Travel Information

Getting to Campus

Syracuse University is easily accessible by car, plane, train, and public transportation.


Syracuse Hancock International Airport is about a 15-minute drive from campus. There are taxis available at the airport outside the departure gates. 

Syracuse Welcome Airport Shuttle Service

Syracuse University is excited to offer free shuttle service from Hancock International Airport (in Syracuse, NY). We are also excited to offer - for a small fee - a limited transportation service from JFK (in New York City) on August 14 and August 16. Please click this link to register for the shuttle service. 

Train and Bus

The William F. Walsh Regional Transportation Center (RTC) is served by Amtrak, Greyhound, Trailways, and Megabus. The RTC is about a 10-minute drive from campus. Centro buses (city bus) run from the RTC to campus on a regular basis. 


Campus is easily accessible by car and has many options for parking. Please see our parking information page for details on where to park during Syracuse Welcome.


Hotels and Restaurants


There are a variety of hotels within the Syracuse area.  Click here for a list of Syracuse area hotels.


Click here for a list of Syracuse area restaurants. For more information about the city of Syracuse, visit the Syracuse Convention & Visitors Bureau website.

Shopping in Syracuse

There are a variety of shopping options within a short drive from campus.  View the Shopping in Syracuse Guide for a list of local stores.