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

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Train  •  3 h 52 min

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

$45 - $120

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Bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny 4178 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 255 / ...

$36 - $84

3 alternative options

Bus Trailways New York  •  5 h 45 min

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

$44 - $101

Drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Erie to Syracuse 238.5 miles

$23 - $35

Fly  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Erie (ERI) to Syracuse (SYR) ERI - SYR

$192 - $967

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No, there is no direct bus from Erie to Syracuse. However, there are services departing from Erie, Pa and arriving at Syracuse, Ny via Buffalo, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Erie Amtrak and arriving at Syracuse Regional Transportation Center. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 52 min.

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The distance between Erie and Syracuse is 211 miles. The road distance is 238.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Erie to Syracuse without a car is to train which takes 3 h 52 min and costs .

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The train from Erie Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center takes 3 h 52 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Erie to Syracuse bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Erie, Pa station.

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

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The best way to get from Erie to Syracuse is to train which takes 3 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 15 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 6 h 12 min.

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There is no direct flight from Erie Airport to Syracuse Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 29 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Erie to Syracuse.
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  • Distance: 211.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 52 min

What companies run services between Erie, PA, USA and Syracuse, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Erie to Syracuse twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 3 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Erie to Syracuse via Buffalo, Ny in around 5 h 15 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Erie to Syracuse via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Erie to Syracuse via Philadelphia, Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Erie to Syracuse via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Erie to Syracuse via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
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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Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Erie Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
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 Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
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 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Erie to Syracuse is 238 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 10 min to drive from Erie to Syracuse.

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

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There are 77+ hotels available in Syracuse. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Erie to Erie Airport is to line 31 bus which takes 28 min and costs .

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