There are 8 ways to get from Long Island City to Niagara Falls by plane, bus, subway, train or car

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Fly from New York La Guardia, line 40 bus  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Buffalo (BUF) LGA - BUF
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$74 - $389

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Niagara Falls, On 252 / ...

$48 - $123

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Fly from New York JFK, line 40 bus  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Buffalo (BUF) JFK - BUF
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$75 - $385

Fly from Newark, line 40 bus  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Buffalo (BUF) EWR - BUF
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$114 - $499

Subway, train to Philadelphia, fly, line 40 bus  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the subway from Court Sq to 34 St - Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  3. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Buffalo (BUF) PHL - BUF
  4. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$239 - $939

Bus Trailways New York  •  9 h 18 min

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

$55 - $105

Train  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from New York to Niagara Falls Station VIA Rail / ...

$68 - $223

Drive  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Long Island City to Niagara Falls 404.1 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Long Island City to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 7 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Long Island City to Niagara Falls is to fly and line 40 bus which costs $70 - $390 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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The distance between Long Island City and Niagara Falls is 310 miles. The road distance is 404.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Long Island City to Niagara Falls without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 18 min and costs $55 - $110.

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It takes approximately 4 h 29 min to get from Long Island City to Niagara Falls, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Long Island City to Niagara Falls is to bus which takes 9 h 18 min and costs $55 - $110. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $65 - $230 and takes 10 h 45 min.

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The quickest flight from New York La Guardia Airport to Buffalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 21 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Long Island City to Niagara Falls is 404 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 14 min to drive from Long Island City to Niagara Falls.

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United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta offer flights from New York La Guardia Airport to Buffalo Airport.

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There are 466+ hotels available in Niagara Falls. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Long Island City to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 310.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 29 min

What companies run services between Long Island City, NY, USA and Niagara Falls, NY, USA?

Trailways New York operates a bus from Long Island City to Niagara Falls hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $100 and the journey takes 7 h. Alternatively, VIA Rail operates a train from Long Island City to Niagara Falls every 3 hours. Tickets cost $65 - $220 and the journey takes 9 h 36 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 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 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
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Train operators
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $220
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$65 - $90
Economy
$110 - $150
Economy Plus
$150 - $220
Business
$160 - $220
Business Plus/Sleeper
$280 - $400
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
Bus operators
NFTA
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.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 New York, Ny to Niagara Falls, On
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120

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