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Albany to Syracuse bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$27.00
Shortest Duration2h 30m
Trips per day11
bus carriers3
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How to book cheap bus tickets from Albany to Syracuse

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Albany to Syracuse is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Albany to Syracuse were $27.50. By booking 20 days out, tickets are on average $6.24 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Albany to Syracuse?

The distance between Albany and Syracuse is approximately 124.24 miles, or 199.89 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 4 hours and 21 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 30 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses 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 bus 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.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Albany to Syracuse?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Albany to Syracuse by bus is usually on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Friday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

Which bus should you take from Albany to Syracuse?

Typically there are 11 scheduled buses per day. 3 bus companies serve the route from Albany to Syracuse.

The best option will depend on the time of your trip, available prices and other factors, but Adirondack Pool has the most regularly scheduled departures from Albany to Syracuse, with an average of 4 trips per day and 88 monthly trips.

Of the 11 trips there are 3 trips that are direct connections to Syracuse.

3 carriers offer Albany to Syracuse bus trips

Adirondack Pool

Book Adirondack Pool from Albany to Syracuse from $29.00. There are 4 trips per day offered by Adirondack Pool from Albany to Syracuse and you can expect on average to pay $36.77 for a Adirondack Pool ticket to Syracuse. In Albany, Adirondack Pool departs to Syracuse from SUNY Albany - 1400 Washington Ave at Collins Cir and one other station. In Syracuse, Adirondack Pool arrives at Reg Transp Ctr - 1 Walsh Cir and 2 other stations.

An average trip on Adirondack Pool from Albany to Syracuse takes 5 hours and 15 minutes, while the fastest available Adirondack Pool trip will get you to Syracuse in 2 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Adirondack Pool offers 4 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $39.30 for a weekend trip to Syracuse.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
5h 15m
Avg. Price
$36.77

Adirondack Trailways

Book Adirondack Trailways from Albany to Syracuse from $29.00. There are 3 trips per day offered by Adirondack Trailways from Albany to Syracuse and you can expect on average to pay $37.96 for a Adirondack Trailways ticket to Syracuse. In Albany, Adirondack Trailways departs to Syracuse from SUNY Albany - 1400 Washington Ave at Collins Cir, In Syracuse, Adirondack Trailways arrives at Reg Transp Ctr - 1 Walsh Cir and 3 other stations.

An average trip on Adirondack Trailways from Albany to Syracuse takes 4 hours and 49 minutes, while the fastest available Adirondack Trailways trip will get you to Syracuse in 2 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Adirondack Trailways offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $39.80 for a weekend trip to Syracuse.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
4h 49m
Avg. Price
$37.96

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Albany to Syracuse from $27.00. There are 3 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Albany to Syracuse and you can expect on average to pay $31.16 for a Greyhound ticket to Syracuse. In Albany, Greyhound departs to Syracuse from Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St, In Syracuse, Greyhound arrives at Reg Transp Ctr - 1 Walsh Cir and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Albany to Syracuse takes 2 hours and 53 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Syracuse in 2 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $32.15 for a weekend trip to Syracuse.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
2h 53m
Avg. Price
$31.16

Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have bus departures from Albany. Most bus trips to Syracuse will depart from:
  • SUNY Albany - 1400 Washington Ave at Collins Cir
  • Albany Bus Term - 34 Hamilton St
Bus trips arrive in Syracuse at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Syracuse for trips arriving from Albany:
  • Reg Transp Ctr - 1 Walsh Cir
  • Syracuse Hancock International Airport
  • Destiny USA
  • Schine Student Ctr - 210 Waverly Ave