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.

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Train to New York JFK, fly to Buffalo, line 40 bus  •  5 h 54 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

$82 - $396

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  15 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Woodside Ronkonkoma
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY to Buffalo, NY

$53 - $83

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Train to New York La Guardia, fly to Buffalo, line 40 bus  •  6 h 25 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 to Buffalo, line 40 bus  •  6 h 44 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 to New York JFK, fly to Rochester, train  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Central Islip to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Rochester (ROC) JFK - ROC
  3. Take the train from Rochester to Niagara Falls Station

$131 - $388

Train  •  12 h 33 min

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

$73 - $238

Bus  •  13 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Airport Connection - WB to 40th Street - Manhattan Westbound
  2. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Niagara Falls, On 252 / ...

$70 - $185

Drive  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Centereach to Niagara Falls 454.6 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

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

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The best way to get from Long Island to Niagara Falls without a car is to train which takes 12 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 54 min to get from Long Island to Niagara Falls, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Long Island to Niagara Falls is to train which takes 12 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Buffalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 16 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Long Island to Niagara Falls is 455 miles. It takes approximately 8 h 10 min to drive from Long Island to Niagara Falls.

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Delta and JetBlue Airways offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Buffalo Airport.

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There are 472+ hotels available in Niagara Falls. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Long Island to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 347.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 54 min

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 in around 12 h 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Centereach to Niagara Falls via Expressway Drive North, Airport Connection - WB, 40th Street - Manhattan, Grand Central - 42 St, Times Sq - 42 St, and New York, Ny in around 13 h 36 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
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
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Central Islip to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
52 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 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Ronkonkoma to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $16
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $140
Train from New York to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$60 - $90
Economy
$110 - $150
Economy Plus
$150 - $220
Business
$150 - $220
Business Plus/Sleeper
$280 - $390
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
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
Hampton Luxury Liner
Phone
+1 631-537-5800
Website
hamptonluxuryliner.com
Bus from Airport Connection - WB to 40th Street - Manhattan
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
hamptonluxuryliner.com
VIP
$45 - $60
Coach Class
$20 - $28
Luxury Class
$30 - $40
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 New York, Ny to Niagara Falls, On
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120

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