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

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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 45 min

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

$44 - $71

6 alternative options

Fly from New York La Guardia  •  2 h 56 min

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

$82 - $377

AirTrain, train, train to Newark, fly  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the AirTrain from Terminal 4 to Jamaica, NY
  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

$113 - $489

Bus Trailways New York  •  8 h 44 min

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

$57 - $109

Train  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$89 - $219

Train via Exchange St & Washington St  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak Maple Leaf / ...

$74 - $201

Drive  •  7 h 7 min

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

$35 - $60

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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.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Buffalo Airport (BUF) without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 44 min and costs $55 - $110.

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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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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Buffalo Airport (BUF) is to fly which takes 1 h 16 min and costs $65 - $360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $110 and takes 8 h 44 min, you could also train, which costs $85 - $220 and takes 9 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Buffalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 16 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Buffalo Airport (BUF) is 401 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 7 min to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Buffalo Airport (BUF).

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Delta and JetBlue Airways offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Buffalo Airport.

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There are 125+ hotels available in Buffalo Airport (BUF). Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Buffalo Airport (BUF).
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  • Distance: 301.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 16 min

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, Trailways New York operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Buffalo Airport (BUF) 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $100 and the journey takes 7 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
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
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Train operators
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Jamaica to Penn Station
Ave. Duration
22 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

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 New York Penn Station to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 42 min
Frequency
4 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
$290 - $410
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
7 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $200
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$60 - $85
Economy
$100 - $140
Economy Plus
$140 - $200
Business
$150 - $210
Business Plus/Sleeper
$260 - $370
Train from New York to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $210
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$60 - $85
Economy
$100 - $140
Economy Plus
$140 - $210
Business
$150 - $210
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 Airport
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to New York La Guardia Airport is to shuttle which takes 34 min and costs $17.

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