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There are 11 ways to get from New York to Niagara Falls by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Newark to Buffalo, bus  •  4h 46m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Buffalo (BUF) EWR - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo Niagara International Airport to Niagara Falls

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Bus  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the bus from New York Midtown to Niagara Falls FlixBus 2686 / ...

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Fly New York JFK to Buffalo, bus  •  4h 49m

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Buffalo (BUF) JFK - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo Niagara International Airport to Niagara Falls

Fly New York La Guardia to Buffalo, bus  •  4h 55m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Buffalo (BUF) LGA - BUF
  2. Take the bus from Buffalo Niagara International Airport to Niagara Falls

Fly Newark to Rochester, bus  •  5h 35m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Rochester (ROC) EWR - ROC
  2. Take the bus from Rochester, NY to Niagara Falls, NY

Fly Newark to Toronto, bus  •  7h 13m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Toronto (YYZ) EWR - YYZ
  2. Take the bus from Toronto Pearson International Airport to Niagara Falls Canada

Fly New York La Guardia to Toronto, bus  •  7h 20m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Toronto (YYZ) LGA - YYZ
  2. Take the bus from Toronto Pearson International Airport to Niagara Falls Canada

Fly Newark to Billy Bishop Toronto City, train  •  7h 53m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) EWR - YTZ
  2. Take the train from Exhibition GO to Niagara Falls GO

Train  •  9h

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

Bus via Ellicott Street MTC Static  •  9h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Buffalo Greyhound US0215 / ...

Drive  •  7h 12m

  1. Drive from New York to Niagara Falls 400.3 miles

New York to Niagara Falls by bus

31 Weekly Buses
8h 55m Average Duration
$35 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from New York to Niagara Falls is to bus which costs $35 - $120 and takes 8h 55m.

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The fastest way to get from New York to Niagara Falls is to fly and bus which takes 4h 46m and costs $110 - $650.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York Midtown and arriving at Niagara Falls. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from New York Penn Station station and arriving at Niagara Falls Amtrak Station station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h.

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The distance between New York and Niagara Falls is 327 miles. The road distance is 400.3 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Niagara Falls without a car is to bus which takes 8h 55m and costs $35 - $120.

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It takes approximately 4h 46m to get from New York to Niagara Falls, including transfers.

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New York to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, depart from New York Midtown station.

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New York to Niagara Falls train services, operated by Amtrak, depart from New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Niagara Falls is to bus which takes 8h 55m and costs $35 - $120. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $65 - $120 and takes 9h.

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Map of how to get from New York to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 327.5 miles
  • Duration: 4h 46m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Niagara Falls, NY, USA?

Flixbus USA operates a bus from New York Midtown to Niagara Falls 4 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $120 and the journey takes 8h 55m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from New York Penn Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station 3 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $170 and the journey takes 9h. VIA Rail also services this route once daily.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
Flights from Newark to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Newark to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Newark to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Newark to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Train operators
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
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $170
Website
https://www.amtrak.com/home.html
Child Coach - Advance Purchase
$19 - $65
Child Coach - short notice
$35 - $60
Child Business Class - advance purchase
$30 - $110
Child Business Class - short notice
$35 - $110
Coach Seat - Advance Purchase
$45 - $120
Business Seat - advance purchase
$65 - $210
Business Seat - short notice
$70 - $210
Coach Seat - short notice
$50 - $170
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York Penn Station to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
9h 26m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $120
Website
http://www.viarail.ca/
Economy Adult - same day booking
$80 - $120
Economy Adult - Advanced Booking
$80 - $110
Economy Escape Advanced Booking - Adult
$65 - $85
Bus operators
Flixbus USA
Phone
+1 (855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Buffalo Niagara International Airport to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $35
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult
$5 - $35
Bus from Toronto Pearson International Airport to Niagara Falls Canada
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $45
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult
$9 - $45
Bus from New York Midtown to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $120
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult
$35 - $120
OurBus
Phone
+1-844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to Niagara Falls, NY
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $45
Website
https://www.ourbus.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Niagara Falls, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $50
Website
https://www.ourbus.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
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $100
Website
https://www.greyhound.com/
Trailways
Phone
+1 800-858-8555
Website
trailways.com
Bus from Port Authority Bus Terminal to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $180
Website
https://trailways.com
Schedules at
https://trailways.com/schedules/
Flexible
$75 - $110
Saver
$110 - $180

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New York to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Flixbus USA, arrive at Niagara Falls station.

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New York to Niagara Falls train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Niagara Falls Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Niagara Falls is 400 miles. It takes approximately 7h 12m to drive from New York to Niagara Falls.

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