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There are 7 ways to get from Buffalo to Ann Arbor by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Buffalo, bus  •  4h 47m

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Detroit (DTW) BUF - DTW
  2. Take the bus from Detroit Metro Airport to Ann Arbor- Blake Transit Ctr., MI

$103 - $330

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Bus  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On 300 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, On to Ann Arbor, Mi 5515 / ...

$47 - $74

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Bus to Rochester, fly  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Rochester, Ny
  2. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Detroit (DTW) ROC - DTW

$157 - $544

Bus via Cleveland  •  9h 34m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh 248
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Toledo, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Toledo Amtrak Station to Ann Arbor Amtrak Station

Train, bus  •  10h 1m

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Toledo Amtrak Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the bus from Toledo Amtrak Station to Ann Arbor Amtrak Station Amtrak Thruway Connecting Service

Train  •  10h 12m

  1. Take the train from Buffalo to Aldershot
  2. Take the train from Aldershot to Windsor
  3. Take the train from Detroit Amtrak Station to Ann Arbor Amtrak Station

$119 - $227

Drive  •  5h 20m

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Ann Arbor 308.9 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Ann Arbor is to drive which costs $30 - $45 and takes 5h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Ann Arbor is to fly and bus which costs $100 - $330 and takes 4h 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Buffalo to Ann Arbor station. However, there are services departing from Buffalo, Ny and arriving at Ann Arbor Amtrak Station via Cleveland, Oh and Toledo Amtrak Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 34m.

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The distance between Buffalo and Ann Arbor is 252 miles. The road distance is 308.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Ann Arbor without a car is to bus via Cleveland which takes 9h 34m and costs .

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It takes approximately 4h 47m to get from Buffalo to Ann Arbor, including transfers.

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Buffalo to Ann Arbor bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Buffalo, Ny station.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Ann Arbor is to bus via Cleveland which takes 9h 34m and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs $110 - $230 and takes 10h 12m.

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The quickest flight from Buffalo Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 16m.

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Buffalo to Ann Arbor bus services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Ann Arbor Amtrak Station.

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Map of how to get from Buffalo to Ann Arbor.
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  • Distance: 252.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 47m

What companies run services between Buffalo, NY, USA and Ann Arbor, MI, USA?

You can take a bus from Buffalo to Ann Arbor via Cleveland, Oh, Toledo, Oh, and Toledo Amtrak Station in around 9h 34m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Buffalo to Ann Arbor via Aldershot, Windsor, and Detroit Amtrak Station in around 10h 12m.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $280
Flights from Rochester to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$22 - $260
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 Buffalo Depew Station to Toledo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Premium
$220 - $300
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Business Seat
$80 - $120
Train from Detroit Amtrak Station to Ann Arbor Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$23 - $35
Premium
$180 - $250
Flexi Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Business Seat
$29 - $45
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$18 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
EconomyPlus
$55 - $80
Business
$55 - $80
Train from Aldershot to Windsor
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$30 - $55
Economy
$55 - $80
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Business
$85 - $120
Bus operators
Michigan Flyer
Website
michiganflyer.com
Bus from Detroit Metro Airport to Ann Arbor- Blake Transit Ctr., MI
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
michiganflyer.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 Buffalo, Ny to Rochester, Ny
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$14 - $21
Flexible
$30 - $50
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $35
Flexible
$45 - $70
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $26
Flexible
$35 - $55
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $24
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Toronto, On to Ann Arbor, Mi
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $85
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Rochester, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Book at
trailwaysny.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Toledo Amtrak Station to Ann Arbor Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
amtrak.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to Ann Arbor is 309 miles. It takes approximately 5h 20m to drive from Buffalo to Ann Arbor.

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Delta offers flights from Buffalo Airport to Detroit Airport.

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There are 67+ hotels available in Ann Arbor. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Buffalo Airport is to line 24 bus which takes 29 min and costs $2.

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