Cheap Flights To Ithaca (ITH)

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Cheap Flights to Ithaca from $158 One Way, $294 Round Trip

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Ithaca Flight Information

Traveling To Ithaca
Destination Airport IATA Code BGM
Number of Airlines Serving
Airlines Delta, United
Flight Price $294
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Travel to Ithaca, New York

If you're looking for deals on plane tickets, visit to find cheap flights to Ithaca. People traveling to Ithaca can look forward to enjoying the great outdoors. You can explore the quaint downtown area, or go hiking through the Cascadilla Creek Gorge and get a panoramic view of the area from the TreeTops observation tower at the Cayuga Nature Center.

Flying into Ithaca

Flights arrive at the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport, which is located at 72 County Road 124, approximately 3 miles from the center of the city. Delta Connection, United Express and US Airways Express offer frequent flights to Ithaca from Detroit, Philadelphia and Newark. University Taxi, Cayuga Taxi and Yellow Cab provide taxi services for the airport. Cab fare from the airport to Ithaca costs between $16.50 and $21, depending on your final destination. You can also take the bus into the city. If you want your own set of wheels, reserve your rental car using Avis and Hertz have on-site locations, so you can pick up your car as soon as your flight arrives.

Exploring the Area

Nestled between two magnificent gorges and adjacent to Cayuga Lake, Ithaca is known for its natural beauty. The area is the ideal vacation destination for people who enjoy outdoor recreation. Winters in Ithaca are long, cold and snowy. The average temperature ranges from the mid-teens to the mid-30s Fahrenheit, and it snows from November to April. If you travel to the area in the winter, you can go cross-country skiing at Taughannock Falls State Park, go ice skating at the Cass Park Rink & Pool or drive to Greek Peak Mountain for downhill skiing. During the summer, the average temperature ranges from the low 50s to the high 70s. People traveling during the summer months can hike through the Six Mile Creek Gorge, play golf at the Hillendale Golf Course, take a dinner cruise on Cayuga Lake and go swimming at the Buttermilk Falls State Park.

Plan a Trip to Ithaca

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Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Ithaca?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor has the updates you need about current travel advice, quarantine policies and other crucial information for your flight to Ithaca.
If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
Many airlines will make allowances for changes due to COVID-19. To know for certain, scan through your chosen carrier’s terms and conditions prior to booking. You can also check out our Customer Service Portal for more detailed info.
Which airlines fly to Ithaca?
Pack your suitcase and make your way to Ithaca with one of the 20 airlines that fly into the city. Wherever you’re journeying from or whenever you’re traveling, you’ll no doubt find the ideal flight to Tompkins Regional Airport (ITH). The leading domestic airlines that fly into ITH are:

  • United Airlines - 34 flights to Ithaca per month
  • Delta - 16 flights to Ithaca per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Ithaca?
Tompkins Regional Airport (ITH). It’s the city’s main airport and is located around 4 miles northeast of the downtown area. You’ll be unpacking your bags and exploring the best of Ithaca shortly after touching down.
How much is a flight to Ithaca?
Last week, prices fluctuated between $294 and $334 for a return flight to Ithaca. One-way flights from Myrtle Beach (MYR) fell to $158 over the same time period.
How to book the cheapest flight to Ithaca?
Using Orbitz, you’ll uncover some of the most affordable flight deals around from a wide range of airlines. But if you want to improve your chances of scoring cheap flights to Ithaca, here are a few tips designed to help:

  • Consider departing from or arriving at nearby airports to save money. Enter your preferred departure and arrival airports in the form fields, then choose the ‘Nearby airports’ function below. It will list any available options.
  • If you’re flexible with when you fly out, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ link. You’ll see the flight deals for the days either side of your chosen departure. Ticket prices often vary depending on what day it is.
  • To filter your results, click on ‘Show options.’ You can search based on seating class, airlines, nonstop flights and refundable flights. You can also choose whether you want to fly in the morning, afternoon or evening under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left.
  • Once you’ve sorted out your travel dates, don’t delay booking your flight. Fares generally get more expensive as the departure date gets closer.
  • Save more on your adventure by bundling your flights, hotels and car rental into a package deal. Your credit card will thank you.
  • If possible, don’t fly in the busy season. Airfares usually surge during summer, school breaks and other vacation periods like Thanksgiving and Christmas.

What is the best time to book a flight to Ithaca?
If you can, purchase your seats to Ithaca in January. This is the best month to get low airfares, closely followed by February and August. With a bit of time and planning, you’re sure to find a cheap flight with Orbitz.
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Ithaca?
Make a booking on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday. Generally, these are the cheapest days to purchase seats to Ithaca. The vacation of your dreams starts with an impressive flight deal!
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Ithaca?
Based on Orbitz data from 2020, Monday is generally the best day to get cheap flights to Ithaca. Tuesday also offers more affordable fares, whereas Saturday has the highest ticket rates. Although leaving at the weekend may be easier to organize, you’ll have more money to play with if you take off at the start of the week.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Ithaca?
We won’t keep you in suspense — based on Orbitz data, August is generally the most inexpensive month to fly. Ideal for those who want to sneak in a weekend getaway or simply escape from it all before the weather turns. The least affordable time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in June.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
Orbitz makes it a piece of cake to find carriers offering fare flexibility. Simply choose “Filter by flexible change policies” when searching for your flights and voila! We’ll show you options that include free cancellation, no change fees and of course, an irresistible low price.
What do I need for the flight to Ithaca?
Flying doesn’t have to be a drag. In fact it can be fun if you’re well prepared! Make your trip a relaxing one with these useful hints:

  • Your travel documents are the most important items you’ll need to carry with you on your flight to Ithaca. To avoid any issues when checking in, make sure that the information on your ticket is the same as on your government-issued photo ID.
  • Take some activities to keep you entertained on your journey to Ithaca. Books, magazines and devices like laptops and tablets are ideal. Don’t forget to take a water bottle too. Even on short flights, it’s important to keep well-hydrated.
  • It can get chilly on the plane. If you don’t like the idea of shivering your way through the flight, dress in layers.

How many direct flights are there to Ithaca?
Every month, there are 7 direct flights into Ithaca. United Airlines is one airline that offers nonstop services to this destination.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Ithaca?
If you think a first or business-class ticket is beyond your reach, think again. Here are some top tips to help you pick up a premium flight to Ithaca for a whole lot less:

  • Flexibility isn’t just for your yoga class. Leave some room to move around your travel dates so you can snap up cheaper airfares when a sale pops up.
  • Look for a low-cost airline that has business-class seats. They usually come with extra legroom and a glass of Champagne — but at a more affordable price.
  • Make a bid for an upgrade. Some carriers hold online auctions that let you offer a price for a seat at the front of the plane. You may also be able to upgrade with points earned through a rewards program.

How to get into Ithaca from the airport?
One of the best ways to reach downtown Ithaca is by arranging a Tompkins Regional Airport (ITH) car rental. Hop off the plane, grab your baggage and then pick up some wheels from Hertz’s ITH on-site branch. You’ll need to drive around 4 miles southwest of Tompkins Regional Airport (ITH) before you reach the city center. Many travelers prefer to use public transportation or take a taxi into town, then rent a car from one of our city center Ithaca car rentals instead.
What is the best time to go to Ithaca?
There’s no good or bad time to go to Ithaca, but are the busiest months. For most places in the Northern Hemisphere, the summer season kicks off June 20. If you’d rather get around in a lightweight top than a winter jacket, this time of year may be perfect for you. Expect average daily highs of 75undefined and nightly lows around 55undefined.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.