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

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Train to Newark, fly to Buffalo

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Buffalo (BUF)

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Bus

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

Train to New York JFK, fly to Buffalo

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Buffalo (BUF)

Subway to New York La Guardia, fly to Buffalo

  1. Take the subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
  2. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Buffalo (BUF)

Fly Newark to Rochester, bus

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

Fly Newark to Billy Bishop Toronto City, train

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

Fly Newark to Toronto, train

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Toronto (YYZ)
  2. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Niagara Falls GO

Fly New York La Guardia to Toronto, train

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Toronto (YYZ)
  2. Take the train from Toronto Union Station to Niagara Falls GO

Train

  1. Take the train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station

Bus via Broadway/W 178 St

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY to Niagara Falls, NY

Drive

  1. Drive from New York to Niagara Falls

New York to Niagara Falls by bus

The bus journey time between New York and Niagara Falls is around 8h 30m and covers a distance of around 705 km. Operated by Flixbus USA, the New York to Niagara Falls bus service departs from New York Midtown and arrives in Niagara Falls. Typically 14 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

14 Weekly Buses
8h 30m Average Duration
$40 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from New York to Niagara Falls is to bus which costs $30 - $65 and takes 8h 30m.

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The fastest way to get from New York to Niagara Falls is to train and fly which takes 4h 36m and costs $140 - $750.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from New York Midtown and arriving at Niagara Falls. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from NY Moynihan Train Hall at 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 8h 51m.

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The distance between New York and Niagara Falls is 495 km. The road distance is 642 km.

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The best way to get from New York to Niagara Falls without a car is to bus which takes 8h 30m and costs $30 - $65.

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It takes approximately 4h 36m 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 NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station.

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The best way to get from New York to Niagara Falls is to bus which takes 8h 30m and costs $30 - $65. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $100 - $260 and takes 8h 51m.

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Map of how to get from New York to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 495.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 36m

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

Flixbus USA operates a bus from New York Midtown to Niagara Falls twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $85 and the journey takes 8h 30m. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station 3 times a day. Tickets cost $75 - $110 and the journey takes 8h 51m. VIA Rail also services this route once daily.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,600
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Newark to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Newark to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $350
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Newark to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $350
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from New York La Guardia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Train operators
NJ Transit
Phone
+1 973-275-5555
Website
njtransit.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Newark Airport Railroad Station
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
njtransit.com
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
new.mta.info
Train from New York Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Website
LIRR
Off Peak
$9 - $12
Peak
$5 - $16
MTA

The New York City Subway consists of 27 underground lines that serve Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Lines are identified by a number or letter as well as a colour. Subway passes (called MetroCards) are available for purchase from ticket machines and desks in subway stations (choose from Pay-Per-Ride or 7/30-Day Unlimited), and a new contactless payment system called OMNY is currently being rolled out. The subway runs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Contact Details
Website
mta.info
Subway from W 4 St-Wash Sq to Jackson Hts-Roosevelt Av
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $4
Website
mta.info
Seniors 65+ and Concession
$2
Standard
$4
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Exhibition GO to Niagara Falls GO
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
GO Transit
Train from Toronto Union Station to Niagara Falls GO
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
GO Transit
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Toronto Union Station to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$26 - $40
Business
$86 - $92
Economy
$52 - $54
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Train from New York Penn Station to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
9h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $340
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$95 - $120
Business
$160 - $230
Economy
$130 - $160
EconomyPlus
$240 - $340
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 NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
8h 51m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Seat
$140 - $210
Bus operators
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Rochester, NY to Niagara Falls, NY
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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ourbus.com
Bus from New York, NY to Niagara Falls, NY
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Book at
ourbus.com
Flixbus USA
Phone
(855) 626-8585
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from New York Midtown to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Adult Standard Purchase
$45 - $85
Adult Advance Purchase
$40 - $55

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Buffalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 21m.

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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 642 km. It takes approximately 7h 14m to drive from New York to Niagara Falls.

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United Airlines offers flights from Newark Airport to Buffalo Airport.

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