Conveniently located in the center of the Northeast, New York State and the Central New York region, the Syracuse area draws visitors from all over the world. Whether traveling by plane, train or automobile, Syracuse is easily accessible via several modes of transportation.
Serving as our gateway to the world is the Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR). With nonstop or direct flights to destinations spanning four U.S. time zones, SYR welcomes you to Syracuse and beyond! SYR offers direct or nonstop service to 29 destinations including Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, New York City, Philadelphia, Orlando, Denver, Nashville, Washington D.C. and many more. The airport is served by eight commercial service airlines: Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Breeze Airways, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, jetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines.
Located approximately seven miles from downtown Syracuse, the airport serves over 2 million passengers annually. Six car rental agencies are conveniently located on premises providing a seamless transition from the airport to your final destination. Taxis and ridesharing options Lyft and Uber are also available at the Syracuse Airport. Visit the Syracuse Hancock International Airport’s website for more information.
Train + Bus
The William F. Walsh Regional Transportation Center is serviced by several connecting entities including, Amtrak, Greyhound, Megabus, Trailways and Centro, that frequent a wider variety of destinations such as Rochester, Niagara Falls, Boston, New York City, Washington D.C. and Philadelphia.
Syracuse is known for its minimal traffic, making it easy for visitors to get around town by vehicle. Major NYS thoroughfares cross through the region, making Syracuse a connecting point for both north/south and east/west travel via NYS I-90 (the Thruway) and I-81. Smaller highways and routes connect the downtown area in all four directions and include I-481, I-690, Rt. 20 and more.