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Syracuse

Getting Here and Around

Interstates 690, 481, and 81 merge at Syracuse, which lies 5 mi south of the New York State Thruway (Interstate 90). The city is a hub for Amtrak and several bus lines. Trains and buses arrive and depart from the Regional Transportation Centre, at 131 Alliance Bank Parkway (near the Carousel Center Mall). Syracuse's airport is 7 mi northeast of downtown. The city has public buses, but a car is by far the best way to get around.

Airport Information

Syracuse Hancock International Airport. 1000 Col. Eileen Collins Blvd., Syracuse, NY, 13212. 315/454-4330. www.syrairport.org.

Bus Information

Adirondack, Pine Hill, and New York Trailways. 800/776-7548, 800/225-6815, or 800/858-8555. www.trailwaysny.com.

Greyhound. 800/231-2222. www.greyhound.com.

Megabus. 877/462-6342. www.megabus.com.

Medical Assistance

St. Joseph's Hospital Heath Center. 301 Prospect Ave., Syracuse, NY, 13203. 315/448-5111. www.sjhsyr.org.

Train Information

Amtrak. 800/872-7245. www.amtrak.com.

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