There are 4 ways to get from Buffalo to Cooperstown by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  5 h 26 min

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

$52 - $139

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Bus  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Utica, Ny 255 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Utica to Cooperstown

$40 - $83

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Cooperstown 238.2 miles

$23 - $35

Fly, bus  •  7 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Albany (ALB) BUF - ALB
  2. Take the bus from SUNY Collins Circle to Oneonta, NY

$81 - $395

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The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Cooperstown is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Cooperstown is to drive which costs $23 - $35 and takes 4 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Buffalo to Cooperstown. However, there are services departing from Buffalo, Ny and arriving at Cooperstown via Utica. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 2 min.

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The distance between Buffalo and Cooperstown is 202 miles. The road distance is 238.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Cooperstown without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 26 min and costs $50 - $140.

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It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to get from Buffalo to Cooperstown, including transfers.

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

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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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Buffalo to Cooperstown bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Cooperstown station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to Cooperstown is 238 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to drive from Buffalo to Cooperstown.

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OneJet offers flights from Buffalo Airport to Albany Airport.

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There are 51+ hotels available in Cooperstown. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 202 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 26 min

What companies run services between Buffalo, NY, USA and Cooperstown, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Buffalo to Cooperstown via Utica, Ny and Utica in around 7 h 2 min.

Airlines
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
$80 - $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
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Utica to Cooperstown
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Bus from SUNY Collins Circle to Oneonta, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $29
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 Utica, Ny
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $65

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