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

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Train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Lake Shore Limited

$55 - $150

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Bus  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny 4178 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 255 / ...

$45 - $107

3 alternative options

Bus via Regional Transportation Center  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny 4178 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Syracuse, NY Eastbound

$53 - $124

Drive  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Cleveland to Syracuse 335.9 miles

$30 - $50

Fly  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Cleveland (CLE) to Syracuse (SYR) CLE - SYR

$152 - $768

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The cheapest way to get from Cleveland to Syracuse is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cleveland to Syracuse is to train which costs $55 - $150 and takes 5 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cleveland to Syracuse. However, there are services departing from Cleveland, Oh and arriving at N Salina St & W Genesee St via Buffalo, NY and Regional Transportation Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cleveland Amtrak and arriving at Syracuse Regional Transportation Center. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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The distance between Cleveland and Syracuse is 305 miles. The road distance is 335.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Syracuse without a car is to train which takes 5 h 25 min and costs $55 - $150.

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The train from Cleveland Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center takes 5 h 25 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Cleveland to Syracuse bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Cleveland, Oh station.

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Cleveland to Syracuse train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Cleveland Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Syracuse is to train which takes 5 h 25 min and costs $55 - $150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $130 and takes 8 h 1 min, you could also fly, which costs $150 - $800 and takes 6 h 4 min.

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Map of how to get from Cleveland to Syracuse.
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  • Distance: 304.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 25 min

What companies run services between Cleveland, OH, USA and Syracuse, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Cleveland to Syracuse twice daily. Tickets cost $55 - $150 and the journey takes 5 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cleveland to Syracuse via Buffalo, Ny, Buffalo, NY, Syracuse, NY, and Regional Transportation Center in around 8 h 1 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Cleveland to Syracuse via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Cleveland to Syracuse via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to Syracuse via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Cleveland to Syracuse via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Cleveland to Syracuse via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Cleveland to Syracuse via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Cleveland to Syracuse via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Cleveland to Syracuse via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
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 Cleveland Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Flexi Coach Seat
$95 - $150
Business Coach Seat
$100 - $150
Room
$250 - $350
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 Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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There is no direct flight from Cleveland Airport to Syracuse Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 22 min and has one stopover.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cleveland to Syracuse is 336 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 46 min to drive from Cleveland to Syracuse.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Cleveland Airport to Syracuse Airport.

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Book your Cleveland to Syracuse bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 74+ hotels available in Syracuse. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cleveland to Cleveland Airport is to subway which takes 27 min and costs $3.

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