How to travel from Washington, DC to Buffalo, NY

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Travel Information from Washington, DC to Buffalo, NY

distanceDistance291 miles (470 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$75 - $158
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $75 (€64) • 13 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $103 (€89) • 1 h 23 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGreyhound, Republic Airlines or Amtrak

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 291 miles (470 km) from Washington, DC to Buffalo, NY. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Greyhound, Republic Airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Washington, DC to Buffalo, NY.

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from Washington, DC to Buffalo, NY

How to get from Washington, DC to Buffalo, NY by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation
bus

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

FlixBus
09:00AM13h05
Washington, DC
10:05PMBuffalo, NY
$1541One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
FlixBus
11:45AM20h00
Washington, DC
07:45AMBuffalo, NY
$1531One-way
2 transfers
Fastest
American Airlines
08:15PM3h46
Baltimore/Washington International Airport, MD (BWI)
12:01AMBuffalo Niagara International Airport, NY (BUF)
$4041One-way
1 transfer
Other options
Amtrak
10:00PM17h42
Union Station, Washington, DC
03:42PMBuffalo NY Exchange Street, Buffalo, NY
$2041One-way
1 transfer
Amtrak
08:50AM13h02
Union Station, Washington, DC
09:52PMBuffalo NY Exchange Street, Buffalo, NY
$3111One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
09:00AM13h25
Washington, DC
10:25PMBuffalo, NY
$1541One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
10:00AM14h15
Washington, DC
12:15AMBuffalo, NY
$1541One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
10:00AM14h35
Washington, DC
12:35AMBuffalo, NY
$1541One-way
1 transfer
United
06:30AM4h13
Dulles International Airport, VA (IAD)
10:43AMBuffalo Niagara International Airport, NY (BUF)
$3581One-way
1 transfer
American Airlines
07:17PM4h44
Ronald Reagan National Airport, VA (DCA)
12:01AMBuffalo Niagara International Airport, NY (BUF)
$3591One-way
1 transfer
American Airlines
05:30PM6h31
Ronald Reagan National Airport, VA (DCA)
12:01AMBuffalo Niagara International Airport, NY (BUF)
$3591One-way
1 transfer

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Travel on FlixBus, Amtrak and Greyhound travel between Washington and Buffalo at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

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 between Washington and Buffalo.

      FAQs: Travel from Washington, DC 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 Washington, DC to Buffalo, NY.
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      There are 3 travel options between Washington, DC and Buffalo, NY. You can take a train, bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to go to Buffalo, NY from Washington, DC is by taking a bus, which costs on average $75 (€64).

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

      A bus is $28 (€24) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $103 (€89) from Washington, DC to Buffalo, NY.

      Taking a bus costs $83 (€72) less than taking a train, which costs on average $158 (€136) for the same trip.

      The fastest way to get to Buffalo, NY from Washington, DC is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 23 min.

      Other travel options to Buffalo, NY take longer:

      Getting to Buffalo, NY by bus takes 13 h 25 min on average.

      Getting to Buffalo, NY by train takes 13 h 2 min on average.

      Buffalo, NY is approximately 291 miles (470 km) away from Washington, DC.

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

      • 2 trains a day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Washington, DC and Buffalo, 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 Washington, DC to Buffalo, NY:

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

        • You can take a bus from Washington, DC to Buffalo, NY with Greyhound or FlixBus. Cheap tickets can be found for $75 (€64) with FlixBus from Washington, DC to Buffalo, NY.
        • You can go to Buffalo, NY from Washington, DC by plane with Republic Airlines, psa airlines, air wisconsin or CommutAir. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $103 (€89) with Republic Airlines from Washington, DC to Buffalo, NY on Omio.
        • You can travel to Buffalo, NY from Washington, DC by train with Amtrak or Amtrak Acela. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $158 (€136) with Amtrak from Washington, DC to Buffalo, NY.

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

        • You can book a direct bus with.
        • You can book a direct flight with Republic Airlines.
        • You can take a direct train with.

        Direct services to Buffalo, 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 journey.

        Looking to extend your trip from Washington, DC to Buffalo, NY? Many Omio customers who go from Washington, DC to Buffalo, NY usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like New York, NY, Niagara Falls, NY, Newark, NJ, Chicago, IL or Boston, MA. If you're looking to explore New York, NY, Niagara Falls, NY, Newark, NJ, Chicago, IL or Boston, MA from Buffalo, NY, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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