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There are 8 ways to get from Syracuse to Washington by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly Syracuse to Reagan Washington  •  3 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Syracuse (SYR) to Reagan Washington (DCA) SYR - DCA

$132 - $419

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse University, NY to Binghamton, NY
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Washington, DC Washington DC-Ithaca Route

$35 - $67

6 alternative options

Fly Syracuse to Washington Dulles  •  3 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Syracuse (SYR) to Washington Dulles (IAD) SYR - IAD

$118 - $403

Bus to Ithaca, fly to Washington Dulles  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Destiny USA to Ithaca, NY
  2. Fly from Ithaca (ITH) to Washington Dulles (IAD) ITH - IAD

$221 - $952

Train to Rochester, fly to Reagan Washington  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Rochester Amtrak
  2. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Reagan Washington (DCA) ROC - DCA

$141 - $562

Train  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station

$196 - $506

Night bus, train  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Take the night bus from Syracuse, Ny to Newark, Nj 311
  2. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Washington Union Station Acela Express / ...

$149 - $397

Drive  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Syracuse to Washington 371.2 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Syracuse to Washington is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Syracuse to Washington is to fly which costs $130 - $420 and takes 3 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Syracuse to Washington. However, there are services departing from Syracuse University, NY and arriving at Washington, DC via Binghamton, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Syracuse to Washington station. However, there are services departing from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center and arriving at Washington Union Station via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 21 min.

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The distance between Syracuse and Washington is 292 miles. The road distance is 371.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Syracuse to Washington without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 30 min and costs $35 - $70.

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It takes approximately 3 h 9 min to get from Syracuse to Washington, including transfers.

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Syracuse to Washington bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from Syracuse University, NY station.

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

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The best way to get from Syracuse to Washington is to fly which takes 3 h 9 min and costs $130 - $420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $70 and takes 8 h 30 min, you could also train, which costs $190 - $550 and takes 9 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Syracuse to Washington.
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  • Distance: 292.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 9 min

What companies run services between Syracuse, NY, USA and Washington, DC, USA?

American Airlines, Delta and United Airlines fly from Syracuse to Washington every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Syracuse to Washington via Binghamton, NY in around 8 h 30 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Syracuse to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Syracuse to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Rochester to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Rochester to Reagan Washington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Syracuse to Reagan Washington via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Syracuse to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Ithaca to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Rochester to Reagan Washington via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Syracuse to Reagan Washington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from Rochester to Reagan Washington via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
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
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
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
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
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 to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Syracuse to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
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
4 h 7 min
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
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Train from Newark Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $330
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $250
First Class Seat
$210 - $330
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Destiny USA to Ithaca, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse University, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Book at
trailwaysny.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Washington, DC
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Book at
ourbus.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
Night bus from Syracuse, Ny to Newark, Nj
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70

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The quickest flight from Syracuse Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 33 min.

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Syracuse to Washington bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Washington, DC station.

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Syracuse to Washington train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Washington Union Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Syracuse to Washington is 371 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to drive from Syracuse to Washington.

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Delta, United Airlines and American Airlines offer flights from Syracuse Airport to Reagan Washington Airport.

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There are 803+ hotels available in Washington. 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 15 min and costs $10 - $15.

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