There are 4 ways to get from Buffalo to Niagara Falls by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the bus from Niagara St & Niagara Square to Main St & Pine Ave 40 / ...

$2 - $19

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Train  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls Station VIA Rail / ...

$20 - $55

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Buffalo to Niagara Falls 20.8 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Niagara Falls 20.8 miles

$2 - $3

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Niagara St & Niagara Square and arriving at Main St & Pine Ave. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Buffalo and arriving at Niagara Falls Station station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 27 min.

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The distance between Buffalo and Niagara Falls is 17 miles. The road distance is 20.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Niagara Falls without a car is to bus which takes 56 min and costs .

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The bus from Niagara St & Niagara Square to Main St & Pine Ave takes 56 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Buffalo to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by NFTA, depart from Niagara St & Niagara Square station.

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Buffalo to Niagara Falls train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from Buffalo station.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Niagara Falls is to bus which takes 56 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 1 h 27 min.

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Buffalo to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by NFTA, arrive at Main St & Pine Ave station.

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Buffalo to Niagara Falls train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Niagara Falls Station.

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Map of how to get from Buffalo to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 17.1 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

What companies run services between Buffalo, NY, USA and Niagara Falls, NY, USA?

NFTA operates a bus from Buffalo to Niagara Falls hourly. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 56 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, VIA Rail operates a train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls every 3 hours. Tickets cost $20 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 27 min. Amtrak also services this route 3 times a day.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $55
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$20 - $29
Economy
$23 - $35
Economy Plus
$40 - $55
Business
$30 - $45
Business Plus/Sleeper
$60 - $85
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 Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
Bus operators
NFTA
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Niagara St & Niagara Square to Main St & Pine Ave
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.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 Niagara Falls, On
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $19
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Niagara Falls, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $22
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$8 - $12
Online Fare
$8 - $20
Standard Fare
$15 - $22
Refundable
$18 - $26
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Niagara Falls, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Book at
megabus.ca
Other operators
Taxi from Buffalo to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Liberty Yellow Cab
Phone
+1 716-877-7111
Website
libertycab.com
Buffalo Express Taxi
Phone
+1 716-986-2782
Website
buffaloexpresstaxi.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to Niagara Falls is 21 miles. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Buffalo to Niagara Falls.

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