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Train to Philadelphia, fly to Watertown  •  4h 33m

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

$190 - $478

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Bus  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Syracuse "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Watertown, NY

$62 - $103

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Fly New York JFK to Syracuse, bus  •  5h 14m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Syracuse (SYR) JFK - SYR
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY - Airport to Watertown, NY

$160 - $551

Fly Newark to Syracuse, bus  •  4h 47m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Syracuse (SYR) EWR - SYR
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY - Airport to Watertown, NY

$187 - $514

Fly New York La Guardia to Syracuse, bus  •  4h 52m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Syracuse (SYR) LGA - SYR
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY - Airport to Watertown, NY

$184 - $750

Train, bus  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Syracuse VIA Rail
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Watertown, NY

$108 - $218

Train, bus via New York Moynihan Train Hall  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Watertown, NY

$74 - $102

Drive  •  5h 39m

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Watertown 322.2 miles

$30 - $50

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The cost-effective way to get from Manhattan to Watertown is to drive, which costs $30 - $50 and takes 5h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Watertown is to train and fly which costs $190 - $480 and takes 4h 33m.

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The distance between Manhattan and Watertown is 243 miles. The road distance is 322.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Manhattan to Watertown without a car is to bus which takes 7h 37m and costs $60 - $110.

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It takes approximately 4h 33m to get from Manhattan to Watertown, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Watertown Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 26m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manhattan to Watertown is 322 miles. It takes approximately 5h 39m to drive from Manhattan to Watertown.

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American Airlines offers flights from Philadelphia Airport to Watertown Airport.

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  • Distance: 243.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 33m

What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Watertown, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Manhattan to Watertown via Syracuse, Syracuse, NY, and Watertown, NY in around 7h 37m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $440
Flights from New York La Guardia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $460
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Watertown
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
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 Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
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 New York Moynihan Train Hall to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Premium
$220 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$75 - $120
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
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
Business
$100 - $140
Economy
$75 - $90
EconomyPlus
$120 - $180
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY - Airport to Watertown, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
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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
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Watertown, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
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 to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$55 - $80

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