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Niagara Falls to Syracuse drive

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  Niagara Falls
 Rochester (New York)
 Newark (New York)
2 travelers   /   driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV


Niagara Falls to Syracuse road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Niagara Falls to Syracuse. If you're planning a road trip to Syracuse, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Niagara Falls and Syracuse. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Niagara Falls and Syracuse. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in Niagara Falls
drive for about 34 minutes

10:34 am  Buffalo
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:34 am
drive for about 43 minutes

12:17 pm  Batavia
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:17 pm
drive for about 48 minutes

2:05 pm  Rochester (New York)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:05 pm
drive for about 40 minutes

3:45 pm  Newark (New York)
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:45 pm
drive for about 50 minutes

5:34 pm  Skaneateles
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:34 pm
drive for about 30 minutes

7:05 pm  arrive in Syracuse

driving ≈ 4 hours

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Enter a city to drive through on the way from Niagara Falls to Syracuse.

Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Niagara Falls, Ontario.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

Buffalo  (22 answers)
    restaurants around Buffalo:
        Anchor Bar
    questions about Buffalo:
        What is your favorite restaurant in Buffalo (New York)?
        What to see other than the falls


Rochester (New York)  (9 answers)
    Eastman School of Music  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around Rochester (New York):
        The Revelry
    questions about Rochester (New York):
        Newer restaurants, bars, and things to see
        Best free things to do in Rochester (New York)?

Newark (New York)  (2 mentions)
    questions about Newark (New York):
        Should we base ourselves in Newark or Rochester?

Skaneateles  (4 answers)

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Syracuse, New York.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

What are some things to do in Syracuse?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Syracuse.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Syracuse to Niagara Falls drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

Looking for ideas for more destinations within driving distance of Niagara Falls? Try searching for places within 3 hours of Niagara Falls.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Niagara Falls to Syracuse. Or get a full Niagara Falls to Syracuse flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend.

And if you know Niagara Falls well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Niagara Falls!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 171 miles
driving time of 2 hours, 40 minutes
63 Niagara Falls travel answers
22 Buffalo travel answers
9 Rochester (New York) travel answers
4 Skaneateles travel answers
12 Syracuse travel answers


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