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Journey Information

New York to Niagara Falls bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$69.40
Fastest time7h 50m
Trips per day1
Bus lines1

New York to Niagara Falls Route Map

New York Niagara Falls

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the best way to travel from New York City to Niagara Falls?

The best way to travel from New York to Niagara Falls is by bus. Bus tickets for this route average just $47.00. Greyhound provides the most daily schedules with 3 per day. The fastest duration for a bus trip from New York City to Niagara Falls is 7 hours and 15 minutes. For comparison, train trips on this route take about 9 hours, with tickets averaging $67. While there are no direct flights from NYC to Niagara Falls, you can fly into Buffalo, but the ticket will likely cost you more than $115.

Does Amtrak go from New York to Niagara Falls?

Yes, Amtrak travels from New York City to Niagara Falls. There are two Amtrak lines that provide this route: Amtrak Empire Service and Amtrak Maple Leaf. Of the two, Amtrak Empire has the most daily schedules. There are 2 routes per day, and the duration is about 9 hours. Amtrak train tickets for this route start at $67.00.

How far is Niagara Falls from New York?

Niagara Falls is approximately 408.1 miles northwest of New York. If you were to take a bus from New York to Niagara Falls, the average drive time would likely be between 7 and 9 hours.

Is it safe to travel by bus from New York to Niagara Falls during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all bus passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the bus.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How much is a bus ticket from New York to Niagara Falls?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $69.40 was the low point for bus fares from New York to Niagara Falls. Buses from Niagara Falls to New York are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $69.40 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 12 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $19.29 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 7 hours and 51 minutes to cover the 307 miles (493 kilometers) from New York, NY to Niagara Falls, NY. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours and 50 minutes. 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?

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

When do the earliest and latest buses leave New York?

There is usually only one bus per day from New York to Niagara Falls. It leaves the station in New York at 9:00am each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

How many buses are there each day?

There is usually only one bus per day from New York to Niagara Falls. Fortunately, this happens to be a direct bus, meaning that you do not have to get on a different bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New York to Niagara Falls; ticket prices start at $85.80.

What bus companies travel from New York to Niagara Falls?

There is one bus company that operates from New York to Niagara Falls. OurBus is the only company to provide bus transportation at the moment. It only operates one bus trip per day, which really narrows down the options.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
OurBus17h 51m$70.89

Book OurBus from New York to Niagara Falls from $69. There are 1 OurBus schedules from New York to Niagara Falls and you can expect on average to pay $71 for a OurBus ticket to Niagara Falls. In New York, OurBus departs to Niagara Falls from GW Bridge, Slip 2 - 4211 Broadway and no other station. In Niagara Falls, OurBus arrives at 127 Old Main St and no other station. An average trip on OurBus from New York to Niagara Falls takes 7 hours and 51 minutes, while the fastest available OurBus trip will get you to Niagara Falls in 7 hours and 50 minutes, On weekends, OurBus offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $72 for a weekend getaway trip to Niagara Falls.

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

Most buses depart from the main station in New York, New York:

  • GW Bridge, Slip 2 - 4211 Broadway

Where does the bus arrive in Niagara Falls?

All buses from New York arrive at one main station in Niagara Falls, New York:

  • 127 Old Main St

Price trends for buses from New York to Niagara Falls

Average prices by travel date

$76$50$25FebMar

Monthly average prices

$95$76$57$38$19AMJJASONDJFM

Prices as travel date approaches

$95$76$57$38$193020100

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from New York, NY to Niagara Falls, NY

(Based on 17 ratings and reviews)

4.8

5.0

Surya

July 20, 2020 - Visiting friends

OurBus

Pros: Perfect and really had fun. Cons: Everything is perfect. Tips: Be wise and choose best one. Pros: Perfect and really had fun. Cons: Everything is perfect. Tips: Be wise and choose best one.

5.0

Beverly

December 9, 2019 - Vacation

OurBus

Pros: Free bottled water. Cons: Cleanliness. Tips: Nothing in particular. Pros: Free bottled water. Cons: Cleanliness. Tips: Nothing in particular.

5.0

Diah

November 9, 2019 - Vacation

OurBus

My trip was good and smooth. I like the easy booking from wanderu apps and possibility to compare the price with other mode transportationMy trip was good and smooth. I like the easy booking from wanderu apps and possibility to compare the price with other mode transportation

4.0

Shahnaz

November 6, 2019 - Couples trip

OurBus

Cons: Pl don't swipe the buses wifi very slow. Tips: Not yet. Cons: Pl don't swipe the buses wifi very slow. Tips: Not yet.

5.0

Toi

October 31, 2019 - Vacation

OurBus

Pros: Unbeatable price, comfortable ride and arrived timely. Driver Vern was super nice and friendly, very professional. Tips: Highly recommended! Pros: Unbeatable price, comfortable ride and arrived timely. Driver Vern was super nice and friendly, very professional. Tips: Highly recommended!

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