There are 3 ways to get from Syracuse to Old Forge by bus, car or train

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Bus, drive  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Utica, Ny 220 / ...
  2. Drive from Utica, Ny to Old Forge

$17 - $34

2 alternative options

Train, drive  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Syracuse to Utica VIA Rail / ...
  2. Drive from Utica to Old Forge

$29 - $73

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Syracuse to Old Forge 103.5 miles

$10 - $15

Questions & Answers

The distance between Syracuse and Old Forge is 75 miles. The road distance is 103.5 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Syracuse to Old Forge, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Syracuse to Old Forge is 104 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to drive from Syracuse to Old Forge.

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There are four+ hotels available in Old Forge. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Syracuse to Old Forge.
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  • Distance: 75 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 4 min

What companies run services between Syracuse, NY, USA and Old Forge, NY, USA?

There is no direct connection from Syracuse to Old Forge. However, you can take the bus to Utica, Ny then take the drive to Old Forge. Alternatively, you can take the train to Utica then take the drive to Old Forge.

Train operators
VIA Rail
+1 1 888 842-7245
Train from Syracuse to Utica
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $65
$23 - $35
$29 - $40
Economy Plus
$45 - $65
$40 - $60
Business Plus/Sleeper
$75 - $110

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
+1 1-800-872-7245
Train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Utica Boehlert Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
52 min
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Coach Seat
$24 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
$140 - $200
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Utica, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $26
$12 - $17
$20 - $26

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