New York City to Niagara Falls, ON train

Cheap train tickets from New York City to Niagara Falls, ON

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69

Average

80

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.

Amtrak
11:15AMNew York City9h36 08:51PMNiagara Falls, ON
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691One-way
Amtrak
05:20PMNew York City8h51 02:11AMNiagara Falls, ON
0 transfers
921One-way

Train schedule from New York City to Niagara Falls, ON

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11:15AMNew York City9h36 08:51PMNiagara Falls, ON
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05:20PMNew York City8h51 02:11AMNiagara Falls, ON
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Fastest train times from New York City to Niagara Falls, ON

Showing times and prices for May 27

Fastest Journey

8 h 51 m

Average

9 h 13 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

496 km

Of the 2 trains that leave New York City for Niagara Falls, ON every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Amtrak
05:20PMNew York City8h51 02:11AMNiagara Falls, ON
0 transfers
921One-way
Amtrak
11:15AMNew York City9h36 08:51PMNiagara Falls, ON
0 transfers
691One-way

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Overview: Train from New York City to Niagara Falls, ON

distanceDistance307 miles (495 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 51 min
priceAverage train ticket price$75 (€66)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from New York City to Niagara Falls, ON cover the 307 miles (495 km) long route taking on average 8 h 51 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $70 (€62), but the average price of train tickets is $75 (€66).

Train providers: Amtrak from New York City to Niagara Falls, ON trains

You can travel by train between New York City and Niagara Falls, ON with Amtrak for as low as $70 (€62). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train company in the United States and operates medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 American states and 3 Canadian provinces. With over 300 Amtrak trains running daily, you can travel by train across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela train for high-speed services connecting popular cities in the Northeast, the Coast Starlight to travel up and down the stunning West Coast or the Empire Builder to travel from Chicago to the Midwest and the Pacific Northwest among others. Amtrak offers different class options to suit any traveler’s budget with classes like Coach, Business, First and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. When you book your train journey between New York City and Niagara Falls, ON, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

  • Average Price: $70

Trains from New York to Niagara Falls

Those wishing to travel by train from New York to Niagara Falls have a few convenient options. There are 3 departures from NYC to Niagara staggered throughout the day, Monday through Sunday. The approximately 10-hour journey is a scenic way to see New York State from bottom to top and east to west. It should be noted that visitors wishing to cross over to the Canadian side of Niagara Falls must bring their passport for entry.

New York City to Niagara Falls Train times: Daily departures

Passengers can catch a train from New York to Niagara Falls 3 times a day, every day of the week. The departures are scattered throughout the day. Usually, there is an early, mid-morning, and mid-afternoon option. Evening and overnight options are currently unavailable for this route.

How long is the journey from New York City to Niagara Falls?

The journey by train from New York to Niagara Falls takes approximately 10 hours, but the fastest journey is just shy of 9 hours in length. All routes are direct, so there's no need to worry about time-consuming connections or layovers. Passengers can sit back and relax as they pass from urban cityscapes to rolling, tree-covered hills. 

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from New York to Niagara Falls?

Departure train station: Travelers heading to Niagara Falls will begin their trip at New York Penn Station. Penn Station is conveniently located in the heart of midtown Manhattan just a few blocks from Times Square. The Amtrak platforms are housed within the same complex as the NYC subway system making access to the rest of the city simple and convenient. The station is also equipped with self-service ticketing kiosks and convenience stores. Adjacent to the platform terminal is a large food hall with plenty of dining selections for visitors who are on the go.

Arrival train station: After commuting from New York City, visitors to Niagara Falls will complete their journey at Niagara Falls Station. The station and the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol share space within the same building. The complex has up-to-date accessibility services for those with mobility needs. The station consists of two concourses. The lower level houses the main entrance, a few shops, and the customshouse museum. The platforms and waiting areas are found on the upper concourse. There are no public transportation options on the U.S. side of the falls, but taxis are easily found outside the station. Alternatively, visitors up for a physical challenge can walk or bike the 2.6 miles to the falls.

Which train companies travel from New York City to Niagara Falls?

Currently, trains from New York to Niagara Falls are only provided by one service, Amtrak.

Amtrak New York City to Niagara Falls

Amtrak provides 3 departure times from NYC to Niagara Falls every day of the week. Usually, the departure options are in the morning and mid-afternoon, not the evening. The journey takes approximately 10 hours to complete and all services are direct. 

New York City to Niagara Falls Trains: Services onboard

Amtrak trains serving this route have 3 classes of passenger cars allowing travelers to choose more luxurious options and amenities. At least 1 car in each class has accessible seating for those with mobility needs. Passengers are allowed to bring up to 2 personal items and 2 carry-on bags onto the car with them. Or, they can check up to 4 bags. The first 2 checked bags are complimentary and any additional luggage is subject to fees. Bicycles under 50 pounds can be considered a carry-on item. Larger bicycles can be checked with personal luggage. Pets are not allowed on Amtrak trips over 7 hours and, therefore, can not join their owners on the journey from NYC to Niagara Falls.

How can I find cheap train tickets from New York to Niagara Falls?

The ticket prices for a train from New York to Niagara Falls remains consistent throughout the year. Furthermore, the prices do not vary greatly based on departure time. However, tickets can be purchased more economically by booking in advance (especially during the holidays or other times of high traveler traffic) and being flexible with travel dates. Amtrak also offers a points-based rewards system that can be applied to ticket prices, luggage fees, and pet fees.

Travel Tips: Trains from New York City to Niagara Falls, ON

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FAQs

Travel between New York City, USA and Niagara Falls, ON, Canada by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Canada from USA?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United States

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Canada from New York City?

Conditions of entry:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers are required to submit their travel plan and proof of vaccination using ArriveCAN app prior to arrival
  • Unvaccinated Canadian citizens and residents are permitted to to enter Canada but must self-quarantine for 14 days
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers

What are the safety rules to follow in Niagara Falls, ON, Canada?

When traveling in Canada, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 5/23/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Niagara Falls, ON from New York City before traveling.

Return travel from Canada to USA is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to New York City from Niagara Falls, ON?

Entry into USA is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Canada

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in USA from Niagara Falls, ON?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop
  • 5-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Travellers who are vaccinated with a booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in New York City, USA?

The government of USA has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

Last checked on 5/25/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to New York City from Niagara Falls, ON.

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between New York City and Niagara Falls, ON for as low as $70 (€62)  for the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the New York City to Niagara Falls, ON train price to come in at an average of $75 (€66)  one way.
You should expect to travel around 307 miles (495 km)  to Niagara Falls, ON from New York City by train.
While the time it takes to travel 307 miles (495 km) between New York City and Niagara Falls, ON can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the New York City to Niagara Falls, ON train journey time is on average 8 h 51 min.
If you're looking for trains from New York City to Niagara Falls, ON, you can rely on Amtrak to get you to Niagara Falls, ON. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the New York City to Niagara Falls, ON journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Amtrak. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
You can take the earliest train from New York City to Niagara Falls, ON at 11: 15 AM   or take the last train from New York City to Niagara Falls, ON leaving at 6: 20 PM. Look for the latest New York City to Niagara Falls, ON train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets from New York City to Niagara Falls, ON within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $75 (€66) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from New York City to Niagara Falls, ON a few months in advance.

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