There are 7 ways to get from Amherst to New York by plane, subway, train, 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.

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Fly to New York La Guardia, subway  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BUF - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to W 4 St

$72 - $372

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo Airport to New York, Ny 207 / ...

$42 - $112

5 alternative options

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to New York JFK (JFK) BUF - JFK
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station

$76 - $373

Fly to Newark, train  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Newark (EWR) BUF - EWR
  2. Take the train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station

$108 - $482

Bus Trailways New York  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Buffalo

$55 - $105

Train  •  10 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Buffalo to Grand Central Terminal VIA Rail / ...

$60 - $210

Drive  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Amherst to New York 380.3 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Amherst to New York is to fly and train which costs $75 - $380 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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The distance between Amherst and New York is 294 miles. The road distance is 380.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Amherst to New York, including transfers.

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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 40 min.

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The best way to get from Amherst to New York without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 6 min and costs $55 - $110.

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Map of how to get from Amherst to New York.
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  • Distance: 293.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 40 min

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

Trailways New York operates a bus from Amherst to New York every 3 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $100 and the journey takes 7 h. Alternatively, VIA Rail operates a train from Amherst to New York every 3 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $210 and the journey takes 9 h 5 min. Amtrak also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 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
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
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
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from Newark Airport Railroad Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Grand Central Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $210
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$60 - $85
Economy
$100 - $140
Economy Plus
$140 - $210
Business
$150 - $210
Business Plus/Sleeper
$270 - $380
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak to New York
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $410
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo Airport to New York, NY - Port Authority
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound USA
Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
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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