There are 8 ways to get from Raleigh to Syracuse by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly to Syracuse  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Syracuse (SYR) RDU - SYR

$182 - $918

Cheapest option

Bus via Washington  •  16 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Durham, NC to Washington
  2. Take the bus from Washington, DC to Binghamton, NY
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 206

$56 - $113

6 alternative options

Fly to Buffalo, bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Buffalo (BUF) RDU - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo Airport to Syracuse, Ny

$152 - $653

Fly to Ithaca, bus  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Ithaca (ITH) RDU - ITH
  2. Take the bus from Cortland Suny to Syracuse Univ

$352 - $1,365

Fly to Rochester, train  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Raleigh/Durham (RDU) to Rochester (ROC) RDU - ROC
  2. Take the train from Rochester to Syracuse

$189 - $729

Train  •  16 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Raleigh Amtrak to New York Penn Station Silver Star / ...
  2. Take the train from New York to Syracuse VIA Rail / ...

$124 - $374

Bus  •  16 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Raleigh, Nc to New York, Ny 1008 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 4102 / ...

$80 - $201

Drive  •  11 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Raleigh to Syracuse 630.2 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Raleigh to Syracuse is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 11 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Raleigh to Syracuse is to fly which costs $180 - $950 and takes 4 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Raleigh station to Syracuse. However, there are services departing from GoRaleigh Station and arriving at Syracuse, Ny via Durham, NC, Washington, DC and Binghamton, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Raleigh to Syracuse. However, there are services departing from Raleigh Amtrak and arriving at Syracuse via New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 28 min.

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The distance between Raleigh and Syracuse is 523 miles. The road distance is 630.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Raleigh to Syracuse without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 22 min and costs $55 - $120.

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It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Raleigh to Syracuse, including transfers.

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Raleigh to Syracuse bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Raleigh, Nc station.

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Map of how to get from Raleigh to Syracuse.
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  • Distance: 523 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 16 min

What companies run services between Raleigh, NC, USA and Syracuse, NY, USA?

Frontier Airlines, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Raleigh to Syracuse 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Raleigh to Syracuse via GoDurham Station, Durham, NC, Washington, Washington, DC, Binghamton, NY, and Binghamton, Ny in around 16 h 22 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Syracuse via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Ithaca via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Ithaca via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Ithaca via Washington Dulles, Newark
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rochester via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Syracuse via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Syracuse via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Buffalo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Ithaca via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Ithaca via Reagan Washington, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Ithaca via Charlotte, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Ithaca via Pittsburgh, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rochester via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rochester via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rochester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,500
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,400
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Ithaca via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Ithaca via Reagan Washington, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rochester via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rochester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rochester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Frontier Airlines
Website
flyfrontier.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rochester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
OneJet
Website
onejet.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $470
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Raleigh/Durham to Rochester via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$90 - $130
Train from New York to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 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
$190 - $280
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 Rochester Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Raleigh Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Train from New York Penn Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
Bus operators
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
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 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
Bus from Raleigh, Nc to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130
Bus from New York, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $70
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Book at
ourbus.com

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