
    1:00 p.m.
    6:00 p.m.

    NYC Arrival: Bus stops at Cornell Club (44th and Madison) first; Weill Cornell Medical College (69th and York) second.

    NYC to Ithaca Departure Times

      Weill Cornell Medical Cornell Club
    Monday – Friday
    3 trips daily
     
    6:00 a.m.
    11:40 a.m.
    5:40 p.m.
    6:30 a.m.
    12:30 p.m.
    6:30 p.m.
    Saturday
    2 trips daily
     
    11:40 a.m.
    4:10 p.m.
    12:30 p.m.
    5:00 p.m.
    Sunday
    3 trips daily
     
    11:40 a.m.
    4:10 p.m.
    6:10 p.m.
    12:30 p.m.
    5:00 p.m.
    7:00 p.m.

    Ithaca Arrival: Bus stops at Vet College B Lot first; Statler/Sage second; North Campus third. Best Western hotel on demand only, please inform driver prior to Ithaca arrival.

    Packages

    The Campus-to-Campus package service is restricted to Cornell business use; payment must be made by Cornell University department or Weill Medical College account. The fee is $20 per package, and package size cannot exceed 8 cubic feet. Package reservations must be scheduled in advance by calling 607-254-8747 during regular business hours, 7:30 am - 4 pm, Monday - Friday.

    A fully completed C2C Package Label must be affixed to the package when presented to the bus driver. If the intended recipient is not present when the bus arrives, the package will be placed in C2C lost and found until claimed. 

    All United States Department of Transportation regulations must be adhered to:

    • Include complete information about package contents.
    • Do not use chemical abbreviations.
    • If liquid, content(s) must be placed in a leak-proof container and sealed tightly.

    Requirements:

    • New customers must create a C2C User Account (instructions).
    • Current faculty, staff, and students must have a valid CU NetID registered in their user account in order to be eligible for discounted rates.
    • Wheelchair reservations must be made at least two business days prior to the expected dates of travel.
    • A reservation and payment is required for passengers age 2 years and up. Infants (up to 2 years old) ride at no charge if not occupying a seat.
    • Any item taking up a seat is considered a passenger; a reservation and payment is required.
    • Changes and cancellations will incurr processing fees; please read the terms and conditions.
    Primary Contact Information:

    Transportation and Mail Services

    Campus-to-Campus
    Administrative Offices
    116 Maple Avenue
    Ithaca NY 14850-4902
    transportation@cornell.edu

    Customer Service Hotline
    t: 607-254-8747

    Administrative Office Hours   
    7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., M-F

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