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There are 10 ways to get from Jersey City to Syracuse by bus, train, car, plane or subway

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Bus Trailways New York  •  6h 21m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Syracuse University, NY

$41 - $67

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  6h 30m

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

$30 - $72

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Train  •  6h 51m

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

$53 - $143

Drive  •  4h 18m

  1. Drive from Jersey City to Syracuse 244.1 miles

$23 - $35

Train to Newark, fly to Syracuse  •  4h 6m

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to Newark
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Syracuse (SYR) EWR - SYR

$92 - $468

Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Syracuse  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 9th Street
  2. Take the subway from W 4 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Syracuse (SYR) LGA - SYR

$86 - $385

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Syracuse  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Syracuse (SYR) JFK - SYR

$90 - $316

Fly Newark to Elmira/Corning, bus  •  6h 13m

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

$204 - $875

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Syracuse  •  5h 27m

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

$268 - $922

Fly Newark to Rochester, train  •  6h 9m

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

$122 - $507

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Jersey City to Syracuse is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Jersey City to Syracuse is to train and fly which costs $90 - $470 and takes 4h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Jersey City to Syracuse. However, there are services departing from Jfk Blvd At Duncan Ave and arriving at Syracuse University, NY via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 21m.

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No, there is no direct train from Jersey City to Syracuse. However, there are services departing from Journal Square and arriving at Syracuse Regional Transportation Center via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 51m.

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The distance between Jersey City and Syracuse is 194 miles. The road distance is 244.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Jersey City to Syracuse without a car is to bus which takes 6h 21m and costs $40 - $70.

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It takes approximately 6h 21m to get from Jersey City to Syracuse, including transfers.

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Jersey City to Syracuse bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Jersey City to Syracuse train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Jersey City to Syracuse is to bus which takes 6h 21m and costs $40 - $70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $50 - $150 and takes 6h 51m.

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Map of how to get from Jersey City to Syracuse.
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  • Distance: 193.5 miles
  • Duration: 6h 21m

What companies run services between Jersey City, NJ, USA and Syracuse, NY, USA?

Trailways New York operates a bus from Jersey City to Syracuse twice a week. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 4h 40m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Jersey City to Syracuse 4 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $140 and the journey takes 5h 20m. VIA Rail also services this route once daily.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Newark to Elmira/Corning
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Newark to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
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
5h 20m
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 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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
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
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$20 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $85
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Journal Square to Newark
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Train from Journal Square to 9th Street
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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 Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Syracuse University, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
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.

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
4h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $70

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Syracuse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 14m.

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Jersey City to Syracuse bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Syracuse University, NY station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Jersey City to Syracuse is 244 miles. It takes approximately 4h 18m to drive from Jersey City to Syracuse.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark 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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