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Buffalo to New York bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$46.88
Fastest time7h 0m
Trips per day7
Bus lines4
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Price trends for buses from Buffalo to New York

Average prices by travel date

$80$54$27AugAug

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Buffalo to New York
4.7
Based on 28 reviews

Based on 8 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 57 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.6
Staff
4.8
Value
3.6
Condition
4.7
Deepisha
4.0
July 19, 2020Solo travel
Cons
Bus was too cold for my liking, and the microphone the driver was talking into was broken. It would blare loudly every time the driver made an announcement, waking people up with a rude shock.
Tips
Carry extra blanket/clothes and ear buds.
Andrew
5.0
December 24, 2019Visiting family
Pros
On time, no problems, we left when we said we were going to leave and we arrived when we said we were going to arrive
Cons
Seats were very uncomfortable. My rear end was sore the whole time and the following day
Tips
Bring a pillow or a seat cushion
Yunnai
4.0
August 6, 2019
Pros
Looks like trailbus has better buses than greyhound!
Cons
Sadly in USA the greed of owners won't make up grades any time soon !! Like in Europe.
Tips
Make sure to print all your itineraries.
Diondre
5.0
June 14, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Time management
Cons
The bathroom on the buses lol smell was strong
Tips
Cheap easy way to go especially to ny
Marie
5.0
June 1, 2019Visiting family
Pros
The driver was very kind and explained the rules and all the stops that we would be making.
Cons
The bathroom

Based on 3 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
2.3
Staff
4.3
Value
2.7
Condition
4.7
Nitin
5.0
October 4, 2019Business
Cons
Internet not working properly. Some seats without cover
Ali
5.0
September 7, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Buss not coming on time
Cons
Good
Tips
I will go to buffalo
Nikita
4.0
July 7, 2019Vacation
Pros
Good expérience driver
Cons
Avoid being late
Tips
Just kind

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Trailways NY Pool report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
4.0
Value
3.3
Condition
4.0
Atraeu
4.0
February 22, 2020Business
Pros
i actually slept unlike on a greyhound
Cons
nothing
Tips
go to sleep if its nighttime
Aniah
5.0
September 15, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Got to visit my family and friends
Cons
Nothing I noticed
Tips
N/A
Ivette
4.0
September 12, 2019Vacation
Pros
a holiday trip that initially was chaos due to bad information from the seller to change the ticket and pay an additional value, finally solved the error and I could travel. A long trip, cold, a traveler all the way I smoke inside the bus, annoying to those who rested,...More
Cons
I don’t now, no internet in the bus, terrible
Tips
Yes

Based on 13 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with OurBus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
4.8
Value
4.5
Condition
4.8
Rodney
5.0
January 20, 2020Regular commuter
Pros
Departure was on time and arrived at my destination early. Smooth ride.
Cons
Wifi wasn't available
Tips
Sit back and enjoy the ride.
Samantha
5.0
December 27, 2019Solo travel
Pros
The driver was great!
Kaylene
5.0
October 7, 2019Visiting family
Pros
My Bus Driver Vern! He Was The Bomb! And Funny I Couldn’t Have A Bad Day At All !
Eklasur
5.0
September 5, 2019
Pros
Your bus service superb
Sadad
5.0
August 25, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
To see nature...I love to see nature’s..i like neat & clean bus too...
Cons
Always try to keep clean the rests room.
Tips
Please keep clean rests room

Frequently Asked Questions

What company has the most buses from Buffalo to New York?

Greyhound offers 19 trips per day between Buffalo and New York City, which is the most of three bus companies driving between these two cities. For comparison, Megabus has 5 trips per day, and Trailways Pool has 4 trips per day, and OurBus has 1 trip per day. The average travel time on Greyhound is approximately 9 hours and 10 minutes, and tickets are about $61 each.

Is there a train from Buffalo to New York City?

Amtrak Empire Service and Amtrak Maple Leaf both offer direct trains from Buffalo to New York City. The Empire Service makes 2 daily trips, averaging 8 hours and 17 minutes and about $75 per ticket. The Maple Leaf makes 1 daily trip, averaging 9 hours of travel time, with tickets also costing around $75. The first train of the day departs Buffalo at 4:00 a.m., and the last train of the day leaves at 12:00 p.m.

What is the best way to get from Buffalo to New York?

Traveling by bus and train between Buffalo and New York City each has its advantages. Buses are slightly cheaper, with tickets costing about $49 (versus $61 on the train). There are also more buses that drive this route every day, meaning you have far more options. That said, trains tend to be more comfortable, and have a faster average travel time than most bus companies for this route.

Is it safe to travel by bus from Buffalo to New York right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Buffalo to New York?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $66.15 was the low point for bus fares from Buffalo to New York. Buses from New York to Buffalo are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $66.15 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 28 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $35.33 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 8 hours and 3 minutes to cover the 471 kilometers (292 miles) from Buffalo to New York. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours, The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Buffalo?

The first bus leaves at 6:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Buffalo to New York, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 7 scheduled buses that travel from Buffalo to New York every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 7 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Buffalo to New York; ticket prices start at $91.08.

What bus companies travel from Buffalo to New York?

There are 4 bus lines from Buffalo to New York. With 4 daily trips, Greyhound usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Greyhound48h 31m$79.79
OurBus28h 1m$66.69
Trailways NY Pool18h 30m$79.58
Wanda Coach17h 0m$66.97

Where does the bus leave from in Buffalo?

Buses to New York leave from multiple locations in Buffalo, New York. These are the 3 most popular bus stations:

  • Downtown Term - 181 Ellicott St
  • 4641 Maple Rd
  • 2055 Niagara Falls Blvd

Where does the bus arrive in New York?

Buses arrive in New York at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in New York, New York:

  • Port Authority Bus Station
  • 368 Park Ave S
  • 95 Canal St

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