There are 8 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Buffalo by plane, train, bus, 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.

Recommended option

Fly New York JFK to Buffalo  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Buffalo (BUF) JFK - BUF

$68 - $374

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  8 h 58 min

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

$46 - $118

6 alternative options

Fly New York JFK to Rochester, train  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Rochester (ROC) JFK - ROC
  2. Take the train from Rochester to Buffalo

$115 - $359

Train, train to Newark, fly to Buffalo  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
  2. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  4. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Buffalo (BUF) EWR - BUF

$117 - $508

Fly New York La Guardia to Buffalo  •  3 h 45 min

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Buffalo (BUF) LGA - BUF

$84 - $394

Bus  •  9 h 20 min

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

$59 - $113

Train  •  10 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Albany to Buffalo VIA Rail / ...

$94 - $256

Drive  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Buffalo 399 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Buffalo is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 7 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Buffalo is to fly which costs $65 - $380 and takes 2 h 1 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Buffalo is 307 miles. The road distance is 399 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Buffalo, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Buffalo. However, there are services departing from JKF Terminal 4 and arriving at Buffalo, NY via New York, NY - Port Authority. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Buffalo. However, there are services departing from JFK Terminal 4 and arriving at Buffalo via Jamaica, New York Penn Station and Albany. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 13 min.

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What companies run services between New York JFK Airport (JFK), USA and Buffalo, NY, USA?

JetBlue Airways and Delta fly from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Buffalo every 2 hours. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) 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 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
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
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 New York JFK to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
United Airlines
Website
united.com
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
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
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$24 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $70
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$80 - $120
Train from Albany to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$75 - $110
Economy Plus
$110 - $160
Business
$110 - $160
Business Plus/Sleeper
$200 - $280
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Seat
$65 - $110
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $330
JFK Airtrain
Phone
(212) 435-7000
Website
panynj.gov
Train from JFK Terminal 4 to Jamaica AirTrain
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
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Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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
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
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Contact Details
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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