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Durham-Syracuse Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 4 daily trains from Durham to Syracuse. Traveling by train from Durham to Syracuse usually takes around 14 hours and 4 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 12 hours and 49 minutes.

Distance263 mi (424 km)
Fastest train12h 49m
Lowest price€59.88
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Durham 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 Durham to Syracuse?

The distance between Durham and Syracuse is approximately 263 miles, or 424 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 14 hours and 4 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 12 hours and 49 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 from Durham to Syracuse are the most crowded on Thursday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Durham at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 08:00. 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 Durham to Syracuse?

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Syracuse to Durham.

Which train should you take from Durham to Syracuse?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Durham, New Hampshire to Syracuse, New York. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak414h 4m€59.88

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 4 Amtrak trains from Durham to Syracuse every day, as well as 0 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from €60.

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