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

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Bus  •  5h 49m

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

$43 - $68

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Bus via Syracuse, Ny  •  6h 4m

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

$33 - $48

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Train  •  6h 34m

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

$43 - $68

Train via New York  •  6h 42m

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

$68 - $133

Night bus  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the night bus from New York, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 318

$33 - $48

Drive  •  4h 27m

  1. Drive from Long Island City to Syracuse 252.9 miles

$24 - $40

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

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

$98 - $522

Subway to New York JFK, fly to Syracuse  •  4h 6m

  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

$101 - $500

Subway, train to Newark, fly to Syracuse  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the subway from Court Sq to 34 St - Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Syracuse (SYR) EWR - SYR

$137 - $375

Fly New York La Guardia to Rochester, bus  •  6h 21m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Rochester (ROC) LGA - ROC
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Syracuse, Ny

$201 - $784

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Long Island City to Syracuse is to line 7 subway and fly which costs $95 - $550 and takes 3h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Long Island City to Syracuse. However, there are services departing from Court Sq and arriving at Syracuse Regional Transportation Center via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 34m.

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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 5h 49m and costs $40 - $70.

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It takes approximately 5h 49m to get from Long Island City to Syracuse, including transfers.

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Long Island City to Syracuse train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Long Island City to Syracuse is to bus which takes 5h 49m and costs $40 - $70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $70 and takes 6h 34m.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Syracuse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 13m.

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Map of how to get from Long Island City to Syracuse.
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  • Distance: 196.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 49m

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

Trailways New York operates a bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Syracuse University, NY twice a week. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 4h 40m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from New York Penn Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center 4 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 5h 20m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$716
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Syracuse via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $360
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $450
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
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
$40 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Premium
$220 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$75 - $120
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
$65 - $130
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$65 - $95
EconomyPlus
$85 - $130
Business
$110 - $160
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from Hunters Point Av to 74 St - Broadway
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Court Sq to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Court Sq to 34 St - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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
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
4h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $80
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$30 - $50

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

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

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American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Syracuse Airport.

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There are 70+ hotels available in Syracuse. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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