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

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Train  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Niagara Falls Station to Syracuse VIA Rail / ...

$35 - $110

Cheapest option

Line 40 bus, bus Trailways New York  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 40 bus from Main St & Walnut Ave to Ellicott St & MTC 40
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Syracuse, NY Eastbound / ...

$18 - $69

3 alternative options

Line 40 bus, bus Greyhound USA  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 40 bus from Pine Ave & Main St to Ellicott St & MTC 40
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 317 / ...

$22 - $52

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

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The train from Niagara Falls Station to Syracuse takes 3 h 2 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Niagara Falls, On and arriving at Syracuse, Ny. Services depart every 30 minutes, 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 Station station and arriving at Syracuse. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 2 min.

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The nearest airport to Syracuse is Syracuse (SYR) Airport which is 4.9 miles away. Other nearby airports include Ithaca (ITH) (42 miles), Rochester (ROC) (77.3 miles), Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) (120.9 miles) and Albany (ALB) (120.9 miles).

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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 2 min

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

VIA Rail operates a train from Niagara Falls to Syracuse every 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $110 and the journey takes 3 h 2 min. Amtrak also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Niagara Falls to Syracuse via Ellicott St & MTC and Buffalo, Ny in around 4 h 2 min.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Niagara Falls Station to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
Economy Plus
$75 - $110
Business
$75 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$130 - $190
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Niagara Falls Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
4 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
Bus operators
NFTA Metro
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Pine Ave & Main St to Ellicott St & MTC
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Main St & Walnut Ave to Ellicott St & MTC
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com
Greyhound USA
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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
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Niagara Falls, On to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $65
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Buffalo to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $110
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$17 - $26
Online Fare
$21 - $40
Standard Fare
$30 - $45
Refundable
$35 - $50

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