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There are 6 ways to get from Amherst to Syracuse by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Springfield, Ma to Syracuse, Ny 277 / ...

$37 - $86

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Train  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the train from Springfield Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Lake Shore Limited / ...

$74 - $166

Bus Trailways New York  •  10h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Northampton to Albany, NY
  2. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Syracuse, NY

$48 - $111

Drive  •  4h 15m

  1. Drive from Amherst to Syracuse 243.7 miles

$23 - $35

Bus, fly to Syracuse  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Amherst Town Commons, Amherst Center, MA to South Station, Boston, MA
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Syracuse (SYR) BOS - SYR

$155 - $600

Bus, fly to Rochester, train  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Amherst Town Commons, Amherst Center, MA to South Station, Boston, MA
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Rochester (ROC) BOS - ROC
  3. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center

$165 - $539

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The cheapest way to get from Amherst to Syracuse is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Amherst to Syracuse is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amherst to Syracuse. However, there are services departing from Amherst Town Commons, Amherst Center, MA and arriving at Syracuse, Ny via Springfield, Ma. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 5m.

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The distance between Amherst and Syracuse is 191 miles. The road distance is 243.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Amherst to Syracuse without a car is to bus which takes 7h 5m and costs $35 - $90.

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It takes approximately 7h 5m to get from Amherst to Syracuse, including transfers.

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Amherst to Syracuse bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Springfield, Ma station.

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The best way to get from Amherst to Syracuse is to bus which takes 7h 5m and costs $35 - $90. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $70 - $170 and takes 8h 1m.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Syracuse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Amherst to Syracuse bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Syracuse, Ny station.

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Map of how to get from Amherst to Syracuse.
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  • Distance: 191.2 miles
  • Duration: 7h 5m

What companies run services between Amherst, MA, USA and Syracuse, NY, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Amherst to Syracuse 5 times a day. Tickets cost $28 - $70 and the journey takes 5h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amherst to Syracuse via Union Station, Springfield, MA, Springfield Amtrak Station, and Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station in around 8h 1m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Boston to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Boston to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Boston to Rochester via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Rochester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Boston to Rochester via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $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 Springfield Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$160 - $220
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Rochester Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Albany to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $55
Economy
$50 - $75
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Business
$75 - $110
Train from Rochester to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$20 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $85
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Springfield, Ma to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Northampton to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Amherst Town Commons, Amherst Center, MA to South Station, Boston, MA
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Trailways New York

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Yes, the driving distance between Amherst to Syracuse is 244 miles. It takes approximately 4h 15m to drive from Amherst to Syracuse.

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JetBlue Airways and American Airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Syracuse Airport.

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There are 75+ hotels available in Syracuse. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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