The cheapest buses from New York City to Buffalo, NY

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Cheapest

$32

Average

$49

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from New York City to Buffalo, NY will cost around $ 49 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 32.

Cheapest
05:05PMNew York City7h10 12:15AMBuffalo, NY
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$321One-way
2nd Cheapest
05:00PMNew York City7h15 12:15AMBuffalo, NY
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$331One-way
09:20AMNew York City7h40 05:00PMBuffalo, NY
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$601One-way
09:15AMNew York City7h45 05:00PMBuffalo, NY
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$721One-way

Timetable New York City to Buffalo, NY

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09:15AMNew York City7h45 05:00PMBuffalo, NY
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09:20AMNew York City7h40 05:00PMBuffalo, NY
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05:00PMNew York City7h15 12:15AMBuffalo, NY
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05:05PMNew York City7h10 12:15AMBuffalo, NY
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Sep 17
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$32OurBus
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Sep 18
$76Amtrak
$32OurBus
$196American Airlines
Sun
Sep 19
$76Amtrak
$31Flixbus
$177gojet airlines
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Sep 20
$61Amtrak
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$114American Airlines
Tue
Sep 21
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$69Greyhound
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Wed
Sep 22
$76Amtrak
$31Flixbus
$79United
Thu
Sep 23
$76Amtrak
$31Flixbus
$82gojet airlines
Fri
Sep 24
$76Amtrak
$32OurBus
$179gojet airlines
Sat
Sep 25
$76Amtrak
$31Flixbus
$179gojet airlines
Sun
Sep 26
$76Amtrak
$31Flixbus
$165American Airlines
Mon
Sep 27
$76Amtrak
$31Flixbus
$79American Airlines
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Sep 28
$76Amtrak
$31Flixbus
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Wed
Sep 29
$76Amtrak
$31Flixbus
$79American Airlines
Thu
Sep 30
$76Amtrak
$31Flixbus
$79American Airlines

The fastest buses from New York City to Buffalo, NY

Showing times and prices for Sep 18

Fastest Journey

7 h 10 m

Average

7 h 27 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

470 km

Of the 4 buses that leave New York City for Buffalo, NY every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 470 km distance in an average of 7 h 27 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 7 h 10 m .

The slowest buses will take 7 h 45 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
05:05PMNew York City7h10 12:15AMBuffalo, NY
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$321One-way
2nd Fastest
05:00PMNew York City7h15 12:15AMBuffalo, NY
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$331One-way
09:20AMNew York City7h40 05:00PMBuffalo, NY
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$601One-way
09:15AMNew York City7h45 05:00PMBuffalo, NY
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$721One-way

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Bus Information between New York City and Buffalo, NY

distanceDistance291 miles (470 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$39 (€31)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus companiesGreyhound

Buses from New York City to Buffalo, NY cover the 291 miles (470 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 10 min with our travel partners like Greyhound. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $30 (€24), but the average price of bus tickets is $39 (€31).

Buses from New York to Buffalo

Buffalo is the main city of Erie County as well as being a key gateway of both commerce and travel across the Canada-United States border, and forms part of the bi-national Buffalo Niagara Region. Many forms of transport exist that can be used by the travelers to reach the city, including plane, train, and bus. Travelers can decide to take a bus from New York to Buffalo, which on average takes around eight hours and 51 minutes while the fastest available OurBus ride from New York to Buffalo will take travelers approximately six hours and 50 minutes. Buffalo is about 292 miles (470 kilometers) from New York City and the driving distance from New York City to Buffalo is around 396 miles (637 kilometers). There are about four daily buses operating from New York City to Buffalo, providing travelers with a convenient schedule.   

Which bus companies travel From New York to Buffalo?

There are four major bus companies that operate from New York to Buffalo, including OurBus which offers daily trips from New York City to Buffalo. Normally, OurBus offers one bus per day from New York City to Buffalo. Travelers can board the bus at Madison Avenue between E.26th and 27th Street and alight at 4641 Maple Road in Buffalo. During the weekends, OurBus provides one trip every day. OurBus operates a fleet of modern coaches with reclining seats, large restrooms, free WiFi, and a free bottle of water for every traveler.

