There are 4 ways to get from Syracuse to Scranton by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, line 16 bus  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Syracuse to Buffalo VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take the line 16 bus from Exchange St & Amtrak Station to South Park Ave & Immaculata 16

$35 - $101

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Bus Greyhound USA, line 16 bus  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Buffalo, Ny 252 / ...
  2. Take the line 16 bus from Washington St & Eagle St to South Park Ave & Immaculata 16

$24 - $52

2 alternative options

Bus Trailways New York, line 16 bus  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Buffalo, NY Westbound
  2. Take the line 16 bus from Washington St & Eagle St to South Park Ave & Knoll Dr 16

$31 - $69

Drive  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Syracuse to Scranton 157.4 miles

$15 - $23

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Syracuse to Scranton. However, there are services departing from Syracuse, Ny and arriving at South Park Ave & Immaculata via Washington St & Eagle St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 13 min.

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The distance between Syracuse and Scranton is 138 miles. The road distance is 157.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Syracuse to Scranton without a car is to train and line 16 bus which takes 4 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Syracuse to Scranton, including transfers.

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

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Syracuse to Scranton bus services, operated by NFTA, arrive at South Park Ave & Immaculata station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Syracuse to Scranton is 157 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to drive from Syracuse to Scranton.

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There are 86+ hotels available in Scranton. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Syracuse to Scranton.
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  • Distance: 138.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

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

You can take a bus from Syracuse to Scranton via Buffalo, Ny and Washington St & Eagle St in around 5 h 13 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 - $170
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
NFTA
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Exchange St & Amtrak Station to South Park Ave & Immaculata
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Washington St & Eagle St to South Park Ave & Immaculata
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Washington St & Eagle St to South Park Ave & Knoll Dr
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.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.

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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
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
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
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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