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Timetable New York City to Buffalo, NY

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01:15AMNew York City9h00 10:15AMBuffalo, NY
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10:00AMNew York City9h00 07:00PMBuffalo, NY
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02:20PMNew York City9h10 11:30PMBuffalo, NY
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11:00PMNew York City8h25 07:25AMBuffalo, NY
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The fastest buses from New York City to Buffalo, NY

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Fastest Journey

8 h 25 m

Average

8 h 53 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 8 h 53 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 8 h 25 m .

The slowest buses will take 9 h 10 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.

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11:00PMNew York City8h25 07:25AMBuffalo, NY
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$1051One-way
2nd Fastest
01:15AMNew York City9h00 10:15AMBuffalo, NY
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$1071One-way
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10:00AMNew York City9h00 07:00PMBuffalo, NY
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$1111One-way
02:20PMNew York City9h10 11:30PMBuffalo, NY
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$1171One-way

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Jun 21
$130Amtrak
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$342JetBlue Airways
Tue
Jun 22
$77Amtrak
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Jun 23
$77Amtrak
$93Greyhound
$193American Airlines
Thu
Jun 24
$77Amtrak
$41Flixbus
$193American Airlines
Fri
Jun 25
$75Amtrak
$31Flixbus
$221American Airlines
Sat
Jun 26
$77Amtrak
$36Flixbus
$216Republic Airlines
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Jun 27
$75Amtrak
$41Flixbus
$248Republic Airlines
Mon
Jun 28
$77Amtrak
$31Flixbus
$216Republic Airlines
Tue
Jun 29
$75Amtrak
$86Greyhound
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Wed
Jun 30
$75Amtrak
$86Greyhound
$154American Airlines
Thu
Jul 1
$76Amtrak
$36Flixbus
$190JetBlue Airways
Fri
Jul 2
$109Amtrak
$41Flixbus
$252CommutAir
Sat
Jul 3
$109Amtrak
$36Flixbus
$182American Airlines
Sun
Jul 4
$77Amtrak
$36Flixbus
$220Republic Airlines
Mon
Jul 5
$109Amtrak
$41Flixbus
$212JetBlue Airways
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Jul 6
$77Amtrak
$36Flixbus
$185JetBlue Airways
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Jul 7
$75Amtrak
$31Flixbus
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Thu
Jul 8
$77Amtrak
$36Flixbus
$164American Airlines
Fri
Jul 9
$75Amtrak
$31Flixbus
$197JetBlue Airways
Sat
Jul 10
$75Amtrak
$31Flixbus
$164American Airlines
Sun
Jul 11
$75Amtrak
$31Flixbus
$213CommutAir

The cheapest buses from New York City to Buffalo, NY

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Cheapest

$93

Average

$98

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 $ 98 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 93.

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11:00PMNew York City8h25 07:25AMBuffalo, NY
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$931One-way
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01:15AMNew York City9h00 10:15AMBuffalo, NY
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$951One-way
10:00AMNew York City9h00 07:00PMBuffalo, NY
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$991One-way
02:20PMNew York City9h10 11:30PMBuffalo, NY
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$1041One-way

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Journey Summary

New York City to Buffalo, NY Bus Information

Avg. Bus Duration
9 hours 39 minutes
Coach Ticket Price: $60
Buses depart from:New York City
Bus arrives in:Buffalo, NY
Distance:470 km
Bus Companies:Flixbus, Greyhound

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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Buses from New York City to Buffalo, NY
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How much do cheap bus tickets from New York City to Buffalo, NY cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap New York City to Buffalo, NY buses for as little as $31 (€24)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a bus to Buffalo, NY from New York City?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $36 (€28)  for a bus ticket between New York City and Buffalo, NY.
How far is it from New York City to Buffalo, NY by bus?
The New York City to Buffalo, NY bus distance is 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 travel time is 7 h 50 min  for the 291 miles (470 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
Are there any nonstop bus services from New York City to Buffalo, NY?
Yes, you can look for direct buses from New York City to Buffalo, NY with Flixbus or Greyhound  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
What are the first and last departure bus times from New York City to Buffalo, NY?
The earliest bus departing from New York City to Buffalo, NY leaves at 5: 15 AM. The last bus departing from New York City to Buffalo, NY leaves at 2: 00 PM. You can find the latest New York City to Buffalo, NY bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book a bus ticket from New York City to Buffalo, NY to get the best deals?
If you book the New York City to Buffalo, NY bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $36 (€28). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses between New York City and Buffalo, NY. Look out for bus tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.