How to travel from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY

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Travel Information from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY

distanceDistance291 miles (470 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$52 - $93
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $52 (€45) • 7 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $93 (€81) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesOurBus, Republic Airlines or Amtrak

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 291 miles (470 km) between Buffalo, NY and New York, NY. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are OurBus, Republic Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY.

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from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY

How to get from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

The best way to travel from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
09:00AM8h00
Buffalo, NY
05:00PMNew York, NY
$771One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Greyhound
08:45PM8h05
Buffalo, NY
04:50AMNew York, NY
$671One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
United
06:00AM1h17
Buffalo Niagara International Airport, NY (BUF)
07:17AMNewark Liberty International Airport, NJ (EWR)
$2041One-way
0 transfers
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Amtrak
12:15PM9h01
Buffalo NY Exchange Street, Buffalo, NY
09:16PMPenn Station, New York, NY
$1081One-way
0 transfers
Amtrak
04:18AM8h27
Buffalo NY Exchange Street, Buffalo, NY
12:45PMPenn Station, New York, NY
$1081One-way
0 transfers
Amtrak
07:12AM8h33
Buffalo NY Exchange Street, Buffalo, NY
03:45PMPenn Station, New York, NY
$1211One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
01:05PM8h20
Buffalo, NY
09:25PMNew York, NY
$731One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
01:45PM8h15
Buffalo, NY
10:00PMNew York, NY
$711One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
12:45PM8h40
Buffalo, NY
09:25PMNew York, NY
$731One-way
0 transfers
Republic Airlines
11:31AM1h31
Buffalo Niagara International Airport, NY (BUF)
01:02PMNewark Liberty International Airport, NJ (EWR)
$2041One-way
0 transfers

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Amtrak, FlixBus and United will get you from Buffalo to New York at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Amtrak is the main travel 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 travel running daily, you can travel by travel across America and explore destinations near and far. Take the Acela travel 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 travel journey from Buffalo to New York, you can choose between ticket types like Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      United Airlines is one of the USA’s leading airline and operates domestic and international routes. Economy, Premium Economy and Business are the ticket fares that the airline offers for your next travel to New York from Buffalo.

        FAQs: Travel from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY

        FAQs: Travel to New York, 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 Buffalo, NY to New York, NY.
        FAQs

        There are 3 ways to get from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to travel from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY is a bus with an average price of $52 (€45).

        This is compared to other travel options from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY:

        Taking a bus costs $41 (€36) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $93 (€81).

        Taking a bus costs $19 (€16) less than taking a train, which costs on average $71 (€61) for the same trip.

        The fastest way to get to New York, NY from Buffalo, NY is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.

        Other travel options to New York, NY take longer:

        Bus takes 7 h 35 min on average.

        Train takes 8 h 17 min on average.

        New York, NY is approximately 291 miles (470 km) away from Buffalo, NY.

        The average frequency per day from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY is:

        • 6 buses a day.
        • 3 trains a day.

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Buffalo, NY and New York, NY as scheduled services by train, bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY:

          Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY:

          • You can go to New York, NY from Buffalo, NY by bus with OurBus, Greyhound, FlixBus, Infobus or GTG. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $52 (€45) with Greyhound from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY on Omio.
          • You can take a flight from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY with Republic Airlines, JetBlue Airways, United, American Airlines or CommutAir. Cheap tickets can be found for $93 (€81) with American Airlines from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY.
          • You can take a train from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY with Amtrak or VIA Rail. Cheap tickets can be found for $71 (€61) with Amtrak from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY.

          Yes, there are direct routes from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY with the following travel companies:

          • You can find 6 direct buses per day to take to New York, NY with Greyhound, FlixBus or Infobus.
          • You can find 3 direct trains per day to New York, NY with Amtrak or VIA Rail.

          Direct services to New York, NY tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

          Many of our customers who book a trip from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Washington, DC, Boston, MA, Philadelphia, PA, Atlantic City, NJ or Niagara Falls, NY. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Buffalo, NY and New York, NY itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between New York, NY and any of these top destinations today!

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