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Journey Information

There are 11 intercity coaches per day from Ithaca to Syracuse. Traveling by coach from Ithaca to Syracuse usually takes around 2 hours and 34 minutes, but the fastest OurBus coach can make the trip in just one hour and 20 minutes.

Distance45 mi (73 km)
Shortest duration1h 20m
Cheapest price£10.62
Trips per day5
Most frequent serviceOurBus
Coach lines3

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Ithaca to Syracuse

(Based on 18 ratings and reviews)

4.8

5.0

Tracy

17 July 2023- Visiting family

OurBus

Helps to know exact pic up drop off location

4.0

Christine

8 June 2023- Solo travel

OurBus

Pros: Courteous driver. Cons: Lost my wallet on bus. Poor contact info. Still have not heard anything on my lost wallet. Bus needs to say where it's headed. Tips: Keep an I on your belongings. Went to bathroom and left my suitcases on the bus. Wallet was missing when I got of the bus in Syracuse.

5.0

Corine

9 May 2023- Visiting family

OurBus

Pros: The bus driver was super nice and personable. I am always satisfied with your bus service / I use it a lot for getting me to and from the Syracuse airport - an easy fix to my not having a car. Cons: If you served coffee ☕️ Just kidding 😂😂😂 but, it’s not a terrible idea 😉. Tips: The Wanderu app is a godsend / so easy to use!

4.0

Bruce

2 January 2023- Business

OurBus

Pros: good service, fills a good need to reach Syracuse airport. Cons: more frequent trips.

5.0

Ghirmai

19 December 2022- Visiting family

OurBus

Pros: Efficient and comfortable. Cons: Telephonic communication would help in case of change of trip plan. Tips: Be at the pick up location few minutes before scheduled departure.

How much is a coach ticket from Ithaca to Syracuse?

£27.86 is the average price of a bus ticket from Ithaca to Syracuse. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date

£35£24£12JunJul

Bus tickets from Ithaca to Syracuse are expected to cost between £28 and £34 over the next four weeks. If you're planning a trip to Syracuse within the next week, you can find the cheapest bus tickets starting from £28. Don't wait too long to book your ticket, as prices tend to rise as the travel date approaches.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in January. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just £27 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Ithaca to Syracuse in November, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to £32 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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The easiest way to save money on bus tickets is by booking in advance! Many carriers increase prices as the travel date approaches, so it's always a good idea to buy your tickets as early as possible. Book at least 20 days in advance to save £5.46 or more on your ticket, compared to booking at the last minute.

What coach companies travel from Ithaca to Syracuse?

There are 3 bus lines from Ithaca to Syracuse available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 5 daily trips, OurBus usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Adirondack Trailways44h 19m£42.61
FlixBus US33h 17m£18.65
OurBus51h 30m£28.01
  • 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.

  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 3 trips per day from Ithaca to Syracuse, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • OurBus is an intercity bus company based in New York City. OurBus provides cheap bus tickets to some of the most popular cities in the United States. All OurBus coaches come equipped with a generous roster of amenities, including extra legroom, freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and complimentary bottled water. With cheap bus tickets starting from £24, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from Ithaca to Syracuse if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

Frequently Asked Questions

The coach takes an average of 2 hours and 34 minutes to cover the 45 miles from Ithaca to Syracuse. However, the fastest coach only takes an hour and 20 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

"Tuesday is usually the day of the week when coaches are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded coaches to Syracuse, book your ticket for the last day of the week."

The first coach leaves at 08:00 and the last coach leaves at 16:00. To see the times for all coaches from Ithaca to Syracuse, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 11 scheduled coaches that travel from Ithaca to Syracuse every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 5 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Ithaca to Syracuse; ticket prices start at £14.18.

City Information

Ithaca

Blessed with over 150 waterfalls within 10 miles, Ithaca is every outdoors fan’s petit haven. The most notable, and the tallest of the bunch, is the Taughannock Falls. There are hiking trails located close to the falls that will provide an amazing overlook of the falls itself, but do stay away from the water in the gorges. If hiking is not your cup of tea, perhaps a boat cruise on Lake Cayuga, which is the longest of the Finger Lakes, will offer the tranquility and peace of mind you need. For culturally-inclined tourists, don’t hesitate to take a short detour to the State Theatre of Ithaca, which offers top-tier shows and concerts that charm locals and visitors alike.

Ithaca boasts even more restaurants per capita than New York City, and its amazing food scene seems to have a little bit of everything for everyone. For the best burger in town, check out Ithaca Ale House. If Italian food is your thing, the door at Franco’s is wide open for you.

Several bus carriers conduct trips in and out of Ithaca, including Greyhound, OurBus, Flixbus and New York Trailways. Unfortunately, there are currently no Amtrak trains that go to Ithaca. The Ithaca Tompkins International Airport serves as the town’s main airport. It is located three miles northeast of the city center.

Syracuse

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 coach leave from in Ithaca?

Main departure station: 131 East Green Street

Coaches to Syracuse leave from 4 stations in Ithaca.

All coach stations in Ithaca:

  • 131 East Green Street

  • 130 E Seneca St

  • Green Street Pharmacy

  • Starbucks - 130 E. Seneca St.

Where does the coach arrive in Syracuse?

Main arrival station: 1 Walsh Circle Ste 30

Coaches arrive in Syracuse at 7 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with.

Coach stations in Syracuse:

  • 1 Walsh Circle Ste 30

  • Syracuse (Hancock Airport)

  • Syracuse University Libraries

  • 222 Waverly Ave (Transfer Required)

  • Syracuse Airport (Taxi Queue S-Term. A)

  • Destiny USA Mall

  • Destiny USA Mall

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