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

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Recommended option

Fly from Newark  •  3 h 15 min

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

$92 - $479

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 JFK, fly  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak 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

$122 - $517

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

  1. Take the train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak 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 - $518

Bus Trailways New York  •  8 h 24 min

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

$51 - $104

Bus Greyhound USA  •  9 h

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

$40 - $100

Train  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Grand Central Terminal to Buffalo VIA Rail / ...

$65 - $231

Train via Albany  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Empire Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Albany to Buffalo VIA Rail / ...

$129 - $369

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 - $480 and takes 3 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Newark, Nj and arriving at Buffalo, Ny. Services depart hourly, 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 Amtrak and arriving at Buffalo via New York Penn Station and Albany. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 53 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 8 h 24 min and costs $50 - $110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 15 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 15 min and costs $90 - $480. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $110 and takes 8 h 24 min, you could also train, which costs $65 - $240 and takes 9 h 39 min.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to Buffalo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 19 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Newark to Buffalo.
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  • Distance: 285.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 15 min

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

United Airlines and JetBlue Airways fly from Newark to Buffalo every 3 hours. Alternatively, Trailways New York operates a bus from Newark to Buffalo hourly. Tickets cost $50 - $100 and the journey takes 7 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 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 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from New York La Guardia to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Newark Penn Station Amtrak 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
Long Island Rail Road
Website
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Jamaica
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
mta.info
Train from Penn Station to Woodside
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
mta.info
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Grand Central Terminal to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $210
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$60 - $85
Economy
$100 - $150
Economy Plus
$150 - $210
Business
$150 - $210
Business Plus/Sleeper
$270 - $380
Train from Albany to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $160
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$45 - $70
Economy
$75 - $110
Economy Plus
$110 - $160
Business
$110 - $160
Business Plus/Sleeper
$200 - $280
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York to Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 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
Train from New York Penn Station to Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Business Coach Seat
$55 - $80
Room
$170 - $250
Train from Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak to Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$50 - $80
Flexi Coach Seat
$90 - $140
Business Coach Seat
$95 - $140
Room
$240 - $330
Bus operators
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound USA
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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
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$75 - $100

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