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

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Fly Syracuse to Philadelphia  •  3 h 5 min

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

$197 - $722

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Bus  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to New York, Ny 207 / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa 3213 / ...

$41 - $106

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Bus to Ithaca, fly to Philadelphia  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Cortland Suny
  2. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Philadelphia (PHL) ITH - PHL

$307 - $648

Bus to Watertown, fly to Philadelphia  •  4 h 41 min

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

$216 - $504

Fly Syracuse to Newark, train  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Syracuse (SYR) to Newark (EWR) SYR - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station

$116 - $530

Bus Martz Trailways  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Binghamton, Ny 207 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Scranton, Pa 212
  3. Take the bus from Scranton to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak 201

$61 - $108

Train  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Syracuse to New York VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Acela Express / ...

$122 - $360

Night bus, train  •  5 h 32 min

  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  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Syracuse to Philadelphia 255.6 miles

$25 - $40

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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 via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Syracuse to Philadelphia station. However, there are services departing from Syracuse and arriving at Philadelphia 30th Street Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 5 min.

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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 7 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min 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 VIA Rail, depart from Syracuse station.

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The best way to get from Syracuse to Philadelphia is to fly which takes 3 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 8 min, you could also train, which costs and takes 8 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Syracuse Airport to Philadelphia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Syracuse to Philadelphia bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Philadelphia, Pa station.

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Map of how to get from Syracuse to Philadelphia.
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  • Distance: 221.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

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

American Airlines flies from Syracuse to Philadelphia 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Syracuse to Philadelphia via New York, Ny in around 7 h 8 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Syracuse to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,400
Flights from Ithaca to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Watertown to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Syracuse to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Syracuse to New York
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$75 - $110
Economy Plus
$110 - $150
Business
$110 - $160
Business Plus/Sleeper
$190 - $280
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 New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
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
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$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.

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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 Cortland Suny
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $15
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$29 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75
Bus from New York, Ny to Philadelphia, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Bus from Binghamton, Ny to Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$12 - $18
Flexible
$21 - $28
Night bus from Syracuse, Ny to Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Destiny USA to Watertown, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bieber Transportation Group
Martz Trailways
Website
martztrailways.com
Bus from Scranton to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
martztrailways.com
Book at
martztrailways.com

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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 4 h 25 min to drive from Syracuse to Philadelphia.

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American Airlines offers flights from Syracuse Airport to Philadelphia Airport.

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Book your Syracuse to Philadelphia bus tickets online with Greyhound and Greyhound.

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There are 374+ hotels available in Philadelphia. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Syracuse to Syracuse Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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