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There are 10 ways to get from Buffalo to Catskill Mountains by train, car, bus 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.

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Train, drive  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Drive from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station to Catskill Mountains

$58 - $143

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Train, bus  •  8h 49m

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Amtrak Station to Utica Amtrak Station Maple Leaf / ...
  2. Take the bus from Utica to Allaben

$172 - $285

Bus  •  9h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Binghamton, NY - 81 Chenango Street 207 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Oneonta, NY
  3. Take the bus from Oneonta, NY to Hunter

$77 - $130

Drive  •  5h 46m

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Catskill Mountains 299.7 miles

$29 - $45

Fly Buffalo to Albany, bus  •  8h 1m

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Albany (ALB) BUF - ALB
  2. Take the bus from Albany Airport to Catskill, NY - P & R

$265 - $822

Fly Buffalo to New York La Guardia, bus  •  6h 27m

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BUF - LGA
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Blades to Hunter Mountain

$158 - $464

Fly Buffalo to New York JFK, bus  •  6h 26m

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to New York JFK (JFK) BUF - JFK
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Blades to Hunter Mountain

$162 - $465

Fly Buffalo to Newark, bus  •  6h 42m

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Newark (EWR) BUF - EWR
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Blades to Hunter Mountain

$194 - $574

Train to Rochester, fly to New York La Guardia, bus  •  8h 21m

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Amtrak Station to Rochester Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to New York La Guardia (LGA) ROC - LGA
  3. Take the bus from New York, NY - Blades to Hunter Mountain

$208 - $556

Bus to Billy Bishop Toronto City, fly to Newark, bus  •  10h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Toronto, ON - Royal York Hotel
  2. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Newark (EWR) YTZ - EWR
  3. Take the bus from New York, NY - Blades to Hunter Mountain

$219 - $590

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Catskill Mountains is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Catskill Mountains is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5h 46m.

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The distance between Buffalo and Catskill Mountains is 241 miles. The road distance is 299.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Catskill Mountains without a car is to train and bus which takes 8h 49m and costs $170 - $290.

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It takes approximately 6h 26m to get from Buffalo to Catskill Mountains, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Buffalo Airport to Albany Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 35m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to Catskill Mountains is 300 miles. It takes approximately 5h 46m to drive from Buffalo to Catskill Mountains.

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United Airlines, Delta, American Airlines and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Buffalo Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 58+ hotels available in Catskill Mountains. Prices start at $95 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Buffalo Airport is to line 204 bus which takes 17m and costs $2.

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  • Distance: 241 miles
  • Duration: 6h 26m

What companies run services between Buffalo, NY, USA and Catskill Mountains, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Buffalo to Catskill Mountains via Binghamton, NY - 81 Chenango Street, Binghamton, NY, Oneonta, NY, and Hunter in around 9h 17m.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Albany via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Albany via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Buffalo to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Albany via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Albany via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to Albany via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Albany via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Albany via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to Albany via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Albany via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
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 Amtrak Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
Frequency
3 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 Buffalo Amtrak Station to Utica Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Train from Buffalo Amtrak Station to Rochester Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Albany
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $140
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$50 - $70
Economy
$70 - $100
EconomyPlus
$95 - $140
Business
$120 - $170
Train from Buffalo to Utica
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $60
Economy
$55 - $85
EconomyPlus
$80 - $120
Business
$90 - $130
Train from Buffalo to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
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 Utica to Allaben
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Oneonta, NY
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Oneonta, NY to Hunter
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Albany Airport to Catskill, NY - P & R
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Binghamton, NY - 81 Chenango Street
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$23 - $35
Online Fare
$29 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $60
Refundable
$45 - $65
Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to Toronto, ON - Royal York Hotel
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$16 - $35
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$28 - $45
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 Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $65
OVR Ride LLC
Phone
+1 347-559-1787
Email
info@ovrride.com
Website
ovrride.com
Bus from New York, NY - Blades to Hunter Mountain
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
ovrride.com

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