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There are 10 ways to get from New Brunswick to Syracuse by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Trailways New York  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick Downtown to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Syracuse University, NY

$46 - $81

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from New Brunswick Downtown to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 4262 / ...

$35 - $91

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Train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Empire Service / ...

$57 - $151

Drive  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Drive from New Brunswick to Syracuse 241.1 miles

$23 - $35

Train to Newark, fly to Syracuse  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Syracuse (SYR) EWR - SYR

$108 - $486

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Syracuse  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Syracuse (SYR) LGA - SYR

$92 - $396

Train to New York JFK, fly to Syracuse  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Syracuse (SYR) JFK - SYR

$96 - $327

Train, train to Philadelphia, fly to Syracuse  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Jersey Ave. to Trenton Transit Center
  2. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Syracuse (SYR) PHL - SYR

$224 - $772

Fly Newark to Elmira/Corning, bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Elmira/Corning (ELM) EWR - ELM
  2. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Destiny USA

$219 - $891

Train to Newark, fly to Rochester, train  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from New Brunswick to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Rochester (ROC) EWR - ROC
  3. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center

$136 - $522

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The cheapest way to get from New Brunswick to Syracuse is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Brunswick to Syracuse is to train and fly which costs $100 - $490 and takes 4 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Brunswick to Syracuse. However, there are services departing from New Brunswick Downtown and arriving at Syracuse University, NY via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New Brunswick to Syracuse. However, there are services departing from New Brunswick and arriving at Syracuse Regional Transportation Center via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 25 min.

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The distance between New Brunswick and Syracuse is 199 miles. The road distance is 241.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New Brunswick to Syracuse without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 40 min and costs $45 - $85.

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It takes approximately 6 h 40 min to get from New Brunswick to Syracuse, including transfers.

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New Brunswick to Syracuse bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from New Brunswick Downtown station.

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New Brunswick to Syracuse train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from New Brunswick station.

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The best way to get from New Brunswick to Syracuse is to bus which takes 6 h 40 min and costs $45 - $85. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $55 - $160 and takes 7 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from New Brunswick to Syracuse.
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  • Distance: 198.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 40 min

What companies run services between New Brunswick, NJ, USA and Syracuse, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from New Brunswick to Syracuse via New York Port Authority and New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 6 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from New Brunswick to Syracuse via New York Penn Station in around 7 h 25 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Syracuse via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $2,100
Flights from Newark to Elmira/Corning
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Newark to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $500
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from New Brunswick to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Train from Jersey Ave. to Trenton Transit Center
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
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 Penn Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$95 - $140
Business
$110 - $170
Train from Rochester to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$20 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $85
Bus operators
Megabus
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
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Elmira, NY to Destiny USA
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
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, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $70

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Syracuse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 11 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between New Brunswick to Syracuse is 241 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to drive from New Brunswick to Syracuse.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Syracuse Airport.

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There are 74+ hotels available in Syracuse. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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