There are 7 ways to get from Providence to Buffalo by plane, train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Providence  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Providence (PVD) to Buffalo (BUF) PVD - BUF

$154 - $819

Cheapest option

Bus Greyhound USA  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Providence, Ri to Boston, Ma 3434 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Boston, Ma to Buffalo, Ny 4175

$57 - $145

5 alternative options

Train to Boston, fly  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
  2. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Buffalo (BUF) BOS - BUF

$92 - $512

Bus Trailways New York  •  11 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Buffalo, NY Nyc

$70 - $136

Train via Grand Central Terminal  •  12 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to New Haven Union Station Amtrak
  2. Take the train from New Haven to Grand Central
  3. Take the train from Grand Central Terminal to Buffalo

$162 - $470

Train Amtrak  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$100 - $417

Drive  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Providence to Buffalo 452.1 miles

$40 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Providence to Buffalo is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Providence to Buffalo is to train and fly which costs $90 - $550 and takes 4 h 29 min.

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The distance between Providence and Buffalo is 390 miles. The road distance is 452.1 miles.

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It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Providence to Buffalo, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Providence to Buffalo. However, there are services departing from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence and arriving at Buffalo, NY via New York, NY - Port Authority. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Providence to Buffalo. However, there are services departing from Providence Amtrak and arriving at Buffalo via New Haven and Grand Central Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 56 min.

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What companies run services between Providence, RI, USA and Buffalo, NY, USA?

Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and two other airlines fly from Providence to Buffalo hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Providence to Buffalo via New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal and New York, NY - Port Authority in around 11 h 45 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Providence to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Providence to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Providence to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Providence to Buffalo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Providence to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Providence to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Providence to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Providence Amtrak to Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $160
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$60 - $150
First Class Seat
$120 - $160
Train from Providence Amtrak to New Haven Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$85 - $190
First Class Seat
$160 - $230
Metro-North Railroad (MNR)
Phone
+1 877-690-5116
Website
mta.info
Train from New Haven to Grand Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
mta.info
Off-peak at station
$16 - $19
Off-peak onboard
$23 - $25
Onboard
$25 - $35
At station
$24 - $26
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Grand Central Terminal to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $210
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$60 - $85
Economy
$100 - $140
Economy Plus
$140 - $210
Business
$150 - $210
Business Plus/Sleeper
$270 - $380
Amtrak
Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York to Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Room
$300 - $410
Train from Boston Back Bay Station Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
10 h 37 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$130 - $190
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Room
$320 - $440
Bus operators
Peter Pan Bus Lines
Phone
1-800-343-9999
Website
peterpanbus.com
Bus from 1 Kennedy Plaza, Providence to New York City, NY - Port Authority Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
peterpanbus.com
Book at
webstore.peterpanbus.com
Trailways New York
Website
trailwaysny.com
Bus from New York, NY - Port Authority to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $100
Schedules at
trailwaysny.com
Book at
trailwaysny.com
Greyhound USA
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 Providence, Ri to Boston, Ma
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $25
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$11 - $17
Flexible
$20 - $25
Bus from Boston, Ma to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $120
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$45 - $80
Flexible
$90 - $120

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