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Journey Information

Cincinnati to Buffalo bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$52.08
Fastest time10h 10m
Trips per day3
Bus lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Cincinnati to Buffalo 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.

Does the bus take you directly from Cincinnati to Buffalo?

Unfortunately there are currently no buses that go the entire distance from Cincinnati to Buffalo. At some point, you will need to switch onto another vehicle to complete the journey, such as a local shuttle or even a train. More details are available as you peruse individual tickets.

How much is a bus ticket from Cincinnati to Buffalo?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $88.27 was the low point for bus fares from Cincinnati to Buffalo. Buses from Buffalo to Cincinnati are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $88.27 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 15 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $28.82 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 13 hours and 35 minutes to cover the 393 miles (633 kilometers) from Cincinnati, OH to Buffalo, NY. However, the fastest bus only takes 10 hours and 10 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?

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Cincinnati to Buffalo for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded buses to Buffalo, book your ticket for the last day of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Cincinnati?

The first bus leaves at 12:00pm and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Cincinnati to Buffalo, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 3 scheduled buses that travel from Cincinnati to Buffalo every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

What bus companies travel from Cincinnati to Buffalo?

There are a couple of bus lines that have daily service from Cincinnati, Ohio to Buffalo, New York. Of these two services, Barons Bus Lines usually offers more choice, with 3 bus trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Barons Bus Lines313h 35m$92.97
Greyhound115h 36m$80.93

Where does the bus leave from in Cincinnati?

Most buses depart from the main station in Cincinnati, Ohio:

  • Univ of Cinc - 2815 Commons Way
  • 1005 Gilbert Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Buffalo?

All buses from Cincinnati arrive at one main station in Buffalo, New York:

  • Downtown Term - 181 Ellicott St

Price trends for buses from Cincinnati to Buffalo

Average prices by travel date

$100$67$33SepOct

Monthly average prices

$100$80$60$40$20ONDJFMAMJJAS

Prices as travel date approaches

$134$107$80$53$273020100

bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from Cincinnati, OH to Buffalo, NY
5.0
Based on 1 ratings and reviews

Based on 1 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Barons Bus Lines report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
5.0
Value
5.0
Condition
5.0

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