There are 9 ways to get from Amherst to New York by plane, subway, train, tram, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Buffalo to New York La Guardia, subway  •  3 h 50 min

  1. BUF - LGA

$72 - $372

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 42 min

  1. 207 / ...

$42 - $112

7 alternative options

Fly Buffalo to New York JFK, train  •  3 h 43 min

  1. BUF - JFK

$76 - $373

Fly Buffalo to Newark  •  4 h 5 min

  1. BUF - EWR

$96 - $473

Tram, train to Rochester, fly to New York La Guardia, subway  •  6 h 48 min

  1. ROC - LGA

$123 - $488

Fly Buffalo to Philadelphia, train  •  5 h 25 min

  1. BUF - PHL

$235 - $920

Bus Trailways New York  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Buffalo - NYC

$55 - $105

Train  •  9 h 53 min

  1. VIA Rail

$62 - $212

Drive  •  6 h 50 min

  1. 380.3 miles

$35 - $55

What companies run services between Amherst, NY, USA and New York, NY, USA?

United Airlines flies from Amherst to New York every 4 hours. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from Amherst to New York every 2 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $100 and the journey takes 7 h 15 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Buffalo to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Niagara Frontier
Website
metro.nfta.com
Tram from University Station to Erie Canal Harbor Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $120
Train from Buffalo to New York
Ave. Duration
8 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $210
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$60 - $90
Economy
$100 - $150
Economy Plus
$150 - $210
Business
$150 - $220
Business Plus/Sleeper
$270 - $390
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Buffalo Airport to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Amherst and New York is 470 km. The road distance is 609 km.

The cheapest way to get from Amherst to New York is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Amherst to New York is to fly and train which takes 3 h 43 min and costs $75 - $380.

No, there is no direct bus from Amherst to New York. However, there are services departing from Main St & Le Brun Rd and arriving at New York, Ny via Buffalo Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 42 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Amherst to New York, including transfers.