New York City to Niagara Falls, ON train

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

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66

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85

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from New York City to Niagara Falls, ON is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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07:15AMPenn Station9h24 04:39PMNiagara Falls Station
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661One-way
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10:20AMPenn Station9h10 07:30PMNiagara Falls Station
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951One-way
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01:20PMPenn Station9h00 10:20PMNiagara Falls Station
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951One-way

Train schedule from New York City to Niagara Falls, ON

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07:15AMPenn Station9h24 04:39PMNiagara Falls Station
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10:20AMPenn Station9h10 07:30PMNiagara Falls Station
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01:20PMPenn Station9h00 10:20PMNiagara Falls Station
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Fastest train times from New York City to Niagara Falls, ON

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Fastest Journey

9 h

Average

9 h 11 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

496 km

Of the 3 trains that leave New York City for Niagara Falls, ON every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
01:20PMPenn Station9h00 10:20PMNiagara Falls Station
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951One-way
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10:20AMPenn Station9h10 07:30PMNiagara Falls Station
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951One-way
07:15AMPenn Station9h24 04:39PMNiagara Falls Station
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661One-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 (€65)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesAmtrak

Trains from New York City to Niagara Falls, ON cover the 307 miles (495 km) long journey 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 $73 (€63), but the average price of train tickets is $75 (€65).

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

For as little as $73 (€63) you can travel by train from New York City to Niagara Falls, ON with Amtrak. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

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 to Niagara Falls, ON from New York City, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

    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

    Travel Tips: Travel by train to Niagara Falls, ON easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from New York City to Niagara Falls, ON.
    FAQs

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

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

    International entry status: Entry is unrestricted 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:

    • There are no current restrictions

    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: metre (s) ( feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

    The information above was last checked on 12/29/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from New York City to Niagara Falls, ON before traveling.

    The restriction level for your return train to New York City, USA from Niagara Falls, ON is: Conditional.

    Is my return train into New York City from Niagara Falls, ON restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is conditional for citizens and permanent residents of Canada

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

    Conditions of reentry:

    • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
    • 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
    • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 5 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
    • 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:

    • Social distancing required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
    • Face mask required: Recommended

    Last checked on 1/25/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to New York City from Niagara Falls, ON closer to your date of departure here here.

    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between New York City and Niagara Falls, ON for as low as $73 (€63)  for the next 7 days.
    The New York City to Niagara Falls, ON train ticket price is on average $75 (€65)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next week.
    The distance to Niagara Falls, ON from New York City by train is approximately 307 miles (495 km).
    The New York City to Niagara Falls, ON train duration is on average 8 h 51 min, which is to be expected when traveling 307 miles (495 km) from New York City to Niagara Falls, ON. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
    Take the New York City to Niagara Falls, ON train with Amtrak. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route to Niagara Falls, ON from New York City as 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.
    If you purchase the New York City to Niagara Falls, ON train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $75 (€65). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from New York City to Niagara Falls, ON. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
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