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There are 5 ways to get from Buffalo to Boston by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly from Buffalo  •  3h 8m

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Boston (BOS) BUF - BOS

$69 - $279

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Bus  •  11h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Boston South Buses 255 / ...

$50 - $75

3 alternative options

Bus to Rochester, fly  •  5h 4m

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

$103 - $263

Train  •  12h 22m

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Boston South Station Lake Shore Limited

$81 - $114

Drive  •  7h 50m

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Boston 458.1 miles

$45 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Boston is to drive which costs $45 - $65 and takes 7h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Boston is to fly which costs $65 - $280 and takes 3h 8m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buffalo, Ny and arriving at Boston South Buses. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Buffalo station to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Buffalo Amtrak Station and arriving at Boston South Station via Buffalo Depew Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 22m.

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The distance between Buffalo and Boston is 401 miles. The road distance is 458.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Boston without a car is to bus which takes 11h 40m and costs $50 - $75.

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It takes approximately 3h 8m to get from Buffalo to Boston, including transfers.

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

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Buffalo to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Buffalo Depew Station.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Boston is to fly which takes 3h 8m and costs $65 - $280. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $75 and takes 11h 40m, you could also train, which costs $80 - $120 and takes 12h 22m.

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Map of how to get from Buffalo to Boston.
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  • Distance: 401.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 8m

What companies run services between Buffalo, NY, USA and Boston, MA, USA?

JetBlue Airways and Delta fly from Buffalo to Boston twice daily. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Buffalo, Ny to Boston South Buses 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 11h 40m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $290
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Rochester to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $410
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Boston
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $250
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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Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
11h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $85
Premium
$250 - $350
Flexi Coach Seat
$110 - $170
Business Seat
$110 - $170
Bus operators
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 Boston South Buses
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Rochester, NY - 186 Cumberland Street
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$35 - $50
Online Fare
$10 - $15
Advanced Purchase
$17 - $24
Standard Fare
$21 - $24
Refundable
$28 - $31
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

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The quickest flight from Buffalo Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 18m.

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Buffalo to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Boston South Buses station.

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Buffalo to Boston train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston South Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to Boston is 458 miles. It takes approximately 7h 50m to drive from Buffalo to Boston.

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JetBlue Airways and Delta offer flights from Buffalo Airport to Boston Airport.

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Book your Buffalo to Boston train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Buffalo to Boston bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 600+ hotels available in Boston. 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 34 min and costs $2.

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