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There are 3 ways to get from Buffalo to Hamilton by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, Ny to Niagara Falls, On 252 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Niagara Falls Bus Terminal to Centennial Pkwy N. @ QEW Park & Ride 12

$24 - $35

2 alternative options

Train  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the train from Buffalo to Aldershot VIA Rail

$58 - $114

Drive  •  1h 9m

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Hamilton 101.1 km

$11 - $17

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The COVID-19 helpline number in Hamilton is 1-833-784-4397.

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The social distance requirement in Hamilton is 2 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Hamilton is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Hamilton is to drive which costs $8 - $13 and takes 1h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Buffalo to Hamilton. However, there are services departing from Buffalo, Ny and arriving at KING at WENTWORTH via Niagara Falls Bus Terminal, CONFEDERATION GO at PLATFORM 4 and Eastgate Terminal Platform 7. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 5m.

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The distance between Buffalo and Hamilton is 89 km. The road distance is 101.1 km.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Hamilton without a car is to bus which takes 4h 5m and costs $17 - $26.

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It takes approximately 4h 5m to get from Buffalo to Hamilton, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Hamilton is to bus which takes 4h 5m and costs $17 - $26. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $40 - $85 and takes 4h 22m.

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Buffalo to Hamilton bus services, operated by GO Transit, arrive at Centennial Pkwy N. @ QEW Park & Ride station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to Hamilton is 101 km. It takes approximately 1h 9m to drive from Buffalo to Hamilton.

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  • Distance: 88.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 5m

What companies run services between Buffalo, NY, USA and Hamilton, ON, Canada?

You can take a bus from Buffalo to Hamilton via Niagara Falls, On, Niagara Falls Bus Terminal, CONFEDERATION GO at PLATFORM 4, Eastgate Terminal Platform 1, and Eastgate Terminal Platform 7 in around 4h 5m. Alternatively, VIA Rail operates a train from Buffalo to Aldershot once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $110 and the journey takes 3h 38m.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$25 - $55
Economy
$50 - $75
EconomyPlus
$75 - $110
Business
$75 - $110
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 Niagara Falls, On
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$35 - $50
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Niagara Falls Bus Terminal to Centennial Pkwy N. @ QEW Park & Ride
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
GO Transit

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