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There are 9 ways to get from New York to Niagara-on-the-Lake by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Train  •  9 h 17 min

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

$74 - $197

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Bus Megabus  •  11 h 54 min

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

$41 - $61

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Train via Glendale - Niagara College  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station Maple Leaf / ...

$79 - $202

Bus Greyhound USA  •  13 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, Ny to St Catharines, On 252

$53 - $121

Drive  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Drive from New York to Niagara-on-the-Lake 414.8 miles

$55 - $80

Fly from Newark, line 40 bus, shuttle  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Buffalo (BUF) EWR - BUF
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Portage Rd & Cedar Ave
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Oakwood Cemetery to Old Fort Niagara

$111 - $496

Train to New York JFK, fly, line 40 bus, shuttle  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Penn Station to Jamaica
  2. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Buffalo (BUF) JFK - BUF
  3. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Portage Rd & Cedar Ave
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Oakwood Cemetery to Old Fort Niagara

$78 - $390

Fly from New York La Guardia, line 40 bus, shuttle  •  6 h 28 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 Portage Rd & Cedar Ave
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Oakwood Cemetery to Old Fort Niagara

$74 - $389

Train to Philadelphia, fly, line 40 bus, shuttle  •  7 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Buffalo (BUF) PHL - BUF
  3. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Portage Rd & Cedar Ave
  4. Take a shuttle bus from Oakwood Cemetery to Old Fort Niagara

$239 - $929

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to Niagara-on-the-Lake is to bus which costs $40 - $65 and takes 11 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Niagara-on-the-Lake is to fly and line 40 bus and shuttle which costs $110 - $500 and takes 6 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from New York to Niagara-on-the-Lake. However, there are services departing from New York, Ny and arriving at Community Centre via Downtown Terminal and Glendale - Niagara College. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 12 min.

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The distance between New York and Niagara-on-the-Lake is 315 miles. The road distance is 414.8 miles.

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The best way to get from New York to Niagara-on-the-Lake without a car is to train which takes 11 h 36 min and costs $75 - $210.

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It takes approximately 9 h 17 min to get from New York to Niagara-on-the-Lake, including transfers.

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New York to Niagara-on-the-Lake bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from New York, Ny station.

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The best way to get from New York to Niagara-on-the-Lake is to train which takes 9 h 17 min and costs $70 - $200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $65 and takes 11 h 54 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Buffalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 23 min.

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New York to Niagara-on-the-Lake bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at St Catharines, On station.

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Map of how to get from New York to Niagara-on-the-Lake.
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  • Distance: 314.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 17 min

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, Canada?

Amtrak operates a train from New York to Niagara-on-the-Lake 3 times a day. Tickets cost $70 - $200 and the journey takes 8 h 51 min. VIA Rail also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from New York to Niagara-on-the-Lake twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 9 h 20 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station
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
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $180
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$70 - $95
Economy
$95 - $140
EconomyPlus
$120 - $180
Business
$160 - $230
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
Amtrak Acela Express

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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
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 St Catharines, On
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
NFTA
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Portage Rd & Cedar Ave
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com
Discover Niagara Shuttle
Phone
+1 716-222-0729
Email
info@discoverniagarashuttle.com
Website
discoverniagarashuttle.com
Shuttle from Oakwood Cemetery to Old Fort Niagara
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$0
Schedules at
discoverniagarashuttle.com

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Yes, the driving distance between New York to Niagara-on-the-Lake is 415 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to drive from New York to Niagara-on-the-Lake.

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JetBlue Airways and United Airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Buffalo Airport.

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There are 408+ hotels available in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from New York to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 20 min and costs $17.

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