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There are 8 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.

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Train to Newark, fly  •  3h 49m

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

$96 - $468

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Bus Trailways New York  •  8h 58m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Buffalo, NY Ny / ...

$41 - $112

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Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly  •  4h 17m

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 9th Street
  2. Take the subway from W 4 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Buffalo (BUF) LGA - BUF

$75 - $375

Train, train to New York JFK, fly  •  4h 26m

  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

$79 - $376

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  5h 11m

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

$232 - $912

Train  •  9h 30m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Buffalo Amtrak Station Maple Leaf / ...

$68 - $193

Bus Greyhound USA  •  10h 29m

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

$41 - $103

Drive  •  6h 44m

  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 6h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Jersey City to Buffalo is to train and fly which costs $95 - $470 and takes 3h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Jersey City to Buffalo. However, there are services departing from Journal Square Transportation Center and arriving at Buffalo, NY via New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Jersey City to Buffalo station. However, there are services departing from Journal Square and arriving at Buffalo Amtrak Station via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 30m.

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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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The best way to get from Jersey City to Buffalo without a car is to bus which takes 8h 58m and costs $40 - $120.

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It takes approximately 3h 49m to get from Jersey City to Buffalo, including transfers.

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Jersey City to Buffalo bus services, operated by Trailways New York, depart from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal station.

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Jersey City to Buffalo train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Jersey City to Buffalo is to bus which takes 8h 58m and costs $40 - $120. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $65 - $200 and takes 9h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Jersey City to Buffalo.
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  • Distance: 290.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 49m

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

Trailways New York operates a bus from Jersey City to Buffalo 4 times a day. Tickets cost $55 - $95 and the journey takes 7h 40m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Jersey City to Buffalo 3 times a day. Tickets cost $65 - $190 and the journey takes 7h 59m. VIA Rail also services this route once daily.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Train operators
PATH
Phone
+1 800 234-7284
Website
panynj.gov
Train from Journal Square to Newark
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Train from Journal Square to 9th Street
Ave. Duration
18m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
panynj.gov
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
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 New York Penn Station to Buffalo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
7h 59m
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$65 - $90
Economy
$90 - $130
EconomyPlus
$120 - $170
Business
$160 - $220
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal to Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$35 - $55
Online Fare
$45 - $75
Standard Fare
$60 - $95
Refundable
$70 - $100
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 New York, Ny to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from Newark, Nj to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Buffalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 23m.

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Jersey City to Buffalo bus services, operated by Trailways New York, arrive at Buffalo, NY station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Jersey City to Buffalo is 371 miles. It takes approximately 6h 44m to drive from Jersey City to Buffalo.

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JetBlue Airways and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Buffalo Airport.

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There are 140+ hotels available in Buffalo. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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