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There are 7 ways to get from Washington to Syracuse by plane, subway, bus, train or car

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Fly Reagan Washington to Syracuse  •  3 h 41 min

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

$133 - $418

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Bus  •  8 h 45 min

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

$35 - $63

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Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Syracuse  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Syracuse (SYR) IAD - SYR

$119 - $405

Fly Washington Dulles to Ithaca, bus  •  5 h 55 min

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

$251 - $1,154

Fly Reagan Washington to Rochester, train  •  5 h 50 min

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

$141 - $564

Train  •  9 h 6 min

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

$177 - $473

Drive  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Syracuse 370 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Syracuse is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Syracuse is to fly which costs $130 - $420 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Syracuse. However, there are services departing from Washington, DC and arriving at Syracuse University, NY via Binghamton, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Washington station to Syracuse. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station and arriving at Syracuse Regional Transportation Center via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 6 min.

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The distance between Washington and Syracuse is 292 miles. The road distance is 370 miles.

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The best way to get from Washington to Syracuse without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 45 min and costs $30 - $65.

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It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from Washington to Syracuse, including transfers.

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Washington to Syracuse bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Washington, DC station.

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

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The best way to get from Washington to Syracuse is to fly which takes 3 h 41 min and costs $130 - $420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $65 and takes 8 h 45 min, you could also train, which costs $170 - $480 and takes 9 h 6 min.

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Map of how to get from Washington to Syracuse.
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  • Distance: 292.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 41 min

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

American Airlines flies from Washington to Syracuse 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Syracuse via Binghamton, NY in around 8 h 45 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Washington Dulles to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rochester via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rochester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
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 Rochester Amtrak to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 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 New York Penn Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $130
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$230 - $330
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 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 New York to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$95 - $140
Business
$110 - $170
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 Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Destiny USA
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Syracuse University, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Book at
trailwaysny.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Book at
ourbus.com

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Syracuse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 11 min.

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Washington to Syracuse bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Syracuse University, NY station.

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Washington to Syracuse train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Syracuse Regional Transportation Center station.

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

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American Airlines offers flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Syracuse Airport.

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There are 74+ hotels available in Syracuse. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Washington to Reagan Washington Airport is to subway which takes 15 min and costs $2 - $4.

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