There are 8 ways to get from Philadelphia to Niagara Falls by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Philadelphia to Buffalo, line 40 bus  •  4 h 32 min

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

$161 - $726

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  9 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from 30th St. Station Philadelphia to Buffalo

$38 - $86

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Train to Baltimore, fly to Buffalo, line 40 bus  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Buffalo (BUF) BWI - BUF
  3. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$207 - $841

Train to Newark, fly to Buffalo, line 40 bus  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Buffalo (BUF) EWR - BUF
  3. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$120 - $542

Fly Philadelphia to Rochester, train  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Rochester (ROC) PHL - ROC
  2. Take the train from Rochester to Niagara Falls Station

$205 - $738

Train  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York to Niagara Falls Station VIA Rail / ...

$138 - $423

Bus Greyhound USA  •  12 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Scranton, Pa 7956 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Buffalo, Ny 300

$51 - $120

Drive  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Niagara Falls 402.3 miles

$35 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 7 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Niagara Falls is to fly and line 40 bus which costs $160 - $750 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia station to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from 30th St. Station Philadelphia and arriving at Main St & Pine Ave via Ellicott St & MTC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia station to Niagara Falls station. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station and arriving at Niagara Falls Station via New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 41 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Niagara Falls is 298 miles. The road distance is 402.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Niagara Falls without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 33 min and costs $35 - $90.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Philadelphia to Niagara Falls, including transfers.

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Philadelphia to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Philadelphia, Pa station.

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Philadelphia to Niagara Falls train services, operated by Amtrak Acela Express, arrive at Philadelphia 30th Street Station.

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The best way to get from Philadelphia to Niagara Falls is to bus which takes 9 h 33 min and costs $35 - $90. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $130 - $430 and takes 11 h 41 min.

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Map of how to get from Philadelphia to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 297.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

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

Megabus operates a bus from Philadelphia to Niagara Falls once daily. Tickets cost $35 - $85 and the journey takes 8 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Philadelphia to Niagara Falls via New York Penn Station and New York in around 11 h 41 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
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 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 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 New York to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$60 - $90
Economy
$110 - $150
Economy Plus
$150 - $220
Business
$160 - $220
Business Plus/Sleeper
$280 - $400
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
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 New York Penn Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 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
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 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 Philadelphia, Pa to Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Scranton, Pa to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75

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