Cheap train tickets from New York to Niagara Falls

switcheroo

Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from New York to Niagara Falls?

Lowest Price$88.49
Fastest8h 51m
Daily Schedules2
train companies2
Lowest prices
We partner with 100s of bus, train & ferry operators to find you the best fares.
No wanderu fees
We simply offer you the lowest prices directly from the carrier.
Best travel options
We offer the safest & most reliable options on millions of routes.

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for New York to Niagara Falls
4.4
Based on 7 reviews

Based on 3 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Empire Service report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.7
Staff
3.7
Value
4.3
Condition
3.3
Janet
5.0
August 15, 2019Vacation
Pros
The journey by train allowed us to relax and take in the scenery x
Cons
Cleanliness of the toilets after a few hours
Tips
Sit back, enjoy the scenery and relax x
Peggy
3.0
June 22, 2019Vacation
Cons
Staff at food bar was not friendly!

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Maple Leaf report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 75 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
5.0
Staff
4.3
Value
3.5
Condition
4.5
Jan
4.0
September 24, 2019Couples trip
Pros
Was clean, chairs confortable, A lot of place for seating. Train conductor was nice.
Cons
Buffet staff was rude and was sold us updated pasta. Coffee very bad.
Tips
Take with yourself sandwich and coffee.
Marleny
4.0
September 23, 2019Vacation
Pros
Love traveling with Amtrak!!! Very clean and have the chance to walk around, only thing the prices of the food....but it is what it is I guess
Cons
Rhe prices... of the tickets little expensive
Tips
Bring your own food, that's what we did!!!! It helps!!!!
Sarika
5.0
July 28, 2019Vacation
Pros
it was nice time together.
Cons
food car/pentry car
Tips
Bring snacks :a lot of snacks.

Can you take Amtrak to Niagara Falls?

Yes, you can take Amtrak to Niagara Falls. There are 3 daily Amtrak trains scheduled from New York City to Niagara Falls. The trip takes around 9 hours.

Do you need a passport to go to Niagara Falls?

U.S. citizens do not need a passport to visit the U.S. side of Niagara Falls. If you want to visit the Canadian side of Niagara Falls, a valid passport, passport card, or another WHTI-compliant document is required for re-entering the U.S., and a passport is a valid form of ID for entering Canada.

For U.S. citizen children age 15 and younger, an original or copy of a birth certificate, a Consular Report of Birth Abroad, or a Naturalization Certificate also work for land travel, but passports have the added benefit of working for air travel.

If you're planning on traveling to Canada with children, you may also need to bring proof of custody. If you're traveling with children for whom you don't have full legal custody, you may be required to show a notarized affidavit of consent from the child's parents.

What is the best month to visit Niagara Falls?

The best months to visit Niagara Falls are June and September. Room rates are cheaper outside of the peak summer season (July and August) and there are fewer crowds, but the weather is still warm. Later fall is also a nice time to visit, but the fireworks over the falls only continue on weekend nights through mid-October.

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from New York to Niagara Falls 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 New York to Niagara Falls was $92.29. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 6 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $26.92 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 New York to Niagara Falls?

The distance between New York and Niagara Falls is approximately 306.80 miles, or 493.62 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 8 hours and 58 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 51 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 New York to Niagara Falls?

On Tuesday trains from New York to Niagara Falls 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 Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

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

Typically there are 2 schedules to compare for your trip to Niagara Falls. On the route to Niagara Falls 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Empire Service offers the most scheduled departures between New York to Niagara Falls, usually offering one departure per day. 2 train trips per day are direct connections to Niagara Falls, 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 New York to Niagara Falls, which start at $26.41.

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

Amtrak Empire Service

Amtrak Empire Service train tickets from New York to Niagara Falls start from $88.49, and on average cost $99.86. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Empire Service schedules to Niagara Falls. Amtrak Empire Service in New York leaves from Penn Station, And in Niagara Falls trains arrive at 825 Depot Ave W,

From New York to Niagara Falls train travel on Amtrak Empire Service takes 8 hours and 52 minutes. If you are looking to get to Niagara Falls faster, Amtrak Empire Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 51 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Niagara Falls on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Empire Service scheduled trip per day, which will cost $105.70 for a one-way weekend reservation from New York.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
8h 52m
Avg. Price
$99.86

Amtrak Maple Leaf

Amtrak Maple Leaf train tickets from New York to Niagara Falls start from $88.49, and on average cost $97.09. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Maple Leaf schedules to Niagara Falls. Amtrak Maple Leaf in New York leaves from Penn Station, And in Niagara Falls trains arrive at 825 Depot Ave W,

From New York to Niagara Falls train travel on Amtrak Maple Leaf takes 9 hours and 12 minutes. If you are looking to get to Niagara Falls faster, Amtrak Maple Leaf offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 51 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Niagara Falls on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Maple Leaf scheduled trip per day, which will cost $100.00 for a one-way weekend reservation from New York.

Restroom
WiFi
Snacks
Loyalty rewards
Extra legroom
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
9h 12m
Avg. Price
$97.09

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart New York on their way to Niagara Falls. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in New York are:
  • Penn Station
There is one train station where trains arrive in Niagara Falls from New York. These are the busiest arriving stations in Niagara Falls:
  • 825 Depot Ave W