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

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Fly from Buffalo  •  2 h 42 min

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

$79 - $338

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Bus  •  11 h 40 min

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

$50 - $130

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Train to Rochester, fly  •  4 h 43 min

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

$149 - $500

Bus Trailways New York  •  11 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Albany, NY Buffalo
  2. Take the bus from Albany, Ny to Boston, Ma 220 / ...

$70 - $123

Train  •  12 h 21 min

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

$94 - $241

Drive  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Boston 457.3 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 7 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Boston is to fly which costs $75 - $340 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Buffalo to Boston station. However, there are services departing from Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak and arriving at Boston South Station via Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 21 min.

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The distance between Buffalo and Boston is 401 miles. The road distance is 457.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Boston without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 5 min and costs $70 - $130.

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min 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, arrive at Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Boston is to fly which takes 2 h 42 min and costs $75 - $340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $70 - $130 and takes 11 h 5 min, you could also train, which costs $90 - $250 and takes 12 h 21 min.

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Map of how to get from Buffalo to Boston.
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  • Distance: 401.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

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

JetBlue Airways and Delta fly from Buffalo to Boston every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Buffalo to Boston via Albany, NY, Albany Bus Terminal, State St & Lodge St - S. Pearl Station, and Albany, Ny in around 11 h 5 min.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Rochester to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
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 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 Boston South Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 7 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
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
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$19 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
EconomyPlus
$55 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Albany, NY
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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trailwaysny.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 Albany, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$22 - $35
Flexible
$40 - $55
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$50 - $80
Flexible
$95 - $130

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The quickest flight from Buffalo Airport to Boston Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 11 min.

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Buffalo to Boston bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Boston, Ma 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 457 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 49 min to drive from Buffalo to Boston.

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

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There are 752+ hotels available in Boston. Prices start at $127 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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