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There are 4 ways to get from Buffalo to St. Catharines by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Fort Erie, ON to St Catharines, ON - Bus Terminal 6 stops / ...

$9 - $25

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak to Niagara Falls Amtrak Maple Leaf / ...
  2. Take the bus from Niagara Falls, ON to St. Catharines, ON - Bus Terminal 4 stops / ...

$28 - $59

Bus, line 12 bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY to Niagara Falls, ON 5572 / ...
  2. Take the line 12 bus from Niagara Falls Bus Terminal to St. Catharines Fairview Mall 12

$12 - $28

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Buffalo to St. Catharines 30.9 miles

$3 - $5

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The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to St. Catharines is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to St. Catharines is to drive which costs $3 - $5 and takes 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Fort Erie, ON and arriving at St Catharines, ON - Bus Terminal. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 25 min.

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The distance between Buffalo and St. Catharines is 27 miles. The road distance is 30.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to St. Catharines without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 25 min and costs $9 - $25.

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The bus from Fort Erie, ON to St Catharines, ON - Bus Terminal takes 1 h 25 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Buffalo to St. Catharines bus services, operated by Megabus Canada, depart from Fort Erie, ON station.

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Buffalo to St. Catharines bus services, operated by Megabus Canada, arrive at St Catharines, ON - Bus Terminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to St. Catharines is 31 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Buffalo to St. Catharines.

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  • Distance: 27.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 25 min

What companies run services between Buffalo, NY, USA and St. Catharines, ON, Canada?

Megabus Canada operates a bus from Buffalo to St. Catharines every 4 hours. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 1 h 25 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$13 - $35
Economy
$30 - $50
EconomyPlus
$50 - $75
Business
$40 - $65
Bus operators
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Fort Erie, ON to St Catharines, ON - Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
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Bus from Niagara Falls, ON to St. Catharines, ON - Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
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megabus.ca
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Niagara Falls, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
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megabus.ca
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Buffalo, NY to St Catharines, ON
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $25
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$9 - $14
Online Fare
$9 - $22
Standard Fare
$17 - $25
Refundable
$20 - $29
Bus from Niagara Falls to St Catharines
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $21
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$7 - $11
Online Fare
$7 - $19
Standard Fare
$14 - $21
Refundable
$17 - $25
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 - $13
Online Fare
$8 - $21
Standard Fare
$15 - $22
Refundable
$18 - $27
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Ft Erie, On to St Catharines, On
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$10 - $14
Flexible
$17 - $22
Bus from Niagara Falls, On to St Catharines, On
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $17
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$8 - $11
Flexible
$13 - $17
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to Niagara Falls, On
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $19
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Niagara Falls Bus Terminal to St. Catharines Fairview Mall
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
GO Transit

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