Local Transportation Information Sites

With three locations ranging from the Nancy S. Lieberman Extension Center on The Commons in Ithaca to the main campus in Dryden, to our extension center in Cortland, transportation needs are significant for TC3 students and visitors. Local bus services and taxis can help navigate the Ithaca and Cortland areas. Further out, regional transportation and air service is readily available.

Bus Services


Route 43

This route is available seven days a week. It takes you from the Tompkins Cortland main campus through Cornell and has its final inbound stop at The Commons in Ithaca. For more information visit the TCAT website or call 607.277.RIDE(7433).

Learn more with TCAT's TC3 Ride Guide.  


TCAT also offers an on-demand Mon.-Fri. service called Tconnect, which serves TC3, including the residence halls. Tconnect operates similar to a ride hailing service but using a small transit bus (Gadabout buses branded with the Tconnect logo). Tconnect is app-based for riders to easily schedule a ride into Dryden for shopping or other errands generally from 8 a.m. through 5:30 p.m. Or riders can call (607) 273-1878 30 minutes in advance of when they would like to travel. 

Apps for TCAT

TCAT information is available from specific apps listed at These apps provide real-time transit information, maps, and alerts.

Park and Ride

TCAT has identified many park and ride locations throughout the county that can help both county residents and those living in surrounding counties.

Cortland Transit

Route 6 takes you from Tompkins Cortland main campus to the County Office building in Cortland. For more information visit the Cortland Transit website or call 607.758.3383.

The Cortland County Office building is also the Greyhound bus stop in Cortland, making connections to more distant locations more convenient.

Taxi Services

Ithaca Taxi Services

Cortland Taxi Services