There are 4 ways to get from Olean to Syracuse by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Olean, NY to Buffalo, NY Olean / ...
  2. Take the train from Buffalo to Syracuse VIA Rail / ...

$53 - $140

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Olean, NY to Buffalo Olean
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo Airport to Syracuse, Ny 207 / ...

$41 - $79

2 alternative options

Bus Trailways New York  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Olean, NY to Buffalo, NY Olean / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Syracuse, NY Eastbound

$50 - $105

Drive  •  3 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Olean to Syracuse 180.5 miles

$17 - $26

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Olean to Syracuse. However, there are services departing from Olean, NY and arriving at Syracuse, Ny via Buffalo Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 18 min.

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The distance between Olean and Syracuse is 135 miles. The road distance is 180.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Olean to Syracuse without a car is to bus and train which takes 5 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Olean to Syracuse, including transfers.

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Olean to Syracuse bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Olean, NY station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Olean to Syracuse is 181 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to drive from Olean to Syracuse.

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There are 77+ hotels available in Syracuse. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 134.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

What companies run services between Olean, NY, USA and Syracuse, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Olean to Syracuse via Buffalo and Buffalo Airport in around 5 h 18 min.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
Economy Plus
$70 - $100
Business
$65 - $95
Business Plus/Sleeper
$120 - $170
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Olean, NY to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Olean, NY to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Olean, NY to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.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 Buffalo Airport to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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