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

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Fly from Syracuse  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Syracuse (SYR) to Detroit (DTW) SYR - DTW

$130 - $713

Cheapest option

Thru-Bus, bus  •  14 h 4 min

  1. Take the Thru-Bus from Syracuse, NY to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street NY - Toronto: 5572 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Detroit, MI 5515 / ...

$52 - $132

8 alternative options

Bus to Ithaca, fly  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Destiny USA to Ithaca, NY
  2. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Detroit (DTW) ITH - DTW

$194 - $944

Bus to Elmira/Corning, fly  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Destiny USA to Elmira, NY
  2. Fly from Elmira/Corning (ELM) to Detroit (DTW) ELM - DTW

$121 - $456

Train to Rochester, fly  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Rochester Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Detroit (DTW) ROC - DTW

$191 - $440

Bus to Binghamton, fly  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse University, NY to Binghamton, NY
  2. Fly from Binghamton (BGM) to Detroit (DTW) BGM - DTW

$116 - $458

Train, bus  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Toledo Amtrak Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi 1090 / ...

$81 - $209

Train  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Syracuse to Aldershot VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Aldershot to Windsor VIA Rail

$117 - $225

Bus  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Cleveland, Oh 248 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Detroit, Mi 4427 / ...

$60 - $146

Drive  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Syracuse to Detroit 403.3 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Syracuse to Detroit is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 7 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Syracuse to Detroit is to fly which costs $130 - $750 and takes 4 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Syracuse to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Syracuse, Ny and arriving at Detroit, Mi via Cleveland, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Syracuse to Detroit. However, there are services departing from Syracuse and arriving at Windsor via Aldershot. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 40 min.

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The distance between Syracuse and Detroit is 356 miles. The road distance is 403.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Syracuse to Detroit without a car is to train and bus which takes 10 h 13 min and costs $80 - $210.

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It takes approximately 4 h 20 min to get from Syracuse to Detroit, including transfers.

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Syracuse to Detroit bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Syracuse, Ny station.

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Syracuse to Detroit train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Syracuse station.

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The best way to get from Syracuse to Detroit is to fly which takes 4 h 20 min and costs $130 - $750. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $110 - $230 and takes 10 h 40 min, you could also bus, which costs $60 - $150 and takes 11 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Syracuse to Detroit.
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  • Distance: 355.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

What companies run services between Syracuse, NY, USA and Detroit, MI, USA?

Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines fly from Syracuse to Detroit hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Syracuse to Detroit via Aldershot in around 10 h 40 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Syracuse to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Ithaca to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Elmira/Corning to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Rochester to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Flights from Binghamton to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Syracuse to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Syracuse to Detroit via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Ithaca to Detroit via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Syracuse to Detroit via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Syracuse to Detroit via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
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 Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Rochester Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 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 Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Toledo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$290 - $410
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Syracuse to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$20 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Business
$55 - $85
Train from Syracuse to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
6 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $60
Economy
$60 - $85
EconomyPlus
$80 - $120
Business
$95 - $140
Train from Aldershot to Windsor
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $60
Economy
$55 - $80
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Business
$90 - $130
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Destiny USA to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Destiny USA to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse University, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Book at
trailwaysny.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 Toledo, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $27
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$26 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $75
Bus from Toronto, ON to Detroit, MI
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$25 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $65
Refundable
$45 - $70

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The quickest flight from Syracuse Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 49 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Syracuse to Detroit is 403 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 10 min to drive from Syracuse to Detroit.

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Delta, American Airlines and United Airlines offer flights from Syracuse Airport to Detroit Airport.

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Book your Syracuse to Detroit bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 155+ hotels available in Detroit. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Syracuse to Syracuse Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs $8 - $12.

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