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 to the University campus and local, off-campus addresses from August 1-26, 2018. This service is by reservation only. Please complete the Syracuse Welcome Airport Transportation Request Form 5 busniess days prior to your arrival. 

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. During Syracuse Welcome traffic on many streets and parking in certain parking lots are restricted to accommodate move-in. If you are driving to campus, please follow the directions to campus listed in the Syracuse Welcome Guide.


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.