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There are 7 ways to get from Johnstown to Buffalo by train, bus, car or plane

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Train, bus  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Johnstown Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
  2. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Erie, Pa
  3. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny 212

$61 - $141

6 alternative options

Bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Johnstown to State College, Pa
  2. Take the bus from State College to Seneca Allegany Casino
  3. Take the bus from Seneca Allegany Casino to Buffalo, NY

$65 - $130

Train  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Johnstown Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
  2. Take the train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
  3. Take the train from Cleveland Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak

$121 - $271

Drive  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Johnstown to Buffalo 265.1 miles

$26 - $40

Fly Johnstown to Buffalo  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Johnstown (JST) to Buffalo (BUF) JST - BUF

$114 - $517

Train to Pittsburgh, fly to Bradford, bus  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Johnstown Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
  2. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Bradford (BFD) PIT - BFD
  3. Take the bus from Bradford, PA to Buffalo, NY

$177 - $384

Train to Pittsburgh, fly to Toronto, bus  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Johnstown Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
  2. Fly from Pittsburgh (PIT) to Toronto (YYZ) PIT - YYZ
  3. Take the bus from Toronto, ON to Buffalo, NY

$148 - $482

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The cheapest way to get from Johnstown to Buffalo is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 4 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Johnstown to Buffalo is to fly which costs $110 - $550 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Johnstown to Buffalo. However, there are services departing from Johnstown and arriving at Buffalo, NY via State College and Seneca Allegany Casino. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Johnstown to Buffalo. However, there are services departing from Johnstown Amtrak and arriving at Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak via Pittsburgh Amtrak, Cleveland Amtrak and Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 52 min.

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The distance between Johnstown and Buffalo is 178 miles. The road distance is 265.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Johnstown to Buffalo without a car is to train and bus which takes 8 h 58 min and costs $60 - $150.

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It takes approximately 8 h 58 min to get from Johnstown to Buffalo, including transfers.

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

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Johnstown to Buffalo train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from Johnstown Amtrak station.

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The best way to get from Johnstown to Buffalo is to bus which takes 9 h 20 min and costs $65 - $130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $120 - $280 and takes 10 h 52 min, you could also fly, which costs $110 - $550 and takes 4 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Johnstown to Buffalo.
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  • Distance: 177.9 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 58 min

What companies run services between Johnstown, PA, USA and Buffalo, NY, USA?

You can take a bus from Johnstown to Buffalo via State College, Pa, State College, and Seneca Allegany Casino in around 9 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Johnstown to Buffalo via Pittsburgh Amtrak, Cleveland Amtrak, and Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak in around 10 h 52 min.

Airlines
Southern Airways Express
Website
iflysouthern.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Bradford
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Johnstown to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Johnstown to Buffalo via Pittsburgh, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Johnstown to Buffalo via Pittsburgh, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Johnstown to Buffalo via Baltimore, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Johnstown to Buffalo via Pittsburgh, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Johnstown to Buffalo via Pittsburgh, Charlotte
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Johnstown to Buffalo via Pittsburgh, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Pittsburgh to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Pittsburgh to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Johnstown to Buffalo via Baltimore, Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Johnstown to Buffalo via Pittsburgh, New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
6 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
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 Johnstown Amtrak to Pittsburgh Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $60
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Room
$150 - $210
Train from Pittsburgh Amtrak to Cleveland Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Room
$180 - $250
Train from Cleveland Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Business Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Room
$190 - $270
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Erie, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Johnstown to State College, Pa
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$28 - $35
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
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from State College to Seneca Allegany Casino
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Bus from Seneca Allegany Casino to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
Bus from Bradford, PA to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $65
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com
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
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There is no direct flight from Johnstown Airport to Buffalo Airport. The quickest flight takes 9 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Johnstown to Buffalo bus services, operated by Fullington Trailways, arrive at Buffalo, NY station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Johnstown to Buffalo is 265 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 54 min to drive from Johnstown to Buffalo.

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United Airlines, Delta, American Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Johnstown Airport to Buffalo Airport.

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There are 141+ hotels available in Buffalo. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Johnstown to Johnstown Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $12 - $15.

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