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

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Fly to Buffalo, line 40 bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Buffalo (BUF) BOS - BUF
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$81 - $359

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Bus  •  11 h 23 min

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

$51 - $121

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Fly to Rochester, train  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Rochester (ROC) BOS - ROC
  2. Take the train from Rochester to Niagara Falls Station

$150 - $531

Train  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Boston South Station to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls Station VIA Rail / ...

$96 - $262

Drive  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Boston to Niagara Falls 470.1 miles

$45 - $70

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from Boston, Ma and arriving at Main St & Pine Ave via Ellicott St & MTC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 23 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Boston station to Niagara Falls station. However, there are services departing from Boston South Station and arriving at Niagara Falls Station via Buffalo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 19 min.

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The distance between Boston and Niagara Falls is 411 miles. The road distance is 470.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Boston to Niagara Falls without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 35 min to get from Boston to Niagara Falls, including transfers.

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Boston to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Boston, Ma station.

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Boston to Niagara Falls train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston South Station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Niagara Falls is to bus which takes 11 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 13 h 19 min.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Buffalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Boston to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Buffalo, Ny station.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 411.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

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

Greyhound USA operates a bus from Boston to Niagara Falls hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 10 h. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston to Niagara Falls via Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak and Buffalo in around 13 h 19 min.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Boston to Rochester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Boston to Rochester via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Boston to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $140
Train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$21 - $30
Economy
$25 - $35
Economy Plus
$40 - $60
Business
$35 - $50
Business Plus/Sleeper
$65 - $90
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Boston South Station to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 44 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
Train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Bus operators
NFTA
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com
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.

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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

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Boston to Niagara Falls train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Niagara Falls Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Niagara Falls is 470 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 3 min to drive from Boston to Niagara Falls.

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

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There are 472+ hotels available in Niagara Falls. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs .

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