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

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

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Train  •  3 h 52 min

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

$45 - $120

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  7 h 31 min

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

$32 - $99

3 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny 4178 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 317 / ...

$35 - $84

Drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Erie to Syracuse 238.5 miles

$23 - $35

Fly  •  5 h 1 min

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

$219 - $1,000

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The cheapest way to get from Erie to Syracuse is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Erie to Syracuse is to train which costs $45 - $120 and takes 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 train from Erie Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Amtrak takes 3 h 52 min including transfers and departs twice daily.

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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 4 h 52 min.

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

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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 4 h 52 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Erie to Syracuse via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Erie to Syracuse via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Erie to Syracuse via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Erie Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
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
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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
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Buffalo to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$18 - $27
Online Fare
$22 - $40
Standard Fare
$30 - $50
Refundable
$35 - $55

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