There are 5 ways to get from Phoenix to Buffalo by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Phoenix (PHX) to Buffalo (BUF) PHX - BUF

$204 - $719

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Flagstaff, Az
  2. Take the train from Flagstaff Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
  3. Take the train from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak

$324 - $966

Bus  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to St Louis, Mo
  2. Take the bus from St Louis, Mo to Pittsburgh, Pa
  3. Take the bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Erie, Pa
  4. Take the bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny 212

$235 - $586

Bus, Thru-Bus  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Phoenix, Az to Chicago, Il
  2. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Hamilton, ON
  3. Take the Thru-Bus from Hamilton, ON to Buffalo, NY

$222 - $568

Drive  •  35 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Phoenix to Buffalo 2258.1 miles

$220 - $320

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Phoenix to Buffalo is to drive which costs $220 - $320 and takes 35 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Phoenix to Buffalo is to fly which costs $200 - $750 and takes 6 h 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Phoenix to Buffalo. However, there are services departing from Phoenix, Az and arriving at Buffalo, Ny via St Louis, Mo, Pittsburgh, Pa and Erie, Pa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 5 h.

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The distance between Phoenix and Buffalo is 1914 miles. The road distance is 2258.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to Buffalo without a car is to bus and train which takes 2 days 0 h and costs $320 - $1,000.

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It takes approximately 6 h 26 min to get from Phoenix to Buffalo, including transfers.

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Phoenix to Buffalo bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Phoenix, Az station.

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The best way to get from Phoenix to Buffalo is to fly which takes 6 h 26 min and costs $200 - $750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $230 - $600 and takes 2 days 5 h.

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Map of how to get from Phoenix to Buffalo.
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  • Distance: 1913.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 26 min

What companies run services between Phoenix, AZ, USA and Buffalo, NY, USA?

Southwest Airlines, Delta and two other airlines fly from Phoenix to Buffalo hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Phoenix to Buffalo via St Louis, Mo, Pittsburgh, Pa, and Erie, Pa in around 2 days 5 h.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Phoenix to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $950
Flights from Phoenix to Buffalo via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $950
Flights from Phoenix to Buffalo via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $950
Flights from Phoenix to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $950
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Phoenix to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Phoenix to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Phoenix to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
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 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Flagstaff Amtrak to Chicago Union Station
Ave. Duration
32 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$210 - $310
Flexi Coach Seat
$370 - $550
Business Coach Seat
$450 - $650
Room
$800 - $1,100
Train from Chicago Union Station to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$330 - $460
Bus operators
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 Phoenix, Az to Flagstaff, Az
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $30
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Phoenix, Az to St Louis, Mo
Ave. Duration
33 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$140 - $230
Flexible
$270 - $360
Bus from St Louis, Mo to Pittsburgh, Pa
Ave. Duration
13 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $150
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$60 - $100
Flexible
$110 - $150
Bus from Pittsburgh, Pa to Erie, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$20 - $35
Flexible
$35 - $50
Bus from Erie, Pa to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$15 - $23
Flexible
$27 - $35
Bus from Phoenix, Az to Chicago, Il
Ave. Duration
42 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$160 - $420
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$160 - $280
Flexible
$320 - $420
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Chicago, IL to Hamilton, ON
Ave. Duration
11 h 39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $110
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$40 - $65
Online Fare
$55 - $85
Standard Fare
$75 - $110
Refundable
$80 - $120
Bus from Hamilton, ON to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$12 - $18
Online Fare
$13 - $27
Standard Fare
$21 - $35
Refundable
$25 - $40

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