There are 7 ways to get from Buffalo to New York University by plane, subway, train, bus or car

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Fly Buffalo to New York La Guardia, subway  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BUF - LGA
  2. Take the subway from Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av to Broadway-Lafayette St

$78 - $386

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Bus  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Buffalo / ...

$43 - $103

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Fly Buffalo to New York JFK, subway  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to New York JFK (JFK) BUF - JFK
  2. Take the subway from Howard Beach - JFK Airport to W 4 St

$79 - $382

Fly Buffalo to Newark  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Newark (EWR) BUF - EWR

$118 - $496

Train to Rochester, fly to New York La Guardia  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Buffalo to Rochester
  2. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to New York La Guardia (LGA) ROC - LGA

$121 - $482

Train  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Buffalo to New York VIA Rail / ...

$65 - $208

Drive  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to New York University 374.4 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to New York University is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to New York University is to fly which costs $110 - $500 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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The distance between Buffalo and New York University is 294 miles. The road distance is 374.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to New York University without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 15 min and costs $40 - $110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Buffalo to New York University, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to New York University is to fly which takes 3 h 29 min and costs $110 - $500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $110 and takes 7 h 15 min, you could also train, which costs $65 - $210 and takes 9 h 19 min.

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The quickest flight from Buffalo Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 23 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to New York University is 374 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to drive from Buffalo to New York University.

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JetBlue Airways, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Buffalo Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 1794+ hotels available in New York University. Prices start at $115 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 294 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 39 min

What companies run services between Buffalo, NY, USA and New York University, NY, USA?

United Airlines and JetBlue Airways fly from Buffalo to New York University every 4 hours. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from Buffalo to New York University every 3 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $100 and the journey takes 7 h. Greyhound USA also services this route hourly.

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
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
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
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
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
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Train operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$80 - $120
Train from Buffalo to New York
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $210
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$60 - $90
Economy
$100 - $150
Economy Plus
$150 - $210
Business
$150 - $220
Business Plus/Sleeper
$270 - $380
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 Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
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
Train from Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $410
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $100
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 New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100

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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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