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There are 7 ways to get from Montreal to Syracuse by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Megabus Canada  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Montreal to Brockville 8 stops / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brockville, ON to Syracuse, NY 5797

$34 - $115

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Montreal, Pq to Albany, Ny 4015 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 277 / ...

$47 - $114

Train  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Montreal Central Station to Schenectady Amtrak Station Adirondack
  2. Take the train from Schenectady Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Lake Shore Limited / ...

$74 - $182

Drive  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Montreal to Syracuse 252.3 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Syracuse  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Syracuse (SYR) YUL - SYR

$107 - $817

Fly to Ithaca, bus  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Ithaca (ITH) YUL - ITH
  2. Take the bus from Ithaca, NY to Destiny USA

$234 - $1,546

Fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, train  •  10 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) YUL - YTZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Syracuse

$155 - $465

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The cheapest way to get from Montreal to Syracuse is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montreal to Syracuse is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Montreal to Syracuse. However, there are services departing from Montreal and arriving at Syracuse, NY via Brockville, ON. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Montreal station to Syracuse. However, there are services departing from Montreal Central Station and arriving at Syracuse Regional Transportation Center via Schenectady Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 9 min.

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The distance between Montreal and Syracuse is 341 km. The road distance is 403.7 km.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Syracuse without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 15 min and costs $40 - $150.

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It takes approximately 6 h 15 min to get from Montreal to Syracuse, including transfers.

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Montreal to Syracuse bus services, operated by Megabus Canada, depart from Montreal station.

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Montreal to Syracuse train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Montreal Central Station.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Syracuse is to bus which takes 6 h 15 min and costs $40 - $150. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $95 - $240 and takes 10 h 9 min, you could also fly, which costs $140 - $1,100 and takes 7 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Montreal to Syracuse.
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  • Distance: 213.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 15 min

What companies run services between Montreal, QC, Canada and Syracuse, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Montreal to Syracuse via Brockville and Brockville, ON in around 6 h 15 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Montreal to Syracuse via Schenectady Amtrak Station in around 10 h 9 min.

Airlines
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to Syracuse via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Montreal to Syracuse via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Montreal to Syracuse via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Syracuse via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Montreal to Syracuse via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Flights from Montreal to Ithaca via New York La Guardia, Detroit
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $2,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Montreal to Syracuse via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $950
Flights from Montreal to Syracuse via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Syracuse via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Ithaca via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Montreal to Ithaca via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Montreal to Ithaca via Chicago O'Hare, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Montreal to Syracuse via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Montreal to Syracuse via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Syracuse via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Ithaca via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Ithaca via New York JFK, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
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 Montreal Central Station to Schenectady Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$210 - $290
Train from Schenectady Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Schenectady to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $50
Economy
$45 - $70
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Business
$70 - $110
Train from Toronto to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $65
Economy
$65 - $95
EconomyPlus
$85 - $130
Business
$100 - $150
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Montreal to Brockville
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Book at
megabus.ca
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Brockville, ON to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$16 - $90
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$16 - $23
Online Fare
$18 - $35
Standard Fare
$28 - $40
Refundable
$30 - $50
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 Montreal, Pq to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$27 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
Bus from Albany, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Destiny USA
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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There is no direct flight from Montreal Airport to Syracuse Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 9 min and has one stopover.

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Montreal to Syracuse bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Syracuse, NY station.

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Montreal to Syracuse train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Syracuse Regional Transportation Center station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Montreal to Syracuse is 404 km. It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to drive from Montreal to Syracuse.

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Air Canada, JetBlue Airways, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Montreal Airport to Syracuse Airport.

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There are 75+ hotels available in Syracuse. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Montreal Airport is to line 747 bus which takes 21 min and costs $4.

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