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Newark - Niagara Falls Train Schedule

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Other ways to get from Newark to Niagara Falls

There are usually 6 daily bus trips from Newark to Niagara Falls.

Bus
Train
Avg. Price
Avg. Price
$91.59
Avg. Price
$150.00
Daily Trips
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6
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4
Duration
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10h 3m
Duration
11h 48m
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Trip Summary

There are usually 4 daily train trips available from Newark to Niagara Falls. Traveling by train from Newark to Niagara Falls usually takes 11 hours and 49 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak train can make the trip in 9 hours and 41 minutes.

Distance299 mi (480 km)
Fastest train9h 41m
Lowest price$102.54
Most frequent serviceAmtrak
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What is the price of a train ticket from Newark to Niagara Falls?

In the last month, the average price of a train ticket from Newark to Niagara Falls was $137.75. This is somewhat expensive compared to other train fares, but it makes sense given the route’s long distance. Good news! You can find the cheapest tickets if you book your trip at least 29 days prior to the travel date. You’ll likely pay around $97.51 more if you wait to book until the last minute.

Average prices by travel date

$205$137$68JulJul

The average cost of a one-way train trip from Newark to Niagara Falls is expected to fluctuate between $123 and $187 in the next 30 days. If you’re planning a train trip to Niagara Falls in the upcoming week, the cheapest price in the next 7 days for a ticket from Newark is $135.

Monthly avg. prices

$205$164$123$82$41ASONDJFMAMJJ
You can find the lowest prices on this route during January. This time of year offers the best deals on train tickets from Newark to Niagara Falls, with the average price at just $131. Train tickets on this route are most expensive in July, when the average price goes up to $175. You can still score cheap deals below this average price, though, especially if you plan ahead and book your ticket in advance.

Prices as travel date approaches

$239$191$144$96$483020100

By booking your train trip from Newark to Niagara Falls on Wanderu at least 29 days ahead of time, you can save about $97.51 on your ticket. Waiting until the last minute means missing out on these savings!

Which train should you take from Newark to Niagara Falls?

Amtrak is the one and only train line which connects Newark to Niagara Falls. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak411h 49m$170.36
  • Amtrak is the largest passenger railroad service in America, offering daily intercity trains to hundreds of destinations across the contiguous United States, as well as several cities in Canada. Every Amtrak train comes equipped with comfortable seats with extra legroom, as well as several four-seat areas with tables in the middle. In addition, each car has a freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi and power outlets at every seat. There are also snack bars where you can purchase drinks or food during your journey. On average, there are 4 Amtrak trains from Newark to Niagara Falls every day, as well as 7 trips on the weekends, with prices starting from $103.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Newark and Niagara Falls is approximately 299 miles, or 480 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 11 hours and 49 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 41 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Newark to Niagara Falls on Sunday. Tickets for Sunday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Saturday. Saturday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

The earliest train departs Newark at 1:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00am. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Niagara Falls to Newark.

City Information

Newark

Newark, NJ - NWK-0

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Newark, NJ - NWK-1

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Newark, NJ - NWK-2

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As the most populous city in New Jersey, Newark offers some excellent museums, parks and restaurants that you can enjoy year-round. Art lovers should stop by the famous Newark Museum to enjoy a rich collection of works by American artists and sculptors. History buffs should check out the New Jersey Historical Society for ongoing exhibitions documenting the state’s rich history.

Located by the Passaic River, Newark offers various places where you can enjoy a relaxing stroll by the water. For the best views, head over to the city’s Riverfront Park near the hip Ironbound neighborhood. If you’re seeking more outdoor enjoyment, check out Branch Brook Park where you will find various lakes and plenty of cherry blossoms.

Newark is one of the biggest travel hubs in the United States, which makes it very easily accessible via all types of transportation. The Newark Liberty International Airport is one of the three airports that serves the New York City metro area, and its close proximity to Newark’s Penn Station makes it easy to reach from anywhere via bus or train.

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 is the train station in Newark?

Newark Penn Station - NWKPNS-0

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Main departure station: Newark Penn Station

Not to be confused with the Penn Station in New York City just 10 miles away, Newark’s Penn Station is a vital regional transportation hub which serves the greater New York City and New Jersey area. Located a few blocks East of the central business district in Newark, Penn Station opened in 1935, when its Art Deco architecture was at the height of fashion - see if you can spot the Zodiac signs decorating the chandeliers! Travelers can access Amtrak intercity passenger trains running on the busy Northeast Corridor between Washington D.C. and Boston, as well as intercity buses like Greyhound and Fullington Trailways. Local transit available at Penn Station includes Newark Light Rail, Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) rapid transit linking Newark to Manhattan, and NJ Transit commuter trains serving coastal and central New Jersey.

All train stations in Newark:

  • Newark Penn Station

  • Newark Intl Airport

Where is the train station in Niagara Falls?

Main arrival station: 825 Depot Ave W

Niagara Falls has one train station.

Train stations in Niagara Falls:

  • 825 Depot Ave W

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