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There are 6 ways to get from Cincinnati to Niagara Falls by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  10 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from University of Cincinnati, OH to Buffalo, NY Cinncinati,OH-Buffalo

$42 - $94

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
  2. Take the bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
  3. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak Station to Buffalo Depew Station
  4. Take the train from Buffalo Depew Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station

$101 - $230

Drive  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Cincinnati to Niagara Falls 454 miles

$40 - $65

Fly to Buffalo  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Covington (CVG) to Buffalo (BUF) CVG - BUF

$156 - $336

Fly to Toronto, train  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Covington (CVG) to Toronto (YYZ) CVG - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls

$186 - $437

Fly to Rochester, train  •  9 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Covington (CVG) to Rochester (ROC) CVG - ROC
  2. Take the train from Rochester Amtrak Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station

$182 - $918

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The cheapest way to get from Cincinnati to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cincinnati to Niagara Falls is to fly which costs $150 - $340 and takes 6 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cincinnati to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from University of Cincinnati, OH and arriving at Rainbow Blvd & 1st St via Ellicott St & MTC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 58 min.

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The distance between Cincinnati and Niagara Falls is 397 miles. The road distance is 454 miles.

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The best way to get from Cincinnati to Niagara Falls without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 58 min and costs $40 - $95.

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It takes approximately 10 h 58 min to get from Cincinnati to Niagara Falls, including transfers.

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Cincinnati to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Barons Bus, depart from University of Cincinnati, OH station.

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The best way to get from Cincinnati to Niagara Falls is to bus which takes 10 h 58 min and costs $40 - $95. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $150 - $340 and takes 6 h 41 min.

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There is no direct flight from Covington Airport to Buffalo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 28 min and has one stopover.

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Cincinnati to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Barons Bus, arrive at Buffalo, NY station.

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Map of how to get from Cincinnati to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 396.9 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 58 min

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

Barons Bus operates a bus from Cincinnati to Niagara Falls once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $95 and the journey takes 10 h. Alternatively, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Cincinnati to Niagara Falls hourly.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Covington to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Covington to Buffalo via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Covington to Buffalo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Covington to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Covington to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Covington to Rochester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Covington to Rochester via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Covington to Rochester via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Covington to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Covington to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Covington to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Covington to Toronto via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Covington to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Covington to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Covington to Rochester via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Covington to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Covington to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Covington to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Covington to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $490
Flights from Covington to Rochester via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Covington to Rochester via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Covington to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Covington to Rochester via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Covington to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Covington to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Covington to Toronto via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $750
Flights from Covington to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Covington to Buffalo via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Covington to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
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 Cleveland Amtrak Station to Buffalo Depew Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Train from Buffalo Depew Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Rochester Amtrak Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$14 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
EconomyPlus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Train from Toronto to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$20 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Business
$60 - $85
Train from Rochester to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$22 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Business
$60 - $90
Bus operators
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 Cincinnati, Oh to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40
Bus from Columbus, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50

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Yes, the driving distance between Cincinnati to Niagara Falls is 454 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 44 min to drive from Cincinnati to Niagara Falls.

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

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There are 464+ hotels available in Niagara Falls. Prices start at $55 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cincinnati to Covington Airport is to bus which takes 21 min and costs $2.

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