There are 8 ways to get from Buffalo to Catskill Mountains by plane, car, bus or train

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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Fly to Albany, drive  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Albany (ALB) BUF - ALB
  2. Drive from Albany to Catskill Mountains

$54 - $356

7 alternative options

Fly to New York La Guardia, bus  •  6 h 26 min

  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

$164 - $478

Fly to New York JFK, bus  •  6 h 18 min

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

$166 - $477

Fly to Newark, bus  •  6 h 27 min

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

$200 - $588

Train, bus  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Buffalo to Utica VIA Rail / ...
  2. Take the bus from Utica to Shandaken

$154 - $269

Bus  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 317 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Binghamton, Ny 207 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Oneonta, NY
  4. Take the bus from Oneonta, NY to Hunter, NY

$86 - $170

Thru-Bus, bus  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take the Thru-Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicot Street to Binghamton, NY
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, NY to Oneonta, NY
  3. Take the bus from Oneonta, NY to Hensonville, NY

$76 - $156

Drive  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Catskill Mountains 299.7 miles

$29 - $45

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

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Catskill Mountains is to fly and drive which costs $50 - $360 and takes 3 h 34 min.

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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 8 h 13 min and costs $150 - $270.

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It takes approximately 3 h 34 min to get from Buffalo to Catskill Mountains, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Buffalo Airport to Albany Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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OneJet offers flights from Buffalo Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 57+ hotels available in Catskill Mountains. Prices start at $99 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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Map of how to get from Buffalo to Catskill Mountains.
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  • Distance: 241 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 34 min

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

You can take a bus from Buffalo to Catskill Mountains via Syracuse, Ny, Binghamton, Ny, Binghamton, NY, Oneonta, NY, and Hunter, NY in around 8 h 39 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Buffalo to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
OneJet
Website
onejet.com
Flights from Buffalo to Albany
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Utica
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $55
Economy
$55 - $80
Economy Plus
$85 - $120
Business
$85 - $120
Business Plus/Sleeper
$150 - $210
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 Utica Boehlert Transportation Center
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
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
Bus operators
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
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
ovrride.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Utica to Shandaken
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Binghamton, NY to Oneonta, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Oneonta, NY to Hunter, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $45
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Oneonta, NY to Hensonville, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $50
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
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 Buffalo, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Binghamton, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicot Street to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$24 - $35
Online Fare
$29 - $50
Standard Fare
$40 - $60
Refundable
$45 - $65

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