There are 9 ways to get from Washington to Syracuse by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Reagan Washington to Syracuse  •  3h 48m

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

$111 - $465

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Bus via New York  •  10h

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

$19 - $37

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Fly Washington Dulles to Syracuse  •  4h 6m

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

$226 - $520

Fly Reagan Washington to Rochester, bus  •  6h 2m

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

$129 - $627

Fly Washington Dulles to Ithaca, bus  •  6h 39m

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

$416 - $1,632

Bus  •  8h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Washington, DC to Binghamton, NY Washington, DC - Baltimore, MD - Philadelphia, PA - Allentown, PA - Wescosvile, PA - Binghamton, NY - Ithaca, NY
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 206 / ...

$33 - $59

Train  •  9h 9m

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

$79 - $264

Train via New York  •  9h 17m

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from New York to Syracuse VIA Rail

$104 - $329

Drive  •  6h 38m

  1. Drive from Washington to Syracuse 371.2 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Washington to Syracuse is to bus via New York which costs $19 - $40 and takes 10h.

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The quickest way to get from Washington to Syracuse is to fly which costs $110 - $470 and takes 3h 48m.

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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, Ny via Binghamton, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 45m.

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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 9h 9m.

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

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The best way to get from Washington to Syracuse without a car is to bus which takes 8h 45m and costs $30 - $60.

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It takes approximately 3h 48m to get from Washington to Syracuse, including transfers.

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

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Washington to Syracuse train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Washington Union Station.

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

American Airlines and United Airlines fly from Washington to Syracuse 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Washington to Syracuse via Binghamton, NY and Binghamton, Ny in around 8h 45m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,100
Flights from Reagan Washington to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Syracuse via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,400
Flights from Washington Dulles to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,000
Flights from Washington Dulles to Ithaca
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,600
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 Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
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 New York Penn Station to Syracuse Regional Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
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
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 Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
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 New York to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$65 - $95
EconomyPlus
$85 - $130
Business
$110 - $160
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 Rochester, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from Binghamton, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$30 - $50
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Ithaca, NY to Destiny USA
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Book at
trailwaysny.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Washington, DC to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Book at
ourbus.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Washington DC to 300 W 31st St, NYC
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from 300 W 31st St, NYC to Syracuse
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$10 - $19
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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The best way to get from Washington to Syracuse is to fly which takes 3h 48m and costs $110 - $470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $30 - $60 and takes 8h 45m, you could also train, which costs $75 - $270 and takes 9h 9m.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Syracuse Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 18m.

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Washington to Syracuse bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Syracuse 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 371 miles. It takes approximately 6h 38m to drive from Washington to Syracuse.

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

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

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

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There are 71+ hotels available in Syracuse. Prices start at $100 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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