There are 9 ways to get from Buffalo to Beacon by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$63 - $160

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Syracuse, NY Eastbound / ...
  2. Take the train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$59 - $174

7 alternative options

Train VIA Rail  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Buffalo to Albany VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Poughkeepsie Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$80 - $207

Bus  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 317 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Binghamton, Ny 207 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton to Newburgh, NY

$64 - $120

Drive  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Beacon 341.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to New York La Guardia, train  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BUF - LGA
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Beacon

$88 - $416

Fly to New York JFK, train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to New York JFK (JFK) BUF - JFK
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Beacon

$94 - $419

Fly to Newark, train  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Newark (EWR) BUF - EWR
  2. Take the train from Grand Central to Beacon

$125 - $523

Fly to Albany, line 214 bus, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Albany (ALB) BUF - ALB
  2. Take the line 214 bus from State St & Eagle St to East St & Herrick St
  3. Take the train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
  4. Take the train from Poughkeepsie to Beacon

$81 - $406

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Beacon is to drive which costs $30 - $50 and takes 6 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Beacon is to fly and train which costs $120 - $550 and takes 5 h 11 min.

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The distance between Buffalo and Beacon is 270 miles. The road distance is 341.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 7 h 40 min to get from Buffalo to Beacon, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Buffalo to Beacon station. However, there are services departing from Buffalo, Ny and arriving at Beacon Train Station via Syracuse, Ny, Binghamton and Newburgh - 17K Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Buffalo to Beacon. However, there are services departing from Buffalo and arriving at Beacon via Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak and Poughkeepsie. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 57 min.

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What companies run services between Buffalo, NY, USA and Beacon, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Buffalo to Beacon 4 times a day. Tickets cost $60 - $160 and the journey takes 6 h 32 min. VIA Rail also services this route every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Buffalo to Beacon via Syracuse, Ny, Binghamton, Ny, Binghamton, Newburgh, NY, and Newburgh - 17K Bus Terminal in around 9 h 51 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
OneJet
Website
onejet.com
Flights from Buffalo to Albany
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$270 - $370
Train from Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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 Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Business Seat
$40 - $65
Train from Syracuse Regional Transportation Center Amtrak to Poughkeepsie Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Room
$200 - $290
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $180
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $75
Economy
$90 - $120
Economy Plus
$120 - $180
Business
$130 - $180
Business Plus/Sleeper
$230 - $320
Train from Buffalo to Albany
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$75 - $110
Economy Plus
$110 - $160
Business
$110 - $160
Business Plus/Sleeper
$190 - $280
Train from Albany to Poughkeepsie
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
viarail.ca
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Business Seat
$40 - $65
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Website
mta.info
Train from Grand Central to Beacon
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $30
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$14 - $17
Off-peak onboard
$21 - $23
Onboard
$22 - $30
At station
$19 - $23
Train from Poughkeepsie to Beacon
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$7 - $9
Off-peak onboard
$13 - $15
Onboard
$11 - $16
At station
$6 - $11
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Buffalo to Syracuse, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $120
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$18 - $27
Online Fare
$22 - $40
Standard Fare
$30 - $50
Refundable
$35 - $55
Greyhound USA
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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 Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Capital District Transportation (CDTA)
Phone
+1 518-482-8822
Website
cdta.org
Bus from State St & Eagle St to East St & Herrick St
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
cdta.org

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