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

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Fly Syracuse to Reagan Washington  •  3h 1m

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

$200 - $1,114

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Bus via New York  •  9h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse to 300 W 31st St, NYC FlixBus
  2. Take the bus from 300 W 31st St, NYC to Washington DC FlixBus

$26 - $37

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Fly Syracuse to Washington Dulles  •  3h 38m

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

$316 - $1,219

Bus to Rochester, fly to Reagan Washington  •  5h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Rochester, Ny
  2. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Reagan Washington (DCA) ROC - DCA

$179 - $396

Bus  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Binghamton, Ny 207 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Washington, DC Ithaca, NY - Binghamton, NY - Allentown, PA - Wescosville, PA - Philadelphia, PA - Baltimore, MD - Washington, DC

$36 - $66

Train  •  8h 56m

  1. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station Acela / ...

$79 - $261

Train via Albany  •  9h 23m

  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 Washington Union Station

$108 - $330

Drive  •  6h 37m

  1. Drive from Syracuse to Washington 369.7 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Syracuse to Washington is to bus via New York which costs $26 - $40 and takes 9h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Syracuse to Washington is to fly which costs $200 - $1,200 and takes 3h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Syracuse to Washington. However, there are services departing from Syracuse, Ny and arriving at Washington, DC via Binghamton, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 55m.

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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 New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 56m.

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The distance between Syracuse and Washington is 292 miles. The road distance is 369.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Syracuse to Washington without a car is to bus which takes 8h 55m and costs $35 - $70.

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It takes approximately 3h 1m to get from Syracuse to Washington, including transfers.

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Syracuse to Washington bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from Syracuse 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 3h 1m and costs $200 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $70 and takes 8h 55m, you could also train, which costs $75 - $270 and takes 8h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Syracuse to Washington.
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  • Distance: 292.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 1m

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

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Syracuse to Washington 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Syracuse to Washington via Binghamton, Ny and Binghamton, NY in around 8h 55m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Syracuse to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Flights from Rochester to Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Syracuse to Reagan Washington via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Syracuse to Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Rochester to Reagan Washington via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Rochester to Reagan Washington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Rochester to Reagan Washington via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $370
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 New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
5h 44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Premium
$220 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$75 - $120
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Premium
$190 - $270
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Business Seat
$50 - $75
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Bedroom
$270 - $330
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Washington Union Station
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
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
2h 33m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$140 - $200
First Class
$190 - $330
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Syracuse to Albany
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $95
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$27 - $50
Economy
$45 - $70
EconomyPlus
$65 - $95
Business
$70 - $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.

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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 Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$30 - $50
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Washington, DC
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Book at
ourbus.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Syracuse to 300 W 31st St, NYC
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from 300 W 31st St, NYC to Washington DC
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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The quickest flight from Syracuse Airport to Reagan Washington Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 24m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Syracuse to Washington is 370 miles. It takes approximately 6h 37m to drive from Syracuse to Washington.

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

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Book your Syracuse to Washington train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your Syracuse to Washington bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 976+ hotels available in Washington. Prices start at $100 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 $8 - $12.

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