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There are 11 ways to get from Detroit to Syracuse by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Syracuse  •  4h 40m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Syracuse (SYR) DTW - SYR

$160 - $814

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Bus  •  12h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, MI - 1001 Howard Street to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street Chicago / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Syracuse, NY Toronto

$52 - $129

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Fly to Ithaca, bus  •  6h 4m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Ithaca (ITH) DTW - ITH
  2. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Destiny USA

$284 - $1,444

Fly to Elmira/Corning, bus  •  6h 44m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Elmira/Corning (ELM) DTW - ELM
  2. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Destiny USA

$232 - $1,071

Fly to Binghamton, bus  •  6h 9m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Binghamton (BGM) DTW - BGM
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Syracuse, Ny

$232 - $1,067

Fly to Rochester, train  •  6h 34m

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

$190 - $443

Fly to Buffalo, bus  •  7h 12m

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Buffalo (BUF) DTW - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo Airport to Syracuse, Ny

$152 - $522

Bus, train  •  10h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh 1097 / ...
  2. Take the train from Toledo Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Lake Shore Limited

$78 - $218

Train  •  10h 35m

  1. Take the train from Windsor to Aldershot VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Aldershot to Syracuse VIA Rail

$118 - $228

Bus via Buffalo, Ny  •  11h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Windsor International Transit Terminal to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street 207 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 255 / ...

$58 - $149

Drive  •  7h 9m

  1. Drive from Detroit to Syracuse 403.3 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Detroit to Syracuse is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 7h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Syracuse is to fly which costs $160 - $850 and takes 4h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Syracuse. However, there are services departing from Windsor International Transit Terminal and arriving at Syracuse, Ny via Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street and Buffalo, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Detroit to Syracuse. However, there are services departing from Windsor and arriving at Syracuse via Aldershot. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 35m.

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The distance between Detroit and Syracuse is 356 miles. The road distance is 403.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Syracuse without a car is to bus and train which takes 10h 10m and costs $75 - $220.

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It takes approximately 4h 40m to get from Detroit to Syracuse, including transfers.

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Detroit to Syracuse bus services, operated by First Choice Bus Service, depart from Windsor International Transit Terminal station.

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Detroit to Syracuse train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Windsor station.

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The best way to get from Detroit to Syracuse is to fly which takes 4h 40m and costs $160 - $850. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $110 - $230 and takes 10h 35m, you could also bus, which costs $55 - $150 and takes 11h 57m.

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Map of how to get from Detroit to Syracuse.
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  • Distance: 355.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 40m

What companies run services between Detroit, MI, USA and Syracuse, NY, USA?

Delta and United Airlines fly from Detroit to Syracuse 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Detroit to Syracuse via Aldershot in around 10h 35m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Detroit to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Detroit to Elmira/Corning
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flights from Detroit to Binghamton
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Detroit to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Detroit to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Detroit to Syracuse via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Detroit to Ithaca via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,600
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
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
Train from Toledo Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$290 - $410
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
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
Train from Windsor to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $60
Economy
$55 - $80
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Business
$90 - $130
Train from Aldershot to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
6h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
EconomyPlus
$80 - $120
Business
$95 - $140
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Destiny USA
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Elmira, NY to Destiny USA
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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 Binghamton, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Bus from Buffalo Airport to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $19
Flexible
$22 - $28
Bus from Windsor, On to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Toronto, On to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
First Choice Bus Service
Phone
647-561-9346
Website
firstchoicebusservice.com
Bus from Windsor International Transit Terminal to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
firstchoicebusservice.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Windsor, ON to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$24 - $35
Online Fare
$30 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $60
Refundable
$45 - $70
Bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$16 - $35
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$29 - $45
Bus from Detroit, MI - 1001 Howard Street to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
Bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
Megabus Canada
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Book at
megabus.com

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The quickest flight from Detroit Airport to Syracuse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 31m.

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

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Detroit to Syracuse train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Syracuse station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Detroit to Syracuse is 403 miles. It takes approximately 7h 9m to drive from Detroit to Syracuse.

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United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Detroit 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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The best way to get from Detroit to Detroit Airport is to line 261 bus which takes 54m and costs $2.

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