There are 8 ways to get from Germantown to Niagara Falls by bus, subway, plane, 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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Line 100 bus, subway to Reagan Washington, fly to Buffalo, line 40 bus  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
  2. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  3. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Buffalo (BUF) DCA - BUF
  4. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$121 - $502

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Bus Megabus  •  15 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Buffalo

$52 - $97

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Subway, subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Buffalo, line 40 bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Buffalo (BUF) IAD - BUF
  4. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$127 - $589

Bus to Baltimore, fly to Buffalo, line 40 bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Gaithersburg Park & Ride to BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Buffalo (BUF) BWI - BUF
  3. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$127 - $628

Fly Reagan Washington to Toronto, train  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Toronto (YYZ) DCA - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls

$132 - $483

Bus via Pittsburgh, Pa  •  14 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Frederick, Md to Pittsburgh, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Erie, Pa
  3. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny 212

$67 - $166

Train  •  14 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from GERMANTOWN MARC eb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York to Niagara Falls Station

$184 - $566

Drive  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Germantown to Niagara Falls 379.9 miles

$35 - $55

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No, there is no direct bus from Germantown to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B and arriving at Main St & Pine Ave via SHADY GROVE & station, Frederick, Md, Pittsburgh, Pa, Erie, Pa and Ellicott St & MTC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Germantown to Niagara Falls station. However, there are services departing from GERMANTOWN MARC eb and arriving at Niagara Falls Station via Washington Union Station and New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 37 min.

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The distance between Germantown and Niagara Falls is 288 miles. The road distance is 379.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Germantown to Niagara Falls without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 13 min to get from Germantown to Niagara Falls, including transfers.

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Germantown to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Frederick, Md station.

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Germantown to Niagara Falls train services, operated by Maryland Transit, depart from GERMANTOWN MARC eb station.

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The best way to get from Germantown to Niagara Falls is to bus which takes 14 h 21 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 14 h 37 min.

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The quickest flight from Reagan Washington Airport to Buffalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 12 min.

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Germantown to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Buffalo, Ny station.

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Map of how to get from Germantown to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 288.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 13 min

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

You can take a bus from Germantown to Niagara Falls via Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East, SHADY GROVE & station, Frederick Marc Station, Frederick, Md, Pittsburgh, Pa, Erie, Pa, Buffalo, Ny, and Ellicott St & MTC in around 14 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Germantown to Niagara Falls via UNION STATION MARC Washington, Washington Union Station, New York Penn Station, and New York in around 14 h 37 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$90 - $130
Train from New York to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$60 - $90
Economy
$110 - $150
Economy Plus
$150 - $220
Business
$160 - $220
Business Plus/Sleeper
$280 - $400
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Union Station to Niagara Falls GO
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
GO Transit
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from GERMANTOWN MARC eb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Amtrak Acela Express

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 Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
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 New York Penn Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
Bus operators
Montgomery County MD Ride On
Website
montgomerycountymd.gov
Bus from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
montgomerycountymd.gov
NFTA
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from Gaithersburg Park & Ride to BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
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 Frederick, Md to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Erie, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
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

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Germantown to Niagara Falls train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Niagara Falls Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Germantown to Niagara Falls is 380 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 25 min to drive from Germantown to Niagara Falls.

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American Airlines offers flights from Reagan Washington Airport to Buffalo Airport.

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

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