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

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Train  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Buffalo Amtrak Station Maple Leaf / ...

$38 - $83

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Bus Trailways New York, line 16 bus  •  5h 58m

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

$20 - $64

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Bus Greyhound USA, line 16 bus  •  4h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Buffalo, Ny 4175 / ...
  2. Take the line 16 bus from Washington St & Eagle St to South Park Ave & Immaculata 16

$22 - $49

Drive  •  2h 46m

  1. Drive from Syracuse to Scranton 157.4 miles

$15 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Syracuse to Scranton is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Syracuse to Scranton is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 46m.

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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 4h 23m.

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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 which takes 4h 5m and costs $35 - $85.

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It takes approximately 4h 5m 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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The best way to get from Syracuse to Scranton is to train which takes 4h 5m and costs $35 - $85. Alternatively, you can bus and line 16 bus, which costs $22 - $50 and takes 4h 23m.

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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 2h 46m to drive from Syracuse to Scranton.

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  • Distance: 138.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 5m

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

Amtrak operates a train from Syracuse to Scranton 3 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 2h 31m. VIA Rail also services this route once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Syracuse to Scranton via Buffalo, Ny and Washington St & Eagle St in around 4h 23m.

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 Buffalo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
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
2h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$29 - $55
Economy
$50 - $75
EconomyPlus
$70 - $100
Business
$75 - $110
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.

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 Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
NFTA
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Washington St & Eagle St to South Park Ave & Immaculata
Ave. Duration
54m
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
58m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Online Fare
$18 - $25
Refundable
$40 - $43
Standard Fare
$31 - $36
Advanced Purchase
$24 - $35
International
$40 - $60

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