Getting to Campus

Maps and Directions

Located halfway between Syracuse and Binghamton in New York’s stunning Finger Lakes region, Cortland can be reached via Interstate Route 81, Route 11, Routes 281 and 41 or Route 13 from Ithaca.

Area Airports

Choose from nearby commercial airports in Syracuse and Ithaca or others a bit further away in Binghamton and Rochester.

Bus and Ground Transportation

Travel directly to Cortland by car or take Amtrak to Syracuse and then catch a bus or cab to Cortland. Greyhound and New York Trailways offer bus and motor coach service with drop off in Cortland. Within the city of Cortland, taxi and limousine services, as well as Cortland Transit, make traveling easy.

  • Amtrak
  • Greyhound Bus Line
    Bus stop located at Cortland County Office Building, 60 Central Avenue. Tickets must be purchased online.
  • Trailways Bus
    Bus stop located at Cortland County Office Building, 60 Central Avenue. Tickets must be purchased online.
  • Way2Go Cortland
    Local busing, taxis, rideshares and more!

Getting Around Campus


For parking information about admissions visits, special events, evenings and weekends, check the links below or contact the Parking Department at 607-753-4123 or by email.

Academic Building Accessibility

To assist visitors in accessing the campus facilities, detailed accessibility information is provided for each public building on the interactive map.

View the Academic Building Accessibility map.

Campus Bus Schedule

The campus bus runs at half-hour intervals from our western parking lots to key buildings and facilities. You can also use the late-night campus shuttle, the Sunday Bus or a weekend shopping bus, as well as the Friday and Saturday Downtown Shuttle.

Where's the bus now? View the campus bus map.

Getting to the Library

The Library is located at 81 Prospect Terrace.  Parking is available in the paid lot on Prospect Terrace and the visitor lot next to the Miller Administration Building. Accessible parking is available in front of the library and in the lot next to Dowd Fine Arts Center. If you are not sure where to go, look for the large building next to the water towers on top of the hill.