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Bus Trip Information: New York to Niagara Falls

There are 5 intercity buses per day from New York to Niagara Falls. Traveling by bus from New York to Niagara Falls usually takes around 8 hours and 13 minutes, but the fastest OurBus bus can make the trip in 7 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance307 mi (493 km)
Shortest duration7h 45m
Cheapest price€28.56
Trips per day5
Most frequent serviceOurBus
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from New York to Niagara Falls

(Based on 20 ratings and reviews)

4.8

5.0

Rosa I

14 October 2021- Solo travel

OurBus

Pros: Everything was great 😊. Cons: Absolutely nothing 😁. Tips: Not really.

Pros: Everything was great 😊. Cons: Absolutely nothing 😁. Tips: Not really.

4.0

Jose

22 August 2021- Vacation

OurBus

The driver was very friendly.

The driver was very friendly.

5.0

Anita

20 July 2021- Solo travel

OurBus

I loved being able to see other parts of the country.

I loved being able to see other parts of the country.

5.0

Surya

20 July 2020- Visiting friends

OurBus

Pros: Perfect and really had fun. Cons: Everything is perfect. Tips: Be wise and choose best one.

Pros: Perfect and really had fun. Cons: Everything is perfect. Tips: Be wise and choose best one.

5.0

Beverly

9 December 2019- Vacation

OurBus

Pros: Free bottled water. Cons: Cleanliness. Tips: Nothing in particular.

Pros: Free bottled water. Cons: Cleanliness. Tips: Nothing in particular.

New York to Niagara Falls Route Map

New York Niagara Falls

How much is a bus ticket from New York to Niagara Falls?

The average price for a bus ticket to Niagara Falls is €36.27, Traveling by bus on this route is one of the most affordable ways to hit the road from New York. Wanderu ensures that you find great deals on bus tickets everytime, we search all of the best bus options to present you the lowest prices available from our partner carriers.

Average prices by travel date

€57€38€19MayMay

Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from New York to Niagara Falls is expected to range from €33 to €46. If you are looking to travel to Niagara Falls within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from €35. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are €33 and can be found on 2 June 2022.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in July. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just €37 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from New York to Niagara Falls in January, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to €47 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 26 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save €15.06 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from New York to Niagara Falls?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from New York to Niagara Falls that you can search and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, OurBus usually offers more choice, with 3 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US28h 30m€39.09
OurBus38h 2m€41.97
  • FlixBus US

    FlixBus US

    FlixBus US is the American branch of German bus company FlixBus, known for providing sustainable, affordable, and modern bus travel. The company offers cheap bus tickets to popular urban destinations throughout the United States. FlixBus US buses include many amenities, including comfortable seats, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and an online portal for free entertainment. On average, FlixBus US operates 2 trips per day from New York to Niagara Falls, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • OurBus

    OurBus

    OurBus is an intercity bus company based in New York City. OurBus provides cheap bus tickets to some of the most popular cities in the United States. All OurBus coaches come equipped with a generous roster of amenities, including extra legroom, freshly cleaned restroom, free WiFi, power outlets at every seat, and complimentary bottled water. With cheap bus tickets starting from €38, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from New York to Niagara Falls if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the best way to travel from New York City to Niagara Falls?

The best way to travel from New York to Niagara Falls is by bus. Bus tickets for this route average just $47.00. Greyhound provides the most daily schedules with 3 per day. The fastest duration for a bus trip from New York City to Niagara Falls is 7 hours and 15 minutes. For comparison, train trips on this route take about 9 hours, with tickets averaging $67. While there are no direct flights from NYC to Niagara Falls, you can fly into Buffalo, but the ticket will likely cost you more than $115.

Does Amtrak go from New York to Niagara Falls?

Yes, Amtrak travels from New York City to Niagara Falls. There are two Amtrak lines that provide this route: Amtrak Empire Service and Amtrak Maple Leaf. Of the two, Amtrak Empire has the most daily schedules. There are 2 routes per day, and the duration is about 9 hours. Amtrak train tickets for this route start at $67.00.

How far is Niagara Falls from New York?

Niagara Falls is approximately 408.1 miles northwest of New York. If you were to take a bus from New York to Niagara Falls, the average drive time would likely be between 7 and 9 hours.

Is it safe to travel by bus from New York to Niagara Falls during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus 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, bus 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 bus 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 bus.

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 bus ride?

The bus takes an average of 8 hours and 13 minutes to cover the 493 kilometers from New York to Niagara Falls. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours and 45 minutes. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Sunday tends to be the busiest day for buses, as many passengers take the bus to Niagara Falls at the end of the week. If you are planning to travel on a Sunday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave New York?

The first bus leaves at 05:00 and the last bus leaves at 16:00. To see the times for all buses from New York to Niagara Falls, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 5 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Niagara Falls every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. Furthermore, all of these are direct buses which you can take the entire route from New York to Niagara Falls without transferring.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New York to Niagara Falls; ticket prices start at €64.76.

City Information

New York

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New York is one of the most exciting cities in the world for a reason – it offers numerous opportunities for a great time to visitors of all ages and interests. For the culturally inclined travelers, the city boasts a unique collection of world-famous museums, as well as the chance to see the best plays and musicals that Broadway has to offer, or check out the latest production at the Metropolitan Opera. If sightseeing is your cardio, NYC is the place to be – just by walking around town, you can visit such iconic landmarks like the Empire State Building, the Brooklyn Bridge, and Times Square.

NYC’s five boroughs feature more than 1,700 parks, including the gorgeous Central Park, making it one of the best cities for outdoor activities in the country. As for the nightlife, there’s no argument that New York City is the biggest party hub in the U.S.

With three major bus and train stations in Manhattan alone – Port Authority, Grand Central & Penn Station – and three nearby airports, NYC is one of the predominant travel hubs in the world.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

Departure stations

Buses to Niagara Falls leave from 3 stations in New York.

All bus stations in New York:

  • 300-310 W 31 St (SW Corner of 31st & 8th Ave)

  • GW Bridge Bus Station

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