There are 9 ways to get from Detroit to Syracuse by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Detroit to Syracuse  •  4 h 25 min

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

$192 - $817

Cheapest option

Bus via Cleveland, Oh  •  10 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, Mi to Cleveland, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny 212
  3. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 317 / ...

$67 - $163

7 alternative options

Fly Detroit to Binghamton, bus  •  5 h 18 min

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

$232 - $1,067

Fly Detroit to Ithaca, bus  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Ithaca (ITH) DTW - ITH
  2. Take the bus from Cortland Suny to Syracuse Univ

$372 - $1,564

Fly Detroit to Rochester, train  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Detroit (DTW) to Rochester (ROC) DTW - ROC
  2. Take the train from Rochester to Syracuse

$189 - $458

Fly Windsor to Syracuse  •  7 h

  1. Fly from Windsor (YQG) to Syracuse (SYR) YQG - SYR

$167 - $1,522

Train  •  10 h 35 min

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

$77 - $244

Bus Greyhound Canada  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Toronto, ON 5509 / 5534 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Syracuse, NY 5593

$67 - $125

Drive  •  7 h 9 min

  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 7 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Detroit to Syracuse is to fly which costs $190 - $850 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Detroit to Syracuse. However, there are services departing from Detroit, Mi and arriving at Syracuse, Ny via Cleveland, Oh and Buffalo, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 34 min.

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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 10 h 35 min.

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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 which takes 10 h 34 min and costs $65 - $170.

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It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Detroit to Syracuse, including transfers.

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Detroit to Syracuse bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Detroit, Mi station.

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Map of how to get from Detroit to Syracuse.
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  • Distance: 355.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

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

Delta and Air Canada fly from Detroit to Syracuse every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Detroit to Syracuse via Cleveland, Oh and Buffalo, Ny in around 10 h 34 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Detroit to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Detroit to Binghamton
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Detroit to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Detroit to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Detroit to Syracuse via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Detroit to Rochester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Windsor to Syracuse via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,500
Flights from Windsor to Syracuse via Montreal, Toronto
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,700
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$30 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $130
Train from Windsor to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $55
Economy
$55 - $75
Economy Plus
$80 - $120
Business
$80 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$140 - $200
Train from Aldershot to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
Economy Plus
$90 - $130
Business
$90 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$160 - $230
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak 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
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 Binghamton, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Bus from Cortland Suny to Syracuse Univ
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Detroit, Mi to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Detroit, MI to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$26 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $70
Bus from Toronto, ON to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com

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