Trains from Croton-on-Hudson to Syracuse

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Trip Summary

There are 5 daily trains from Croton-on-Hudson to Syracuse. Traveling by train from Croton-on-Hudson to Syracuse usually takes around 5 hours and 9 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Empire Service train can make the trip in 4 hours and 46 minutes.

Distance172 mi (277 km)
Fastest train4h 46m
Lowest price£40.57
Trains per day4
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Empire Service
Train lines4

What is the price of a train ticket from Croton-on-Hudson to Syracuse?

In the last month, £49.46 was the average price of a train ticket from Croton-on-Hudson to Syracuse. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 29 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £40.41 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

£87£58£29AugAug

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Croton-on-Hudson to Syracuse will vary between £41 and £79. Planning a train trip to Syracuse within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Croton-on-Hudson over the next 7 days is £41. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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If you are trying to decide when to travel from Croton-on-Hudson to Syracuse by train so you can score the best possible deal, your best bet would be to plan your trip for February. That’s when the average price for a train ticket is expected to be just £47 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Croton-on-Hudson to Syracuse in May, expect to spend more on your train trip, as the average ticket price usually surges to £53 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you have a high chance of scoring a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 29 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Syracuse from Croton-on-Hudson will be about £40.41 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.

Which train should you take from Croton-on-Hudson to Syracuse?

There are 4 train lines with service from Croton-on-Hudson to Syracuse. Amtrak Empire Service is your best bet, with 2 scheduled trains per day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak16h 49m£58.21
Amtrak Empire Service24h 50m£67.13
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited15h 25m£71.58
Amtrak Maple Leaf14h 50m£63.94
  • Amtrak

    Amtrak

    Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 1 Amtrak trains from Croton-on-Hudson to Syracuse every day, as well as 1 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from £41.

  • Amtrak Empire Service

    Amtrak Empire Service

    The Amtrak Empire Service is a rail line spanning the Empire Corridor, a rail route through New York state from New York City to Niagara Falls. Several Amtrak passenger trains service this route, providing travelers with multiple options when commuting between cities in New York State. The trains themselves feature free internet, cafe service with snacks, beverages, and meals, and comfortable seats to enjoy the gorgeous views of the Hudson River Valley and Upstate New York.

  • Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

    Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

    The Amtrak Lake Shore Limited is an overnight train that runs along some of the best shorelines in the U.S., connecting New York City and Boston with Chicago. The service provides top-tier amenities to its passengers, including free WiFi and dining onboard. The Lake Shore Limited departs from 4 Veterans Plz and 1 Croton Pt Ave in Croton-on-Hudson and arrives at Regional Transportation Center - 1 Walsh Cir in Syracuse. The route takes about 5 hours and 25 minutes and ticket prices start at £41.

  • Amtrak Maple Leaf

    Amtrak Maple Leaf

    The Amtrak Maple Leaf is an international rail line that runs from New York City to Toronto. It stops at some popular locations on its way, including Niagara Falls and Albany. Onboard WiFi and a cafe car make travel on the Maple Leaf comfortable and convenient. A trip from Croton-on-Hudson to Syracuse takes about 4 hours and 50 minutes on this line, and the average ticket price is .

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Croton-on-Hudson to Syracuse during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Croton-on-Hudson to Syracuse?

The distance between Croton-on-Hudson and Syracuse is approximately 172 miles, or 277 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 9 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 46 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains departing from Croton-on-Hudson to Syracuse tend to have the most passengers on Thursday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Thursday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Saturday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Croton-on-Hudson at 08:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 16:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Croton-on-Hudson to Syracuse?

There are 5 scheduled trains on most days. 4 of these are direct connections to Syracuse. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Syracuse to Croton-on-Hudson.

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.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Croton-on-Hudson?

Main departure station: 4 Veterans Plz and 1 Croton Pt Ave

There is one train station in Croton-on-Hudson.

All train stations in Croton-on-Hudson:

  • 4 Veterans Plz and 1 Croton Pt Ave

Where is the train station in Syracuse?

Regional Transportation Center (1 Walsh Cir) - SYRAMT-0

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Main arrival station: Regional Transportation Center - 1 Walsh Cir

Opened in 1998, the William F. Walsh Regional Transportation Center (commonly referred to as the RTC) serves as a multi-service stop for travel throughout Central New York. The Transportation Center serves several Amtrak train lines, including the Empire Service, the Maple Leaf, and the Lake Shore Limited, as well as Greyhound and Trailways buses. As the central ground travel hub in Syracuse, the station provides transport for roughly 153,000 people annually. In addition to providing easy access to local landmarks such as the Destiny USA shopping center and the NBT Bank Stadium, the RTC can also take you further afield to popular destinations such as Niagara Falls, New York City, and Washington, D.C., among other places. At the RTC, you will find a Dunkin' Donuts, as well as a Great States newsstand. The free WiFi and climate-controlled waiting area make it a pleasant place to wait for your bus or train.

Train stations in Syracuse:

  • Regional Transportation Center - 1 Walsh Cir

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