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New York to Buffalo bus - cost & duration
|Shortest Duration||6h 30m|
|Trips per day||7|
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Frequently Asked Questions
Is there a train from New York to Buffalo?
How long is the drive from New York City to Buffalo?
Is New York City to Buffalo a good day-trip?
Is it safe to travel by bus from New York to Buffalo right now?
We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.
Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.
In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.
How much is a bus ticket from New York to Buffalo?
Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, US$49.61 was the low point for bus fares from New York to Buffalo. Buses from Buffalo to New York are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than US$49.61 could be considered a great deal.
The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 29 days in advance. By doing so, you could save US$23.93 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.
How long is the bus ride?
The bus usually takes around 8 hours and 21 minutes to cover the 292 miles (471 kilometers) from New York, NY to Buffalo, NY. However, the fastest bus only takes 6 hours and 30 minutes. The trip is definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable on the bus. It's a good idea to bring water and snacks.
What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?
Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Buffalo. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.
On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.
When do the earliest and latest buses leave New York?
The first bus leaves at 00:00 and the last bus leaves at 14:00. To see the times for all buses from New York to Buffalo, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.
How many buses are there each day?
There are 7 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Buffalo every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 6 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.
Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New York to Buffalo; ticket prices start at US$68.00.
What bus companies travel from New York to Buffalo?
There are 4 bus lines from New York, New York to Buffalo, New York. With 5 daily trips, Greyhound usually has the most buses running on any given day. Here are some time and price comparisons for all the available options:
Where does the bus leave from in New York?
Buses to Buffalo leave from multiple locations in New York, New York. These are the 3 most popular bus stations:
- Port Authority Bus Station
- GW Bridge, Slip 2 - 4211 Broadway
- 95 Canal St
- GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway
- Madison Ave btwn E. 26th and 27th St
Where does the bus arrive in Buffalo?
Buses arrive in Buffalo at 3 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Buffalo, New York:
- Downtown Term - 181 Ellicott St
- 4641 Maple Rd
- 2055 Niagara Falls Blvd
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