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There are 7 ways to get from Boston to Niagara Falls by plane, bus, ferry, train or car

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Fly Boston to Buffalo, line 40 bus  •  4h 36m

  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

$98 - $242

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Bus  •  12h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Boston to New York Gw Bridge "Greyhound"
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Niagara Falls, NY OurBus

$60 - $107

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Fly Boston to Rochester, bus  •  5h 1m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Rochester (ROC) BOS - ROC
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Niagara Falls, NY

$113 - $346

Ferry to Provincetown, fly to Buffalo  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the ferry from World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA to MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA
  2. Fly from Provincetown (PVC) to Buffalo (BUF) PVC - BUF

$459 - $739

Train  •  13h 30m

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

$111 - $160

Train, bus  •  15h 19m

  1. Take the train from South Station to Worcester
  2. Take the bus from Union Station, Worcester, MA to Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY
  3. Take the train from Schenectady to Niagara Falls

$146 - $313

Drive  •  8h 6m

  1. Drive from Boston to Niagara Falls 753.1 km

$75 - $120

Boston to Niagara Falls by bus

The bus journey time between Boston and Niagara Falls is around 30h 55m and covers a distance of around 982 km. The fastest bus normally takes 30h 55m. Operated by Greyhound USA and OurBus, the Boston to Niagara Falls bus service departs from Boston and arrives in Niagara Falls, NY. Typically three buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 8h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Niagara Falls is to fly and line 40 bus which costs $75 - $200 and takes 4h 36m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from Boston and arriving at Niagara Falls, NY via New York, NY. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 55m.

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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 Amtrak Station via Buffalo Depew Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 30m.

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The distance between Boston and Niagara Falls is 659 km. The road distance is 753.1 km.

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The best way to get from Boston to Niagara Falls without a car is to bus which takes 12h 55m and costs $45 - $85.

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It takes approximately 4h 36m 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 station.

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

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The best way to get from Boston to Niagara Falls is to bus which takes 12h 55m and costs $45 - $85. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $85 - $130 and takes 13h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 658.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 36m

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

You can take a bus from Boston to Niagara Falls via New York, NY in around 12h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston to Niagara Falls via Buffalo Depew Station in around 13h 30m.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Flights from Boston to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Provincetown to Buffalo via Boston, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $350
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Boston to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $800
Flights from Provincetown to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Boston to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $500
Flights from Provincetown to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $450
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 Boston South Station to Buffalo Depew Station
Ave. Duration
11h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Premium
$310 - $430
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Seat
$140 - $210
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Premium
$220 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Seat
$35 - $55
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$17 - $30
Business
$73 - $77
Economy
$40 - $42
EconomyPlus
$35 - $55
Train from Schenectady to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$65 - $85
Business
$130 - $180
Economy
$100 - $120
EconomyPlus
$160 - $240
MBTA
Phone
617-222-3200
Website
mbta.com
Train from South Station to Worcester
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
MBTA
Bus operators
NFTA
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Niagara Falls, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
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Bus from New York, NY to Niagara Falls, NY
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $60
Book at
ourbus.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 to New York Gw Bridge
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $90
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from Union Station, Worcester, MA to Albany Greyhound Bus Terminal, Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
peterpanbus.com
Ferry operators
Bay State Cruise Company
Phone
+1 617-748-1428
Website
baystatecruisecompany.com
Ferry from World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA to MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
baystatecruisecompany.com

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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 Niagara Falls bus services, operated by OurBus, arrive at Niagara Falls, NY station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Niagara Falls is 753 km. It takes approximately 8h 6m to drive from Boston to Niagara Falls.

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JetBlue Airways, Delta, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Buffalo Airport.

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There are 758+ hotels available in Niagara Falls. Prices start at $125 CAD 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 - $13.

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