There are 6 ways to get from Syracuse to Niagara Falls by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Syracuse to Niagara Falls Station VIA Rail / ...

$35 - $110

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Bus Trailways New York, line 40 bus  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Buffalo, NY Westbound
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Main St & Pine Ave 40

$18 - $69

4 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA, line 40 bus  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Buffalo, Ny 4175 / ...
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Main St & Pine Ave 40

$22 - $49

Bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Niagara Falls, On 252 / ...

$23 - $55

Drive  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Syracuse to Niagara Falls 163.2 miles

$16 - $24

Fly  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Syracuse (SYR) to Buffalo (BUF) SYR - BUF

$164 - $784

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The cheapest way to get from Syracuse to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Syracuse to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $16 - $24 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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The distance between Syracuse and Niagara Falls is 148 miles. The road distance is 163.2 miles.

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The train from Syracuse to Niagara Falls Station takes 3 h 43 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Syracuse, Ny and arriving at Niagara Falls, On. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Syracuse and arriving at Niagara Falls Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 43 min.

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The nearest airport to Niagara Falls is Niagara Falls (IAG) Airport which is 6.1 miles away. Other nearby airports include Buffalo (BUF) (19.9 miles), Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) (41.1 miles), Toronto (YYZ) (49.5 miles) and Rochester (ROC) (70.6 miles).

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Map of how to get from Syracuse to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 147.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 43 min

What companies run services between Syracuse, NY, USA and Niagara Falls, NY, USA?

VIA Rail operates a train from Syracuse to Niagara Falls every 3 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $110 and the journey takes 3 h 43 min. Amtrak also services this route 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Syracuse to Niagara Falls via Buffalo, Ny and Ellicott St & MTC in around 3 h 55 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Syracuse to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Syracuse to Buffalo via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Syracuse to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Syracuse to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Syracuse to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Syracuse to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Syracuse to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Syracuse to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Syracuse to Buffalo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Syracuse to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Syracuse to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Syracuse to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $50
Economy
$50 - $75
Economy Plus
$75 - $110
Business
$75 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$130 - $190
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Niagara Falls, On
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $55
NFTA Metro
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Main St & Pine Ave
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $65
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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