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There are 6 ways to get from Syracuse to Waterloo by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  8h

  1. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station Maple Leaf / ...
  2. Take the bus from Niagara Falls, ON to Waterloo, ON - Wilfrid Laurier University 6 stops / ...

$46 - $111

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Bus  •  10h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street Ny
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Kitchener, ON - 15 Charles Street West 5685 / ...

$43 - $106

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Bus via Buffalo, Ny  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Buffalo, Ny 248 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street Ny / ...
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Kitchener, ON - 15 Charles Street West

$45 - $122

Train  •  10h 6m

  1. Take the train from Syracuse to Toronto VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Union Station to Kitchener GO Ki / ...

$76 - $203

Drive  •  4h 36m

  1. Drive from Syracuse to Waterloo 255 miles

$30 - $50

Fly, bus  •  8h 40m

  1. Fly from Syracuse (SYR) to Toronto (YYZ) SYR - YYZ
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - Pearson International Airport to Kitchener, ON - 15 Charles Street West

$180 - $461

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The cheapest way to get from Syracuse to Waterloo is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 4h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Syracuse to Waterloo is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 4h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Syracuse to Waterloo. However, there are services departing from Syracuse, Ny and arriving at Kitchener, ON - 15 Charles Street West via Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street and Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 11m.

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No, there is no direct train from Syracuse to Waterloo. However, there are services departing from Syracuse and arriving at Kitchener GO via Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 6m.

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The distance between Syracuse and Waterloo is 223 miles. The road distance is 255 miles.

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The best way to get from Syracuse to Waterloo without a car is to train and bus which takes 8h and costs $45 - $120.

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It takes approximately 8h to get from Syracuse to Waterloo, including transfers.

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

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Syracuse to Waterloo train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Syracuse station.

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The best way to get from Syracuse to Waterloo is to bus which takes 8h 11m and costs $45 - $130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $75 - $210 and takes 10h 6m.

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Map of how to get from Syracuse to Waterloo.
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  • Distance: 223 miles
  • Duration: 8h

What companies run services between Syracuse, NY, USA and Waterloo, ON, Canada?

You can take a bus from Syracuse to Waterloo via Buffalo, Ny, Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street, and Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street in around 8h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Syracuse to Waterloo via Toronto and Union Station in around 10h 6m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Syracuse to Toronto via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Syracuse to Toronto via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Syracuse to Toronto via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Syracuse to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Syracuse to Toronto via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Syracuse to Toronto via Newark
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Syracuse to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Syracuse to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Syracuse to Toronto via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,100
Flights from Syracuse to Toronto via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,500
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 Niagara Falls Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $270
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Syracuse to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$30 - $55
Economy
$55 - $80
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Business
$85 - $120
Train from Syracuse to Toronto
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$40 - $65
Economy
$65 - $95
EconomyPlus
$85 - $130
Business
$100 - $150
Train from Toronto to Kitchener
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$18 - $40
Economy
$35 - $55
EconomyPlus
$55 - $80
Business
$55 - $75
GO Transit
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Niagara Falls, ON to Waterloo, ON - Wilfrid Laurier University
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$7 - $21
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megabus.ca
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Book at
megabus.ca
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
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$16 - $35
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$29 - $45
Bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Kitchener, ON - 15 Charles Street West
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $18
Online Fare
$13 - $28
Standard Fare
$22 - $35
Refundable
$25 - $40
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$26 - $40
Online Fare
$30 - $55
Standard Fare
$45 - $65
Refundable
$50 - $75
Bus from Toronto, ON - Pearson International Airport to Kitchener, ON - 15 Charles Street West
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $30
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $17
Online Fare
$13 - $27
Standard Fare
$21 - $30
Refundable
$24 - $35
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Book at
megabus.com

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There is no direct flight from Syracuse Airport to Toronto Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 50m and has one stopover.

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Syracuse to Waterloo bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at Kitchener, ON - 15 Charles Street West station.

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Syracuse to Waterloo train services, operated by GO Transit, arrive at Kitchener GO station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Syracuse to Waterloo is 255 miles. It takes approximately 4h 36m to drive from Syracuse to Waterloo.

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

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There are 73+ hotels available in Waterloo. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Syracuse to Syracuse Airport is to bus which takes 15m and costs $8 - $12.

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