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There are 5 ways to get from Syracuse to Niagara Falls by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 27m

  1. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...

$35 - $90

Cheapest option

Bus, line 40 bus  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Buffalo, Ny 4175 / ...
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to 3rd St & Niagara St 40

$22 - $49

3 alternative options

Bus  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Niagara Falls, On 252 / ...

$23 - $55

Drive  •  2h 52m

  1. Drive from Syracuse to Niagara Falls 163.2 miles

$16 - $24

Fly  •  6h 33m

  1. Fly from Syracuse (SYR) to Buffalo (BUF) SYR - BUF

$162 - $780

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The cheapest way to get from Syracuse to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Syracuse to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2h 52m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Syracuse, Ny and arriving at Niagara Falls, On. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center and arriving at Niagara Falls Amtrak Station station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 27m.

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The distance between Syracuse and Niagara Falls is 148 miles. The road distance is 163.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Syracuse to Niagara Falls without a car is to train which takes 3h 27m and costs $35 - $90.

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The train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station takes 3h 27m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Syracuse to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Syracuse, Ny station.

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Syracuse to Niagara Falls train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center station.

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The best way to get from Syracuse to Niagara Falls is to train which takes 3h 27m and costs $35 - $90. Alternatively, you can bus and line 40 bus, which costs $22 - $50 and takes 3h 30m, you could also fly, which costs $160 - $800 and takes 6h 33m.

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Map of how to get from Syracuse to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 147.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 27m

What companies run services between Syracuse, NY, USA and Niagara Falls, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Syracuse to Niagara Falls 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $90 and the journey takes 3h 27m. VIA Rail also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Syracuse to Niagara Falls via Buffalo, Ny and Ellicott St & MTC in around 3h 30m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Syracuse to Buffalo via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Syracuse to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Syracuse to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Syracuse to Buffalo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 59m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Syracuse to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Syracuse to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Syracuse to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Syracuse to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Syracuse to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Syracuse to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Syracuse to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Syracuse to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $55
Economy
$55 - $80
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Business
$85 - $120
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Niagara Falls, On
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
NFTA
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Ellicott St & MTC to 3rd St & Niagara St
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com

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There is no direct flight from Syracuse Airport to Buffalo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 46m and has one stopover.

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Syracuse to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Niagara Falls, On station.

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Syracuse to Niagara Falls train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Niagara Falls Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Syracuse to Niagara Falls is 163 miles. It takes approximately 2h 52m to drive from Syracuse to Niagara Falls.

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JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from Syracuse Airport to Buffalo Airport.

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There are 458+ hotels available in Niagara Falls. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Syracuse to Syracuse Airport is to bus which takes 15m and costs $8 - $12.

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