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

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Fly from Buffalo  •  3 h 1 min

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

$91 - $354

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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 56 min

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

$154 - $520

Train  •  12 h 18 min

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

$94 - $259

Drive  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Cambridge 455.8 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Cambridge is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Cambridge is to fly which costs $90 - $360 and takes 3 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buffalo, Ny and arriving at Boston, Ma. Services depart every 30 minutes, 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 Cambridge station. However, there are services departing from Buffalo and arriving at Boston Back Bay Station via Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 18 min.

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The distance between Buffalo and Cambridge is 399 miles. The road distance is 455.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Cambridge without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 40 min and costs $50 - $130.

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It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to get from Buffalo to Cambridge, including transfers.

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

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Buffalo to Cambridge train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Cambridge is to fly which takes 3 h 1 min and costs $90 - $360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $130 and takes 11 h 40 min, you could also train, which costs $90 - $260 and takes 12 h 18 min.

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Map of how to get from Buffalo to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 398.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 1 min

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

JetBlue Airways, Delta and United Airlines fly from Buffalo to Cambridge every 3 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Buffalo to Cambridge every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $50 - $130 and the journey takes 11 h 40 min.

Airlines
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to Boston
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Rochester to Boston via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$80 - $120
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 Boston Back Bay Station
Ave. Duration
11 h 4 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
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 Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
11 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 19 min.

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Buffalo to Cambridge bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Boston, Ma station.

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Buffalo to Cambridge train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Boston Back Bay Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to Cambridge is 456 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 47 min to drive from Buffalo to Cambridge.

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

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Book your Buffalo to Cambridge bus tickets online with Greyhound.

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There are 769+ hotels available in Cambridge. Prices start at $135 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Buffalo Airport is to bus which takes 15 min and costs $8 - $17.

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