There are 10 ways to get from Long Island City 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 4102 / ...

$32 - $73

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Bus Megabus  •  7 h 11 min

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

$29 - $45

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Train  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from New York to Syracuse VIA Rail / ...

$48 - $153

Drive  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Long Island City to Syracuse 252.9 miles

$24 - $40

Subway to New York JFK, fly to Syracuse  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the subway from Court Sq to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Syracuse (SYR) JFK - SYR

$86 - $311

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Syracuse  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the subway from Court Sq to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Syracuse (SYR) LGA - SYR

$85 - $385

Fly Newark to Syracuse  •  4 h 18 min

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

$110 - $485

Fly Newark to Ithaca, bus  •  5 h 20 min

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

$360 - $1,032

Fly Newark to Rochester, train  •  5 h 59 min

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

$137 - $536

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Syracuse  •  5 h 55 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 - $935

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The cheapest way to get from Long Island City to Syracuse is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Long Island City to Syracuse is to subway and fly which costs $85 - $390 and takes 3 h 51 min.

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The distance between Long Island City and Syracuse is 196 miles. The road distance is 252.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Long Island City to Syracuse without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 11 min and costs $30 - $75.

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Long Island City to Syracuse, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Long Island City to Syracuse is to bus which takes 5 h 11 min and costs $30 - $75. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $45 - $160 and takes 6 h 37 min, you could also fly, which costs $110 - $490 and takes 4 h 18 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Long Island City to Syracuse is 253 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to drive from Long Island City to Syracuse.

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JetBlue Airways and Delta offer flights from New York JFK 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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Map of how to get from Long Island City to Syracuse.
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  • Distance: 196.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 11 min

What companies run services between Long Island City, NY, USA and Syracuse, NY, USA?

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Long Island City to Syracuse hourly. Tickets cost $29 - $70 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min. Alternatively, VIA Rail operates a train from Long Island City to Syracuse every 3 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $150 and the journey takes 5 h 28 min. Amtrak also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Newark to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Syracuse via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
Flights from New York La Guardia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 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 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$75 - $110
Economy Plus
$110 - $150
Business
$110 - $150
Business Plus/Sleeper
$190 - $270
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
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 New York Penn Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
3 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
New York City Transit (MTA)
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
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.

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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 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $70
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

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