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There are 7 ways to get from Richmond to Niagara Falls by plane, bus, subway, 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.

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Fly from Richmond, line 40 bus  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Richmond (RIC) to Buffalo (BUF) RIC - BUF
  2. Take the line 40 bus from North Division & Main St to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$176 - $906

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Bus  •  16 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc 1002 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Washington to Buffalo

$64 - $124

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Bus to Reagan Washington, fly  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, VA - 910 N Blvd to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW
  2. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Buffalo (BUF) DCA - BUF

$131 - $493

Bus, subway to Washington Dulles, fly, line 40 bus  •  7 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, VA - 910 N Blvd to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW
  2. Take the subway from FEDERAL TRIANGLE station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Buffalo (BUF) IAD - BUF
  4. Take the line 40 bus from North Division & Main St to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$137 - $580

Bus, train to Baltimore, fly  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
  3. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Buffalo (BUF) BWI - BUF

$196 - $796

Bus, train  •  15 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak

$207 - $577

Drive  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Richmond to Niagara Falls 505 miles

$45 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $45 - $75 and takes 9 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Richmond to Niagara Falls is to fly and line 40 bus which costs $170 - $950 and takes 6 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Richmond to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from Richmond, Va and arriving at Rainbow Blvd & 1st St via Washington and Ellicott St & MTC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 14 min.

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The distance between Richmond and Niagara Falls is 394 miles. The road distance is 505 miles.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Niagara Falls without a car is to bus and train which takes 15 h 22 min and costs $200 - $600.

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It takes approximately 6 h 58 min to get from Richmond to Niagara Falls, including transfers.

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Richmond to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Greyhound USA, depart from Richmond, Va station.

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There is no direct flight from Richmond Airport to Buffalo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 4 min and has one stopover.

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Richmond to Niagara Falls bus services, operated by Megabus, arrive at Buffalo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Richmond to Niagara Falls is 505 miles. It takes approximately 9 h 35 min to drive from Richmond to Niagara Falls.

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Map of how to get from Richmond to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 394.2 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 58 min

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

You can take a bus from Richmond to Niagara Falls via Washington, Dc, Washington, Buffalo, and Ellicott St & MTC in around 16 h 14 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Richmond to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Richmond to Buffalo via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Richmond to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Reagan Washington to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Buffalo via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Richmond to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Richmond to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Richmond to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Flights from Washington Dulles to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Richmond to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Richmond to Buffalo via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $900
Flights from Richmond to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Richmond to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Richmond to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FEDERAL TRIANGLE station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to BWI Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
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
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
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
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $180
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$70 - $95
Economy
$95 - $140
EconomyPlus
$120 - $180
Business
$160 - $230
Bus operators
NFTA
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from North Division & Main St to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com
Eastern Bus
Phone
+1 212-244-6132
Website
easternbus.com
Bus from Richmond, VA - 910 N Blvd to Washington, DC - 715 H St NW
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Book at
easternbus.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 Richmond, Va to Washington, Dc
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$29 - $40

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JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, Delta and American Airlines offer flights from Richmond Airport to Buffalo Airport.

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There are 468+ hotels available in Niagara Falls. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Richmond Airport is to bus which takes 33 min and costs $1 - $3.

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