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Journey Information

Syracuse to New York bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$30.00
Shortest Duration4h 5m
Trips per day8
Bus lines7

Syracuse to New York Route Map

Syracuse 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 right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

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

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $40.75 was the low point for bus fares from Syracuse to New York. Buses from New York to Syracuse are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $40.75 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 16 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $15.02 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 4 hours and 48 minutes to cover the 195 miles (314 kilometers) from Syracuse, NY to New York, NY. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 5 minutes. In other words, you'll have plenty of time to rest and relax on the bus.

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

Because many passengers travel from Syracuse to New York at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Syracuse?

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. 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 8 scheduled buses that travel from Syracuse to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 7 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.

What bus companies travel from Syracuse to New York?

There are 7 bus lines from Syracuse, New York to New York, New York. With 3 daily trips, Greyhound 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 Pool16h 1m$58.18
Adirondack Trailways15h 50m$52.25
Greyhound35h 0m$49.82
OurBus14h 20m$43.62
Trailways NY17h 1m$55.41
Trailways NY Pool14h 48m$55.33
Wanda Coach14h 30m$30.00

Where does the bus leave from in Syracuse?

Buses to New York leave from multiple locations in Syracuse, New York. These are the 4 most popular bus stations:

  • Reg Transp Ctr - 1 Walsh Cir
  • Schine Student Ctr - 210 Waverly Ave
  • Syracuse Hancock Intl Apt
  • 1449 Erie Blvd E (Asia Food Market)

Where does the bus arrive in New York?

Buses arrive in New York at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in New York, New York:

  • Port Authority Bus Station
  • GW Bridge, Slip 2 - 4211 Broadway
  • 47 Chrystie St
  • GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway

Price trends for buses from Syracuse to New York

Average prices by travel date

$75$50$25NovDec

Monthly average prices

$50$40$30$20$10DJFMAMJJASON

Prices as travel date approaches

$75$60$45$30$153020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Syracuse, NY to New York, NY
4.6
Based on 32 ratings and reviews

Based on 18 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 75 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
4.1
Value
3.5
Condition
4.2
Mark
5.0
February 23, 2020Business
Pros
Went Very smooth. Would definitely use greyhound again
Ashley
4.0
February 17, 2020Vacation
Pros
Easy of travel.
Cons
Can’t think of much
Tips
Well worth the money and without the headaches of driving and parking
Florencia
4.0
January 12, 2020Visiting family
Pros
Nice ride
Cons
More buses available
Tips
Noon
Katherine
5.0
January 11, 2020Visiting friends
Pros
The bus left syracuse on time and arrived ahead of schedule.
Cons
Access to charging Ports on seats
Tips
Come early as no assigned seats
Ana
4.0
November 23, 2019Vacation
Pros
I liked that it was easy to find, on time and the staff was helpful
Cons
The bathroom, it was disgusting.
Tips
Go to the bathroom before and after, and bringh a battery pack

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
4.5
Value
3.0
Condition
4.0
Manoj
4.0
July 15, 2019Visiting family
Pros
very nice
Cons
Excellent and convenient
Rheja
5.0
June 15, 2019Visiting friends
Cons
The WiFi doesn’t really work efficiently.

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Trailways NY Pool report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
4.5
Value
3.0
Condition
5.0
Helen
5.0
December 18, 2019Visiting family
Pros
The trip was very good. The weather conditions were very bad and driving was difficult. However we had an excellent driver who was able to navigate the difficult weather conditions and got us to you our location less than 30 minutes late. He did an amazing job. He is ...More
Deborah
5.0
November 5, 2019Business
Cons
HEAT! The bus was freezing!
Tips
Wear warm clothes and lots of layers.
Icil
5.0
August 31, 2019Business
Cons
Nothing
Tips
Just sit and enjoy the ride

Based on 8 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with OurBus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.1
Staff
4.6
Value
4.3
Condition
4.3
Kimberly
4.0
January 20, 2020Visiting friends
Pros
On time for pickup and we arrived early than the expected to our destination. No stops.
Cons
The last passenger to enter the bus was visibly under the influence. She was loud, cursing passengers and bus driver. It made me wonder that should be the rules in such cases, because I did not feel safe to have her on such conditions close to me on the bus.
Naamu
5.0
December 31, 2019Vacation
Pros
Cheap & fast ride
Cons
WiFi didn’t work at all
Tips
The WiFi probably doesn’t work lol
Jeremy
4.0
December 26, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Bus departed on time and traveled well on the interstate.
Cons
Once into the city the driver seemed inexperienced and took a wrong turn which made the bus arrive at the destination 40 minutes late.
Eibhlin
5.0
November 29, 2019Visiting family
Pros
It was fast and efficient, no fuss and no problems.
Cons
The bus was pretty old.
Tips
Arrive early.
Rafael
5.0
November 26, 2019Visiting family
Pros
The comfortably!
Cons
The service is great for how affordable the tickets are.
Tips
Make sure you buy your tickets on time because they’re way cheaper when bought in advance! Still great deals all year round.

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