There are 7 ways to get from Seattle to Buffalo by plane, train, bus, night 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 to Buffalo  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Buffalo (BUF) SEA - BUF

$194 - $720

6 alternative options

Fly to Rochester, train  •  11 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Rochester (ROC) SEA - ROC
  2. Take the train from Rochester to Buffalo

$208 - $678

Fly to Toronto, train  •  11 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Seattle (SEA) to Toronto (YYZ) SEA - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls

$232 - $762

Train  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak Empire Builder
  2. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak Lake Shore Limited

$366 - $1,076

Bus  •  3 days 4 h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, Wa to Coquitlam, Bc
  2. Take the bus from Coquitlam, BC to Calgary, AB
  3. Take the bus from Calgary, AB to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
  4. Take the bus from Toronto, On to Ft Erie, On 207

$255 - $634

Bus, train, night bus  •  3 days 18 h

  1. Take the bus from Seattle, WA to Vancouver, BC
  2. Take the train from Vancouver to Toronto
  3. Take the night bus from Toronto, On to Buffalo, Ny 311

$322 - $1,189

Drive  •  41 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Seattle to Buffalo 2648.4 miles

$250 - $380

What companies run services between Seattle, WA, USA and Buffalo, NY, USA?

Delta, Southwest Airlines and two other airlines fly from Seattle to Buffalo hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Seattle to Buffalo via Chicago Union Station Amtrak, Buffalo Depew Station Amtrak, and Buffalo in around 2 days 9 h.

Airlines
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Seattle to Buffalo via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Buffalo via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Buffalo via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Rochester via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Rochester via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Rochester via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Rochester via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from Seattle to Toronto via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
6 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Toronto via Salt Lake City
Ave. Duration
6 h 56 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Seattle to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
8 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Rochester via Newark
Ave. Duration
8 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $650
Flights from Seattle to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,800
Flights from Seattle to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Flights from Seattle to Toronto via Denver
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,300
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Seattle to Buffalo via Chicago Midway
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Seattle to Rochester via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Seattle to Buffalo via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,000
Flights from Seattle to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Rochester via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Seattle to Toronto via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,400
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Seattle to Rochester via Toronto
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $900
Flights from Seattle to Toronto
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,800
Flights from Seattle to Toronto via Vancouver
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $1,800
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Seattle to Rochester via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $850
Train operators
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$25 - $35
Economy
$30 - $45
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $65
Business Plus/Sleeper
$80 - $120
Train from Toronto to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$90 - $130
Train from Vancouver to Toronto
Ave. Duration
3 days 10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$290 - $410
Economy
$550 - $800
Economy Plus
$750 - $1,100
Business
$800 - $1,200
Business Plus/Sleeper
$1,400 - $2,100
Amtrak
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Buffalo Exchange Street Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $40
Flexi Coach Seat
$45 - $70
Business Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Room
$140 - $210
Train from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak to Chicago Union Station Amtrak
Ave. Duration
45 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$270 - $850
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$270 - $400
Flexi Coach Seat
$480 - $700
Business Coach Seat
$550 - $850
Room
$1,000 - $1,400
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak 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
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Seattle, Wa to Coquitlam, Bc
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$19 - $29
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Toronto, On to Ft Erie, On
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $25
Flexible
$30 - $40
Night bus from Toronto, On to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$16 - $24
Flexible
$28 - $40
Greyhound Canada
Phone
+1 1-800-661-8747
Email
Canada.info@greyhound.ca
Website
greyhound.ca
Bus from Coquitlam, BC to Calgary, AB
Ave. Duration
15 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $130
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$50 - $80
Online Fare
$70 - $110
Standard Fare
$90 - $130
Refundable
$100 - $150
Bus from Calgary, AB to Toronto, ON - 610 Bay Street
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Website
Greyhound.ca
Advanced Purchase
$170 - $260
Online Fare
$240 - $330
Standard Fare
$290 - $420
Refundable
$320 - $460
Megabus CA
Boltbus
Phone
+1 1-877-265-8287
Website
boltbus.com
Bus from Seattle, WA to Vancouver, BC
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
boltbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Seattle to Buffalo?

The distance between Seattle and Buffalo is 3397 km. The road distance is 4237 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Seattle to Buffalo?

The cheapest way to get from Seattle to Buffalo is to fly which costs $190 - $750 and takes 8 h 46 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Seattle to Buffalo?

The quickest way to get from Seattle to Buffalo is to fly which takes 8 h 46 min and costs $190 - $750.

Is there a direct train between Seattle and Buffalo?

No, there is no direct train from Seattle to Buffalo. However, there are services departing from Seattle King Street Station Amtrak and arriving at Buffalo via Chicago Union Station Amtrak and Buffalo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 9 h.

Is there a direct bus between Seattle and Buffalo?

No, there is no direct bus from Seattle to Buffalo. However, there are services departing from Seattle, Wa and arriving at Ft Erie, On via Coquitlam, BC, Calgary, AB and Toronto, On. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 4 h.

How long does it take to get from Seattle to Buffalo?

It takes approximately 8 h 46 min to get from Seattle to Buffalo, including transfers.