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There are 5 ways to get from Niagara Falls to Syracuse by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Niagara Falls Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Maple Leaf / ...

$35 - $90

Cheapest option

Line 40 bus, bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the line 40 bus from 3rd St & Niagara St to Ellicott St & MTC 40
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 255 / ...

$23 - $52

3 alternative options

Line 40 bus, bus Trailways New York  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 40 bus from Portage Rd & Cedar Ave to Ellicott St & MTC 40
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Syracuse, NY Eastbound

$31 - $69

Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Niagara Falls, On to Syracuse, Ny 207 / ...

$24 - $60

Drive  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Niagara Falls to Syracuse 163.5 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Niagara Falls to Syracuse is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Niagara Falls to Syracuse is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Niagara Falls, On and arriving at Syracuse, Ny. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Niagara Falls Amtrak and arriving at Syracuse Regional Transportation Center. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 1 min.

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The distance between Niagara Falls and Syracuse is 148 miles. The road distance is 163.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Niagara Falls to Syracuse without a car is to train which takes 3 h 1 min and costs $35 - $90.

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The train from Niagara Falls Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center takes 3 h 1 min including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Niagara Falls to Syracuse bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Niagara Falls, On station.

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Niagara Falls to Syracuse train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Niagara Falls Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Niagara Falls to Syracuse is to train which takes 3 h 1 min and costs $35 - $90. Alternatively, you can line 40 bus and bus, which costs $23 - $55 and takes 5 h 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Niagara Falls to Syracuse.
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  • Distance: 147.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 1 min

What companies run services between Niagara Falls, NY, USA and Syracuse, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Niagara Falls to Syracuse 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $90 and the journey takes 3 h 1 min. VIA Rail also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Niagara Falls to Syracuse via Ellicott St & MTC and Buffalo, Ny in around 5 h 16 min.

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 Niagara Falls Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Niagara Falls Station to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $55
Economy
$55 - $80
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Business
$85 - $120
Bus operators
NFTA
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from 3rd St & Niagara St to Ellicott St & MTC
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Portage Rd & Cedar Ave to Ellicott St & MTC
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Niagara Falls, On to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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Niagara Falls to Syracuse bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Syracuse, Ny station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Niagara Falls to Syracuse is 163 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to drive from Niagara Falls to Syracuse.

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