No Car? No Problem.

No Car? No Problem.

Parents often inquire about transportation options during breaks and long weekends. Ithaca College has collaborated with Cornell University and other local partners to develop a rideshare program connecting drivers with riders for commuting, shopping, rides home, and travel to special events. If your student hasn't already, ask him or her to sign up at Other transportation options include:

  • ShortLine/CoachUSA provides IC students with an easy way to get home during breaks with safe, comfortable transportation at a discount.

  • Greyhound Bus Lines offers regular service to and from downtown Ithaca. Call (800) 229-9424 or visit

  • For express transportation between Cornell’s campus and New York City, with at least two departures daily, please go to

  • It’s easy to get around Ithaca without a car! Our public transportation service, Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit (TCAT) is a not-for-profit corporation that provides public transportation for Ithaca and Tompkins County. Check out their website to learn more.