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There are 9 ways to get from Long Island City to Syracuse by bus, train, car, subway or plane

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Bus via New York, NY  •  5h 53m

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

$24 - $43

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Bus  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Syracuse "Greyhound"

$33 - $68

Train  •  6h 42m

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

$78 - $183

Drive  •  4h 25m

  1. Drive from Long Island City to Syracuse 252.4 miles

$24 - $40

Subway to New York JFK, fly to Syracuse  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the subway from Court Sq-23 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Syracuse (SYR) JFK - SYR

$114 - $773

Line 7 subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Syracuse  •  4h 9m

  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

$93 - $452

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

  1. Take the subway from Court Sq-23 St 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

$106 - $407

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Syracuse  •  5h 46m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Syracuse (SYR) PHL - SYR

$165 - $707

Fly New York JFK to Rochester, train  •  6h 11m

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

$147 - $1,882

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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 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Long Island City to Syracuse is to subway and fly which costs $110 - $800 and takes 4h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Long Island City to Syracuse. However, there are services departing from Court Sq-23 St and arriving at Syracuse via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 42m.

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The distance between Long Island City and Syracuse is 196 miles. The road distance is 252.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Long Island City to Syracuse without a car is to bus via New York, NY which takes 5h 53m and costs $23 - $45.

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It takes approximately 5h 53m to get from Long Island City to Syracuse, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Long Island City to Syracuse is to bus via New York, NY which takes 5h 53m and costs $23 - $45. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $75 - $190 and takes 6h 42m.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Syracuse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Long Island City to Syracuse train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Syracuse station.

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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 53m

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

OurBus operates a bus from New York, NY to Syracuse, NY once daily. Tickets cost $21 - $40 and the journey takes 4h 15m. Alternatively, VIA Rail operates a train from New York Penn Station to Syracuse once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $180 and the journey takes 5h 28m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $360
Flights from New York La Guardia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $320
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $420
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Flights from Philadelphia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York Penn Station to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $180
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$50 - $65
Economy
$75 - $90
EconomyPlus
$120 - $180
Business
$100 - $140
Train from Rochester to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$20 - $35
Economy
$41 - $42
EconomyPlus
$45 - $70
Business
$68 - $72
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 Court Sq-23 St to Sutphin Blvd-Archer Av-JFK Airport
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Hunters Point Av to 74 St-Broadway
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Court Sq-23 St to 34 St-Penn Station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 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
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
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 Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Rochester to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Book at
ourbus.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 to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$55 - $80
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Long Island City to Syracuse is 252 miles. It takes approximately 4h 25m 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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