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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Boston to Syracuse?

Lowest Price$21.00
Fastest Train8h 47m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Boston to Syracuse 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 train 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, train 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.

What is the price of a train ticket from Boston to Syracuse?

In the last month, $59.43 was the average price of a train ticket from Boston, MA to Syracuse, NY. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 20 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $51.37 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Boston to Syracuse?

The distance between Boston and Syracuse is approximately 263 miles, or 423 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 10 hours and 2 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 47 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 Boston 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 Friday 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 Boston at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00am. 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 Boston to Syracuse?

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. 2 of these are direct connections to Syracuse. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Syracuse to Boston. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Boston to Syracuse for $30.00.

Which train should you take from Boston to Syracuse?

2 train services operate from Boston, Massachusetts to Syracuse, New York. Amtrak usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak211h 1m$104.31
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited48h 51m$28.12

Where is the train station in Boston?

There are two stations in Boston where you can board the train to Syracuse:

  • South Station
  • Back Bay Station - 145 Dartmouth St

Where is the train station in Syracuse?

Syracuse has one train station:

  • Reg Transp Ctr - 1 Walsh Cir

Price trends for trains from Boston to Syracuse

Average prices by travel date

$150$100$50NovDec

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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