The cheapest times to fly from ROC to SYR are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • July 30th to November 18th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from ROC to SYR is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $982 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $242 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.


When to Fly to Syracuse

Flying from Rochester, NY (ROC) to Syracuse, NY (SYR) will usually cost between $284 to $563 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $285. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $605. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $320 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $379 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ROC to SYR flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ROC to SYR route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

ROC to SYR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ROC to SYR flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Rochester. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $2.98, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SYR, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into ROC. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $80 (18%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $353. Return trip prices are from the SYR to ROC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ROC to SYR can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 7 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ROC to SYR

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from ROC to SYR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (ROC > BOS > SYR)

  • Price for both tickets: $288
  • Average savings: $91 (24.01%)

See ROC to BOS flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (ROC > JFK > SYR)

  • Price for both tickets: $344
  • Average savings: $36 (9.37%)

See ROC to JFK flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (ROC > LGA > SYR)

  • Price for both tickets: $346
  • Average savings: $34 (8.84%)

See ROC to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from ROC to SYR? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, Emirates, Hawaiian, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Syracuse Hancock International Airport to Greater Rochester International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 79 miles or 127 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from ROC to SYR?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ROC to SYR flight is about 1 hour 7 minutes.

How many flights go between Rochester, NY and Syracuse, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 66 available flights from ROC to SYR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ROC
Origination airport name Greater Rochester International Airport
City Rochester, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 43.1
Longitude -77.7

Return Airport

Destination code SYR
Destination airport name Syracuse Hancock International Airport
City Syracuse, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 43.1
Longitude -76.1


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