How to travel from Philadelphia to Buffalo, NY

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Travel Information from Philadelphia to Buffalo, NY

distanceDistance278 miles (449 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • $333 (€297) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, psa airlines or Amtrak

Travel 278 miles (449 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Philadelphia to Buffalo, NY. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, psa airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Philadelphia to Buffalo, NY.

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You can travel between Philadelphia and Buffalo, NY 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Buffalo, NY is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Buffalo, NY:

A ferry is $91 (€81) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Philadelphia to Buffalo, NY costing on average $91 (€81).

Taking a ferry is usually $333 (€297) less than taking a flight to Buffalo, NY, which costs on average $333 (€297) for the same trip.

Taking a ferry is about $158 (€141) less than taking a train, which costs on average $158 (€141) for this route.

The fastest way from Philadelphia to Buffalo, NY is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Buffalo, NY that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Buffalo, NY by bus can take on average 12 h 25 min.

In comparison, traveling by ferry can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 10 h 25 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 278 miles (449 km) between Philadelphia and Buffalo, NY.

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

  • Around 2 buses per day.
  • 2 trains per day.

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

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

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

    • You can travel between Philadelphia and Buffalo, NY by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $91 (€81) with Flixbus from Philadelphia to Buffalo, NY.
    • You can travel from Philadelphia to Buffalo, NY by flight with psa airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $333 (€297) with psa airlines from Philadelphia to Buffalo, NY.
    • You can go to Buffalo, NY from Philadelphia by train with Amtrak. You'll see cheap train tickets for $158 (€141) with Amtrak from Philadelphia to Buffalo, NY on Omio.
    Omio customers who travel from Philadelphia to Buffalo, NY often also extend their vacation to go to New York City, Toronto or Chicago. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Buffalo, NY and these popular destinations at a great price.

    When planning your trip from Philadelphia to Buffalo, NY, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

    • Bus tickets are costing on average $91 (€81) one way.
    • Plane tickets are costing $333 (€297) one way on average.
    • Ferry tickets cost $1 (€1) one way on average.
    • Train tickets are costing $158 (€141) one way on average.

    However, we recommend buying tickets from Philadelphia to Buffalo, NY online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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