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There are 7 ways to get from New York to Skaneateles by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Syracuse VIA Rail

$198 - $327

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Bus  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the bus from New York to Syracuse "Greyhound"

$34 - $66

5 alternative options

Train via C22  •  8h 3m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Empire Service / ...

$46 - $65

Drive  •  4h 35m

  1. Drive from New York to Skaneateles 252.6 miles

$24 - $40

Fly from Newark, bus  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Syracuse (SYR) EWR - SYR
  2. Take the bus from C22 to State St & E Genesee St

$166 - $487

Fly from New York La Guardia, bus  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Syracuse (SYR) LGA - SYR
  2. Take the bus from C22 to State St & E Genesee St

$165 - $726

Fly from New York JFK, bus  •  6h 42m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Syracuse (SYR) JFK - SYR
  2. Take the bus from C22 to State St & E Genesee St

$141 - $527

New York to Skaneateles by bus

The bus journey time between New York and Skaneateles is around 7h 47m and covers a distance of around 281 miles. The fastest bus normally takes 6h 52m. Operated by Greyhound USA, Trailways New York and Centro, the New York to Skaneateles bus service departs from New York and arrives in Genesee & Jordan Rd. Typically 18 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
7h 47m
Fastest bus time:
6h 52m
Buses per week:
18
Cheapest price:
$34
Carbon emissions:
56 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
01:15
Last bus departs at:
16:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

New York to Skaneateles bus schedules

New York → Skaneateles
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Skaneateles is 800-232-4636.

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Skaneateles is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 4h 35m.

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The fastest way to get from New York to Skaneateles is to drive which takes 4h 35m and costs $24 - $40.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Skaneateles. However, there are services departing from New York and arriving at Genesee & Jordan Rd via Regional Transportation Center and C22. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 34m.

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The distance between New York and Skaneateles is 199 miles. The road distance is 252.6 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Skaneateles without a car is to train which takes 5h 57m and costs $190 - $330.

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It takes approximately 5h 57m to get from New York to Skaneateles, including transfers.

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New York to Skaneateles bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York station.

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The best way to get from New York to Skaneateles is to train which takes 5h 57m and costs $190 - $330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $70 and takes 7h 34m.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Syracuse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 22m.

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New York to Skaneateles bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Syracuse station.

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Map of how to get from New York to Skaneateles.
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  • Distance: 198.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 57m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Skaneateles, NY, USA?

VIA Rail operates a train from New York Penn Station to Syracuse once daily. Tickets cost $75 - $180 and the journey takes 5h 28m. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from New York to Syracuse 3 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 5h. Trailways New York also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $460
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Newark to Syracuse via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Train operators
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
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 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
Bus operators
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
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
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
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Centro
Phone
+1 315 442-3400.
Website
centro.org
Bus from C22 to State St & E Genesee St
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
centro.org

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Skaneateles is 253 miles. It takes approximately 4h 35m to drive from New York to Skaneateles.

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JetBlue Airways and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Syracuse Airport.

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There are 22+ hotels available in Skaneateles. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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