There are 7 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Buffalo Airport (BUF) 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 New York JFK  •  1 h 16 min

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

$65 - $360

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Buffalo Airport

$44 - $68

5 alternative options

Train, train to Newark, fly  •  3 h 43 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

$115 - $491

Fly from New York La Guardia  •  3 h

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

$82 - $377

Train  •  10 h 47 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 / ...

$104 - $275

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Buffalo Airport 326 / ...

$49 - $123

Drive  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Buffalo Airport (BUF) 401.3 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Buffalo Airport (BUF) is to fly which costs $65 - $360 and takes 1 h 16 min.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Buffalo Airport (BUF) is 302 miles. The road distance is 401.3 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 1 h 16 min to fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Buffalo (BUF), including transfers and time at the airport.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Buffalo Airport (BUF). However, there are services departing from JKF Terminal 4 and arriving at Buffalo Airport via New York, Ny. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 10 min.

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

JetBlue Airways and Delta fly from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Buffalo Airport (BUF) every 2 hours. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Buffalo Airport (BUF) 5 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h 50 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 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
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
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 Newark to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 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 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
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
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
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
Bus operators
Greyhound USA
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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 Buffalo Airport
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Buffalo Airport
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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