There are 3 ways to get from Buffalo to Niagara-on-the-Lake by train, bus, shuttle or car

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Train  •  1 h 53 min

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

$23 - $59

Cheapest option

Line 40 bus, shuttle  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 40 bus from Niagara St & Niagara Square to Portage Rd & Cedar Ave 40
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Oakwood Cemetery to Old Fort Niagara Sunday-Thursday

$2

1 alternative option

Drive  •  46 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Niagara-on-the-Lake 35.7 miles

$3 - $5

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Niagara-on-the-Lake is to line 40 bus and shuttle which costs $2 and takes 2 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Niagara-on-the-Lake is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 46 min.

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The distance between Buffalo and Niagara-on-the-Lake is 27 miles. The road distance is 35.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Niagara-on-the-Lake without a car is to line 40 bus and shuttle which takes 2 h 26 min and costs $2.

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It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from Buffalo to Niagara-on-the-Lake, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to Niagara-on-the-Lake is 36 miles. It takes approximately 46 min to drive from Buffalo to Niagara-on-the-Lake.

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There are 409+ hotels available in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Buffalo to Niagara-on-the-Lake.
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  • Distance: 27 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 53 min

What companies run services between Buffalo, NY, USA and Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, Canada?

VIA Rail operates a train from Buffalo to Niagara-on-the-Lake 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 Portage Rd & Cedar Ave
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com
Discover Niagara Shuttle
Phone
+1 716-222-0729
Email
info@discoverniagarashuttle.com
Website
discoverniagarashuttle.com
Shuttle from Oakwood Cemetery to Old Fort Niagara
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
discoverniagarashuttle.com

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