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Train Information from Syracuse, NY to Boston

distanceDistance262 miles (422 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price$24 (€19)
changesDirect trainYes
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Trains from Syracuse, NY to Boston cover the 262 miles (422 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 29 min with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $24 (€19)], but the average price of train tickets is $24 (€19).

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Amtrak trains between Syracuse, NY and Boston

Amtrak trains will get you from Syracuse, NY to Boston from $24 (€19). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train provider in the United States. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and First Class for you to book for your next journey by train between Syracuse, NY and Boston.

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy train between Syracuse, NY and Boston, check Omio for Amtrak trains offering this trip. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to take for this 262 miles (422 km) route between Syracuse, NY and Boston, Omio makes it easier than ever to find Amtrak trains at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book train tickets online. Check the current Amtrak train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Syracuse, NY to Boston as well as relevant ticket information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and book your Amtrak train on Omio. If you search for trains from Syracuse, NY to Boston in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Amtrak tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. With prices for Amtrak trains between Syracuse, NY and Boston starting at $24 (€19), buy your official Amtrak tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

When purchasing your Amtrak train tickets from Syracuse, NY to Boston, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

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  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

Trains from Syracuse to Boston

Syracuse, commonly called "the Salt City" due to its salt deposits, is famous for its humid continental climate that results in high snowfall - the city even won the Golden Snowball Award! The distance from Syracuse to Boston, a city known as one of the best in America for reasons such as The Boston Marathon, its tasty baked beans as well as beautiful architecture and Fenway Park, is approximately 312 miles (500 kilometers). The journey by train from Syracuse to Boston has an average duration of 8 hours 32 minutes. The train route from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Boston Back Bay station or Boston South train station has both direct connections and indirect connections with train transfers at New York Penn Station and Albany-Rensselaer. The journey has a frequency of three trains daily.

Which train companies travel from Syracuse to Boston?

Amtrak is one of the leading providers of rail travel across the US and some parts of Canada. Amtrak offer trains from Syracuse to Boston with up to three services daily. The company ensures relaxation and comfort throughout the long journey between the two cities. Amtrak trains have WiFi, relaxing seating arrangements, sleeping accommodation, quiet trains, and onboard dining for long journeys, such as the one from Syracuse to Boston. Although all services are operated by Amtrak, there are differences in the total journey time depending on the route passengers choose. Amtrak serves nearly 87,000 customers across one of their 300 services each day.

How long is the train ride from Syracuse to Boston?

The distance from Syracuse to Boston is approximately 312 miles (500 kilometers). The journey by train between the two cities takes an average duration of eight hours and 32 minutes. The journey from Syracuse to Boston has both direct and indirect connections. The direct trains from Syracuse take eight hours 32 minutes to get to Boston. The indirect train journey length varies depending on the time taken at the transfer station as well as the route used. The indirect trains with a transfer at Albany-Rensselaer, NY, take approximately eight hours and 32 minutes to complete the journey to Boston. The other indirect train has a train transfer at New York Penn Station and takes a total trip time of 11 hours 22 minutes to complete the journey from Syracuse to Boston.

How many trains are there from Syracuse to Boston?

The train route from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Boston Back Bay Station or Boston South Station has a frequency of three trains per day. The trains have a single route service for the direct connections, while the indirect connections have multiple route options. Lake Shore Limited offer direct trains and depart from Syracuse at 11.23 a.m. The first indirect train is provided by the Empire services to New York Penn Station and transfers to Northeast Regional for the remainder of the journey. The train departs from Syracuse at 7.01 a.m. The other indirect train is offered by Lake Shore Limited to Albany-Rensselaer. The train departs at 11.23 a.m. for the journey from Syracuse to Boston.

What are the departure and arrival stations for the trains from Syracuse to Boston?

Departure station: Trains from Syracuse to Boston begin their journey at Syracuse Regional Transportation Center, also known as William F. Walsh Regional Transportation Center. The station has three platforms and one track in use. The distance from the city center to the regional transportation center is approximately three miles. Passengers can access the station by Sy16 and Osw46, a journey that takes 15-17 minutes. From Syracuse University and the vicinity, the station can be accessed using Sy30 and Sy40, a trip that takes 20 minutes. Services and facilities at the station include ATMs, elevators, payphones, restrooms, waiting rooms, vending machines, and parking spaces.

Arrival station: For the journey by train from Syracuse to Boston, arrivals are at two stations. Boston Back Bay Station is located approximately half a mile (0.8 kilometers) from the city center. The station is located on the Northeast corridor and Orange line and Worcester line. Services and facilities available include parking spaces, disabled accessibility, bicycle facilities, ATMs, an elevator, payphones, Quik-Trak kiosks, restrooms, vending machines, and waiting rooms. Bus route 170 connects the station with various points around the city. These include lines 170 to Waltham-Dudley, bus 39 to Forest Hills, bus 10 to City Point- Copley via Boston Medical center. Other buses include 502, 503, 504, 533, and BackBay. The other station is Boston, MA South Station. The station is located approximately one mile from the city center. The station has links to the subway on the Red and Silver lines. Services and facilities at the station include ATMs, an elevator, a metropolitan lounge, payphones, Quik-Trak kiosks, restrooms, ticket sales office, vending machines, Amtrak WiFi, waiting rooms, and bike lockers.

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FAQs
How much are cheap trains from Syracuse, NY to Boston?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Boston from Syracuse, NY for the next 7 days starting from $24 (€19)  one way.
How much is a train ticket to Boston from Syracuse, NY?
The train price to Boston from Syracuse, NY is on average $24 (€19)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
How many miles is it from Syracuse, NY to Boston by train?
You should expect to travel around 262 miles (422 km)  from Syracuse, NY to Boston by train.
How long is the train to Boston from Syracuse, NY?
On average the Syracuse, NY to Boston train travel time is 8 h 29 min  for the 262 miles (422 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
Is there a direct train from Syracuse, NY to Boston?
Yes, there are direct trains from Syracuse, NY to Boston, and you can find a direct train for this journey with Amtrak  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
When is the earliest train from Syracuse, NY to Boston? When is the last train from Syracuse, NY to Boston?
The first Syracuse, NY to Boston train departs at 3: 23 PM   and the last train from Syracuse, NY to Boston leaves at 3: 23 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Syracuse, NY to Boston on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I buy Syracuse, NY to Boston train tickets to get the best deals?
You can find trains between Syracuse, NY and Boston to cost on average $24 (€19) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Syracuse, NY to Boston train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.