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Journey Information

There are 11 intercity buses per day from Binghamton to Buffalo. Traveling by bus from Binghamton to Buffalo usually takes around 5 hours, but the fastest OurBus bus can make the trip in 4 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance160 mi (258 km)
Shortest duration4h 5m
Cheapest price$30.00
Trips per day11
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines4

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from Binghamton to Buffalo

(Based on 6 ratings and reviews)

4.3

4.0

Otuoma

June 20, 2024- Solo travel

Adirondack Trailways

The

4.0

Francesco

November 6, 2023- Visiting friends

OurBus

Pros: I liked how smooth the ride was. Cons: I would've liked a few more rest stops. Tips: Bring a neck pillow.

4.0

Andrzej

October 9, 2023- Visiting friends

Greyhound

Comparably long brake/waiting in Syracuse (30 min)

How much is a bus ticket from Binghamton to Buffalo?

Bus tickets for a trip from Binghamton to Buffalo cost $34.33 on average. Opting to take a bus is a wallet-friendly way to make this trip. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Average prices by travel date

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Bus tickets from Binghamton to Buffalo are expected to cost between $32 and $38 over the next four weeks. If you're planning a trip to Buffalo within the next week, you can find the cheapest bus tickets starting from $34. Don't wait too long to book your ticket, as prices tend to rise as the travel date approaches.

Monthly avg. prices

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If you're planning on taking a bus from Binghamton to Buffalo, you'll be happy to know that the cost stays pretty stable throughout the year. You can expect to pay around $38 for your ticket regardless of when you plan to travel.

Prices as travel date approaches

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To save money on bus tickets, buy them as early as possible. Bus carriers usually charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel. Book your ticket at least 29 days in advance to save up to $20.55.

What bus companies travel from Binghamton to Buffalo?

There are 4 bus lines from Binghamton to Buffalo available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 4 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:

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Adirondack Trailways35h 25m$49.71
FlixBus US54h 36m$45.55
Greyhound45h 22m$42.17
OurBus24h 39m$32.11
  • Adirondack Trailways connects areas in New York such as the Adirondacks and Hudson Valley with New York City, serving a total of 94 cities. Some of its top routes include those going to Albany, Ithaca, and Syracuse. Onboard, Adirondack Trailways vehicles have Wi-Fi for internet connectivity on the move and additional amenities, including power outlets, restrooms, air conditioning, overhead lighting, and reclinable seats with footrests.

  • 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 5 trips per day from Binghamton to Buffalo, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • Greyhound is the largest nationwide bus carrier in the United States, offering cheap, safe and reliable service across the country. Greyhound has become a household name, serving over 16 million passengers per year with daily trips to over 2,400 destinations. Greyhound performs about 4 bus trips from Binghamton to Buffalo every day, with the average journey taking around 5 hours and 22 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Buffalo usually start from $35.

  • 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 $30, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from Binghamton to Buffalo if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 5 hours to cover the 160 miles from Binghamton to Buffalo. However, the fastest bus only takes 4 hours and 5 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.

Tuesday is usually the day of the week when buses are busiest. If you are planning to travel on a Tuesday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Friday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Friday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 8:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Binghamton to Buffalo, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 11 scheduled buses that travel from Binghamton to Buffalo 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 Binghamton to Buffalo without transferring.

City Information

Binghamton

Binghamton, NY

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Binghamton, NY

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Surrounded by idyllic rolling hills, the city of Binghamton offers a small-town vibe that makes it the perfect choice for travelers who wish to stay away from the big crowds. If you are a culturally inclined tourist, don’t miss the chance to enjoy a mosaic tour around the quarters. Mosaic is a famous medium through which local artists express their ideas, and in many corners of the downtown area you will find colorful artworks waiting for you to explore. For those with a brave heart, the haunted history trail will be a good choice. The trail will take you through the most famous local haunted mansions, where you will learn about their history and try your luck with the supernatural.

For a quick bite, head over to Garage, a local taco eatery which has captured the hearts of many local residents. If you want to try something new, A Tavolo Italian Restaurant, with homemade dishes and sauces, will be a solid choice.

The busiest bus station in Binghamton is the Greater Binghamton Transportation Center, which is located on Chenango Street. You can catch buses run by Greyhound, OurBus and New York Trailways at the station. There are no Amtrak trains that pass through Binghamton. The city is served by the Greater Binghamton Airport, which is located 10 miles north of downtown.

Buffalo

Buffalo is a great budget destination that will not burn through your pocket. Located just a few hours’ drive away from Niagara Falls, the city serves as a transportation hub for tourists who want to marvel at the sights of the famous landmark. Visitors can either enjoy the tour from a boat, or walk around the section behind the falls themselves. If you opt for a more idyllic and peaceful destination instead, Forest Lawn is a good choice. A beautiful cemetery that is far from the hustle and bustle of the big city, the destination is a perfect spot for a picnic. As the day winds down to an end, don’t hesitate to attend a performance at Shea’s Performing Arts Center, which features lavish interiors as well as amazing Broadway shows.

Buffalo’s chicken wings are the city’s trademark dish, and tourists who wish to grab a bite could do so at Duff’s Famous Wings or Anchor Bar. For a wider selection, The Left Bank is an even better option.

The principal bus station in Buffalo is the Metropolitan Transportation Center downtown. Travelers can catch buses by Greyhound, New York Trailways, Fullington Trailways and Barons Bus Lines from this station. The main Amtrak train station in Buffalo is located on Exchange St not too far from the bus station. Buffalo is served by Amtrak’s Empire Service and Maple Leaf lines. The city’s principal airport is the Buffalo Niagara International Airport, which is located in the suburb area of Cheektowaga. The city is also served by the nearby Niagara Falls International Airport.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Binghamton?

Main departure station: Greater Binghamton Transportation Center

Buses to Buffalo leave from 3 stations in Binghamton.

All bus stations in Binghamton:

  • Greater Binghamton Transportation Center

  • Greater Binghamton Transportation Center (Gate 13)

  • Greater Binghamton Transportation Center

Where does the bus arrive in Buffalo?

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Main arrival station: Downtown Terminal - 181 Ellicott St

The Downtown Terminal in Buffalo is the center of bus transportation in the city. The terminal currently serves many intercity bus lines such as Greyhound, FlixBus, Fullington Trailways, Barons Bus Lines, and New York Trailways. The station offers vending machines and even a Tim Horton’s for a taste of Canada’s favorite coffee and donuts. Situated in the heart of downtown Buffalo, travelers can easily access restaurants, hotels, or the Amtrak station on Exchange Street to continue their travels.

All bus stations in Buffalo:

  • Downtown Terminal - 181 Ellicott St

  • 4641 Maple Rd

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