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

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Fly to Syracuse  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Syracuse (SYR) BOS - SYR

$140 - $568

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Bus  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Syracuse, Ny 248 / ...

$16 - $90

3 alternative options

Fly to Rochester, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Rochester (ROC) BOS - ROC
  2. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center

$150 - $507

Train  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Lake Shore Limited

$55 - $160

Drive  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Syracuse 312.5 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Syracuse is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Syracuse is to fly which costs $140 - $600 and takes 3 h 48 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Syracuse, Ny. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Boston South Station station and arriving at Syracuse Regional Transportation Center. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 54 min.

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The distance between Boston and Syracuse is 264 miles. The road distance is 312.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Syracuse without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 40 min and costs $16 - $90.

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It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from Boston to Syracuse, including transfers.

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

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Boston to Syracuse train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Syracuse is to fly which takes 3 h 48 min and costs $140 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $16 - $90 and takes 7 h 40 min, you could also train, which costs $55 - $160 and takes 8 h 54 min.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Syracuse.
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  • Distance: 264.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 48 min

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

JetBlue Airways and American Airlines fly from Boston to Syracuse 3 times a day. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Boston to Syracuse 5 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $90 and the journey takes 7 h 40 min. OurBus also services this route once a week.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Boston to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Boston to Rochester via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Rochester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 Rochester Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
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
Train from Boston South Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
8 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $360
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
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.

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 Boston, Ma to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$65 - $90
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Book at
ourbus.com

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Syracuse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Boston to Syracuse train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Syracuse Regional Transportation Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Syracuse is 313 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to drive from Boston to Syracuse.

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

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Book your Boston to Syracuse bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 74+ hotels available in Syracuse. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs $2 - $6.

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