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There are 11 ways to get from Princeton to Syracuse by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority 100-To PABT
  2. Take the bus from New York to Syracuse "Greyhound"

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Train  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station Northeast Corridor
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Syracuse VIA Rail

Train via Albany  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
  3. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center

Drive  •  4h 32m

  1. Drive from Princeton to Syracuse 244.3 miles

Train to Newark, fly to Syracuse  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Syracuse (SYR) EWR - SYR

Line 606 bus, train to Philadelphia, fly to Syracuse  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the line 606 bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to S Clinton Ave At Barlow St
  2. Take the train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Syracuse (SYR) PHL - SYR

Train to New York JFK, fly to Syracuse  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Syracuse (SYR) JFK - SYR

Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Syracuse  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Syracuse (SYR) LGA - SYR

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Watertown, bus  •  7h 12m

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

Train to Philadelphia, fly to Rochester, train  •  7h 44m

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

Train to New York JFK, fly to Rochester, train  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Rochester (ROC) JFK - ROC
  3. Take the train from Rochester to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center

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The cheapest way to get from Princeton to Syracuse is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4h 32m.

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The fastest way to get from Princeton to Syracuse is to drive. Taking this option will cost $23 - $35 and takes 4h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Princeton to Syracuse. However, there are services departing from Palmer Square, Princeton and arriving at Syracuse via New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Princeton to Syracuse. However, there are services departing from Princeton and arriving at Syracuse via Princeton Jct. and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 11m.

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The distance between Princeton and Syracuse is 203 miles. The road distance is 244.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Syracuse without a car is to bus which takes 7h 40m and costs $35 - $90.

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It takes approximately 7h 40m to get from Princeton to Syracuse, including transfers.

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Princeton to Syracuse bus services, operated by Suburban Transit, depart from Palmer Square, Princeton station.

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Princeton to Syracuse train services, operated by NJ Transit, depart from Princeton Jct. station.

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The best way to get from Princeton to Syracuse is to bus which takes 7h 40m and costs $35 - $90. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $80 - $200 and takes 8h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Princeton to Syracuse.
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  • Distance: 202.9 miles
  • Duration: 7h 40m

What companies run services between Princeton, NJ, USA and Syracuse, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Princeton to Syracuse via New York Port Authority and New York in around 7h 40m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Princeton to Syracuse via Princeton Jct. and New York Penn Station in around 8h 11m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $550
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Flights from Philadelphia to Watertown
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
Flights from Philadelphia to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $380
Flights from New York La Guardia to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $400
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $330
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Princeton Jct. to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Road Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$5 - $7
Adult
$11 - $15
Train from Princeton Jct. to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Schedules at
njtransit.com
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York Penn Station to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $180
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$50 - $65
Business
$100 - $140
Economy
$75 - $90
EconomyPlus
$120 - $180
Train from Albany to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$30 - $45
Business
$80 - $95
Economy
$53 - $57
EconomyPlus
$70 - $110
Train from Rochester to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$20 - $35
Business
$68 - $72
Economy
$41 - $42
EconomyPlus
$45 - $70
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Ny Moynihan Train Hall At Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Seat
$50 - $70
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$28 - $40
Train from Rochester to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $75
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$13 - $40
Reserved Coach Seat
$25 - $75
Business Class Seat
$35 - $95
SEPTA
Phone
+1 215-580-7800
Website
septa.org
Train from Trenton to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $10
Website
septa.org
65 and over
$1 - $2
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Trenton Amtrak Station to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Business Seat - Adult
$70 - $100
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$70 - $100
Business Seat - Child
$65 - $100
First Class - Adult
$120 - $170
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$120 - $170
First Class - Child
$110 - $160
Bus operators
Suburban Transit
Phone
+1 (732) 249-1100
Email
Suburban@coachusa.com
Website
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Palmer Square, Princeton to New York Port Authority
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $21
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
web.coachusa.com
One Way - Child / Senior / Special Needs
$7 - $11
One Way - Adult
$14 - $21
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 New York to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $45
Flexible
$55 - $80
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Watertown, NY to Destiny USA
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Book at
trailwaysny.com
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Bus from Nassau St At Palmer Square to S Clinton Ave At Barlow St
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Child 5-11 Senior, Military/Disabled
$1 - $2
Adult
$2 - $4

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

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Princeton to Syracuse train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Syracuse station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Princeton to Syracuse is 244 miles. It takes approximately 4h 32m to drive from Princeton to Syracuse.

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