There are 10 ways to get from Philadelphia to Syracuse by bus, car, plane or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus Martz Trailways  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, PA to Scranton 202 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Syracuse, Ny 206 / ...

$55 - $94

Cheapest option

Bus via Philadelphia, Pa  •  7 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Scranton, Pa 7956 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Syracuse, Ny 206 / ...

$38 - $88

8 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Syracuse 255.8 miles

$25 - $40

Fly Philadelphia to Syracuse  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Syracuse (SYR) PHL - SYR

$197 - $722

Fly Philadelphia to Ithaca, bus  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Ithaca (ITH) PHL - ITH
  2. Take the bus from Cortland Suny to Syracuse, Ny

$307 - $649

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Syracuse  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Syracuse (SYR) LGA - SYR

$163 - $590

Fly Philadelphia to Rochester, train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Rochester (ROC) PHL - ROC
  2. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Amtrak

$205 - $718

Fly Philadelphia to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, bus  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AVP) PHL - AVP
  2. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Binghamton, Ny
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Syracuse, Ny

$382 - $770

Fly Philadelphia to Watertown, bus  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Watertown (ART) PHL - ART
  2. Take the bus from Watertown, NY to Destiny USA

$215 - $504

Train to Newark, fly to Syracuse  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Syracuse (SYR) EWR - SYR

$116 - $528

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Syracuse is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Syracuse is to fly which costs $190 - $750 and takes 3 h 54 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Syracuse is 221 miles. The road distance is 255.8 miles.

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It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to get from Philadelphia to Syracuse, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Syracuse. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, PA and arriving at Syracuse, Ny via Scranton, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 19 min.

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What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Syracuse, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Philadelphia to Syracuse via Scranton and Scranton, Pa in around 6 h 19 min. Alternatively, American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Philadelphia to Syracuse every 4 hours.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Watertown
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Syracuse via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $40
Economy
$30 - $50
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $130
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
Bus operators
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to Scranton
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.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 Scranton, Pa to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Cortland Suny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Scranton, Pa to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Bus from Binghamton, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Watertown, NY to Destiny USA
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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