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Syracuse - Watertown Bus Schedule

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Other ways to get from Syracuse to Watertown

There are usually 2 daily train trips from Syracuse to Watertown.

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1h 21m
1h 23m

Journey Information

There are 3 intercity buses per day from Syracuse to Watertown. Traveling by bus from Syracuse to Watertown usually takes around one hour and 21 minutes, but the fastest Adirondack Trailways bus can make the trip in just one hour and 15 minutes.

Distance65 mi (105 km)
Shortest duration1h 15m
Cheapest price$29.35
Trips per day3
Most frequent serviceAdirondack Trailways
Bus lines1

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Syracuse to Watertown

(Based on 3 ratings and reviews)




August 21, 2020- Visiting family

Adirondack Trailways

Pros: Courteous and kind driver, clean and comfortable bus, overall a pleasant journey without hiccups or issues. Cons: Nothing; everything workes out wonderfully. Tips: Remember to wear your mask and be polite to the driver and travel staff!



December 19, 2019- Visiting family

Adirondack Trailways

Pros: The driver handled the snow conditions very well. Cons: I need more experience with your company. Tips: Relax. You will get there safely and in as timely a manner as possible.



December 18, 2019- Visiting friends

Trailways NY

Pros: It was ok. Cons: The driver needs to accept electronic proof of payment. Not everyone can print the ticket.

How much is a bus ticket from Syracuse to Watertown?

Bus tickets for a trip from Syracuse to Watertown cost $30.06 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price

Monthly average prices

If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Syracuse to Watertown, mark your calendar for July. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $30. However, taking the bus from Syracuse to Watertown during November is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $37. The best way to find deals on a trip in November is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

Prices as travel date approaches


To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 10 days in advance to save up to $3.65.

What bus companies travel from Syracuse to Watertown?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Syracuse to Watertown. Adirondack Trailways connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Adirondack Trailways31h 21m$32.06
  • Adirondack Trailways connects areas in New York such as the Adirondacks and Hudson Valley with New York City, serving a total of 94 cities. Some of its top routes include those going to Albany, Ithaca, and Syracuse. Onboard, Adirondack Trailways vehicles have Wi-Fi for internet connectivity on the move and additional amenities, including power outlets, restrooms, air conditioning, overhead lighting, and reclinable seats with footrests.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of one hour and 21 minutes to cover the 105 kilometers from Syracuse to Watertown. However, the fastest bus only takes an hour and 15 minutes. You'll have just enough time for a small nap on this relatively short bus trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

"Travelers prefer riding the bus on Saturday to enjoy the weekend in Watertown. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet."

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 3:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Syracuse to Watertown, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Syracuse to Watertown every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Syracuse to Watertown without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Syracuse to Watertown; ticket prices start at $38.31.

City Information


Syracuse, NY

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Syracuse might not be the top destination for tourists in New York, but it does have plenty of quirky and fun destinations for all age groups. Upon your first arrival to the city, don’t miss out on the chance to take a stroll around the historic Armory Square, considered to be the top destination by locals. The square also features plenty of restaurants and nightclubs if you are looking for the quarter with the best nightlife in town. If you want to mingle with a good crowd for some fun, the Carrier Dome, which is located within the campus of Syracuse University, will offer the adrenaline rush you need. For those seeking a more culturally-inclined activity, head towards the Everson Museum of Art and marvel at the most significant collection of American ceramics in the country.

Syracuse features a vibrant and diverse food scene. If you enjoy brunch, Modern Malt, a local favorite, is the place to be. And for some amazing authentic Cuban dishes, head to Esquina Habanera.

The busiest bus and train station in the city is the William F. Walsh Regional Transportation Center. From there you can catch an Amtrak train or a bus run by Greyhound, New York Trailways, OurBus or Jefferson Lines to various cities, including New York, Boston, and Albany. Syracuse is served by Amtrak’s Empire Service, Lake Shore Limited and Maple Leaf lines. The Syracuse Hancock International Airport is the principal airport in the city, and it is located five miles northwest of downtown.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Syracuse?

Main departure station: 1 Walsh Circle Ste 30

Syracuse has two bus stations with service to Watertown.

All bus stations in Syracuse:

  • 1 Walsh Circle Ste 30

  • Syracuse (Hancock Airport)

Where does the bus arrive in Watertown?

Main arrival station: 1003 Coffeen St.

All buses from Syracuse arrive at one main station in Watertown.

Bus stations in Watertown:

  • 1003 Coffeen St.

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