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

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Bus  •  6h 15m

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

$32 - $115

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Bus via Albany  •  8h 55m

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

$50 - $75

Train  •  10h 9m

  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 / ...

$69 - $98

Drive  •  4h 35m

  1. Drive from Montreal to Syracuse 254.6 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Syracuse  •  7h 17m

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

$111 - $820

Fly to Ottawa, bus  •  7h 54m

  1. Fly from Montreal (YUL) to Ottawa (YOW) YUL - YOW
  2. Take the bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY

$197 - $937

Fly to Ithaca, bus  •  10h

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

$227 - $1,533

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The cheapest way to get from Montreal to Syracuse is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Montreal to Syracuse is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 4h 35m.

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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 6h 15m.

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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 10h 9m.

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The distance between Montreal and Syracuse is 213 miles. The road distance is 254.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Syracuse without a car is to bus which takes 6h 15m and costs $40 - $160.

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It takes approximately 6h 15m 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, depart from Montreal Central Station.

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The best way to get from Montreal to Syracuse is to bus which takes 6h 15m and costs $40 - $160. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $85 - $130 and takes 10h 9m, you could also fly, which costs $140 - $1,100 and takes 7h 17m.

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

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 6h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Montreal to Syracuse via Schenectady Amtrak Station in around 10h 9m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Montreal to Syracuse via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Ottawa
Ave. Duration
44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Montreal to Syracuse via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Montreal to Syracuse via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Montreal to Syracuse via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Syracuse via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,800
Flights from Montreal to Ithaca via New York La Guardia, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,000
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Montreal to Syracuse via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Montreal to Syracuse via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Montreal to Syracuse via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Montreal to Ithaca via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Montreal to Ithaca via Newark, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Montreal to Syracuse via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Montreal to Syracuse via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Syracuse via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Flights from Montreal to Ithaca via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,400
Flights from Montreal to Ithaca via New York La Guardia, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
6h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Schenectady Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $75
Business Seat
$45 - $70
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Schenectady to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$27 - $50
Economy
$45 - $70
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Business
$70 - $110
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
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $26
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
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$14 - $90
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$35 - $55
Online Fare
$14 - $21
Advanced Purchase
$21 - $30
Standard Fare
$27 - $31
Refundable
$35 - $38
Bus from Ottawa, ON to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$40 - $60
Online Fare
$20 - $29
Advanced Purchase
$27 - $40
Standard Fare
$35 - $40
Refundable
$44 - $47
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
5h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $40
Flexible
$50 - $75
Bus from Albany, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $60
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Destiny USA
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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There is no direct flight from Montreal Airport to Syracuse Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 43m 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 255 miles. It takes approximately 4h 35m to drive from Montreal to Syracuse.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta 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 19 min and costs $10.

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