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There are 4 ways to get from Niagara Falls to Buffalo by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  38m

  1. Take the train from Niagara Falls Amtrak Station to Buffalo Amtrak Station Empire Service / ...

$21 - $40

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Bus  •  56m

  1. Take the bus from Main St & Walnut Ave to Niagara Square & City Hall 40 / ...

$2 - $19

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  25m

  1. Take a taxi from Niagara Falls to Buffalo 20.6 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  25m

  1. Drive from Niagara Falls to Buffalo 20.6 miles

$2 - $3

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The cheapest way to get from Niagara Falls to Buffalo is to drive which costs $2 - $3 and takes 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Niagara Falls to Buffalo is to taxi which costs $85 - $110 and takes 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Main St & Walnut Ave and arriving at Niagara Square & City Hall. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 56m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Niagara Falls Amtrak Station station and arriving at Buffalo Amtrak Station station. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38m.

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The distance between Niagara Falls and Buffalo is 17 miles. The road distance is 20.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Niagara Falls to Buffalo without a car is to train which takes 38m and costs $21 - $40.

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The train from Niagara Falls Amtrak Station to Buffalo Amtrak Station takes 38m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Niagara Falls to Buffalo bus services, operated by NFTA, depart from Main St & Walnut Ave station.

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Niagara Falls to Buffalo train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Niagara Falls Amtrak Station.

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The best way to get from Niagara Falls to Buffalo is to train which takes 38m and costs $21 - $40. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $2 - $19 and takes 56m.

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Map of how to get from Niagara Falls to Buffalo.
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  • Distance: 17.1 miles
  • Duration: 38m

What companies run services between Niagara Falls, NY, USA and Buffalo, NY, USA?

Amtrak operates a train from Niagara Falls to Buffalo 3 times a day. Tickets cost $21 - $40 and the journey takes 38m. VIA Rail also services this route once daily. Alternatively, NFTA operates a bus from Niagara Falls to Buffalo hourly. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 56m. Three other operators also service this route.

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 Niagara Falls Amtrak Station to Buffalo Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$21 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Business Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Room
$130 - $180
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Niagara Falls Station to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$13 - $35
Economy
$30 - $50
EconomyPlus
$50 - $75
Business
$40 - $65
Bus operators
NFTA
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Main St & Walnut Ave to Niagara Square & City Hall
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com
Megabus Canada
Phone
1-866-488-4452
Email
canada-info@coachcanada.com
Website
ca.megabus.com
Bus from Niagara Falls, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Book at
megabus.ca
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Niagara Falls, ON to Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $22
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$8 - $12
Online Fare
$8 - $20
Standard Fare
$15 - $22
Refundable
$18 - $27
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 Niagara Falls, On to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$9 - $13
Flexible
$15 - $19
Other operators
Taxi from Niagara Falls to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
25m
Estimated price
$85 - $110
WeGo Taxi Tour
Phone
+1 716-449-0001
Website
wegotaxitours.com
Niagara Falls Taxi
Phone
+1 716-939-5273
Website
niagarafallstaxi.weebly.com
A1 Taxi Tour
Phone
+1 716-550-6343
Website
a-onetaxi.com

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Niagara Falls to Buffalo bus services, operated by NFTA, arrive at Niagara Square & City Hall station.

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Niagara Falls to Buffalo train services, operated by Amtrak, arrive at Buffalo Amtrak Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Niagara Falls to Buffalo is 21 miles. It takes approximately 25m to drive from Niagara Falls to Buffalo.

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