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Journey Information

There are 36 intercity coaches per day from Syracuse to New York. Traveling by coach from Syracuse to New York usually takes around 5 hours and 29 minutes, but the fastest Greyhound coach can make the trip in 4 hours and 30 minutes.

Distance195 mi (314 km)
Shortest duration4h 30m
Cheapest price£19.27
Trips per day25
Most frequent serviceAdirondack Trailways
Coach lines4

Coach Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for coaches from Syracuse to New York

(Based on 144 ratings and reviews)

4.7

5.0

Tara

17 March 2024- Business

FlixBus US

Pros: The driver, was PHENOMENAL across the board. He was professional, polite & considerate of others. His driving was impeccable as well. Cons: Everything was TOP NOTCH.

5.0

Nickaylia

8 March 2024- Visiting family

OurBus

Pros: I liked the communication from the driver and the swift driving. Cons: The communication between Ourbus and the bus companies could be improved. There were some stops that were missed because of lack of communication. Also the bus driver was late to arrive at the pickup stop. Tips: Fast driving from this company.

4.0

Chidera

24 February 2024- Vacation

Greyhound

Pros: The bus drivers were really helpful and kind. The buses were in good condition and I felt comfortable in the seats. Cons: I didn’t try using WiFi, so I can’t be completely sure. But it would be good to have WiFi on board the buses. Tips: Don’t dress too warm but also have a jacket on you.

5.0

sherry

28 January 2024- Solo travel

Greyhound

Pros: The driver was very welcoming and did an amazing job staying safe on the ride. Cons: The bathroom was not the cleanest. Tips: N/A.

5.0

Joanna

8 January 2024- Regular commuter

FlixBus US

Pros: On schedule, not too filled and outlets! Cons: Seats are really tight together.

Syracuse to New York Route Map

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How much is a coach ticket from Syracuse to New York?

£37.86 is the average price of a bus ticket from Syracuse to New York. Any tickets cheaper than £37.86 can be considered a great deal. 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

£48£32£16AprMay

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Syracuse to New York is expected to range from £31 to £47. If you are looking to travel to New York within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from £35. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are £31 and can be found on 15 May 2024.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in June. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just £35 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Syracuse to New York in November, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to £48 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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Most coach companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your coach tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap coach tickets is to book at least 29 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save £13.76 on your coach ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What coach companies travel from Syracuse to New York?

There are 4 bus lines from Syracuse to New York available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 13 daily trips, Adirondack Trailways 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 Trailways136h 17m£53.40
FlixBus US94h 51m£44.25
Greyhound125h 23m£40.37
OurBus25h 6m£32.28
  • 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 9 trips per day from Syracuse to New York, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide coach carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 12 bus trips from Syracuse to New York every day, with the average journey taking around 5 hours and 23 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to New York usually start from £21.

  • 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 £19, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from Syracuse to New York if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

Frequently Asked Questions

Out of 25 daily scheduled routes from Syracuse to New York City, 17 are direct routes that do not require a transfer. The earliest bus departs around 6:30 a.m. EDT, and the latest leaves at about 11:00 p.m. EDT. The number of options should make it easier to plan your trip.

There are three train lines that provide a direct trip from Syracuse to New York City. The first train departs at 7:00 a.m. EDT and the latest departs at 3:00 p.m. EDT. Those train lines are:

Amtrak Empire Service, which offers 2 daily routes from Syracuse to New York with tickets averaging about $73. The average travel time on this train is approximately 5 hours and 50 minutes.

Amtrak Lake Shore Limited, which offers 1 daily route from Syracuse to New York with tickets averaging about $61. The average travel time on this train is approximately 7 hours and 2 minutes.

Amtrak Maple Leaf, which offers 1 daily route from Syracuse to New York with tickets averaging about $73 and the duration being 6 hours and 38 minutes.

By road, it is approximately 247 miles (397 kilometers) from Syracuse to New York City. By bus, the fastest route takes about 4 hours and 6 minutes.

The coach takes an average of 5 hours and 29 minutes to cover the 195 miles from Syracuse to New York. However, the fastest coach only takes 4 hours and 30 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. 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.

Saturday is usually the day when coaches are busiest, as many travelers take the coach to enjoy the weekend in New York. 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, Sunday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded coaches to New York, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

The first coach leaves at 01:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from Syracuse to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 36 scheduled coaches that travel from Syracuse to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 25 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 Syracuse to New York; ticket prices start at £35.32.

City Information

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.

New York

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New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square. Or hop on a ferry to Ellis Island to meet the Statue of Liberty up-close and personal.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in Syracuse?

Main departure station: 1 Walsh Circle Ste 30

Coaches to New York leave from 7 stations in Syracuse.

All coach stations in Syracuse:

  • 1 Walsh Circle Ste 30

  • Syracuse (Hancock Airport)

  • Syracuse University Libraries

  • Schine Student Ctr - 210 Waverly Ave

  • SYR Airport Terminal A

  • Syracuse University Libraries

  • 222 Waverly Ave (Transfer Required)

Where does the coach arrive in New York?

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Main arrival station: Port Authority Bus Station

Port Authority Bus Terminal is the largest bus station in New York City. First opened in 1950, it is the main Manhattan bus stop for various regional and nationwide bus carriers that provide intercity transportation to and from NYC such as Greyhound, NY Trailways, Peter Pan Bus Lines, and Ourbus, among many others. Port Authority’s central location just steps away from Times Square provides easy connections to various other forms of transportation, including 13 lines of the NYC Subway, 11 lines of the NYC Bus, over 60 lines of the NJ Transit Bus, and shuttle services to each of the three airports in New York’s metropolitan area. At the terminal, you will find a variety of fast food restaurants and convenience stores, as well as a USPS branch and a bowling alley.

Coach stations in New York:

  • Port Authority Bus Station

  • Port Authority - 625 8th Ave

  • 300-310 W 31 St (SW Corner of 31st & 8th Ave)

  • Port Authority - 301 W 41st St

  • GW Bridge Bus Station - Slip 2

  • 7-11 - Jd Foods

  • GW Bridge Bus Station

  • GW Bridge Bus Station, Lvl 3, Slip 2

  • Madison Ave btwn E 33rd and 34th St

  • 11th Ave (btw. 35th & 36th St.)

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