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Timetable New York City to Niagara Falls, NY

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10:20AMPenn Station9h06 07:26PMNiagara Falls Station
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01:20PMPenn Station9h06 10:26PMNiagara Falls Station
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Jun 14
$109Amtrak
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Jun 15
$76Amtrak
$55OurBus
Wed
Jun 16
$76Amtrak
$55OurBus
Thu
Jun 17
$76Amtrak
$37Flixbus
Fri
Jun 18
$76Amtrak
$42Flixbus
Sat
Jun 19
$76Amtrak
$37Flixbus
Sun
Jun 20
$76Amtrak
$31Flixbus
Mon
Jun 21
$77Amtrak
$37Flixbus
Tue
Jun 22
$76Amtrak
$55OurBus
Wed
Jun 23
$76Amtrak
$55OurBus
Thu
Jun 24
$76Amtrak
$31Flixbus
Fri
Jun 25
$76Amtrak
$31Flixbus
Sat
Jun 26
$76Amtrak
$31Flixbus
Sun
Jun 27
$76Amtrak
$31Flixbus
Mon
Jun 28
$76Amtrak
$31Flixbus
Tue
Jun 29
$76Amtrak
$55OurBus
Wed
Jun 30
$76Amtrak
$55OurBus
Thu
Jul 1
$76Amtrak
$31Flixbus
Fri
Jul 2
$76Amtrak
$31Flixbus
Sat
Jul 3
$76Amtrak
$31Flixbus
Sun
Jul 4
$76Amtrak
$55OurBus

The fastest trains from New York City to Niagara Falls, NY

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Fastest Journey

9 h 6 m

Average

9 h 6 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

495 km

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

These direct trains cover the 495 km distance in an average of 9 h 6 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 9 h 6 m .

The slowest trains will take 9 h 6 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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10:20AMPenn Station9h06 07:26PMNiagara Falls Station
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$761One-way
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01:20PMPenn Station9h06 10:26PMNiagara Falls Station
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$761One-way

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Journey Summary

New York City to Niagara Falls, NY Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
9 hours 4 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $76
Trains depart from:New York City
Trains arrive in:Niagara Falls, NY
Distance:495 km
Train Companies:Amtrak

Trains from New York to Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls is a city on the Niagara River, in New York State, US. It is known for the vast Niagara Falls (no surprises there), which straddle the Canadian border. Niagara Falls, NY is located about 400 miles (643 kilometers) north-west of New York City, NY. Niagara Falls can be accessed from New York, NY by train as well as by road and air. Train companies such as Amtrak offer train services between the two cities. Though the journey by train from New York to Niagara Falls is slightly longer than the one by road passengers are given the chance to enjoy the beautiful scenery as it whips past at speeds of 150 mph (250 kph), and it eliminates the congestion associated with driving in the city. The train from New York to Niagara Falls takes about 8 hours 51 minutes. Amtrak offer three trains a day from New York to Niagara Falls. The first train departs early in the morning, the second one in the mid-morning, and the third one in the afternoon.

Which train companies travel from New York to Niagara Falls?

There are two train companies which offer train services from New York to Niagara Falls. Amtrak operates a train from New York to Niagara Falls three times a day while VIA Rail also services this route once daily. The two companies offer comparable services with similar journey times. Where VIA Rail offers only one service, Amtrak offers three, giving passengers good flexibility when planning their travel. VIA Rail and Amtrak have recently partnered to increase connectivity for their customers to offer seamless door-to-door travel. Amtrak is considered one of the leading providers of rail travel in America. Nearly 87,000 passengers make use of one of their 300 daily services. Their modern rolling stock offers passengers supreme comfort with spacious seating and legroom with WiFi in most carriages.

How long is the train ride from New York to Niagara Falls?

The distance between New York and Niagara Falls is about 400 miles. A train from New York to Niagara Falls can take anywhere from 8 hours 51 minutes to nine hours 10 minutes. Trains to Niagara Falls from New York are classified as long haul trains due to the long-distance and time taken to complete the journey. As a result of this fact, train companies such as Amtrak operating on this route ensure that the trains from New York to Niagara Falls have complementary services such as WiFi and drinks to make the journey more convenient. Due to the long distance between the two cities, a journey by train from New York to Niagara Falls is considered more economical and convenient, relative to road and air transport.

How many trains are there from New York to Niagara Falls?

Amtrak operates three trains to Niagara Falls from New York daily. These departures take place in the early morning, mid morning and one at lunchtime. There are no afternoon or evening schedules. These trains to Niagara Falls take approximately 8 hours 51 minutes to arrive.

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

Departure station: The departure train stations for trains to Niagara Falls from New York include New York State Fair, NY (NYF) and New York, NY - Penn Station (NYP). The distance from New York, NY city center to New York, NY - Penn Station (NYP) is about just over a mile (1.1 kilometers) which is equivalent to approximately six minutes of driving. This station can be accessed by the use of a taxi considering it is not far from the city center. Facilities in New York, NY - Penn Station (NYP) include ATM, payphones, restrooms, vending machines, and Amtrak WiFi. The station has great links to the subway system and is located conveniently in the heart of Manhattan near many tourist attractions, under Madison Square Gardens.

Arrival station: The arrival train station where train trips from New York to Niagara Falls terminate is known as Niagara Falls, NY (NFL). This station is about 2 miles (3 kilometers) from Niagara Falls, NY city center. It takes about seven minutes to drive from Niagara Falls, NY city center to the Niagara Falls, NY (NFL) train station. Passengers can access the train station by use taxis as it is not situated far away from the city center. The facilities available at Niagara Falls, NY (NFL) include an elevator, restrooms, ticket sales office, vending machines, and payphones. Niagara Falls is a largely unmanned station, so passengers with limited mobility requiring assistance should contact the station 48 hours in advance.

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Trains from New York City to Niagara Falls, NY
Travel by train to Niagara Falls, NY 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, NY.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train to Niagara Falls, NY from New York City cost?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between New York City and Niagara Falls, NY for the next 7 days starting from $76 (€59)  one way.
What is the price of a train ticket between New York City and Niagara Falls, NY?
The train price to Niagara Falls, NY from New York City is on average $76 (€59)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
What is the distance to Niagara Falls, NY from New York City by train?
The train distance from New York City to Niagara Falls, NY is around 306 miles (494 km).
How long is a train to Niagara Falls, NY from New York City on average?
On average the New York City to Niagara Falls, NY train travel time is 9 h 6 min  for the 306 miles (494 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
Are there any nonstop train services from New York City to Niagara Falls, NY?
Yes, there are direct trains from New York City to Niagara Falls, NY, and you can find a direct train for this route with Amtrak  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
What are the first and last departure train times from New York City to Niagara Falls, NY?
You can take the earliest train from New York City to Niagara Falls, NY at 2: 20 PM   or take the last train from New York City to Niagara Falls, NY leaving at 5: 20 PM. Look for the latest New York City to Niagara Falls, NY train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How early should I purchase train tickets from New York City to Niagara Falls, NY to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from New York City to Niagara Falls, NY is on average $76 (€59) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets to Niagara Falls, NY from New York City available a few months in advance.