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 modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$48 - $118
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $48 (€44) • 14 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $118 (€109) • 1 h 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, psa airlines or Amtrak

Travel 291 miles (470 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Washington, DC to Buffalo, NY. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 9 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $48 (€44). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, psa airlines or Amtrak among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Washington, DC to Buffalo, NY.

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There are 4 ways to get from Washington, DC to Buffalo, NY: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Washington, DC to Buffalo, NY is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $48 (€44) compared to other travel options to Buffalo, NY:

A bus is generally $70 (€64) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $118 (€109) from Washington, DC to Buffalo, NY.

A bus is $66 (€61) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Washington, DC to Buffalo, NY costing on average $115 (€106).

The quickest way to travel from Washington, DC to Buffalo, NY is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 9 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 14 h 5 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 12 h 24 min.

You should expect to travel around 291 miles (470 km) between Washington, DC and Buffalo, NY.

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

  • 1 bus a day.
  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Buffalo, NY from Washington, DC 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 Washington, DC to Buffalo, NY:

  • Most travelers board their plane from Dulles International Airport and arrive in Buffalo Niagara International Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from Union Station and arrive in Exchange Street Station.

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Buffalo, NY by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Washington, DC to Buffalo, NY for $48 (€44) on Omio.
  • Psa airlines can get you to Buffalo, NY by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with psa airlines from Washington, DC to Buffalo, NY for $118 (€109) on Omio.
  • Amtrak can take you to Buffalo, NY by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Amtrak from Washington, DC to Buffalo, NY for $115 (€106).
Many of our customers traveling from Washington, DC to Buffalo, NY don't make Buffalo, NY their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Buffalo, NY are New York City, Toronto or Chicago, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Buffalo, NY to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost $48 (€44) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost $118 (€109) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $115 (€106) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Washington, DC 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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