There are 7 ways to get from Manhattan to Syracuse University by bus, night bus, car, plane, subway or train

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Bus  •  4h 44m

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

$40 - $65

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Bus via 86 St  •  6h 1m

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$21 - $38

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Night bus  •  4h 44m

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

$30 - $45

Drive  •  4h 30m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Syracuse University 257.5 miles

$25 - $40

Fly from New York La Guardia  •  2h 55m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Syracuse (SYR) LGA - SYR

$145 - $580

Subway, train to New York JFK, fly  •  3h 17m

  1. Take the subway from 86 St to 34 St - Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Syracuse (SYR) JFK - SYR

$152 - $564

Subway, train to Newark, fly  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the subway from 86 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

$184 - $433

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The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Syracuse University is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Syracuse University is to fly which costs $140 - $600 and takes 2h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and arriving at Syracuse University, NY. Services depart twice a week, and operate Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4h 40m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Syracuse University is 193 miles. The road distance is 257.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Syracuse University without a car is to bus which takes 4h 44m and costs $40 - $65.

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The bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Syracuse University, NY takes 4h 40m including transfers and departs twice a week.

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

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Syracuse University is to bus which takes 4h 44m and costs $40 - $65. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $140 - $600 and takes 2h 55m.

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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 Manhattan to Syracuse University.
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  • Distance: 192.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 44m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Syracuse University, 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, Delta and American Airlines fly from Manhattan to Syracuse University 3 times a day.

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
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
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 86 St to 34 St - Penn Station
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
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
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $35
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
Night bus from New York, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$55 - $80

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Syracuse University is 258 miles. It takes approximately 4h 30m to drive from Manhattan to Syracuse University.

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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 69+ hotels available in Syracuse University. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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