There are 7 ways to get from Manhattan to Buffalo by subway, plane, bus, train, night 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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Subway to New York JFK, fly  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the subway from 5 Av/53 St to Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Buffalo (BUF) JFK - BUF

$72 - $385

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the night bus from New York, Ny to Buffalo, Ny 318

$43 - $113

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Subway to New York La Guardia, fly  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the subway from Lexington Av/63 St to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Buffalo (BUF) LGA - BUF

$72 - $387

Fly from Newark  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Buffalo (BUF) EWR - BUF

$109 - $494

Bus  •  7 h 10 min

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

$50 - $100

Train  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Central Terminal to Buffalo VIA Rail / ...

$60 - $200

Drive  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Manhattan to Buffalo 383.7 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manhattan to Buffalo is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manhattan to Buffalo is to subway and fly which takes 3 h 37 min and costs $70 - $390.

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The distance between Manhattan and Buffalo is 469 km. The road distance is 614 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 40 min to get from Manhattan to Buffalo, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York, NY - Port Authority and arriving at Buffalo, NY. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 7 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Grand Central Terminal and arriving at Buffalo. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 h 6 min.

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What companies run services between Manhattan, NY, USA and Buffalo, NY, USA?

United Airlines and JetBlue Airways fly from Manhattan to Buffalo every 3 hours. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from Manhattan to Buffalo every 3 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $100 and the journey takes 7 h 10 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Every day
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 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 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 26 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Train operators
New York City Transit (MTA)
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Grand Central Terminal to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $200
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$60 - $85
Economy
$100 - $140
Economy Plus
$140 - $200
Business
$150 - $210
Business Plus/Sleeper
$270 - $370
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York to Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $410
Bus operators
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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Night bus from New York, Ny to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110

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