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There are 9 ways to get from Newark to Buffalo by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Newark  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Buffalo (BUF) EWR - BUF

$92 - $464

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  11 h 11 min

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

$36 - $75

7 alternative options

Train, train to New York La Guardia, fly  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
  2. Take the train from Penn Station to Woodside
  3. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Buffalo (BUF) LGA - BUF

$121 - $503

Train, train to New York JFK, fly  •  4 h 7 min

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

$125 - $502

Train to Philadelphia, fly  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Buffalo (BUF) PHL - BUF

$233 - $902

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Newark, Nj to Buffalo, Ny 300

$40 - $100

Train  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak Maple Leaf / ...

$114 - $319

Bus Trailways New York  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Buffalo, NY Nyc

$51 - $115

Drive  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Newark to Buffalo 365.8 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Newark to Buffalo is to drive which costs $35 - $55 and takes 6 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Newark to Buffalo is to fly which costs $90 - $470 and takes 3 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Buffalo, Ny. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Newark station to Buffalo. However, there are services departing from Newark Penn Station and arriving at Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

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The distance between Newark and Buffalo is 286 miles. The road distance is 365.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Newark to Buffalo without a car is to bus which takes 9 h and costs $40 - $100.

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Newark to Buffalo, including transfers.

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Newark to Buffalo bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Newark, Nj station.

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Newark to Buffalo train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at New York Penn Station.

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The best way to get from Newark to Buffalo is to fly which takes 3 h 20 min and costs $90 - $470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $100 and takes 9 h, you could also train, which costs $110 - $320 and takes 9 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Newark to Buffalo.
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  • Distance: 285.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

What companies run services between Newark, NJ, USA and Buffalo, NY, USA?

United Airlines and JetBlue Airways fly from Newark to Buffalo every 4 hours. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Newark to Buffalo once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 9 h.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, 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 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Train operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$45 - $130
First Class Seat
$110 - $130
Train from Newark Penn Station to Philadelphia 30th Street Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$70 - $170
First Class Seat
$140 - $200
Long Island Rail Road
Phone
+1 718-217-5477
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Woodside
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
LIRR
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
LIRR
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $410
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
8 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$65 - $90
Economy
$90 - $130
EconomyPlus
$120 - $170
Business
$160 - $220
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 Newark, Nj to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Buffalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Newark to Buffalo bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, arrive at Buffalo, Ny station.

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Newark to Buffalo train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Newark to Buffalo is 366 miles. It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to drive from Newark to Buffalo.

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

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There are 141+ hotels available in Buffalo. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Newark to Newark Airport is to bus which takes 11 min and costs $1 - $2.

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