There are 9 ways to get from Jersey City to Buffalo by train, plane, subway, bus 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

Train to Newark, fly  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to Newark
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Buffalo (BUF) EWR - BUF

$96 - $483

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Buffalo, Ny 300

$41 - $103

7 alternative options

Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
  2. Take the subway from 34 St - Herald Sq to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Buffalo (BUF) LGA - BUF

$75 - $390

Train, train to New York JFK, fly  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Buffalo (BUF) JFK - BUF

$76 - $391

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Buffalo (BUF) PHL - BUF

$232 - $927

Bus Trailways New York  •  8 h 51 min

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

$51 - $103

Train  •  9 h 38 min

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

$65 - $217

Train via Albany  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Albany to Buffalo VIA Rail / ...

$83 - $233

Drive  •  6 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Jersey City to Buffalo 371.2 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Jersey City to Buffalo is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Jersey City to Buffalo is to train and fly which costs $95 - $490 and takes 3 h 45 min.

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The distance between Jersey City and Buffalo is 290 miles. The road distance is 371.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Jersey City to Buffalo, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Jersey City to Buffalo. However, there are services departing from Jfk Blvd At Montgomery St and arriving at Buffalo, NY via New York, NY - Port Authority. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Jersey City to Buffalo. However, there are services departing from Journal Square and arriving at Buffalo via New York Penn Station and Albany. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 6 min.

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What companies run services between Jersey City, NJ, USA and Buffalo, NY, USA?

Trailways New York operates a bus from Jersey City to Buffalo every 3 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $100 and the journey takes 7 h 10 min. Alternatively, VIA Rail operates a train from Jersey City to Buffalo every 3 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $200 and the journey takes 8 h 6 min. Amtrak also services this route 3 times a day.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
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 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
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 Philadelphia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Train operators
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Journal Square to Newark
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
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
Train from Albany to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $65
Economy
$75 - $110
Economy Plus
$110 - $150
Business
$110 - $150
Business Plus/Sleeper
$190 - $280
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $330
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
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Newark, Nj to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100

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