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How much are train tickets from New York to Syracuse?

Lowest Price$53.00
Fastest Train5h 20m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines3
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New York-Syracuse Train Schedule

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Price trends for trains from New York to Syracuse

Average prices by travel date

$90$60$30JunJul

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$100$80$60$40$203020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for New York to Syracuse
5.0
Based on 7 reviews

Based on 6 reviews
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Users that traveled with Amtrak Empire Service report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 33 percent of the time.
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4.8
Staff
4.0
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Based on 1 reviews
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5.0
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from New York 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. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their 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.

Can you take a train all the way from New York to Syracuse?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from New York to Syracuse. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How do you find cheap train tickets from New York to Syracuse?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $62.33 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from New York to Syracuse. By booking your trip 15 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $5.90 compared to a same-day fare.

How long is the train journey from New York to Syracuse?

The distance between New York and Syracuse is approximately 195 miles, or 314 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours and 37 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 20 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 New York to Syracuse are the most crowded on Wednesday. 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 Saturday 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 New York at 10:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 3:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from New York to Syracuse?

There are 3 scheduled trains on most days. 3 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 New York. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from New York to Syracuse for $5.00.

What train services are there from New York to Syracuse?

There are 3 train lines with service from New York to Syracuse. Amtrak Empire Service is your best bet, with 2 scheduled trains per day.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak17h 30m$77.63
Amtrak Empire Service25h 23m$68.14
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited16h 5m$56.82

Where is the train station in New York?

There is one train station in New York:

  • Penn Station

Where is the train station in Syracuse?

Syracuse receives travelers from New York at its two active train stations:

  • Reg Transp Ctr - 1 Walsh Cir
  • Syracuse Hancock Intl Apt

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