There are 4 ways to get from Elmira to Niagara Falls by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Olean, NY Binghampton-Olean
  2. Take the bus from Olean, NY to Buffalo, NY Olean / ...

$50 - $78

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  7 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Binghamton, NY
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 206 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Syracuse, Ny to Buffalo, Ny 252 / ...

$54 - $106

Bus, train  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Elmira, NY to Binghamton, NY
  2. Take the bus from Binghamton, Ny to Syracuse, Ny 206 / ...
  3. Take the train from Syracuse to Niagara Falls Station

$67 - $166

Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Elmira to Niagara Falls 169.1 miles

$16 - $24

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Elmira to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from Elmira, NY and arriving at Rainbow Blvd & 1st St via Olean, NY and Ellicott St & MTC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 53 min.

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The distance between Elmira and Niagara Falls is 135 miles. The road distance is 169.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Elmira to Niagara Falls without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 53 min to get from Elmira to Niagara Falls, including transfers.

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Elmira to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Coach USA, depart from Elmira, NY station.

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Elmira to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Coach USA, arrive at Buffalo, NY station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Elmira to Niagara Falls is 169 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to drive from Elmira to Niagara Falls.

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There are 472+ hotels available in Niagara Falls. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Elmira to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 134.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 53 min

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

You can take a bus from Elmira to Niagara Falls via Olean, NY, Olean, NY, Buffalo, NY, and Ellicott St & MTC in around 6 h 53 min.

Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Syracuse to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$35 - $50
Economy
$50 - $70
Economy Plus
$75 - $110
Business
$75 - $110
Business Plus/Sleeper
$130 - $190
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 Syracuse Regional Transportation Center to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $90
Room
$190 - $260
Bus operators
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Elmira, NY to Olean, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Olean, NY to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Bus from Elmira, NY to Binghamton, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Olean, NY to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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fab.tdstickets.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 Binghamton, Ny to Syracuse, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $30
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Flexible
$24 - $30
Bus from Syracuse, Ny to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$21 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50

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