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There are 6 ways to get from Buffalo to Ann Arbor by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Buffalo  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Detroit (DTW) BUF - DTW

$139 - $483

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Bus  •  10 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Toronto, ON 3 stops / ...
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, On to Ann Arbor, Mi 5515 / ...

$41 - $116

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Train to Rochester, fly  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
  2. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Detroit (DTW) ROC - DTW

$194 - $445

Train, Amtrak Thruway  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the Amtrak Thruway from Toledo, OH Amtrak to Ann Arbor, MI - Amtrak 8150 / ...

Train  •  10 h 6 min

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

$83 - $239

Drive  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Ann Arbor 300 miles

$29 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Ann Arbor is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Ann Arbor is to fly which costs $130 - $490 and takes 3 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Buffalo to Ann Arbor. However, there are services departing from Buffalo, NY and arriving at Ann Arbor, Mi via Toronto, On. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 40 min.

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The distance between Buffalo and Ann Arbor is 252 miles. The road distance is 300 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Ann Arbor without a car is to train and Amtrak Thruway which takes 9 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Buffalo to Ann Arbor, including transfers.

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Buffalo to Ann Arbor bus services, operated by Megabus Canada, depart from Buffalo, NY station.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Ann Arbor is to fly which takes 3 h 46 min and costs $130 - $490. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $80 - $240 and takes 10 h 6 min, you could also bus, which costs $40 - $120 and takes 10 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Buffalo Airport to Detroit Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 14 min.

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Buffalo to Ann Arbor bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Ann Arbor, Mi station.

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Map of how to get from Buffalo to Ann Arbor.
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  • Distance: 252.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 46 min

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

Delta flies from Buffalo to Ann Arbor 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Buffalo to Ann Arbor via Aldershot, Windsor, and Detroit Amtrak in around 10 h 6 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Rochester to Detroit
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Rochester to Detroit via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Toledo Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $330
Train from Detroit Amtrak to Ann Arbor Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $70
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$80 - $120
Train from Buffalo to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $120
Train from Aldershot to Windsor
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $55
Economy
$55 - $75
Economy Plus
$80 - $120
Business
$80 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$140 - $200
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Toledo, OH Amtrak to Ann Arbor, MI - Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
amtrak.com
Megabus Canada
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 Toronto, On
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Toronto, On to Ann Arbor, Mi
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$60 - $80
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$16 - $35
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$29 - $45
Bus from Toronto, ON to Ann Arbor
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$28 - $45
Online Fare
$35 - $60
Standard Fare
$45 - $70
Refundable
$50 - $80

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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to Ann Arbor is 300 miles. It takes approximately 5 h 23 min 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 109+ hotels available in Ann Arbor. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Buffalo Airport is to line 204 bus which takes 17 min and costs $2.

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