There are 7 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 from New York JFK, line 40 bus  •  3 h 3 min

  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 Megabus  •  12 h 38 min

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

$46 - $73

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Fly from New York La Guardia, line 40 bus  •  4 h 43 min

  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

Train, train to Newark, fly, line 40 bus  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Jamaica to Penn Station
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  3. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Buffalo (BUF) EWR - BUF
  4. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$117 - $508

Train  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from New York to Niagara Falls Station VIA Rail / ...

$67 - $229

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to Niagara Falls, On 252 / ...

$52 - $129

Drive  •  7 h 31 min

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

$40 - $60

Questions & Answers

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 Station via Jamaica and New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 8 min.

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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 train which takes 11 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 3 min 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 VIA Rail, depart from New York station.

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The best way to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Niagara Falls is to train which takes 11 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 50 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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New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Niagara Falls train services, operated by VIA Rail, arrive at Niagara Falls Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Niagara Falls is 423 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 31 min 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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Map of how to get from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 321.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 3 min

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

VIA Rail operates a train from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Niagara Falls every 3 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $220 and the journey takes 9 h 36 min. Amtrak also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from New York JFK Airport (JFK) to Niagara Falls every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $45 - $120 and the journey takes 10 h 50 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 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
21 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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$60 - $90
Economy
$110 - $150
Economy Plus
$150 - $220
Business
$160 - $220
Business Plus/Sleeper
$280 - $400
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 Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
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
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.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 New York, Ny to Niagara Falls, On
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120

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There are 472+ hotels available in Niagara Falls. Prices start at $60 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 34 min and costs .

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