Cheap train tickets from Buffalo to New York

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How much are train tickets from Buffalo to New York?

Lowest Price$88.98
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Overall score for Buffalo to New York
4.8
Based on 8 reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Empire Service report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.4
Staff
3.6
Value
3.8
Condition
4.4
Ann Marie
5.0
October 27, 2019Visiting family
Tips
I like the convenience of taking bus as I'm near Port Authority and then the train back so I could see fall foilage
Tania
4.0
October 12, 2019Vacation
Pros
Smoothness and timeliness
Cons
Wifi connection
Tips
Bring a blanket as it can get a bit cool on the train
Martin
5.0
August 22, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Comfortable and relaxing
Cons
I can’t actually think of how
Tips
Bring some food onto the train with you as it’s little more limited and expensive but that’s understandable.

Based on 3 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Maple Leaf report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
4.7
Value
3.7
Condition
4.7
Allan
5.0
September 21, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Seats, staff, views
Cons
Toilets - need cleaning as journey goes on
Elly
4.0
August 19, 2019Couples trip
Pros
It was fun
Cons
Bathroom cleanliness

How do you find cheap train tickets from Buffalo to New York?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Buffalo to New York is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Buffalo to New York was $98.29. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 26 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $24.45 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Buffalo to New York?

The distance between Buffalo and New York is approximately 292.57 miles, or 470.72 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 8 hours and 31 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 8 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Buffalo to New York?

On Wednesday trains from Buffalo to New York are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Monday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Amtrak Empire Service has the most frequent connections between Buffalo to New York

Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to New York. On the route to New York 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Empire Service offers the most scheduled departures between Buffalo to New York, usually offering 2 trips per day. 3 train trips per day are direct connections to New York, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Buffalo to New York, which start at $1.33.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Buffalo to New York

Amtrak Empire Service

Amtrak Empire Service train tickets from Buffalo to New York start from $88.98, and on average cost $106.13. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Empire Service schedules to New York. Amtrak Empire Service in Buffalo leaves from 75 Exchange St, And in New York trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Buffalo to New York train travel on Amtrak Empire Service takes 8 hours and 17 minutes. If you are looking to get to New York faster, Amtrak Empire Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 8 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Empire Service offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $109.64 for a one-way train ticket to New York.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
8h 17m
Avg. Price
$106.13

Amtrak Maple Leaf

Amtrak Maple Leaf train tickets from Buffalo to New York start from $88.98, and on average cost $102.33. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Maple Leaf schedules to New York. Amtrak Maple Leaf in Buffalo leaves from 75 Exchange St, And in New York trains arrive at Penn Station,

From Buffalo to New York train travel on Amtrak Maple Leaf takes 9 hours and 0 minutes. If you are looking to get to New York faster, Amtrak Maple Leaf offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 8 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to New York on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Maple Leaf scheduled trip per day, which will cost $107.31 for a one-way weekend reservation from Buffalo.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
9h 0m
Avg. Price
$102.33

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart Buffalo on their way to New York. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Buffalo are:
  • 75 Exchange St
There is one train station where trains arrive in New York from Buffalo. These are the busiest arriving stations in New York:
  • Penn Station