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Cheap train tickets from New York to Buffalo

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from New York to Buffalo, NY?

Lowest Price£54.91
Fastest Train7h 59m
Trains Per Day3
Train Lines2
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train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for New York to Buffalo
4.9
Based on 7 reviews

Based on 5 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Empire Service report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 80 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.4
Staff
4.6
Value
3.8
Condition
4.8
Patricia
5.0
5 January 2020Visiting family
Pros
The train ride was relaxing and comfortable
Cons
The bathroom on the train from Buffalo to NY-Penn was not the cleanest. It could have been 100% cleaner.
Tips
BE ON TIME
Tariq Mehmood Ahmed
5.0
25 September 2019Visiting family
Pros
It's a really good, and I will travel very soon. Excellent train and excellent service.
Cons
No need for improvement.
Curtis
5.0
18 August 2019Vacation
Pros
Loved seeing the countryside
Cons
Nothing
Tips
Take your ear buds and listen to music while you stare out at the world.
Gary
5.0
2 August 2019
Cons
Wedding
Tips
Need to try and serve iced coffee

Based on 2 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Maple Leaf report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
3.5
Value
4.0
Condition
4.5
Edgar
5.0
16 November 2019Business
Pros
Very relaxing!!! Nice not to be driving. Lot more comfortable then airplane.
Cons
I’ve only made 2 trips on train so not really sure at this time
Tips
Plan your trip and ask questions. No one volunteered any information as we went along.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from New York to Buffalo 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 Buffalo was £55.61. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 22 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £5.49 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 Buffalo?

The distance between New York and Buffalo 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 2 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 59 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 Buffalo?

Trains from New York to Buffalo are the busiest on Sunday. 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 Thursday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train services are there from New York to Buffalo?

Typically there are 3 schedules to compare for your trip to Buffalo. On the route to Buffalo 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Amtrak Empire Service offers the most scheduled departures between New York to Buffalo, usually offering 2 trips per day. 3 train trips per day are direct connections to Buffalo, 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 Coach tickets from New York to Buffalo, NY, which start at £0.81.

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

Amtrak Empire Service

Amtrak Empire Service train tickets from New York to Buffalo start from £54.91, and on average cost £57.48. Daily there are 2 Amtrak Empire Service schedules to Buffalo. Amtrak Empire Service in New York leaves from Penn Station, And in Buffalo trains arrive at 75 Exchange St,

From New York to Buffalo train travel on Amtrak Empire Service takes 8 hours and 4 minutes. If you are looking to get to Buffalo faster, Amtrak Empire Service offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 7 hours and 59 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Amtrak Empire Service offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £59.81 for a one-way train ticket to Buffalo.

Avg. Time
8h 4m
Avg. Price
£57.48

Amtrak Maple Leaf

Amtrak Maple Leaf train tickets from New York to Buffalo start from £54.91, and on average cost £56.52. Daily there are 1 Amtrak Maple Leaf schedules to Buffalo. Amtrak Maple Leaf in New York leaves from Penn Station, And in Buffalo trains arrive at 75 Exchange St,

From New York to Buffalo train travel on Amtrak Maple Leaf takes 7 hours and 59 minutes.

If you are looking to travel to Buffalo on a weekend there is typically one Amtrak Maple Leaf scheduled trip per day, which will cost £58.85 for a one-way weekend reservation from New York.

Avg. Time
7h 59m
Avg. Price
£56.52

Plan your next adventure

There is one train station from which trains depart New York on their way to Buffalo:

  • Penn Station

There is one train station where trains from New York arrive in Buffalo:

  • 75 Exchange St

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