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

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Bus via Cleveland, Oh  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Cleveland, Oh 248
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Columbus, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh

$59 - $146

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Bus Barons Bus  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to University of Cincinnati, OH Buffalo

$35 - $95

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Train, bus  •  10 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Columbus, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh

$97 - $237

Drive  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Cincinnati 435 miles

$40 - $65

Fly  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Covington (CVG) BUF - CVG

$160 - $348

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The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Cincinnati is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Cincinnati is to fly which costs $160 - $350 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Buffalo, NY and arriving at University of Cincinnati, OH. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

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The distance between Buffalo and Cincinnati is 394 miles. The road distance is 435 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Cincinnati without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 31 min and costs $55 - $150.

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It takes approximately 8 h 31 min to get from Buffalo to Cincinnati, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Cincinnati is to bus which takes 8 h 31 min and costs $55 - $150. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $160 - $350 and takes 5 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Buffalo Airport to Covington Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Buffalo to Cincinnati bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Cincinnati, Oh station.

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  • Distance: 394.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 31 min

What companies run services between Buffalo, NY, USA and Cincinnati, OH, USA?

You can take a bus from Buffalo to Cincinnati via Cleveland, Oh and Columbus, Oh in around 8 h 31 min. Alternatively, Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Buffalo to Cincinnati hourly.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Covington via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Covington via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Covington via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Covington via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Covington via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Covington via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to Covington via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Covington via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Covington via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to Covington via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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 Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$23 - $40
Flexible
$40 - $60
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40

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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to Cincinnati is 435 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 19 min to drive from Buffalo to Cincinnati.

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

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Book your Buffalo to Cincinnati bus tickets online with Greyhound, Greyhound and Greyhound.

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The nearest airport to Cincinnati is Cincinnati (LUK) Airport which is 5 miles away. Other nearby airports include Covington (CVG) (9.4 miles), Dayton (DAY) (55.9 miles), Indianapolis (IND) (104.1 miles) and Columbus (CMH) (106.3 miles).

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There are 164+ hotels available in Cincinnati. Prices start at $67 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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