There are 12 ways to get from Philadelphia to Syracuse University by bus, train, night bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Bus Martz Trailways  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Scranton 202 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Syracuse Univ 4260

$55 - $94

Cheapest option

Bus via Philadelphia, Pa  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Scranton, Pa 7956 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Syracuse Univ 4260

$38 - $92

10 alternative options

Train  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York to Syracuse VIA Rail

$124 - $366

Train, night bus  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the night bus from New York, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 318

$107 - $273

Drive  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Syracuse University 256.1 miles

$25 - $40

Fly Philadelphia to Syracuse, bus  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Syracuse (SYR) PHL - SYR
  2. Take the bus from Destiny USA to S.State St & E.Jefferson St

$199 - $726

Fly Philadelphia to Ithaca, bus  •  4 h 46 min

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

$308 - $650

Fly Philadelphia to Rochester, bus  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Rochester (ROC) PHL - ROC
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, Ny to Syracuse, Ny

$194 - $694

Fly Philadelphia to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, bus  •  6 h 11 min

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

$377 - $758

Train to Newark, fly to Syracuse  •  5 h 46 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

$117 - $531

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Syracuse  •  6 h 10 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

$164 - $593

Fly Philadelphia to Watertown, bus  •  6 h 32 min

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

$217 - $508

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

You can take a bus from Philadelphia to Syracuse University via Scranton, Scranton, Pa, and Syracuse Univ in around 6 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Philadelphia to Syracuse University via New York Penn Station, New York, Syracuse, Regional Transportation Center, and S.State St & E.Jefferson St in around 9 h 23 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to Watertown
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 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
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$75 - $110
Economy Plus
$110 - $160
Business
$110 - $160
Business Plus/Sleeper
$200 - $280
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 30th Street Station Amtrak to Scranton
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to Scranton
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Scranton, Pa to Syracuse Univ
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Night bus from New York, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $70
Bus from Cortland Suny to Syracuse Univ
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Rochester, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$26 - $35
Centro
Website
centro.org
Bus from Destiny USA to S.State St & E.Jefferson St
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
centro.org
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Philadelphia and Syracuse University is 352 km. The road distance is 410 km.

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Syracuse University is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4 h 26 min.

The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Syracuse University is to drive which takes 4 h 26 min and costs $25 - $40.

No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Syracuse University. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak and arriving at Syracuse Univ via Scranton, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 36 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to get from Philadelphia to Syracuse University, including transfers.