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There are 9 ways to get from Syracuse to Philadelphia by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly from Syracuse  •  3h 9m

  1. Fly from Syracuse (SYR) to Philadelphia (PHL) SYR - PHL

$195 - $718

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Bus OurBus  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to New York, NY New York-Syracuse Route
  2. Take the bus from New York 31st St. to Philadelphia

$37 - $53

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Bus to Ithaca, fly  •  4h 23m

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

$219 - $529

Bus to Watertown, fly  •  4h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Destiny USA to Watertown, NY
  2. Fly from Watertown (ART) to Philadelphia (PHL) ART - PHL

$215 - $502

Train to Rochester, fly  •  5h 17m

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

$206 - $715

Bus Greyhound USA  •  7h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to New York, Ny 207 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal Peter Pan / ...

$41 - $106

Train  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$146 - $371

Night bus, train  •  5h 34m

  1. Take the night bus from Syracuse, Ny to Newark, Nj 311
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...

$99 - $267

Drive  •  4h 25m

  1. Drive from Syracuse to Philadelphia 255.6 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Syracuse to Philadelphia is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 4h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Syracuse to Philadelphia is to fly which costs $190 - $750 and takes 3h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Syracuse to Philadelphia. However, there are services departing from Syracuse, Ny and arriving at Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Syracuse to Philadelphia station. However, there are services departing from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center and arriving at Philadelphia 30th Street Station via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 30m.

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The distance between Syracuse and Philadelphia is 221 miles. The road distance is 255.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Syracuse to Philadelphia without a car is to bus which takes 7h 22m and costs $40 - $110.

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It takes approximately 3h 9m to get from Syracuse to Philadelphia, including transfers.

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

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Syracuse to Philadelphia train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center station.

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The best way to get from Syracuse to Philadelphia is to fly which takes 3h 9m and costs $190 - $750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $110 and takes 7h 22m, you could also train, which costs $140 - $380 and takes 7h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Syracuse to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 221.2 miles
  • Duration: 3h 9m

What companies run services between Syracuse, NY, USA and Philadelphia, PA, USA?

American Airlines flies from Syracuse to Philadelphia 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Syracuse to Philadelphia via New York, Ny and New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal in around 7h 22m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Syracuse to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Ithaca to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Watertown to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Rochester to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
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
1h 14m
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 Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
5 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
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Syracuse to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
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 Albany
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $55
Economy
$50 - $75
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Business
$75 - $110
Train from Albany to New York
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$28 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Business
$75 - $110
Amtrak Acela Express

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 New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Destiny USA to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Destiny USA to Watertown, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
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 New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Night bus from Syracuse, Ny to Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
ourbus.com
Focus
Phone
+1 215-625-2727
Website
gotobus.com
Bus from New York 31st St. to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Book at
gotobus.com

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The quickest flight from Syracuse Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 16m.

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Syracuse to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Peter Pan Bus Lines, arrive at Philadelphia, PA - Greyhound Terminal station.

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Syracuse to Philadelphia train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Syracuse to Philadelphia is 256 miles. It takes approximately 4h 25m to drive from Syracuse to Philadelphia.

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American Airlines offers flights from Syracuse Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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There are 455+ hotels available in Philadelphia. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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

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