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

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Bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Buffalo, Ny 4175 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY Buffalo / ...

$42 - $92

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Train, bus  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Syracuse to Buffalo VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY Buffalo / ...

$57 - $147

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

Bus Trailways New York  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Buffalo, NY Westbound
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Olean, NY Buffalo / ...

$51 - $112

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 Syracuse, Ny and arriving at Olean, NY via Buffalo, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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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 bus which takes 5 h 45 min and costs $40 - $95.

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It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Syracuse to Olean, including transfers.

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Syracuse to Olean bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Syracuse, Ny 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 $69 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 134.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

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

You can take a bus from Syracuse to Olean via Buffalo, Ny and Buffalo, NY in around 5 h 45 min.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Syracuse to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $50
Economy
$45 - $65
Economy Plus
$70 - $100
Business
$65 - $95
Business Plus/Sleeper
$120 - $180
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 Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak
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
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 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 Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
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 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 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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