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Journey Information

Syracuse to Potsdam bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$36.25
Shortest Duration3h 25m
Trips per day6
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Syracuse to Potsdam 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 Potsdam?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $36.25 was the low point for bus fares from Syracuse to Potsdam. Buses from Potsdam to Syracuse are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $36.25 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 10 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $0.75 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 3 hours and 31 minutes to cover the 126 miles (203 kilometers) from Syracuse, NY to Potsdam, NY. However, the fastest bus only takes 3 hours and 25 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

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

Because many passengers travel from Syracuse to Potsdam 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, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Syracuse?

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 5:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Syracuse to Potsdam, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Syracuse to Potsdam every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from New York to New York without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Syracuse to Potsdam; ticket prices start at $39.50.

What bus companies travel from Syracuse to Potsdam?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Syracuse, New York to Potsdam, New York. Of these two services, Adirondack Trailways usually offers more choice, with 3 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Adirondack Trailways33h 30m$36.94
Trailways NY33h 33m$36.94

Where does the bus leave from in Syracuse?

Most buses depart from the main station in Syracuse, New York:

  • Reg Transp Ctr - 1 Walsh Cir

Where does the bus arrive in Potsdam?

Buses arrive in Potsdam at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Potsdam, New York:

  • SUNY Potsdam
  • Clarkson University
  • 22 Depot St

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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Syracuse, NY to Potsdam, NY
Based on 3 ratings and reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Users that traveled with Adirondack Trailways report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 33 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
October 12, 2019Visiting friends
Bus arrived on time. I wasn't sure where in the airport i was to catch the bus. It would be nice if that were included on the ticket. Driver was not at all friendly. Very stern to customers
customer service skills, pick up location signs
Bring a scarf or blanket because the bus can be chilly.

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