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There are 4 ways to get from Buffalo Airport (BUF) to Kitchener by train, bus, car or shuttle

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Train  •  8h 49m

  1. Take the train from Buffalo to Toronto Union Station VIA Rail
  2. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Kitchener GO Ki / ...

$73 - $188

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Bus  •  9h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Fort Erie, ON to Toronto, ON Fort Erie to Toronto
  2. Take the bus from Bramalea GO Bus to Weber St. W. @ Victoria St. N. 30

$51 - $81

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Drive  •  2h 15m

  1. Drive from Buffalo Airport (BUF) to Kitchener 186.5 km

$19 - $28

Shuttle, bus  •  5h 51m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Buffalo Airport to Toronto Airport Toronto Airport / ...
  2. Take the bus from Square One to Weber St. W. @ Victoria St. N. 25

$145 - $175

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kitchener is 1-833-784-4397.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kitchener is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Kitchener is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1-833-784-4397.

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The cheapest way to get from Buffalo Airport (BUF) to Kitchener is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo Airport (BUF) to Kitchener is to drive which costs $15 - $23 and takes 2h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Buffalo Airport (BUF) to Kitchener. However, there are services departing from 4220 Genesee St and arriving at Weber St. W. @ Victoria St. N. via North Division & Ellicott St, Fort Erie, ON, Bay St At Dundas St West, Union Station Bus Terminal and Bramalea GO Bus. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 14m.

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The distance between Buffalo Airport (BUF) and Kitchener is 154 km. The road distance is 186.5 km.

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The best way to get from Buffalo Airport (BUF) to Kitchener without a car is to train which takes 8h 49m and costs $55 - $150.

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It takes approximately 8h 49m to get from Buffalo Airport (BUF) to Kitchener, including transfers.

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Buffalo Airport (BUF) to Kitchener bus services, operated by Megabus Canada, depart from Fort Erie, ON station.

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The best way to get from Buffalo Airport (BUF) to Kitchener is to train which takes 8h 49m and costs $55 - $150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $65 and takes 9h 14m.

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Buffalo Airport (BUF) to Kitchener bus services, operated by GO Transit, arrive at Weber St. W. @ Victoria St. N. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo Airport (BUF) to Kitchener is 186 km. It takes approximately 2h 15m to drive from Buffalo Airport (BUF) to Kitchener.

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  • Distance: 154.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 49m

What companies run services between Buffalo Airport (BUF), USA and Kitchener, ON, Canada?

You can take a train from Buffalo Airport (BUF) to Kitchener via Washington St & Exchange St, Buffalo, and Toronto Union Station in around 8h 49m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Buffalo Airport (BUF) to Kitchener via Washington St & Eagle St, North Division & Ellicott St, Niagara St & School St, Fort Erie, ON, Toronto, ON, Bay St At Dundas St West, Bay St At Harbour St South Side, Union Station Bus Terminal, and Bramalea GO Bus in around 9h 14m.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Toronto Union Station
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$30 - $45
Business
$90 - $105
Economy
$58 - $61
EconomyPlus
$70 - $110
Train from Toronto Union Station to Kitchener
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$22 - $40
Business
$82 - $84
Economy
$48 - $49
EconomyPlus
$50 - $75
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Toronto Union Station to Kitchener GO
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Website
GO Transit
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Fort Erie, ON to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
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megabus.ca
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Bramalea GO Bus to Weber St. W. @ Victoria St. N.
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
GO Transit
Bus from Square One to Weber St. W. @ Victoria St. N.
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Website
GO Transit
Niagara Airbus

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