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There are 9 ways to get from Newark to Syracuse by bus, train, car, plane or subway

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Bus  •  4h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Newark to Syracuse "Greyhound"

$30 - $45

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Train via New York Moynihan Train Hall  •  6h 42m

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

$43 - $72

Train  •  6h 50m

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

$78 - $147

Drive  •  4h 9m

  1. Drive from Newark to Syracuse 238.1 miles

$23 - $35

Fly Newark to Syracuse  •  3h 49m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Syracuse (SYR) EWR - SYR

$95 - $337

Train, train to New York JFK, fly to Syracuse  •  4h 25m

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

$99 - $415

Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Syracuse  •  4h 28m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the subway from 34 St-Penn Station to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Syracuse (SYR) LGA - SYR

$116 - $349

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Syracuse  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Syracuse (SYR) PHL - SYR

$127 - $347

Fly Newark to Rochester, train  •  5h 45m

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

$138 - $396

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The cheapest way to get from Newark to Syracuse is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Syracuse is to fly which costs $90 - $340 and takes 3h 49m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newark and arriving at Syracuse. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Newark station to Syracuse. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Syracuse Regional Transportation Center via New York Moynihan Train Hall. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 42m.

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The distance between Newark and Syracuse is 190 miles. The road distance is 238.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Syracuse without a car is to bus which takes 4h 45m and costs $30 - $45.

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The bus from Newark to Syracuse takes 4h 45m including transfers and departs once daily.

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Newark to Syracuse bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Newark station.

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Newark to Syracuse train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Moynihan Train Hall station.

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The best way to get from Newark to Syracuse is to bus which takes 4h 45m and costs $30 - $45. Alternatively, you can train via New York Moynihan Train Hall, which costs $40 - $75 and takes 6h 42m, you could also fly, which costs $90 - $340 and takes 3h 49m.

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Map of how to get from Newark to Syracuse.
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  • Distance: 190.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 45m

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Newark to Syracuse once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 4h 45m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 5h 20m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Philadelphia to Syracuse via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from Newark to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Newark to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$16 - $440
Flights from New York La Guardia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$13 - $370
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
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 Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Premium
$220 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$75 - $120
Train from Newark Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Train from Rochester Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
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 - $140
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$50 - $75
Economy
$75 - $110
EconomyPlus
$95 - $140
Business
$120 - $170
Train from Rochester to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$20 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Business
$60 - $85
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $8
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$5 - $8
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from 34 St-Penn Station to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
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 Newark Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $80
Business Class Seat
$65 - $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 Newark to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $80

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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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Newark to Syracuse bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Syracuse station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Syracuse is 238 miles. It takes approximately 4h 9m to drive from Newark to Syracuse.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Syracuse Airport.

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There are 175+ hotels available in Syracuse. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Newark to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 12 min and costs $1 - $5.

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