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New York-Niagara Falls Bus Timetable

Journey Information

New York to Niagara Falls bus - cost & duration

Cheapest priceUS$55.00
Shortest Duration7h 40m
Trips per day2
Bus lines1

New York to Niagara Falls Route Map

New York Niagara Falls

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 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 Niagara Falls?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, US$55.00 was the low point for bus fares from New York to Niagara Falls. Buses from Niagara Falls to New York are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than US$55.00 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 18 days in advance. By doing so, you could save US$13.21 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 7 hours and 47 minutes to cover the 307 miles (493 kilometers) from New York, NY to Niagara Falls, NY. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours and 40 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 Niagara Falls. 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, Thursday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Thursday ticket is the way to go.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave New York?

The first bus leaves at 07:00 and the last bus leaves at 09:00. 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 usually only 2 buses per day from New York to Niagara Falls. Both of these are direct buses, meaning that you do not have to worry about transferring buses at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New York to Niagara Falls; ticket prices start at US$68.00.

What bus companies travel from New York to Niagara Falls?

There is one bus company that operates from New York to Niagara Falls. OurBus is the one bus line that services this route. Although it's the sole option, there are a couple of different travel times to choose from each day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
OurBus27h 48mUS$56.99

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

Most buses depart from the main station in New York, New York:

  • GW Bridge, Slip 2 - 4211 Broadway

Where does the bus arrive in Niagara Falls?

All buses from New York arrive at one main station in Niagara Falls, New York:

  • 127 Old Main St

Price trends for buses from New York to Niagara Falls

Average prices by travel date

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Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from New York, NY to Niagara Falls, NY
4.8
Based on 17 ratings and reviews

Based on 17 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with OurBus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 76 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.4
Staff
4.6
Value
3.9
Condition
4.6
Surya
5.0
20 July 2020Visiting friends
Pros
Perfect and really had fun
Cons
Everything is perfect
Tips
Be wise and choose best one
Beverly
5.0
9 December 2019Vacation
Pros
Free bottled water
Cons
Cleanliness
Tips
Nothing in particular
Diah
5.0
9 November 2019Vacation
Pros
My trip was good and smooth. I like the easy booking from wanderu apps and possibility to compare the price with other mode transportation
Shahnaz
4.0
6 November 2019Couples trip
Cons
Pl don't swipe the buses wifi very slow
Tips
Not yet
Toi
5.0
31 October 2019Vacation
Pros
Unbeatable price, comfortable ride and arrived timely. Driver Vern was super nice and friendly, very professional.
Tips
Highly recommended!

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