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Niagara Falls-New York Train Timetable

Trip Summary

There are 3 daily trains from Niagara Falls to New York. Traveling by train from Niagara Falls to New York usually takes around 9 hours and 24 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Empire Service train can make the trip in 9 hours and 3 minutes.

Distance307 mi (493 km)
Fastest train9h 3m
Lowest price€57.52
Trains per day3
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Empire Service
Train lines2

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Niagara Falls, NY to New York, NY

(Based on 11 ratings and reviews)

4.6

5.0

Aida

17 July 2021 - Vacation

Amtrak Maple Leaf

Pros: Staff Courtesy, nice and friendly 👌👍😊. Cons: The menus. Tips: Will recommend 👌👍.

Pros: Staff Courtesy, nice and friendly 👌👍😊. Cons: The menus. Tips: Will recommend 👌👍.

5.0

Maureen

8 December 2019 - Visiting family

Amtrak Empire Service

Was ok, but bathroom was dirty.

Was ok, but bathroom was dirty.

4.0

Gerard

3 November 2019 - Couples trip

Amtrak Empire Service

Pros: We liked the fact that we could relax and not worry about driving back to the city but more so just watch movies and enjoy our company. Cons: The train was delayed for over an hour. So timeliness could definitely be improved. Tips: Bring dinner or food for travel...

Pros: We liked the fact that we could relax and not worry about driving back to the city but more so just watch movies and enjoy our company. Cons: The train was delayed for over an hour. So timeliness could definitely be improved. Tips: Bring dinner or food for travel. It is a long ride.

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5.0

James

27 October 2019 - Vacation

Amtrak Empire Service

Pros: There isn't anything l didn't like. Cons: Could improve the announcements at stations. Make them clear and distinct. I couldn't hear some of them and others were garbled and too loud. Tips: Get there early if you want a window seat.

Pros: There isn't anything l didn't like. Cons: Could improve the announcements at stations. Make them clear and distinct. I couldn't hear some of them and others were garbled and too loud. Tips: Get there early if you want a window seat.

5.0

Cynthia

9 October 2019 - Vacation

Amtrak Empire Service

Pros: great scenery. Cons: everything was good as expected.

Pros: great scenery. Cons: everything was good as expected.

What is the price of a train ticket from Niagara Falls to New York?

In the last month, €58.66 was the average price of a train ticket from Niagara Falls, NY to New York, NY. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 17 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €25.55 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

€76€51€25JulAug

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Niagara Falls to New York will vary between €58 and €69. Planning a train trip to New York within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Niagara Falls over the next 7 days is €60. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Niagara Falls to New York by train will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, train ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around €58 whenever you decide to board the train to New York.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Since the average price of train trips from Niagara Falls to New York remains pretty consistent throughout the year, there’s no need to book your tickets too far in advance. However, we still recommend you purchase your train tickets at least 48 hours ahead of departure time to avoid surprise last-minute surges and the risk of the train selling out.

Which train should you take from Niagara Falls to New York?

2 train services operate from Niagara Falls, New York to New York, New York. Amtrak Empire Service usually has more trains scheduled, with 2 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Empire Service29h 10m€66.21
Amtrak Maple Leaf19h 48m€59.04

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Niagara Falls to New York 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 Niagara Falls to New York?

The distance between Niagara Falls and New York is approximately 307 miles, or 493 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 9 hours and 24 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours and 3 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Niagara Falls to New York are the most crowded on Thursday. 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 Monday 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 Niagara Falls at 03:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 12:00. 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 Niagara Falls to New York?

There are 3 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Niagara Falls to New York.

You can also take a train for your return trip from New York to Niagara Falls. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Niagara Falls to New York for €25.37.

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 is the train station in Niagara Falls?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Niagara Falls.

Where is the train station in New York?

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Arrival stations

Pennsylvania Station, or just Penn Station, is the main train station in New York City. All Amtrak trains to and from NYC use Penn Station as their only train stop in Manhattan. Penn Station offers easy connections to various other types of transportation, including commuter rail (the Long Island Rail Road and the NJ Transit both operate out of Penn Station), airport transit, and six lines of the NYC Subway, making it the busiest train station in the Western Hemisphere. Located in the heart of Manhattan, right by the world-famous Madison Square Garden, Penn Station is close to various points of interest such as Times Square and the Empire State Building, as well as many restaurants and retail stores.

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