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There are 7 ways to get from Austin to Buffalo by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Buffalo  •  7h 32m

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Buffalo (BUF) AUS - BUF

$153 - $496

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Fly to Rochester, train  •  9h 51m

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Rochester (ROC) AUS - ROC
  2. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak Station to Buffalo Amtrak Station

$238 - $1,060

Fly to Erie, bus  •  10h 57m

  1. Fly from Austin (AUS) to Erie (ERI) AUS - ERI
  2. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny

$270 - $1,242

Bus  •  38h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Austin, Tx to Dallas, Tx 894 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Toledo, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
  4. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny 212

$177 - $253

Train  •  40h 50m

  1. Take the train from Austin Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station Texas Eagle
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Depew Station Lake Shore Limited

$254 - $716

Train, bus  •  46h 8m

  1. Take the train from Austin Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL - Amtrak to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street 207 / ...

$217 - $579

Drive  •  25h 32m

  1. Drive from Austin to Buffalo 1568.9 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Austin to Buffalo is to drive which costs $150 - $230 and takes 25h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Austin to Buffalo is to fly which costs $150 - $500 and takes 7h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Austin to Buffalo. However, there are services departing from Austin, Tx and arriving at Buffalo, Ny via Dallas, Tx, Toledo, Oh and Cleveland, Oh. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Austin station to Buffalo station. However, there are services departing from Austin Amtrak Station and arriving at Buffalo Amtrak Station via Chicago Union Station and Buffalo Depew Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 40h 50m.

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The distance between Austin and Buffalo is 1365 miles. The road distance is 1568.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Austin to Buffalo without a car is to bus which takes 38h 20m and costs $170 - $260.

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It takes approximately 7h 32m to get from Austin to Buffalo, including transfers.

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Austin to Buffalo bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Austin, Tx station.

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

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The best way to get from Austin to Buffalo is to fly which takes 7h 32m and costs $150 - $500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $170 - $260 and takes 38h 20m, you could also train, which costs $250 - $750 and takes 40h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Austin to Buffalo.
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  • Distance: 1364.6 miles
  • Duration: 7h 32m

What companies run services between Austin, TX, USA and Buffalo, NY, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and three other airlines fly from Austin to Buffalo hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Austin to Buffalo via Dallas, Tx, Toledo, Oh, and Cleveland, Oh in around 38h 20m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Austin to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Rochester via Newark
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Erie via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Austin to Erie via Houston, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Austin to Erie via Denver, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Austin to Buffalo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Rochester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Rochester via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Rochester via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Erie via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Erie via Atlanta, Detroit
Ave. Duration
8h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Erie via Minneapolis, Detroit
Ave. Duration
9h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Austin to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Buffalo via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Buffalo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Buffalo via Miami
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Austin to Rochester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Rochester via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Austin to Erie via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Erie via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Erie via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,200
Flights from Austin to Erie via Dallas/Ft.Worth, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
8h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Austin to Buffalo via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
5h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Austin to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Flights from Austin to Rochester via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
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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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak Station to Buffalo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
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
Train from Austin Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
28h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$160 - $240
Flexi Coach Seat
$280 - $400
Business Coach Seat
$330 - $470
Room
$600 - $850
Train from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Depew Station
Ave. Duration
10h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$19 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
EconomyPlus
$55 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
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.

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 Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $22
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Austin, Tx to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $70
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
26h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $160
Flexible
$160 - $240
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $70
Bus from Toronto, On to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $22
Flexible
$35 - $50
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Chicago, IL - Amtrak to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$60 - $90
Online Fare
$45 - $70
Advanced Purchase
$55 - $80
Standard Fare
$75 - $90
Refundable
$90 - $100
Bus from Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street to Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$35 - $55
Online Fare
$12 - $18
Advanced Purchase
$19 - $27
Standard Fare
$24 - $28
Refundable
$32 - $34
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There is no direct flight from Austin Airport to Buffalo Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 50m and has one stopover.

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

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Buffalo is 1h ahead of Austin. It is currently 4:56 AM in Austin and 5:56 AM in Buffalo.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Austin to Buffalo is 1569 miles. It takes approximately 25h 32m to drive from Austin to Buffalo.

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JetBlue Airways, American Airlines, Delta and two other airlines offer flights from Austin Airport to Buffalo Airport.

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Book your Austin to Buffalo train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Austin to Buffalo bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and two other operators.

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There are 146+ hotels available in Buffalo. Prices start at $50 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Austin to Austin Airport is to line 20 bus which takes 25m and costs $1 - $4.

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