There are 8 ways to get from Long Island to Niagara Falls by train, plane, 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 New York JFK, fly, line 40 bus  •  5 h 53 min

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

$81 - $398

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  14 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Brentwood to Penn Station Ronkonkoma
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Niagara Falls, On 252 / ...

$57 - $136

6 alternative options

Train to New York La Guardia, fly, line 40 bus  •  6 h 41 min

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

$82 - $402

Train, train to Newark, fly, line 40 bus  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Buffalo (BUF) EWR - BUF
  4. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$122 - $516

Train Amtrak  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station Ronkonkoma
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$83 - $218

Train VIA Rail  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Ronkonkoma to Woodside Ronkonkoma
  2. Take the train from Grand Central Terminal to Niagara Falls Station VIA Rail / ...

$75 - $230

Bus  •  13 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Lake Ronkonkoma to Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl Patchogue-Binghamton / ...
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Buffalo, NY Nyc

$77 - $143

Drive  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Centereach to Niagara Falls 454.6 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Long Island to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 8 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Long Island to Niagara Falls is to train and fly and line 40 bus which costs $80 - $400 and takes 5 h 53 min.

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The distance between Long Island and Niagara Falls is 348 miles. The road distance is 454.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Long Island to Niagara Falls, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Long Island to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from Williams Boulevard and arriving at Main St & Pine Ave via Lake Ronkonkoma, Queens Vil, Ny, New York, NY - Port Authority and Ellicott St & MTC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 53 min.

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

You can take a train from Centereach to Niagara Falls via Ronkonkoma LIRR, Ronkonkoma, Penn Station, and New York Penn Station in around 11 h 56 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Centereach to Niagara Falls via Expressway Drive North, Lake Ronkonkoma, Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl, Queens Vil, Ny, New York, Ny, New York, NY - Port Authority, Buffalo, NY, and Ellicott St & MTC in around 13 h 53 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
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
United Airlines
Website
united.com
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 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
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
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
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Central Islip to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Central Islip to Woodside
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Central Islip to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to Woodside
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Brentwood to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
mta.info
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-491-7000
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Amtrak
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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
Train from New York to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Grand Central Terminal to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $210
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$60 - $90
Economy
$110 - $150
Economy Plus
$150 - $210
Business
$150 - $220
Business Plus/Sleeper
$280 - $390
Bus operators
NFTA Metro
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com
Coach USA
Phone
201-225-7500
Website
coachusa.com
Bus from Lake Ronkonkoma to Queens Village-Hillside Av/Springfield Bl
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
web.coachusa.com
Book at
sales.coachusa.com
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 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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