General Information



Saturday, January 19, 2019-

From NYC to Ithaca/Binghamton/Monticello and connections-
We will run the 8:00 a.m, 10:15 a.m, and 12:30 p.m from NYC. The 12:30 p.m will be the last schedule from NYC to Binghamton/Ithaca/Monticello and connections.

From Ithaca/Binghamton to NYC-
We will run all schedules up until 8:40 a.m from Binghamton which will be the last southbound schedule to NYC on Saturday.

Woodbury Common-
The last bus to Woodbury from NYC on Saturday will be the 11:30 a.m. The last bus from Woodbury Common to NYC will be 6:00 p.m. No buses after 6:00 p.m.

Long Island-
We will operate the 7:19 a.m from Patchogue to Monticello taking all connections to Binghamton/Ithaca.The 11:45 a.m and 3:00 p.m will only take local passengers to Monticello with no connections.
From Monticello to Patchogue we will run the 8:10 a.m only on Saturday.

Sunday, January 20, 2019-

All services to/from NYC and Binghamton/Ithaca and connections are CANCELLED in both directions.

Ithaca Platinum service NYC to Ithaca at 11:00 a.m and 6:00 p.m  are postponed until Monday, January 21 at 11:00 a.m. Any person with a ticket for the 11:00 a.m or 6:00 p.m may travel on Monday, January 21 with their Sunday ticket at 11:00 a.m.

Ithaca Platinum Ithaca to NYC @ 11:00 a.m is cancelled.

All Long Island service is cancelled.

All charter buses from Boston, Bethesda and Princeton to Ithaca College and Cornell  are postponed until Monday, January 21, 2019

We will make a decision on Saturday morning regarding all other services.

Monday, January 21, 2019-

We will resume regular service(weather permitting) from NYC to Binghamton/Ithaca and all connections at 8:00 a.m.

From Binghamton we will resume southbound service to NYC at 8:40 a.m.

We Will Be Closed For Winter Break Beginning Monday, 12/17 And Reopening On Monday, 1/21/19.


Winter Break TGIF Fares - ON SALE NOW

Leave any time on Wed, Thur or Fri, 12/12-12/14
and return ANY DAY (open ticket) through Tuesday, 1/22/19


Collegetown Student Services is pleased to offer TGIF special discounted fares for weekend travel to all students at Cornell University with valid college identification.

The special TGIF fares are available at ITHACA ONLY, for travel beginning Friday, August 24th, 2018. These special fares can only be used for departing Cornell on Fridays beginning at 12:00 am through the Saturday 1:05 am bus.  The return portion of the round-trip tickets can only be used on the immediately following Sunday, Monday or Tuesday  except on designated school holidays and breaks.

The 1:05 am schedule from Ithaca will accept one-way e-tickets without being redeemed at our office.

CSS does not sell Shortline tickets for passage on any other days; tickets for weekday travel can be purchased at the Downtown Ithaca Bus Terminal (607-277-8800)

We also sell shuttle bus tickets to JFK, Newark and LaGuardia airports at our location.

To New York City, New Jersey and Long Island

For Frequently Asked Questions - scroll to bottom and click on the link.

Important Fare Rules & Restrictions

  • Passenger must have valid college identification.

  • Faculty and other college/university employees are not eligible for these discounts.

  • TGIF fares can only be purchased from Collegetown Student Services or online at

  • When purchasing a ticket online, students MUST bring the PRINTED email confirmation to our service desk to redeem for the actual bus ticket. Email confirmations will NOT be accepted on the bus.

  • One-ways only from Ithaca to NJ, NY or LI . We do not sell one-way tickets from any of these points back to Ithaca. Those tickets need to be purchased in New York at the Port Authority bus terminal.






Ticket Prices

New York City    $46 o/w  $90 r/t
Ridgewood, NJ      $46         $90
Woodbury Comm. $36         $70
Nanuet                   $41         $78
White Plains           $47         $90
Queens Village        $48         $91
Hempstead              $49         $92
Mineola                   $49         $92
Huntington/Melville$51         $96
Islip                          $53        $100
Lake Ronkonkoma    $53        $100
Patchogue                  $55        $104

Still have some questions? Check our FAQ page.