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There are 10 ways to get from Niagara Falls to Manhattan by bus, plane, subway, train, night bus or car

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

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Line 40 bus to Buffalo, fly to New York La Guardia  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the line 40 bus from Rainbow Blvd & 1st St to Ellicott St & MTC
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to New York La Guardia (LGA) BUF - LGA

$74 - $374

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Bus  •  8h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal Toronto / ...

$37 - $72

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Line 40 bus to Buffalo, fly to New York JFK, subway  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the line 40 bus from Rainbow Blvd & 1st St to Ellicott St & MTC
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to New York JFK (JFK) BUF - JFK
  3. Take the subway from Sutphin Blvd - Archer Av - JFK Airport to 5 Av/53 St

$77 - $372

Line 40 bus to Buffalo, fly to Newark  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the line 40 bus from Rainbow Blvd & 1st St to Ellicott St & MTC
  2. Fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Newark (EWR) BUF - EWR

$111 - $481

Train to Rochester, fly to New York La Guardia  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the train from Niagara Falls Amtrak Station to Rochester Amtrak Station
  2. Fly from Rochester (ROC) to New York La Guardia (LGA) ROC - LGA

$125 - $473

Train to Toronto, fly to New York La Guardia  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
  2. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to New York La Guardia (LGA) YYZ - LGA

$105 - $443

Train to Billy Bishop Toronto City, fly to Newark  •  6h 29m

  1. Take the train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
  2. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Newark (EWR) YTZ - EWR

$131 - $543

Train  •  9h 1m

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

$75 - $196

Night bus  •  9h 51m

  1. Take the night bus from Buffalo, Ny to New York, Ny 311 / ...

$45 - $70

Drive  •  7h 14m

  1. Drive from Niagara Falls to Manhattan 408 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Niagara Falls to Manhattan is to drive which costs $40 - $60 and takes 7h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Niagara Falls to Manhattan is to line 40 bus and fly which costs $70 - $380 and takes 4h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Niagara Falls to Manhattan. However, there are services departing from 3rd St & Niagara St and arriving at New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal via Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 53m.

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The distance between Niagara Falls and Manhattan is 308 miles. The road distance is 408 miles.

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The best way to get from Niagara Falls to Manhattan without a car is to bus which takes 8h 53m and costs $35 - $75.

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It takes approximately 4h 41m to get from Niagara Falls to Manhattan, including transfers.

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Niagara Falls to Manhattan bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, depart from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street station.

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The best way to get from Niagara Falls to Manhattan is to bus which takes 8h 53m and costs $35 - $75. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $75 - $200 and takes 9h 1m.

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The quickest flight from Buffalo Airport to New York La Guardia Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 22m.

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Niagara Falls to Manhattan bus services, operated by Greyhound Canada, arrive at New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal station.

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Map of how to get from Niagara Falls to Manhattan.
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  • Distance: 308.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 41m

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

Greyhound Canada operates a bus from Niagara Falls to Manhattan every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $70 and the journey takes 7h 15m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Niagara Falls to Manhattan 3 times a day. Tickets cost $70 - $200 and the journey takes 8h 53m. VIA Rail also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,600
Flights from Buffalo to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Newark
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $1,100
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Toronto to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
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 Niagara Falls Amtrak Station to Rochester Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from Niagara Falls Amtrak Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
8h 53m
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 Niagara Falls Station to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $90
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$22 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Business
$60 - $90
Train from Niagara Falls to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$20 - $45
Economy
$40 - $60
EconomyPlus
$60 - $85
Business
$60 - $85
Train from Niagara Falls Station to New York
Ave. Duration
9h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $180
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$70 - $95
Economy
$95 - $140
EconomyPlus
$120 - $180
Business
$160 - $230
GO Transit
Bus operators
NFTA
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Rainbow Blvd & 1st St to Ellicott St & MTC
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Buffalo, NY - 181 Ellicott Street to New York, NY - 625 8th Ave P.A. Terminal
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
Greyhound.ca
International
$55 - $75
Online Fare
$35 - $55
Advanced Purchase
$40 - $65
Standard Fare
$60 - $70
Refundable
$71 - $76
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Buffalo, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $60
Flexible
$70 - $110
Night bus from Buffalo, Ny to New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$40 - $65
Flexible
$70 - $110
Trailways New York
Phone
(800) 858-8555
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from Buffalo, NY to New York, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Book at
trailwaysny.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Niagara Falls to Manhattan is 408 miles. It takes approximately 7h 14m to drive from Niagara Falls to Manhattan.

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American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta offer flights from Buffalo Airport to New York La Guardia Airport.

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There are 2179+ hotels available in Manhattan. Prices start at $95 USD per night.

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