There are 7 ways to get from Houston to Buffalo by plane, 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Houston Hobby Apt  •  7 h 17 min

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

$193 - $768

Cheapest option

Bus via Cincinnati, Oh  •  37 h 15 min

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

$154 - $379

5 alternative options

Fly from Houston  •  7 h 32 min

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

$163 - $670

Bus, train  •  37 h 38 min

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

$230 - $672

Bus  •  37 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Houston, Tx to Dallas, Tx
  2. Take the bus from Dallas, Tx to Toledo, Oh
  3. Take the bus from Toledo, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
  4. Take the bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny 212

$169 - $437

Train  •  42 h 21 min

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

$274 - $787

Drive  •  25 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Houston to Buffalo 1564.9 miles

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

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 17 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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It takes approximately 7 h 17 min to get from Houston to Buffalo, including transfers.

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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 Texarkana, Ar and Cincinnati, OH. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37 h 15 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Houston to Buffalo. However, there are services departing from Houston Amtrak and arriving at Buffalo via New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak, Chicago Union Station Amtrak and Buffalo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 42 h 21 min.

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The nearest airport to Buffalo is Buffalo (BUF) Airport which is 8.2 miles away. Other nearby airports include Niagara Falls (IAG) (15.2 miles), Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) (58.1 miles), Rochester (ROC) (63.9 miles) and Toronto (YYZ) (66.6 miles).

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Map of how to get from Houston to Buffalo.
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  • Distance: 1293 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 17 min

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

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Houston to Buffalo hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Houston to Buffalo via Texarkana, Ar, Cincinnati, Oh, and Cincinnati, OH in around 37 h 15 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Buffalo via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Buffalo via Orlando
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Buffalo via Tampa
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Buffalo via Fort Lauderdale
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,500
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Buffalo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,600
Flights from Houston to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Buffalo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
6 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Buffalo via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
5 h 56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
Flights from Houston to Buffalo via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 11 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Houston to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Houston to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from Houston to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
5 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Buffalo via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Houston to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Houston to Buffalo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Houston to Buffalo via Dallas/Ft.Worth
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Houston to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $750
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Houston Hobby Apt to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,700
Train operators
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Longview Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
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 Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
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 to New Orleans Union Passenger Terminal Amtrak
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 Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Once 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 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 Houston, Tx to Texarkana, Ar
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$35 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $95
Bus from Texarkana, Ar to Cincinnati, Oh
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $190
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$75 - $120
Flexible
$140 - $190
Bus from Houston, Tx to Longview, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$26 - $45
Flexible
$45 - $65
Bus from Houston, Tx to Dallas, Tx
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $70
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$28 - $45
Flexible
$50 - $70
Bus from Dallas, Tx to Toledo, Oh
Ave. Duration
26 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$100 - $180
Flexible
$210 - $270
Bus from Toledo, Oh to Cleveland, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Bus from Cleveland, Oh to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$24 - $40
Flexible
$45 - $60

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