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There are 8 ways to get from Houston to Buffalo by plane, bus, night bus, train or car

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Fly Houston Hobby Apt to Buffalo  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Houston Hobby Apt (HOU) to Buffalo (BUF) HOU - BUF

$193 - $753

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Bus  •  37 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Dallas, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Cincinnati, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Cincinnati, OH to Buffalo, NY

$153 - $392

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Fly Houston to Buffalo  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Buffalo (BUF) IAH - BUF

$163 - $655

Fly Houston to Toronto, bus  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Houston (IAH) to Toronto (YYZ) IAH - YYZ
  2. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY

$169 - $1,006

Night bus, train  •  37 h 26 min

  1. Take the night bus from Houston, Tx to Longview, Tx
  2. Take the train from Longview Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Depew Station

$229 - $654

Train  •  42 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Houston Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
  2. Take the train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Depew Station

$274 - $772

Bus, Thru-Bus  •  42 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, TX to Dallas/Forth Worth
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Detroit, Mi
  3. Take the bus from Detroit, MI to Hamilton, ON
  4. Take the Thru-Bus from Hamilton, ON to Buffalo, NY

$171 - $418

Drive  •  25 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Buffalo 1564.9 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from Houston to Buffalo is to drive which costs $150 - $230 and takes 25 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Houston to Buffalo is to fly which costs $190 - $800 and takes 7 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Houston to Buffalo. However, there are services departing from Houston, Tx and arriving at Buffalo, NY via Dallas, Tx and Cincinnati, OH. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Houston station to Buffalo station. However, there are services departing from Houston Amtrak Station and arriving at Buffalo Amtrak Station via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal, Chicago Union Station and Buffalo Depew Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 29 min.

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The distance between Houston and Buffalo is 1293 miles. The road distance is 1564.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Houston to Buffalo without a car is to bus which takes 37 h 25 min and costs $150 - $400.

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It takes approximately 7 h 20 min to get from Houston to Buffalo, including transfers.

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Houston to Buffalo bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Houston, Tx station.

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Houston to Buffalo train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Houston Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Houston to Buffalo is to fly which takes 7 h 20 min and costs $190 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $150 - $400 and takes 37 h 25 min, you could also train, which costs $270 - $800 and takes 42 h 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Houston to Buffalo.
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  • Distance: 1293 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 20 min

What companies run services between Houston, TX, USA and Buffalo, NY, USA?

Southwest Airlines, American Airlines and two other airlines fly from Houston to Buffalo hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to Buffalo via Dallas, Tx, Cincinnati, Oh, and Cincinnati, OH in around 37 h 25 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Houston to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Houston to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Houston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,800
Flights from Houston to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Flights from Houston to Toronto via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Buffalo via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Buffalo via Orlando
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Buffalo via Tampa
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Buffalo via New Orleans, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Buffalo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Flights from Houston to Buffalo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Buffalo via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Buffalo via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to Buffalo via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Houston to Buffalo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Houston to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Houston to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Houston to Toronto via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,100
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Houston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,800
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
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 Longview Amtrak Station to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$110 - $180
Flexi Coach Seat
$200 - $300
Business Coach Seat
$240 - $340
Room
$470 - $650
Train from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Depew Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Train from Houston Amtrak Station to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Flexi Coach Seat
$100 - $160
Business Coach Seat
$110 - $160
Room
$260 - $370
Train from New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $360
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$120 - $190
Flexi Coach Seat
$220 - $320
Business Coach Seat
$250 - $360
Room
$490 - $700
Bus operators
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $40
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$14 - $21
Online Fare
$16 - $35
Standard Fare
$25 - $40
Refundable
$29 - $45
Bus from Detroit, MI to Hamilton, ON
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $55
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$22 - $35
Online Fare
$27 - $45
Standard Fare
$35 - $55
Refundable
$40 - $65
Bus from Hamilton, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $18
Online Fare
$13 - $27
Standard Fare
$21 - $35
Refundable
$25 - $40
Megabus Canada
Megabus
Phone
877-462-6342
Website
us.megabus.com
Bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Book at
megabus.com
Bus from Houston, TX to Dallas/Forth Worth
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Book at
megabus.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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Toronto, On to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Bus from Houston, Tx to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $230
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$90 - $150
Flexible
$170 - $230
Night bus from Houston, Tx to Longview, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$25 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Detroit, Mi
Ave. Duration
27 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $290
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$110 - $190
Flexible
$220 - $290

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There is no direct flight from Houston Hobby Apt Airport to Buffalo Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Houston to Buffalo bus services, operated by Barons Bus, arrive at Buffalo, NY station.

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Buffalo is 1 h ahead of Houston. It is currently 3:34 AM in Houston and 4:34 AM in Buffalo.

Houston to Buffalo train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Buffalo Depew Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Houston to Buffalo is 1565 miles. It takes approximately 25 h 46 min to drive from Houston to Buffalo.

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American Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Houston Hobby Apt Airport to Buffalo Airport.

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There are 141+ hotels available in Buffalo. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Houston to Houston Hobby Apt Airport is to line 040 bus which takes 51 min and costs $2.

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