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There are 4 ways to get from Boston to Buffalo by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  3h 16m

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

$54 - $282

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Bus  •  10h

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

$50 - $75

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Train  •  12h 43m

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

$81 - $113

Drive  •  7h 48m

  1. Drive from Boston to Buffalo 457.2 miles

$45 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Buffalo is to drive which costs $45 - $65 and takes 7h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Buffalo is to fly which costs $50 - $290 and takes 3h 16m.

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

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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 12h 43m.

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The distance between Boston and Buffalo is 401 miles. The road distance is 457.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Buffalo without a car is to bus which takes 10h and costs $50 - $75.

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It takes approximately 3h 16m to get from Boston to Buffalo, including transfers.

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

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Boston to Buffalo train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Buffalo is to fly which takes 3h 16m and costs $50 - $290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $75 and takes 10h, you could also train, which costs $80 - $120 and takes 12h 43m.

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  • Distance: 401.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 16m

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 South Buses to Buffalo, Ny twice daily. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 10h.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $270
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $220
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
11h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Seat
$110 - $170
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 Boston South Buses to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $75
Flexible
$80 - $120

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Buffalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 28m.

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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 7h 48m to drive from Boston to Buffalo.

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

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Book your Boston to Buffalo train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Boston to Buffalo bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 150+ hotels available in Buffalo. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 0 min and costs $1 - $11.

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