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There are 11 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Syracuse by bus, train, car, subway or plane

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 4262 / ...

$29 - $70

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Bus OurBus  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Syracuse, NY New York-Syracuse Route

$19 - $38

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Train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Empire Service / ...

$50 - $140

Drive  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal to Syracuse 251 miles

$24 - $40

Line 7 subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Syracuse  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Take the line 7 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to 74 St - Broadway
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Syracuse (SYR) LGA - SYR

$85 - $385

Fly Newark to Syracuse  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Syracuse (SYR) EWR - SYR

$107 - $482

Line 7 subway, train to New York JFK, fly to Syracuse  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 7 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Woodside - 61 St
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Jamaica
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Syracuse (SYR) JFK - SYR

$91 - $318

Fly Newark to Elmira/Corning, bus  •  6 h 11 min

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

$218 - $887

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Syracuse  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Syracuse (SYR) PHL - SYR

$275 - $925

Fly New York La Guardia to Rochester, train  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Rochester (ROC) LGA - ROC
  2. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center

$123 - $471

Fly Newark to Rochester, train  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Rochester (ROC) EWR - ROC
  2. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center

$135 - $518

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The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Syracuse is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Syracuse is to fly which costs $100 - $490 and takes 3 h 56 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Syracuse, Ny. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Syracuse Regional Transportation Center. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Syracuse is 195 miles. The road distance is 251 miles.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Syracuse without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 11 min and costs $29 - $70.

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The bus from New York, Ny to Syracuse, Ny takes 4 h 55 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Grand Central Terminal to Syracuse bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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Grand Central Terminal to Syracuse train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Syracuse is to bus which takes 5 h 11 min and costs $29 - $70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $50 - $140 and takes 5 h 45 min, you could also fly, which costs $100 - $490 and takes 3 h 56 min.

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Map of how to get from Grand Central Terminal to Syracuse.
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  • Distance: 195.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 11 min

What companies run services between Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA and Syracuse, NY, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Grand Central Terminal to Syracuse every 3 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $70 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Grand Central Terminal to Syracuse 4 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $140 and the journey takes 5 h 20 min. VIA Rail also services this route once daily.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Newark to Elmira/Corning
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Syracuse via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $2,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
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 New York Penn Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$95 - $140
Business
$110 - $170
Train from Rochester to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$20 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $85
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
LIRR
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$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 New York, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $70
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Elmira, NY to Destiny USA
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Syracuse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 9 min.

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Grand Central Terminal to Syracuse bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Syracuse, Ny station.

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Grand Central Terminal to Syracuse train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Syracuse Regional Transportation Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Grand Central Terminal to Syracuse is 251 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to drive from Grand Central Terminal to Syracuse.

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Delta offers flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Syracuse Airport.

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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 Grand Central Terminal to Newark Airport is to shuttle which takes 20 min and costs $17.

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