How long is the bus ride from New York to Buffalo?

For travelers who choose to travel by bus from New York City to Buffalo, it will take them on average about eight hours and 51 minutes. This route takes passengers from New York City through RS Gouldsboro, PA, and Rochester while the longest route takes about nine hours and 50 minutes and starts from New York through Newark, RS Gouldsboro, Binghamton, NY and then to Buffalo. Typically, a normal bus trip will take travelers about eight hours and 51 minutes with OurBus offering a faster bus trip from New York City to Buffalo in approximately six hours and 50 minutes.

How many buses are there from New York to Buffalo?

There are about five buses from New York to Buffalo with varying schedules. There are those that offer an average of one trip per day from New York City to Buffalo while there are others that offer up to five trips per day. The OurBus bus from New York City to Buffalo for instance offers one trip per day that starts from 10:50 a.m. from New York's park Avenue South between 6th and 27th. The bus from New York to Buffalo arrives at Maple Road Gulf Station, near Suny Buffalo North campus eight hours and 51 minutes later.

What are the departure and arrival stations for buses from New York to Buffalo?

Departure bus station: the departure station for a bus from New York to Buffalo is Park Avenue South between 26th and 27th streets just across the street from 371 Park Avenue in south New York. The station is about 4.2 miles or 19 minutes' drive through Madison Avenue from New York City center and 6.2 miles via NY-9A N/Henry Hudson which will take travelers about 26 minutes. The station can also be accessed via central park West and Madison Avenue with a distance of 4.7 miles and takes 25 minutes. Park Avenue South can be easily accessed by taxis, rental cars, and buses, or by the subway or train. Travelers can board Bus 20 at 57 Street Subway Station near New York City, 131 W 55th Street and journeys take around 18 minutes to reach the station. The Park Avenue South station has numerous facilities and amenities which can be enjoyed by travelers such as a waiting area, free WiFi, snack bars, and restrooms.

Arrival bus station: travelers taking a bus from New York to Buffalo will arrive at Maple Road Gulf Station, near Suny Buffalo North campus which is about 0.8 miles (1.3 kilometers) from Buffalo city center. Time taken from the station to Buffalo town center is approximately eight minutes when using a bus or taxi. ​For example, the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority provides public transportation across the Buffalo-Niagara region even near Suny Buffalo North campus. Some of the transit lines that pass near Maple Road Gulf Station include bus-35 and bus-44. Facilities at Maple Road Gulf Station, which can be accessed by a traveler include waiting area, snack bar, small restaurants such as Zetti's Pizza and Pasta as well as retail shops.

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How much do cheap buses between New York City and Buffalo, NY cost?
Bus tickets between New York City and Buffalo, NY for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $30 (€24)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a bus ticket between New York City and Buffalo, NY?
If you’re looking to buy your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the New York City to Buffalo, NY bus price to come in at an average of $39 (€31)  one way.
How far is New York City to Buffalo, NY by bus?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Buffalo, NY from New York City by bus to be approximately 291 miles (470 km).
How long is the bus between New York City and Buffalo, NY?
On average the New York City to Buffalo, NY bus time is 7 h 10 min  covering the 291 miles (470 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which bus companies should I travel with from New York City to Buffalo, NY?
For the best New York City to Buffalo, NY bus to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Greyhound. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services to Buffalo, NY from New York City to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many bus services per day are there to Buffalo, NY from New York City?
The average number of buses departing New York City for Buffalo, NY is 1 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest bus from New York City to Buffalo, NY? When is the last bus from New York City to Buffalo, NY?
The first New York City to Buffalo, NY bus departs at 5: 15 AM   and the last bus from New York City to Buffalo, NY leaves at 9: 05 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from New York City to Buffalo, NY on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I book bus tickets between New York City and Buffalo, NY for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this journey and save money. If you book bus tickets between New York City and Buffalo, NY within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $39 (€31) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from New York City to Buffalo, NY a few months in advance.