Getting Here

Getting to Syracuse Is Easy

Accessible, affordable, accommodating and fun — this is why visitors love our location. 


Syracuse’s Hancock International Airport offers 38 direct flights to over 25 major markets including Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Las Vegas, Minneapolis, Nashville, New York City, Philadelphia, Orlando, Raleigh-Durham, Tampa and Washington D.C. Major air carriers include Allegiant, Breeze, Delta, American Airlines, JetBlue, Southwest, United Airlines and Frontier.


Meeting planners and attendees love the accessibility of our location. Conveniently situated at the crossroads of major interstates I-81 and I-90 (New York State Thruway), it’s easy to get here and get to where you’re going. 

Drive times from surrounding cities:

Rochester — 1 hour
Albany & Buffalo — 2 hours
New York City & Toronto — 4 hours
Boston & Philadelphia — 5 hours
Washington, D.C. — 6 hours


The multimodal William F. Walsh Regional Transportation Center near Onondaga Lake brings together Amtrak service and intercity Centro bus services. Open 24/7, this hub offers limitless business and leisure transit, including the Empire Service, with frequent daily trains to New York City, Buffalo, Albany and beyond.

Getting Around While You’re Here

Unlike other cities, Syracuse is known for its minimal traffic, making it easy for visitors to get around. It's easy to walk to attractions around town, or sit back and relax in a taxi, Uber or Lyft and savor the picturesque landscapes and city streets of Central New York. Or grab a front-row seat to the city action by renting an electric bike or scooter via Veo — just download the Veo app to start cruisin’.