Syracuse, NY to Boston train

Cheap train tickets from Syracuse, NY to Boston

Showing times and prices for Sep 29

Cheapest

73

Average

107

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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11:42AMSyracuse Station8h50 08:32PMSouth Station
1 transfer
731One-way
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11:42AMSyracuse Station8h42 08:24PMBack Bay Station, MA
0 transfers
731One-way
Cheapest
11:42AMSyracuse Station8h50 08:32PMSouth Station
0 transfers
731One-way
Cheapest
11:42AMSyracuse Station8h42 08:24PMBack Bay Station, MA
1 transfer
731One-way
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07:02AMSyracuse Station11h21 06:23PMBack Bay Station, MA
1 transfer
1741One-way

Train schedule from Syracuse, NY to Boston

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, September 29
07:02AMSyracuse Station11h21 06:23PMBack Bay Station, MA
1 transfer
07:02AMSyracuse Station11h28 06:30PMSouth Station
1 transfer
11:42AMSyracuse Station8h50 08:32PMSouth Station
1 transfer
11:42AMSyracuse Station8h42 08:24PMBack Bay Station, MA
0 transfers
11:42AMSyracuse Station8h50 08:32PMSouth Station
0 transfers
11:42AMSyracuse Station8h42 08:24PMBack Bay Station, MA
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Syracuse, NY to Boston

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Fastest Journey

8 h 42 m

Average

9 h 38 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

423 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Syracuse, NY for Boston every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
11:42AMSyracuse Station8h42 08:24PMBack Bay Station, MA
0 transfers
731One-way
Fastest
11:42AMSyracuse Station8h42 08:24PMBack Bay Station, MA
1 transfer
731One-way
2nd Fastest
11:42AMSyracuse Station8h50 08:32PMSouth Station
1 transfer
731One-way
2nd Fastest
11:42AMSyracuse Station8h50 08:32PMSouth Station
0 transfers
731One-way
07:02AMSyracuse Station11h21 06:23PMBack Bay Station, MA
1 transfer
1741One-way

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Overview: Train from Syracuse, NY to Boston

distanceDistance262 miles (422 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price$23 (€22)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from Syracuse, NY to Boston cover the 262 miles (422 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 42 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $22 (€22), but the average price of train tickets is $23 (€22).

Train companies: Amtrak from Syracuse, NY to Boston trains

Find the best trains to Boston from Syracuse, NY with Omio's travel partners Amtrak from $22 (€22). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak trains running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by train across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next train journey from Syracuse, NY to Boston.

Amtrak from Syracuse, NY to Boston train information:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 50 min
  • Average Price: $22
  • Amtrak frequency: 1 a day

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.

Travel Tips: Trains from Syracuse, NY to Boston

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FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Syracuse, NY to Boston trains for as little as $22 (€22)  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Syracuse, NY to Boston train price to come in at an average of $23 (€22)  one way.
The distance from Syracuse, NY to Boston by train is approximately 262 miles (422 km).
While the time it takes to travel 262 miles (422 km) between Syracuse, NY and Boston can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Syracuse, NY to Boston train journey time is on average 8 h 42 min.
Take the Syracuse, NY to Boston train with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip between Syracuse, NY and Boston as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Syracuse, NY for Boston is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Syracuse, NY to Boston at 11: 02 AM. The last train from Syracuse, NY to Boston that you can take departs at 3: 42 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Syracuse, NY to Boston schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets between Syracuse, NY and Boston within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $23 (€22) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Syracuse, NY to Boston a few months in advance.

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