The cheapest times to fly from YSJ to SYR are

  • January 8th to February 11th
  • March 19th to May 6th
  • May 21st to June 10th
  • October 15th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

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 YSJ to SYR is early December. Prices can be as high as $1020 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $562 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Syracuse

Flying from Saint John (YSJ) to Syracuse, NY (SYR) will usually cost between $576 to $957 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $623. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $983. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $360 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $729 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YSJ to SYR flight.

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

YSJ to SYR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YSJ to SYR flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Saint John. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.86, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $145 (15%) 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 $673. Return trip prices are from the SYR to YSJ 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 YSJ to SYR can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 56 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from YSJ to SYR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) in Buffalo, NY

  • 133 miles (214 km) away from SYR
  • Usually 23.59% less expensive than SYR
  • 2-layover flights available

See YSJ to BUF flights

Destination alternative #2: Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) in Rochester, NY

  • 79 miles (127 km) away from SYR
  • Usually 2.19% less expensive than SYR
  • 2-layover flights available

See YSJ to ROC flights


Flight Hacking YSJ 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 YSJ to SYR — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $460
  • Average savings: $270 (36.97%)

See YSJ to LGA flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (YSJ > LGA > SYR)

  • Price for both tickets: $581
  • Average savings: $148 (20.3%)

See YSJ to BOS flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (YSJ > EWR > SYR)

  • Price for both tickets: $627
  • Average savings: $102 (13.99%)

See YSJ to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Syracuse Hancock International Airport to Saint John Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 528 miles or 850 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YSJ to SYR flight is about 1 hour 56 minutes.

How many flights go between Saint John and Syracuse, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from YSJ to SYR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code YSJ
Origination airport name Saint John Airport
City Saint John
Country Canada
Latitude 45.3
Longitude -65.9

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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