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There are 5 ways to get from Boston to Buffalo by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  3 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Buffalo (BUF) BOS - BUF

$79 - $338

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Bus OurBus  •  10 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to Syracuse, NY Ithaca-Binghamton(or Syracuse)-Albany-Boston route
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, NY to Buffalo, NY

$36 - $100

3 alternative options

Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Buffalo, Ny 4175 / ...

$45 - $120

Train  •  12 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Buffalo Depew Station Lake Shore Limited

$94 - $237

Drive  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Buffalo 456.9 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Buffalo is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Buffalo is to fly which costs $75 - $340 and takes 3 h 41 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Buffalo, Ny. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Buffalo station. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station and arriving at Buffalo Amtrak Station via Buffalo Depew Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 35 min.

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The distance between Boston and Buffalo is 401 miles. The road distance is 456.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Buffalo without a car is to bus which takes 10 h and costs $45 - $120.

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It takes approximately 3 h 41 min to get from Boston to Buffalo, including transfers.

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Boston to Buffalo bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Boston, Ma station.

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Boston to Buffalo train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Buffalo is to fly which takes 3 h 41 min and costs $75 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $120 and takes 10 h, you could also train, which costs $90 - $240 and takes 12 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Buffalo.
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  • Distance: 401.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 41 min

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Buffalo, NY, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Delta and two other airlines fly from Boston to Buffalo every 2 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Boston to Buffalo twice daily. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 10 h.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station to Buffalo Depew Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
Bus operators
Greyhound USA

Greyhound is a leading bus company based in Dallas, Texas, serving over 3800 destinations across North America, Mexico and Canada. Greyhound carries around 18 million passengers a year who travel 5.4 billion miles (8.6 billion km) a year on their fleet of around 1700 vehicles. For travel flexibility, you can board or get off a Greyhound bus at official Greyhound stations, partner stations and curbside stops. There are around 230 Greyhound stations across the US where you can both catch your bus and buy tickets, that are also available on the official website and via the mobile app.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Boston, Ma to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Book at
ourbus.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Syracuse, NY to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $60
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Buffalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 33 min.

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Boston to Buffalo bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Buffalo, Ny station.

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Boston to Buffalo train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Buffalo Depew Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Buffalo is 457 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 48 min to drive from Boston to Buffalo.

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Southwest Airlines, Delta, United Airlines and JetBlue Airways offer flights from Boston Airport to Buffalo Airport.

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There are 141+ hotels available in Buffalo. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs $2 - $6.

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