FROM DOWNTOWN ITHACA:
Take the TCAT to the Schwartz: On the night of the performance, show your ticket or online ticket confirmation to the TCAT bus driver for complimentary transportation from the Ithaca Commons to the Schwartz Center and back after the show.
For real-time info and service alerts, passengers are urged to check TCAT’s bus tracker or download apps by going to https://www.tcatbus.com/Apps
*Offer available only on these TCAT routes (subject to change with TCAT schedule:#30 (Thursday and Friday: To Schwartz CPA departing Green Street at 6:45 pm, 7:00 pm and 7:15 pm; Return to Commons departing Schwartz CPA at 9:46 pm (with two later departures Fri. night.)
#11N (Thursday, Friday, Saturday: Return to Commons departing Schwartz CPA at 9:43 pm, 10:13 pm (with later departures Thurs., Fri. & Sat.)
#70 (Saturday: To Schwartz CPA departing Green Street to Collegetown Crossing (near SCPA) at 1:00 pm, 1:30 pm [matinee], 6:30 pm, 7:05 pm; Return to Commons departing SCPA 4:24 pm, 4:54 pm [matinee], 9:41 pm, 10:16 pm) (with later trips Sat. night.)
A valid ticket is required for free transportation. Tickets are available at schwartztickets.com. The Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts is located at 430 College Ave. in Ithaca.
Use local roads to I-490. Go SE on I-490 to I-90 (The New York State Thruway). Go East on I-90 (The New York State Thruway) for 24 miles to Exit 42 for State Rte 14. Go South on State Rte 14 for one quarter mile to State Rte 96. Go South on State Rte 96 for 42 miles to Ithaca, NY where Rte 96 will turn into Buffalo St. Stay on Buffalo until it ends at Eddy St., where you’ll take a left, followed by a quick right onto Dryden St. On Dryden, you will find a parking garage located a half block on your left. After parking, return to Dryden St. and continue up the street to College Ave. Turn left. The Schwartz Center will be one block down the street.
Use local roads to I-81. Go South on I-81 to Exit 12 at Cortland-Homer Take Rte. 281 South to State Rte 13. Go South on State Route 13 to Ithaca, NY. Upon arriving in Ithaca, please follow local signs directing you to Cornell University. Use these directions in conjunction with the following to find campus. Once on State Rte. 13, continue south to State Rte. 366. Turn left after the NYSEG complex onto State Rte. 366. Follow State Rte. 366 East, which will lead you straight into campus. At the campus entrance, turn left onto Ithaca Road. Turn right onto Dryden Road. Go straight down Dryden Road through the intersection of College Avenue. 1/2 block after College Avenue is a parking garage located on your right. The Schwartz Center is located on College Avenue at the intersection of Oak Avenue.
Use local roads to I-81. Go North on I-81 to Exit 8 for State Rte 79 at Whitney Point, NY. Go West on State Rte 79 for approximately 35 miles to Ithaca, NY. Once in Ithaca, there will be signs directing you to
campus. Use these in conjunction with the directions below to find Cornell. Rte 79 W will bring you into Ithaca on State Street. From State St., make a right turn onto Mitchell at the stop sign. Follow Mitchell St. and turn left onto College Avenue. Go two blocks to Dryden Road. Turn left onto Dryden to the parking garage. The Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts is located on College Avenue at the intersection of Oak Avenue.