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Bus Trip Information: Syracuse to New York

There are 18 intercity buses per day from Syracuse to New York. Traveling by bus from Syracuse to New York usually takes around 5 hours and 5 minutes, but the fastest Adirondack Trailways bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance195 mi (314 km)
Shortest duration4h 5m
Cheapest price$23.99
Trips per day17
Most frequent serviceAdirondack Trailways
Bus lines5

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Syracuse to New York

(Based on 75 ratings and reviews)

4.7

4.0

Rashida

September 8, 2022- Regular commuter

Greyhound

Pros: We arrived safely and ahead of schedule. Cons: The floors of the bus were sticky from multiple spills. Tips: Mind your valuables and bring headphones to drown out the other passengers.

Pros: We arrived safely and ahead of schedule. Cons: The floors of the bus were sticky from multiple spills. Tips: Mind your valuables and bring headphones to drown out the other passengers.

5.0

Kadeja

September 2, 2022- Couples trip

Adirondack Trailways

Pros: It’s was quick. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Bring a pillow.

Pros: It’s was quick. Cons: Nothing. Tips: Bring a pillow.

5.0

Michael

August 21, 2022- Solo travel

Greyhound

Pros: Very convenient. Got me to NYC in one piece and on time. Cons: Wifi and selection of on board entertainment. Tips: Make sure you download anything you want to watch on your phone or tablet beforehand as the wifi doesn't allow for that or streaming.

Pros: Very convenient. Got me to NYC in one piece and on time. Cons: Wifi and selection of on board entertainment. Tips: Make sure you download anything you want to watch on your phone or tablet beforehand as the wifi doesn't allow for that or streaming.

5.0

Edwin

August 19, 2022- Visiting family

Adirondack Trailways

The driver Cindy was very nice and funny. Felt safe with her behind the wheel.

The driver Cindy was very nice and funny. Felt safe with her behind the wheel.

5.0

Emma

August 15, 2022- Vacation

Adirondack Trailways

Pros: From the moment I met the bus driver he was so accommodating and helpful. The bus run was smooth & on time. Would definitely book with you again. Cons: I will add the seats would be better if they were a different type of material as I’m leather. Tips: 100% book ...

Pros: From the moment I met the bus driver he was so accommodating and helpful. The bus run was smooth & on time. Would definitely book with you again. Cons: I will add the seats would be better if they were a different type of material as I’m leather. Tips: 100% book with your company if all your drivers were as friendly as ron.

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Syracuse to New York Route Map

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

$35.47 is the average price of a bus ticket from Syracuse to New York. 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

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Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from Syracuse to New York is expected to range from $34 to $53. If you are looking to travel to New York within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $42. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $34 and can be found on October 15, 2022.

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 $43 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Syracuse to New York in December, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $52 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 bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 28 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $15.92 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from Syracuse to New York?

There are 5 bus lines from Syracuse to New York available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 7 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:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Adirondack Trailways75h 13m$46.55
FlixBus US24h 53m$46.98
Greyhound75h 2m$49.54
OurBus24h 56m$40.20
Wanda Coach14h 15m$42.47
  • Adirondack Trailways

    Adirondack Trailways

    Book Adirondack Trailways from Syracuse to New York from $45. There are 7 trips per day offered by Adirondack Trailways from Syracuse to New York and you can expect on average to pay for a Adirondack Trailways ticket to New York. In Syracuse, Adirondack Trailways departs to New York from 1 Walsh Circle Ste 30 and one other station. In New York, Adirondack Trailways arrives at Port Authority Bus Station .

    An average trip on Adirondack Trailways from Syracuse to New York takes 5 hours and 13 minutes , while the fastest available Adirondack Trailways trip will get you to New York in 4 hours and 5 minutes .

    On weekends, Adirondack Trailways offers 8 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to New York.

  • FlixBus US

    FlixBus US

    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 2 trips per day from Syracuse to New York, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound

    Greyhound

    Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus 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 7 bus trips from Syracuse to New York every day, with the average journey taking around 5 hours and 2 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to New York usually start from $38.

  • OurBus

    OurBus

    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 $26, 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.

  • Wanda Coach

    Wanda Coach

    Wanda Coach is one of the leading Chinatown bus carriers in the U.S. The company offers 1 daily bus trips to and from more than 70 cities across the East Coast and the Midwest. With bus ticket prices starting from $40 and convenient pick-up and drop-off locations, Wanda Coach is one of the preferred bus carriers for passengers looking to travel between the Chinatown districts of Syracuse and New York.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a direct bus from Syracuse to New York?

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.

Is there a train from Syracuse to New York?

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.

How far apart are Syracuse and New York?

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.

Is it safe to travel by bus from Syracuse to New York during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus 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, bus 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

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 bus ride from Syracuse to New York?

The bus takes an average of 5 hours and 5 minutes to cover the 195 miles from Syracuse to New York. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 5 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Monday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking buses from Syracuse to New York. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Monday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the bus and even save some change check out travel options on Thursday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Syracuse?

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 9:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Syracuse to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 18 scheduled buses that travel from Syracuse to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 17 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Syracuse to New York; ticket prices start at $53.00.

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 bus leave from in Syracuse?

Main departure station: 1 Walsh Circle Ste 30

Buses to New York leave from 7 stations in Syracuse.

All bus stations in Syracuse:

  • 1 Walsh Circle Ste 30

  • Regional Transportation Center - 1 Walsh Cir

  • Schine Student Ctr - 210 Waverly Ave

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

  • Syracuse University Libraries

  • 1449 Erie Blvd E (Asia Food Market)

  • Syracuse (Hancock Airport)

Where does the bus 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.

All bus stations in New York:

  • Port Authority Bus Station

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

  • GW Bridge Bus Station - Slip 2

  • 95 Canal St

  • GW Bridge Bus Station

  • Park Avenue South (b/w E 26th St. and E 27th St.)

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