FLYING INTO ITHACA:
The Ithaca Airport is a 10 minute drive to the Cornell campus (location of Sage Chapel and The Johnson Museum). The Ithaca Airport is served by Northwest Airlines, United Airlines, USAirways and America West. Because of its small size, the Ithaca airport receives only small planes. USAirways and America West flights connect from New York [LGA] or Philadelphia [PHL]. Northwest flights connect through Detroit [DTW]. You can also rent a car through Avis or Hertz at the Ithaca Airport.
Surrounding Airports outside of Ithaca:
Other options for flying into the Finger Lakes region are the Syracuse Airport [SYR] which is served by Delta, JetBlue, Continental, American Eagle, Northwest, USAirways and United Express. Syracuse is about 60 miles from Ithaca. If you intend to rent a car, this may be a cheaper option for you. Airport shuttle service from Syracuse Airport to Ithaca is $55 per person via Ithaca limo (call 800-273-9197 or 607-273-3030). Other airports nearby include Elmira Airport [ELM], served by Northwest and USAIR, and Binghamton [BGM], served by Delta. Both are about an hour's drive from Ithaca.
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DRIVING TO ITHACA:
For GPS/Mapping Programs:
For entering the destination address into GPS or an online mapping program you can use the address for Cornell's Statler Hotel (which is a two minute walk across the street to Sage Chapel):
130 Statler Drive
Ithaca, NY 14853-6901
Transportation between New York City and Ithaca:
Shortline Bus usually operates 8 buses daily between New York City and Ithaca. It is a 5 hour trip, with a stop in Monticello and Binghamton. Buses leave from gate 314 in Port Authority Bus Terminal on 8th Ave and 41st street in Manhattan. In Ithaca you can be dropped off downtown, in Cornell's Collegetown or at several places on the Cornell campus. The cost is $48 one way or $96 round trip.
Map of Cornell Campus:
Click here or scroll down to view Cornell campus maps, parking areas, driving directions and help locating Sage Chapel, the A.D. White House, The Johnson Museum and the Plantations Summer House.