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There are 3 ways to get from Buffalo to Rainbow Bridge by bus or car

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Line 40 bus  •  1h 2m

  1. Take the line 40 bus from Niagara St & West Mohawk St to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St 40

$3

2 alternative options

Line 40 bus via 3rd St & Ferry Ave  •  1h 7m

  1. Take the line 40 bus from Niagara St & Niagara Square to 3rd St & Ferry Ave 40

$3

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Rainbow Bridge 33.6 km

$2 - $4

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The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Rainbow Bridge is to line 40 bus which costs $2 and takes 1h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Rainbow Bridge is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Niagara St & West Mohawk St and arriving at Rainbow Blvd & 1st St. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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The distance between Buffalo and Rainbow Bridge is 27 km. The road distance is 33.6 km.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Rainbow Bridge without a car is to line 40 bus which takes 1h 2m and costs $2.

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The line 40 bus from Niagara St & West Mohawk St to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St takes 50 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Buffalo to Rainbow Bridge bus services, operated by NFTA, depart from Niagara St & West Mohawk St station.

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Buffalo to Rainbow Bridge bus services, operated by NFTA, arrive at Rainbow Blvd & 1st St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to Rainbow Bridge is 34 km. It takes approximately 25 min to drive from Buffalo to Rainbow Bridge.

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There are 1059+ hotels available in Rainbow Bridge. Prices start at $125 CAD per night.

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Map of how to get from Buffalo to Rainbow Bridge.
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  • Distance: 27.4 km
  • Duration: 1h 2m

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

NFTA operates a bus from Niagara St & West Mohawk St to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St hourly. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 50 min.

Bus operators
NFTA
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Niagara St & West Mohawk St to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Niagara St & Niagara Square to 3rd St & Ferry Ave
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com

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