There are 8 ways to get from Niagara Falls to New York by bus, plane, train 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.

Recommended option

Line 40 bus to Buffalo, fly to New York JFK  •  4 h 19 min

  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

$84 - $390

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  11 h 38 min

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

$37 - $57

6 alternative options

Line 40 bus to Buffalo, fly to New York La Guardia  •  4 h 31 min

  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

$80 - $389

Line 40 bus to Buffalo, fly to Newark  •  4 h 29 min

  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

$116 - $499

Train to Rochester, fly to New York La Guardia  •  5 h 55 min

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

$123 - $490

Train  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Niagara Falls Station to Grand Central Terminal VIA Rail / ...

$60 - $220

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Niagara Falls, On to New York, Ny 317 / ...

$45 - $110

Drive  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Niagara Falls to New York 399.3 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Niagara Falls to New York is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 7 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Niagara Falls to New York is to line 40 bus and fly which costs $80 - $390 and takes 4 h 19 min.

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The distance between Niagara Falls and New York is 309 miles. The road distance is 399.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 19 min to get from Niagara Falls to New York, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Niagara Falls, On and arriving at New York, Ny. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Niagara Falls Station station and arriving at Grand Central Terminal. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 43 min.

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

VIA Rail operates a train from Niagara Falls to New York every 3 hours. Tickets cost $60 - $220 and the journey takes 9 h 43 min. Amtrak also services this route 3 times a day. Alternatively, Greyhound USA operates a bus from Niagara Falls to New York hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $110 and the journey takes 11 h 10 min. Greyhound Canada also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Buffalo to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Buffalo to Newark
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Buffalo to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Buffalo to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Rochester to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Niagara Falls Station to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $140
Train from Niagara Falls Station to Grand Central Terminal
Ave. Duration
9 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$60 - $90
Economy
$110 - $150
Economy Plus
$150 - $220
Business
$150 - $220
Business Plus/Sleeper
$280 - $390
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Niagara Falls Amtrak to Rochester Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
4 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 to New York
Ave. Duration
8 h 48 min
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
Bus operators
NFTA Metro
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Rainbow Blvd & 1st St to Ellicott St & MTC
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com
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 New York, Ny
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $75
Flexible
$85 - $110
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Niagara Falls, ON to New York, NY
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$35 - $60
Online Fare
$50 - $75
Standard Fare
$65 - $95
Refundable
$70 - $110

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