There are 7 ways to get from Philadelphia to Syracuse University by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Philadelphia  •  2 h 51 min

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

$242 - $777

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 - $88

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Train to Newark, fly  •  3 h 54 min

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

$161 - $583

Train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  4 h 17 min

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

$208 - $645

Bus Martz Trailways  •  7 h 6 min

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

$57 - $97

Train, bus  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York to Utica
  3. Take the bus from Utica, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 277 / ...

$130 - $369

Drive  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Syracuse University 256.1 miles

$25 - $40

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

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Syracuse University is to fly which costs $240 - $800 and takes 2 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Syracuse University. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia, PA and arriving at Syracuse Univ via Scranton, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 6 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Syracuse University is 220 miles. The road distance is 256.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Syracuse University without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 6 min and costs $55 - $100.

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It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from Philadelphia to Syracuse University, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Syracuse University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Philadelphia, Pa station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Syracuse University is to fly which takes 2 h 51 min and costs $240 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $100 and takes 7 h 6 min.

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The quickest flight from Philadelphia Airport to Syracuse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 11 min.

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Philadelphia to Syracuse University bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Syracuse Univ station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Philadelphia to Syracuse University is 256 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to drive from Philadelphia to Syracuse University.

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United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Philadelphia Airport to Syracuse Airport.

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  • Distance: 220.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 51 min

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

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Philadelphia to Syracuse University every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Philadelphia to Syracuse University via Scranton, Scranton, Pa, and Syracuse Univ in around 7 h 6 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Syracuse via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $2,100
Flights from Newark to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Utica
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$65 - $90
Economy Plus
$95 - $140
Business
$95 - $130
Business Plus/Sleeper
$170 - $240
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Utica Boehlert Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Flexi Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Business Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Room
$210 - $300
Bus operators
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Philadelphia, PA to Scranton
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.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 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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Utica, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $26

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