Getting Here

Directions and Parking

The CNF main office is 250 Duffield Hall, 343 Campus Road, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-2700 . 

If you park on campus, there is an hourly or daily fee for parking. Responsibility for understanding Cornell parking regulations, and for any parking tickets incurred, resides with the traveler. Ask about the regulations at any of the Information Kiosks.

Directions to Cornell University.

The three closets airports are Ithaca, NY (ITH)Syracuse, NY (SYR), and Elmira, NY (ELM)

Amtrak serves Syracuse, NY.

Cornell Campus-to-CampusOurBusShortline Bus / Coach USAGreyhound, and Adirondack Trailways operate buses into Ithaca from a variety of cities, including daily service to/from NYC.

Bus service within the Cornell campus, City of Ithaca, and Tompkins County is provided by TCAT. Ithaca is also served by Uber, Lyft, and various taxi services including Ithaca Dispatch and Collegetown Cab .

Lime Bike also serves Ithaca and Cornell.


A list of Ithaca area lodging is on the website. 

CNF has a negotiated rate with the Best Western University Inn (607-272-6100). Located just off campus the Best Western offers a complimentary continental breakfast and shuttle service to campus. Rates are as follows: Sunday through Thursday $90/night; Friday and Saturday $125/night.

Accommodation arrangements should be made in advance, Ithaca area hotels fill up quickly due to University's Events.

External CNF users visiting to use the facility may reserve a bed in the CNF Apartment.