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There are 5 ways to get from Syracuse to Olean by train, bus, night bus or car

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Train, bus  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Buffalo Amtrak Station Maple Leaf / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY Buffalo / ...

$60 - $128

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Night bus, bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the night bus from Syracuse, Ny to Buffalo, Ny 318
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY Buffalo / ...

$42 - $92

3 alternative options

Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Destiny USA to Elmira, NY
  2. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Olean, NY Binghampton-Olean

$47 - $70

Bus via Binghamton, NY  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Binghamton, Ny 207 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Olean, NY Binghampton-Olean

$44 - $80

Drive  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Syracuse to Olean 191.2 miles

$18 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from Syracuse to Olean is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Syracuse to Olean is to drive which costs $18 - $27 and takes 3 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Syracuse to Olean. However, there are services departing from Destiny USA and arriving at Olean, NY via Elmira, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h.

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The distance between Syracuse and Olean is 135 miles. The road distance is 191.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Syracuse to Olean without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 51 min and costs $55 - $130.

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It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from Syracuse to Olean, including transfers.

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Syracuse to Olean bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from Destiny USA station.

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Syracuse to Olean bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at Olean, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Syracuse to Olean is 191 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to drive from Syracuse to Olean.

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There are 12+ hotels available in Olean. Prices start at $68 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Syracuse to Olean.
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  • Distance: 134.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 51 min

What companies run services between Syracuse, NY, USA and Olean, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Syracuse to Olean via Elmira, NY in around 6 h.

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Buffalo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Syracuse to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $55
Economy
$50 - $75
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Business
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Elmira, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $45
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Destiny USA to Elmira, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Night bus from Syracuse, Ny to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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