There are 8 ways to get from Grand Central Terminal to Buffalo by subway, plane, train, bus, night bus or car

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Line 7 subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Buffalo  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the line 7 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to 74 St - Broadway
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Buffalo (BUF) LGA - BUF

$72 - $387

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the night bus from New York, Ny to Buffalo, Ny 318

$43 - $113

6 alternative options

Line 7 subway, train to New York JFK, fly to Buffalo  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 7 subway from Grand Central - 42 St to Woodside - 61 St
  2. Take the train from Woodside to Jamaica
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Buffalo (BUF) JFK - BUF

$75 - $390

Fly Newark to Buffalo  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Buffalo (BUF) EWR - BUF

$109 - $494

Fly New York La Guardia to Rochester, train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Rochester (ROC) LGA - ROC
  2. Take the train from Rochester to Buffalo

$120 - $481

Bus  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Buffalo, NY Nyc

$50 - $100

Train  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Central Terminal to Buffalo VIA Rail / ...

$60 - $200

Drive  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Grand Central Terminal to Buffalo 378.4 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Buffalo is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Grand Central Terminal to Buffalo is to fly which takes 3 h 40 min and costs $100 - $500.

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The distance between Grand Central Terminal and Buffalo is 470 km. The road distance is 605 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 46 min to get from Grand Central Terminal to Buffalo, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY - Port Authority and arriving at Buffalo, NY. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 7 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Grand Central Terminal and arriving at Buffalo. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 6 min.

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What companies run services between Grand Central Terminal, NY, USA and Buffalo, NY, USA?

United Airlines and JetBlue Airways fly from Grand Central Terminal to Buffalo every 3 hours. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from Grand Central Terminal to Buffalo every 3 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $100 and the journey takes 7 h 10 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Rochester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Woodside to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $70
Business
$40 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$80 - $120
Train from Grand Central Terminal to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $200
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$60 - $85
Economy
$100 - $140
Economy Plus
$140 - $200
Business
$150 - $210
Business Plus/Sleeper
$270 - $370
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 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 New York to Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
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
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.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.

Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from New York, Ny to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110

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