There are 3 ways to get from Erie to Niagara Falls by bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, line 40 bus  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny 4178 / ...
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St 40

$17 - $36

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Train  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Erie Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls Station VIA Rail / ...

$50 - $121

Drive  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Erie to Niagara Falls 113.3 miles

$11 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Erie to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Erie to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $11 - $16 and takes 2 h 7 min.

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The distance between Erie and Niagara Falls is 85 miles. The road distance is 113.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to get from Erie to Niagara Falls, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Erie to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from Erie, Pa and arriving at Rainbow Blvd & 1st St via Ellicott St & MTC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Erie to Niagara Falls station. However, there are services departing from Erie Amtrak and arriving at Niagara Falls Station via Buffalo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Erie to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 85.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 56 min

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

You can take a bus from Erie to Niagara Falls via Buffalo, Ny and Ellicott St & MTC in around 2 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Erie to Niagara Falls via Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak and Buffalo in around 3 h 43 min.

Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Erie Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
4 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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$21 - $30
Economy
$25 - $35
Economy Plus
$40 - $60
Business
$35 - $50
Business Plus/Sleeper
$65 - $90
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
NFTA Metro
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com

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