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Travel Information to Buffalo, NY from Philadelphia, PA

distanceDistance278 miles (449 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$52 - $152
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $52 (€44) • 10 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $152 (€131) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, piedmont airlines or Amtrak

Take a bus, train or flight to travel 278 miles (449 km) to Buffalo, NY from Philadelphia, PA. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are FlixBus, piedmont airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Philadelphia, PA to Buffalo, NY.

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How to get from Philadelphia, PA to Buffalo, NY by train, bus or flight.

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

Greyhound
07:30AM12h20
Philadelphia, PA
07:50PMBuffalo, NY
$721One-way
0 transfers
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Greyhound
07:30AM12h20
Philadelphia, PA
07:50PMBuffalo, NY
$721One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Greyhound
11:00AM11h25
Philadelphia, PA
10:25PMBuffalo, NY
$1131One-way
0 transfers

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Amtrak, FlixBus and Greyhound will get you from Philadelphia to Buffalo 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 operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak travel running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by travel across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next travel journey to Buffalo from Philadelphia.

    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.

      FAQs: Travel from Philadelphia, PA to Buffalo, NY

      FAQs: Travel to Buffalo, 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 Philadelphia, PA to Buffalo, NY.
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      There are 3 travel options to Buffalo, NY from Philadelphia, PA. You can take a bus, train or flight.

      The cheapest way to travel between Philadelphia, PA and Buffalo, NY is a bus with an average price of $52 (€44).

      This is compared to other travel options from Philadelphia, PA to Buffalo, NY:

      A bus is $101 (€87) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Philadelphia, PA to Buffalo, NY costing on average $152 (€131).

      Taking a bus costs $36 (€31) less than taking a train, which costs on average $88 (€76) for the same trip.

      The fastest way to get to Buffalo, NY from Philadelphia, PA is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 25 min.

      Other travel options to Buffalo, NY take longer:

      Bus takes on average 10 h 25 min.

      Train takes on average 10 h 17 min.

      The distance from Philadelphia, PA to Buffalo, NY is approximately 278 miles (449 km).

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

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

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

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

          • You can go to Buffalo, NY from Philadelphia, PA by bus with FlixBus or Greyhound. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $52 (€44) with FlixBus from Philadelphia, PA to Buffalo, NY on Omio.
          • You can travel by train between Philadelphia, PA and Buffalo, NY with Amtrak, and you can find Amtrak Philadelphia, PA to Buffalo, NY tickets for $88 (€76) on Omio.

          Yes, there are direct services available from Philadelphia, PA to Buffalo, NY with the following travel companies:

          • Direct bus with.
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          • Direct services by train with.

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

          Omio customers who travel from Philadelphia, PA to Buffalo, NY often also extend their vacation to go to New York, NY, Niagara Falls, NY, Newark, NJ, Chicago, IL or Boston, MA. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Buffalo, NY and these popular destinations at a great price.

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