There are 8 ways to get from New Jersey to Buffalo by plane, train, subway, bus or car

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Fly from Newark  •  3 h 24 min

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

$92 - $479

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Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Buffalo, Ny 300

$40 - $101

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Train, subway to New York La Guardia, fly  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
  2. Take the subway from 34 St - Herald Sq to Jackson Hts - Roosevelt Av
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Buffalo (BUF) LGA - BUF

$75 - $390

Train, train to New York JFK, fly  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Journal Square to 33rd Street
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  3. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Buffalo (BUF) JFK - BUF

$77 - $389

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Buffalo (BUF) PHL - BUF

$181 - $764

Bus Trailways New York  •  8 h 21 min

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

$51 - $115

Train  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from New York to Buffalo VIA Rail / ...

$90 - $249

Drive  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Buffalo 365.8 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from New Jersey to Buffalo is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from New Jersey to Buffalo is to fly which costs $90 - $480 and takes 3 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New Jersey station to Buffalo. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Buffalo, NY via New York, NY - Port Authority. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New Jersey station to Buffalo. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Buffalo via New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

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The distance between New Jersey and Buffalo is 304 miles. The road distance is 365.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Buffalo without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 21 min and costs $50 - $120.

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from New Jersey to Buffalo, including transfers.

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New Jersey to Buffalo bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Newark, Nj station.

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New Jersey to Buffalo train services, operated by VIA Rail, depart from New York station.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Buffalo is to fly which takes 3 h 24 min and costs $90 - $480. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $120 and takes 8 h 21 min, you could also train, which costs $90 - $250 and takes 9 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from New Jersey to Buffalo.
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  • Distance: 303.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 24 min

What companies run services between New Jersey, USA and Buffalo, NY, USA?

United Airlines flies from Elizabeth to Buffalo every 3 hours. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from Newark to Buffalo hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $100 and the journey takes 7 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
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 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 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
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
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
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
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 Trenton Transit Center to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$28 - $40
Room
$130 - $190
Train from New York Penn Station to Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $210
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$60 - $90
Economy
$100 - $150
Economy Plus
$150 - $210
Business
$150 - $220
Business Plus/Sleeper
$270 - $380
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Newark, Nj to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Buffalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 19 min.

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New Jersey to Buffalo bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Buffalo, Ny station.

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New Jersey to Buffalo train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Buffalo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New Jersey to Buffalo is 366 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to drive from New Jersey to Buffalo.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Buffalo Airport.

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There are 131+ hotels available in Buffalo. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New Jersey to Newark Airport is to line 62 bus which takes 12 min and costs $1 - $2.

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