There are 5 ways to get from Los Angeles to Buffalo by plane, train, 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

Fly from Los Angeles  •  7 h 4 min

  1. LAX - BUF

$141 - $527

4 alternative options

Fly from Burbank  •  8 h 28 min

  1. BUR - BUF

$259 - $626

Train  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Southwest Chief
  2. Lake Shore Limited

$370 - $1,088

Bus  •  2 days 10 h

  1. 1684 / ...
  2. Schedules 0010 and 0011

$242 - $622

Drive  •  40 h 20 min

  1. 2564.6 miles

$250 - $370

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Buffalo, NY, USA?

JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines and three other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Buffalo hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Los Angeles to Buffalo via Chicago Union Station Amtrak, Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak, and Buffalo in around 2 days 7 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Buffalo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Buffalo via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Los Angeles to Buffalo via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Burbank to Buffalo via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Burbank to Buffalo via Phoenix
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Burbank to Buffalo via Las Vegas, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Burbank to Buffalo via Oakland, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Burbank to Buffalo via Salt Lake City, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Burbank to Buffalo via Denver, Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Burbank to Buffalo via Las Vegas, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
Flights from Burbank to Buffalo via Phoenix, Baltimore
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,200
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Burbank to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
11 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Train operators
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
43 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $410
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,500
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Los Angeles, Ca to Columbus, Oh
Ave. Duration
2 days 2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$210 - $350
Flexible
$410 - $550

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Los Angeles and Buffalo is 3530 km. The road distance is 4103 km.

The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Buffalo is to fly which costs $140 - $550 and takes 7 h 4 min.

The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Buffalo is to fly which takes 7 h 4 min and costs $140 - $550.

No, there is no direct train from Los Angeles to Buffalo. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Buffalo via Chicago Union Station Amtrak and Buffalo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 7 h.

No, there is no direct bus from Los Angeles to Buffalo. However, there are services departing from Los Angeles, Ca and arriving at Buffalo, NY via Columbus, OH. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 10 h.

It takes approximately 7 h 4 min to get from Los Angeles to Buffalo, including transfers.