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Buffalo-Niagara Falls Train Timetable

Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from Buffalo to Niagara Falls. Traveling by train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls usually takes around 47 minutes, but some trains might arrive slightly earlier or later than scheduled.

Distance17 mi (27 km)
Fastest train0h 47m
Lowest price£9.94
Trains per day2
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Empire Service
Train lines1

Price trends for trains from Buffalo to Niagara Falls

Average prices by travel date

£11£7£4JunJun

Monthly average prices

£18£14£11£7£4JASONDJFMAMJ

Prices as travel date approaches

£18£14£11£7£43020100

Which train should you take from Buffalo to Niagara Falls?

Amtrak Empire Service is the one and only train line which connects Buffalo, New York to Niagara Falls, New York. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Empire Service20h 48m£9.94

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train 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, train 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 train 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 train.

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 long is the train journey from Buffalo to Niagara Falls?

The distance between Buffalo and Niagara Falls is approximately 17 miles, or 27 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 47 minutes, It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Niagara Falls.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Buffalo to Niagara Falls are the most crowded on Friday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Tuesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Buffalo at 18:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 21:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls?

Trains leave the station in Buffalo twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Niagara Falls with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Niagara Falls to Buffalo. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Buffalo to Niagara Falls for £2.12.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Buffalo?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Buffalo.

Where is the train station in Niagara Falls?

Arrival stations

Niagara Falls has one train station.

Need a return trip from Niagara Falls to Buffalo?

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