There are 8 ways to get from New York to Niagara-on-the-Lake by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  9 h 46 min

  1. VIA Rail

$67 - $219

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  13 h 8 min

  1. 252 / ...

$53 - $121

6 alternative options

Bus Trailways New York  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Nyc

$55 - $105

Drive  •  7 h 31 min

  1. 414.8 miles

$55 - $80

Fly from New York JFK, line 40 bus, shuttle  •  6 h 9 min

  1. JFK - BUF

$75 - $390

Fly from New York La Guardia, line 40 bus, shuttle  •  6 h 33 min

  1. LGA - BUF

$74 - $389

Fly from Newark, line 40 bus, shuttle  •  6 h 17 min

  1. EWR - BUF

$99 - $490

Train to Philadelphia, fly, line 40 bus, shuttle  •  7 h 36 min

  1. PHL - BUF

$240 - $930

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

VIA Rail operates a train from New York to Niagara-on-the-Lake every 3 hours. Tickets cost $65 - $220 and the journey takes 9 h 20 min. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from New York to Niagara-on-the-Lake every 3 hours. Tickets cost $50 - $100 and the journey takes 7 h 10 min.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $220
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$65 - $90
Economy
$110 - $150
Economy Plus
$150 - $220
Business
$160 - $230
Business Plus/Sleeper
$290 - $400
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from New York, Ny to Niagara Falls, On
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $120
Niagara Frontier
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Portage Rd & Cedar Ave
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 30 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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Questions & Answers

The distance between New York and Niagara-on-the-Lake is 504 km. The road distance is 664 km.

The cheapest way to get from New York to Niagara-on-the-Lake is to drive which costs $55 - $80 and takes 7 h 31 min.

The quickest way to get from New York to Niagara-on-the-Lake is to fly and line 40 bus and shuttle which takes 6 h 9 min and costs $75 - $390.

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 Niagara Falls Bus Terminal and Glendale - Niagara College. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 8 min.

It takes approximately 9 h 46 min to get from New York to Niagara-on-the-Lake, including transfers.