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There are 10 ways to get from Buffalo to Brooklyn by plane, subway, bus, train, night bus or car

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Fly Buffalo to New York JFK  •  3h 23m

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to New York JFK (JFK) BUF - JFK

$89 - $326

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Bus  •  9h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal Toronto / ...

$39 - $73

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Fly Buffalo to New York La Guardia, line 7 subway, line 5 subway  •  4h 23m

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BUF - LGA
  2. Take the line 7 subway from Woodside - 61 St to Grand Central - 42 St
  3. Take the line 5 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Church Av

$87 - $192

Fly Buffalo to Newark, subway  •  4h 30m

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Newark (EWR) BUF - EWR
  2. Take the subway from Times Sq - 42 St to Parkside Av

$67 - $412

Bus to Rochester, fly to New York JFK  •  5h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Rochester, Ny
  2. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to New York JFK (JFK) ROC - JFK

$138 - $290

Bus to Rochester, fly to Newark  •  6h 19m

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

$116 - $296

Train  •  8h 56m

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...

$59 - $81

Train via New York  •  9h 46m

  1. Take the train from Buffalo to New York VIA Rail

$96 - $166

Night bus  •  8h 22m

  1. Take the night bus from Buffalo, Ny to New York, Ny 311 / ...

$49 - $65

Drive  •  7h

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Brooklyn 378.7 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Brooklyn is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 7h.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Brooklyn is to fly which costs $85 - $330 and takes 3h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Buffalo to Brooklyn. However, there are services departing from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street and arriving at Nostrand Av/Church Av via 9 Av/W 34 St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Buffalo station to Brooklyn. However, there are services departing from Buffalo Amtrak Station and arriving at Church Av via 34 St - Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 56m.

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The distance between Buffalo and Brooklyn is 299 miles. The road distance is 378.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Brooklyn without a car is to train which takes 8h 56m and costs $55 - $85.

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It takes approximately 3h 23m to get from Buffalo to Brooklyn, including transfers.

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Buffalo to Brooklyn bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street station.

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

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Brooklyn is to fly which takes 3h 23m and costs $85 - $330. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $55 - $85 and takes 8h 56m, you could also bus, which costs $35 - $75 and takes 9h 8m.

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Map of how to get from Buffalo to Brooklyn.
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  • Distance: 299 miles
  • Duration: 3h 23m

What companies run services between Buffalo, NY, USA and Brooklyn, Kings County, NY, USA?

JetBlue Airways and Delta fly from Buffalo to Brooklyn twice daily. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Buffalo Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station 3 times a day. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 8h 15m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Buffalo to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Rochester to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $430
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Rochester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$30 - $300
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$25 - $250
Flights from Rochester to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$29 - $300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Train operators
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from Woodside - 61 St to Grand Central - 42 St
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
Subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Church Av
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$0
Website
mta.info
Subway from Times Sq - 42 St to Parkside Av
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
mta.info
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 Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Premium
$240 - $340
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$100 - $160
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to New York
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$65 - $90
Economy
$90 - $130
EconomyPlus
$110 - $170
Business
$150 - $220
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 New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $110
Night bus from Buffalo, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $110
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
Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$50 - $75
Online Fare
$35 - $55
Advanced Purchase
$40 - $65
Standard Fare
$60 - $70
Refundable
$71 - $76
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
Bus from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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The quickest flight from Buffalo Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Buffalo to Brooklyn bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal station.

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Buffalo to Brooklyn train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to Brooklyn is 379 miles. It takes approximately 7h to drive from Buffalo to Brooklyn.

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Delta and JetBlue Airways offer flights from Buffalo Airport to New York JFK Airport.

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There are 1719+ hotels available in Brooklyn. 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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