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There are 8 ways to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Niagara Falls by plane, bus, train 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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Fly New York JFK to Buffalo, line 40 bus  •  2h 58m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Buffalo (BUF) JFK - BUF
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$70 - $376

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Bus Greyhound Canada  •  11h 25m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal to Niagara Falls, ON Ny / ...

$43 - $103

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Fly New York JFK to Toronto, train  •  5h 23m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Toronto (YYZ) JFK - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls

$113 - $462

Fly New York La Guardia to Buffalo, line 40 bus  •  4h 37m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Buffalo (BUF) LGA - BUF
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$86 - $396

Fly Newark to Buffalo, line 40 bus  •  5h 9m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Buffalo (BUF) EWR - BUF
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$119 - $510

Bus Trailways New York  •  10h 4m

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Buffalo, NY Ny / ...

$51 - $123

Train  •  10h 25m

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...

$79 - $211

Drive  •  7h 31m

  1. Drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Niagara Falls 423.1 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 7h 31m.

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The quickest way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Niagara Falls is to fly and line 40 bus which costs $70 - $380 and takes 2h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Niagara Falls station. However, there are services departing from Terminal 4 and arriving at Niagara Falls Amtrak Station via Jamaica and New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 25m.

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The distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) and Niagara Falls is 322 miles. The road distance is 423.1 miles.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Niagara Falls without a car is to bus which takes 10h 4m and costs $50 - $130.

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It takes approximately 2h 58m to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Niagara Falls, including transfers.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Niagara Falls train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Niagara Falls is to bus which takes 10h 4m and costs $50 - $130. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $75 - $220 and takes 10h 25m.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to Buffalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 26m.

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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Niagara Falls train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Niagara Falls Amtrak Station.

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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 321.6 miles
  • Duration: 2h 58m

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

Trailways New York operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Niagara Falls 4 times a day. Tickets cost $55 - $95 and the journey takes 7h 40m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Niagara Falls 3 times a day. Tickets cost $70 - $200 and the journey takes 8h 51m. VIA Rail also services this route once daily.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$20 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Business
$60 - $85
Train from New York to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
9h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $180
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$70 - $95
Economy
$95 - $140
EconomyPlus
$120 - $180
Business
$160 - $230
GO Transit
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
8h 51m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
Bus operators
NFTA
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal to Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$35 - $55
Online Fare
$45 - $75
Standard Fare
$60 - $95
Refundable
$70 - $100
Bus from New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal to Niagara Falls, ON
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$35 - $60
Online Fare
$50 - $75
Standard Fare
$65 - $95
Refundable
$70 - $110
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Greyhound USA
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, Ny
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $70
Flexible
$80 - $110
Bus from New York, Ny to Niagara Falls, On
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Niagara Falls is 423 miles. It takes approximately 7h 31m to drive from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Niagara Falls.

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

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There are 458+ hotels available in Niagara Falls. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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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 34m and costs $17.

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