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from New York City to Buffalo, NY

You can get from New York City to Buffalo, NY by train, bus or flight.

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To get from New York City to Buffalo, NY on May 29 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:30PMNew York City7h40 12:10AMBuffalo, NY
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$501One-way
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04:30PMNew York City7h40 12:10AMBuffalo, NY
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$501One-way
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08:45AMNew York City7h45 04:30PMBuffalo, NY
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$721One-way
07:15AMPenn Station8h22 03:37PMBuffalo NY Exchange Street
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$761One-way
05:00PMNewark Liberty International Airport, NJ1h33 06:33PMBuffalo Niagara International Airport, NY
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$1781One-way

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Sat
May 28
$145Amtrak
$42OurBus
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Sun
May 29
$76Amtrak
$50OurBus
$178United
Mon
May 30
$109Amtrak
$42OurBus
$136Mesa Airlines
Tue
May 31
$76Amtrak
$36OurBus
$159gojet airlines
Wed
Jun 1
$76Amtrak
$36OurBus
$136Mesa Airlines
Thu
Jun 2
$77Amtrak
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Jun 3
$77Amtrak
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Travel Information to Buffalo, NY from New York City

distanceDistance291 miles (470 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$31 - $81
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $31 (€28) • 6 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $81 (€73) • 1 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesOurBus, air wisconsin or Amtrak

Travel 291 miles (470 km) by bus, flight or train from New York City to Buffalo, NY. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 22 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $31 (€28). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are OurBus, air wisconsin or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from New York City to Buffalo, NY.

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FAQs

What are the ways to get from New York City to Buffalo, NY?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from New York City to Buffalo, NY. You can take a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from New York City to Buffalo, NY?

The cheapest way to go to Buffalo, NY from New York City is by taking a bus, which costs on average $31 (€28).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Buffalo, NY:

Taking a bus is about $51 (€46) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $81 (€73) for this trip.

Taking a bus is usually $40 (€36) less than taking a train to Buffalo, NY, which costs on average $71 (€64) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from New York City to Buffalo, NY?

The quickest way to travel between New York City and Buffalo, NY is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 22 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Buffalo, NY by bus can take on average 6 h 55 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 7 h 59 min   of travel time.

How many miles from New York City to Buffalo, NY would I travel?

The distance is approximately 291 miles (470 km) from New York City to Buffalo, NY.

How many services a day are there between New York City and Buffalo, NY?

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

  • Around 1 bus per day.

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

Where do I depart from New York City? Where do I arrive in Buffalo, NY?

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

    Which travel operators can get me to Buffalo, NY from New York City?

    If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from New York City to Buffalo, NY, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

    • Travel with OurBus to go to Buffalo, NY by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find OurBus New York City to Buffalo, NY tickets on Omio for $31 (€28).
    • Travel with air wisconsin to go to Buffalo, NY by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find air wisconsin New York City to Buffalo, NY tickets on Omio for $81 (€73).
    • Amtrak can take you to Buffalo, NY by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Amtrak from New York City to Buffalo, NY for $71 (€64).

    What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from New York City to Buffalo, NY?

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

    How early should I purchase New York City to Buffalo, NY tickets online to score the best deals?

    Before traveling from New York City to Buffalo, NY, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

    • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $31 (€28) one way.
    • A plane ticket costs $81 (€73) one way on average for this trip.
    • A train ticket is costing on average $71 (€64) one way for this trip.

    But we recommend booking New York City to Buffalo, NY tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.