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

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Fly  •  3 h 31 min

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

$79 - $353

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Bus  •  10 h

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

$45 - $120

3 alternative options

Bus Trailways New York  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Albany, Ny 277 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Albany, NY to Buffalo, NY Albany

$70 - $125

Train  •  11 h 56 min

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

$94 - $252

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 - $360 and takes 3 h 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Buffalo, Ny. Services depart hourly, 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. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station Amtrak and arriving at Buffalo via Buffalo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 56 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 31 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 Amtrak.

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The best way to get from Boston to Buffalo is to fly which takes 3 h 31 min and costs $75 - $360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $120 and takes 10 h, you could also train, which costs $90 - $260 and takes 11 h 56 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 31 min

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

JetBlue Airways, Delta and three other airlines fly from Boston to Buffalo every 2 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Boston to Buffalo hourly. 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 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston South Station Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 49 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
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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
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120
Bus from Boston, Ma to Albany, Ny
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany, NY to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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