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Buffalo - Niagara Falls Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 6 intercity buses per day from Buffalo to Niagara Falls. Traveling by bus from Buffalo to Niagara Falls usually takes around 27 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 25 minutes.

Distance17 mi (27 km)
Shortest duration0h 25m
Cheapest price$9.60
Trips per day6
Most frequent serviceFlixBus US
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Buffalo to Niagara Falls?

Bus tickets for a trip from Buffalo to Niagara Falls cost $12.14 on average. This is an excellent value for the trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price

Average prices by travel date

$21$14$7JulAug

Over the next four weeks, the average price of bus tickets from Buffalo to Niagara Falls is expected to be between $12 and $18. The cheapest day to travel in the next month is July 31, 2024, when tickets are available for July 31, 2024. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next week start at just $14.

Monthly avg. prices

$34$27$21$14$7ASONDJFMAMJJ
If you're planning on taking a bus from Buffalo to Niagara Falls, you'll be happy to know that the cost stays pretty stable throughout the year. You can expect to pay around $15 for your ticket regardless of when you plan to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

$34$27$21$14$73020100

Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices closer to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. Booking in advance, even by a couple of days, is the best way to find cheaper bus tickets.

What bus companies travel from Buffalo to Niagara Falls?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Buffalo to Niagara Falls that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus US usually offers more choice, with 5 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US50h 30m$10.65
OurBus10h 26m$16.52
  • FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 5 trips per day from Buffalo to Niagara Falls, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • OurBus is an intercity bus company based in New York City. OurBus provides cheap bus tickets to some of the most popular cities in the United States. All OurBus coaches come equipped with a generous roster of amenities, including extra legroom, freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and complimentary bottled water. With cheap bus tickets starting from $16, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from Buffalo to Niagara Falls if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 27 minutes to cover the 27 kilometers from Buffalo to Niagara Falls. However, the fastest bus only takes 25 minutes. It's a short trip that goes by very quickly. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Niagara Falls at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, 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.

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Buffalo to Niagara Falls, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 6 scheduled buses that travel from Buffalo to Niagara Falls every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from Buffalo to Niagara Falls without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls; ticket prices start at $19.22.

City Information

Buffalo

Buffalo is a great budget destination that will not burn through your pocket. Located just a few hours’ drive away from Niagara Falls, the city serves as a transportation hub for tourists who want to marvel at the sights of the famous landmark. Visitors can either enjoy the tour from a boat, or walk around the section behind the falls themselves. If you opt for a more idyllic and peaceful destination instead, Forest Lawn is a good choice. A beautiful cemetery that is far from the hustle and bustle of the big city, the destination is a perfect spot for a picnic. As the day winds down to an end, don’t hesitate to attend a performance at Shea’s Performing Arts Center, which features lavish interiors as well as amazing Broadway shows.

Buffalo’s chicken wings are the city’s trademark dish, and tourists who wish to grab a bite could do so at Duff’s Famous Wings or Anchor Bar. For a wider selection, The Left Bank is an even better option.

The principal bus station in Buffalo is the Metropolitan Transportation Center downtown. Travelers can catch buses by Greyhound, New York Trailways, Fullington Trailways and Barons Bus Lines from this station. The main Amtrak train station in Buffalo is located on Exchange St not too far from the bus station. Buffalo is served by Amtrak’s Empire Service and Maple Leaf lines. The city’s principal airport is the Buffalo Niagara International Airport, which is located in the suburb area of Cheektowaga. The city is also served by the nearby Niagara Falls International Airport.

Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls has captured millions of visitors with its jaw-dropping panoramic splendor, deafening roars, and brilliant rainbows. The most astonishing fact about Niagara Falls is that almost four thousand tons of water flow over Niagara Falls every second. Niagara Falls is also the oldest state park in America and should be on every bucket list.

The closest restaurant and hotel to Niagara Falls is the Red Coach Inn. Every room has its own exquisite and historical look, and it will feel like you are staying inside a castle. Make sure to order the legendary Creme Brulee French Toast! It's even more delicious than it sounds.

To get to Niagara, you fly into the Niagara Falls International Airport. FlixBus, Adirondack Trailways, and more also provide bus service to the area with routes from Buffalo, New York, Binghamton, Rochester, and more. Trains from Buffalo to Niagara Falls are also popular, and Amtrak has several lines from Boston, Chicago, Washington, and Toronto to Niagara Falls.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Buffalo?

Downtown Terminal - 181 Ellicott St  - BNYMEG-0

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Main departure station: Downtown Terminal - 181 Ellicott St

The Downtown Terminal in Buffalo is the center of bus transportation in the city. The terminal currently serves many intercity bus lines such as Greyhound, FlixBus, Fullington Trailways, Barons Bus Lines, and New York Trailways. The station offers vending machines and even a Tim Horton’s for a taste of Canada’s favorite coffee and donuts. Situated in the heart of downtown Buffalo, travelers can easily access restaurants, hotels, or the Amtrak station on Exchange Street to continue their travels.

All bus stations in Buffalo:

  • Downtown Terminal - 181 Ellicott St

  • 4641 Maple Rd

  • Buffalo Bills Highmark Stadium

Where does the bus arrive in Niagara Falls?

Main arrival station: 127 Old Main St

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Niagara Falls.

Bus stations in Niagara Falls:

  • 127 Old Main St

  • 127 Old Main St

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