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There are 8 ways to get from Buffalo to Virginia Beach by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Buffalo to Norfolk  •  5h 26m

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Norfolk (ORF) BUF - ORF

$182 - $416

Cheapest option

Bus  •  18h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo to Washington
  2. Take the bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Virginia Beach, VA

$69 - $124

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Train to Rochester, fly to Norfolk  •  7h 18m

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Amtrak Station to Rochester Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to Norfolk (ORF) ROC - ORF

$207 - $928

Fly Buffalo to Newport News, bus  •  9h 38m

  1. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Newport News (PHF) BUF - PHF
  2. Take the bus from Newport News Amtrak Station to Virginia Beach Amtrak Bus Stop

Train  •  19h 21m

  1. Take the train from Buffalo Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Norfolk Amtrak Station Northeast Regional

$173 - $418

Bus, train  •  19h 31m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo to Washington
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to Norfolk Amtrak Station Northeast Regional

$132 - $283

Bus via Norfolk, Va  •  20h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo to Washington
  2. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Norfolk, Va 3005 / ...

$74 - $141

Drive  •  10h 54m

  1. Drive from Buffalo to Virginia Beach 587.8 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Buffalo to Virginia Beach is to drive which costs $55 - $85 and takes 10h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Buffalo to Virginia Beach is to fly which costs $180 - $420 and takes 5h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Buffalo to Virginia Beach. However, there are services departing from Buffalo and arriving at Virginia Beach, VA via Washington, DC - Union Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 25m.

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The distance between Buffalo and Virginia Beach is 447 miles. The road distance is 587.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Virginia Beach without a car is to bus which takes 18h 25m and costs $65 - $130.

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It takes approximately 5h 26m to get from Buffalo to Virginia Beach, including transfers.

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Buffalo to Virginia Beach bus services, operated by Megabus, depart from Buffalo station.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Virginia Beach is to fly which takes 5h 26m and costs $180 - $420. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $130 and takes 18h 25m, you could also train, which costs $170 - $420 and takes 19h 21m.

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There is no direct flight from Buffalo Airport to Norfolk Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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Buffalo to Virginia Beach bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Virginia Beach, VA station.

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Map of how to get from Buffalo to Virginia Beach.
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  • Distance: 446.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 26m

What companies run services between Buffalo, NY, USA and Virginia Beach, VA, USA?

United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Buffalo to Virginia Beach hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Buffalo to Virginia Beach via Washington and Washington, DC - Union Station in around 18h 25m.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to Norfolk via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to Norfolk via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to Norfolk via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Rochester to Norfolk via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Rochester to Norfolk via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Rochester to Norfolk via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Newport News via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to Newport News via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Newport News via Philadelphia, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Newport News via Chicago O'Hare, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Newport News via Reagan Washington, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Newport News via Reagan Washington, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8h 52m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to Norfolk via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to Norfolk via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to Norfolk via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Rochester to Norfolk via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Rochester to Norfolk via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Buffalo to Newport News via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $950
Flights from Buffalo to Norfolk via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $950
Flights from Rochester to Norfolk via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Rochester to Norfolk via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Rochester to Norfolk via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Buffalo to Norfolk via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Buffalo to Norfolk via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Rochester to Norfolk via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
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 Amtrak Station to Rochester Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
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 Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$19 - $40
Economy
$40 - $55
EconomyPlus
$55 - $85
Business
$55 - $80
Train from Buffalo to New York
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$65 - $90
Economy
$90 - $130
EconomyPlus
$120 - $170
Business
$160 - $220
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Norfolk Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Seat
$160 - $230
Train from Washington Union Station to Norfolk Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $130
Business Seat
$120 - $200
Bus 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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Newport News Amtrak Station to Virginia Beach Amtrak Bus Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Buffalo to Washington
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Washington, DC - Union Station to Virginia Beach, VA
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $45
Book at
megabus.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 Washington, Dc to Norfolk, Va
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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Yes, the driving distance between Buffalo to Virginia Beach is 588 miles. It takes approximately 10h 54m to drive from Buffalo to Virginia Beach.

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United Airlines, American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and Delta offer flights from Buffalo Airport to Norfolk Airport.

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There are 589+ hotels available in Virginia Beach. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Buffalo to Buffalo Airport is to line 204 bus which takes 17m and costs $2.

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