There are 8 ways to get from Washington to Niagara Falls by plane, bus, train, subway 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 Reagan Washington to Buffalo, line 40 bus  •  4 h 18 min

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

$117 - $492

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  12 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Buffalo

$51 - $72

6 alternative options

Train to Baltimore, fly to Buffalo, line 40 bus  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall 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

$180 - $769

Subway to Washington Dulles, fly to Buffalo, line 40 bus  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  2. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Buffalo (BUF) IAD - BUF
  3. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$123 - $579

Fly Reagan Washington to Toronto, train  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Toronto (YYZ) DCA - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls

$143 - $473

Train  •  13 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express
  2. Take the train from New York to Niagara Falls Station VIA Rail

$192 - $553

Bus via Dubois, PA  •  15 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
  2. Take the bus from Harrisburg to Dubois, PA
  3. Take the bus from Dubois, PA to Buffalo, NY

$88 - $181

Drive  •  7 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Washington to Niagara Falls 404.1 miles

$35 - $60

What companies run services between Washington, DC, USA and Niagara Falls, NY, USA?

Megabus operates a bus from Washington to Niagara Falls once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 11 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Washington to Niagara Falls via New York Penn Station and New York in around 13 h 16 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 Reagan Washington to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Reagan Washington to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Reagan Washington to Toronto via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Reagan Washington to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$55 - $140
First Class Seat
$120 - $150
Train from Washington Union Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Metro Washington DC
Website
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
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 New York to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $220
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$65 - $90
Economy
$110 - $150
Economy Plus
$150 - $220
Business
$160 - $230
Business Plus/Sleeper
$290 - $400
Bus operators
Niagara Frontier
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com
Greyhound USA
Phone
+1 214-849-8100
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Washington, Dc to Harrisburg, Pa
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$17 - $26
Flexible
$30 - $40
Fullington Trailways
Phone
+1 800.942.8287
Website
fullingtontours.com
Bus from Harrisburg to Dubois, PA
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
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Bus from Dubois, PA to Buffalo, NY
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Schedules at
fullingtontours.com
Book at
fab.tdstickets.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Washington to Niagara Falls?

The distance between Washington and Niagara Falls is 497 km. The road distance is 647 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Washington to Niagara Falls?

The cheapest way to get from Washington to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 7 h 53 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Washington to Niagara Falls?

The quickest way to get from Washington to Niagara Falls is to fly and line 40 bus which takes 4 h 18 min and costs $110 - $500.

Is there a direct train between Washington and Niagara Falls?

No, there is no direct train from Washington to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from Washington Union Station Amtrak and arriving at Niagara Falls Station via New York. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 16 min.

Is there a direct bus between Washington and Niagara Falls?

No, there is no direct bus from Washington to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from Washington and arriving at Main St & Pine Ave via Ellicott St & MTC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 42 min.

How long does it take to get from Washington to Niagara Falls?

It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Washington to Niagara Falls, including transfers.