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How much are train tickets from Syracuse to New York?

Lowest Price$53.00
Fastest Train5h 49m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines4
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Syracuse to New York
Based on 5 reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Users that traveled with Amtrak Empire Service report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 60 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
May 28, 2020Solo travel
The price
Make sure to wear face mask
November 29, 2019Visiting family
Enjoyed time in NYC with family and did not have to drive in the City.
I had to book a bus home because I couldn’t find a train going back to Syracuse for late Saturday afternoon departure. Would have preferred the train but all worked out fine.
I don’t recall if working WiFi, plugs available to charge however.
September 29, 2019Visiting friends
Had a seat to myself and lots of room.
The wifi on the train doesn't work, and you couldn't hear the announcements over the loud speakers.
Be prepared to not have wifi!
June 25, 2019Solo travel
The train is always a good way to access NYC. I like the conform and have always found the staff to be helpful. The gentleman in the dining car was particularly kind as I did get their late in its Open period, and he as gracious in assisting me to find healthy food fo...More
Not sure at this time.
Listen to directions, especially near the tracks so you can find appropriate seating across the range of available cars.
June 10, 2019Visiting family
Enjoyed the experience it was the first time on Amtrak.. will be visiting again.
The bathrooms to be kept cleaner while in between stations.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train 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 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 Syracuse to New York?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Syracuse to New York. 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 Syracuse to New York?

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, $60.55 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Syracuse to New York. By booking your trip 17 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $8.69 compared to a same-day fare.

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

The distance between Syracuse and New York is approximately 195 miles, or 314 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 44 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 49 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 Syracuse to New York are the most crowded on Sunday. 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 Syracuse at 9:00am 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 Syracuse to New York?

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. 3 of these are direct connections to New York. 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 New York to Syracuse. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Syracuse to New York for $5.00.

What train services are there from Syracuse to New York?

There are 4 train lines with service from Syracuse to New York. There is only one daily train on each service.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak17h 28m$66.99
Amtrak Empire Service15h 49m$67.50
Amtrak Lake Shore Limited17h 0m$56.53
Amtrak Maple Leaf16h 37m$57.45

Where is the train station in Syracuse?

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

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

Where is the train station in New York?

New York has one train station:

  • Penn Station

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