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Buffalo, NY to New York bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$1.00
Shortest Duration6h 30m
Trips per day30
bus carriers5
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bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for Buffalo to New York
4.7
Based on 27 reviews

Based on 7 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Greyhound report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 57 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
3.4
Staff
4.9
Value
3.7
Condition
4.8
Andrew
5.0
December 24, 2019Visiting family
Pros
On time, no problems, we left when we said we were going to leave and we arrived when we said we were going to arrive
Cons
Seats were very uncomfortable. My rear end was sore the whole time and the following day
Tips
Bring a pillow or a seat cushion
Yunnai
4.0
August 6, 2019
Pros
Looks like trailbus has better buses than greyhound!
Cons
Sadly in USA the greed of owners won't make up grades any time soon !! Like in Europe.
Tips
Make sure to print all your itineraries.
Diondre
5.0
June 14, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
Time management
Cons
The bathroom on the buses lol smell was strong
Tips
Cheap easy way to go especially to ny
Marie
5.0
June 1, 2019Visiting family
Pros
The driver was very kind and explained the rules and all the stops that we would be making.
Cons
The bathroom

Based on 3 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Megabus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
2.3
Staff
4.3
Value
2.7
Condition
4.7
Nitin
5.0
October 4, 2019Business
Cons
Internet not working properly. Some seats without cover
Ali
5.0
September 7, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Buss not coming on time
Cons
Good
Tips
I will go to buffalo
Nikita
4.0
July 7, 2019Vacation
Pros
Good expérience driver
Cons
Avoid being late
Tips
Just kind

Based on 4 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Trailways NY Pool report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
4.0
Value
3.3
Condition
4.0
Atraeu
4.0
February 22, 2020Business
Pros
i actually slept unlike on a greyhound
Cons
nothing
Tips
go to sleep if its nighttime
Aniah
5.0
September 15, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Got to visit my family and friends
Cons
Nothing I noticed
Tips
N/A
Ivette
4.0
September 12, 2019Vacation
Pros
a holiday trip that initially was chaos due to bad information from the seller to change the ticket and pay an additional value, finally solved the error and I could travel. A long trip, cold, a traveler all the way I smoke inside the bus, annoying to those who rested,...More
Cons
I don’t now, no internet in the bus, terrible
Tips
Yes

Based on 13 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with OurBus report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 67 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.5
Staff
4.8
Value
4.5
Condition
4.8
Rodney
5.0
January 20, 2020Regular commuter
Pros
Departure was on time and arrived at my destination early. Smooth ride.
Cons
Wifi wasn't available
Tips
Sit back and enjoy the ride.
Samantha
5.0
December 27, 2019Solo travel
Pros
The driver was great!
Kaylene
5.0
October 7, 2019Visiting family
Pros
My Bus Driver Vern! He Was The Bomb! And Funny I Couldn’t Have A Bad Day At All !
Eklasur
5.0
September 5, 2019
Pros
Your bus service superb
Sadad
5.0
August 25, 2019Visiting friends
Pros
To see nature...I love to see nature’s..i like neat & clean bus too...
Cons
Always try to keep clean the rests room.
Tips
Please keep clean rests room

Frequently Asked Questions

What company has the most buses from Buffalo to New York?

Greyhound offers 19 trips per day between Buffalo and New York City, which is the most of three bus companies driving between these two cities. For comparison, Megabus has 5 trips per day, and Trailways Pool has 4 trips per day, and OurBus has 1 trip per day. The average travel time on Greyhound is approximately 9 hours and 10 minutes, and tickets are about $61 each.

Is there a train from Buffalo to New York City?

Amtrak Empire Service and Amtrak Maple Leaf both offer direct trains from Buffalo to New York City. The Empire Service makes 2 daily trips, averaging 8 hours and 17 minutes and about $75 per ticket. The Maple Leaf makes 1 daily trip, averaging 9 hours of travel time, with tickets also costing around $75. The first train of the day departs Buffalo at 4:00 a.m., and the last train of the day leaves at 12:00 p.m.

What is the best way to get from Buffalo to New York?

Traveling by bus and train between Buffalo and New York City each has its advantages. Buses are slightly cheaper, with tickets costing about $49 (versus $61 on the train). There are also more buses that drive this route every day, meaning you have far more options. That said, trains tend to be more comfortable, and have a faster average travel time than most bus companies for this route.

How much does a bus ticket from Buffalo, NY to New York cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Buffalo to New York were $35.37.

The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Buffalo to New York is by booking earlier as most bus companies increase the price as the departure date approaches. By booking 27 days out, tickets are on average $21.11 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Buffalo, NY to New York?

The distance between Buffalo and New York is approximately 292.57 miles, or 470.72 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 8 hours and 45 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 30 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most buses 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 bus 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.

What is the busiest time to travel by bus from Buffalo to New York?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Buffalo, NY to New York by bus is usually on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out and you may find buses more full than usual. Tuesday tends to be when the fewest number of bus tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, buses departing at this time are the least likely to be crowded.

What bus companies travel from Buffalo to New York?

On average there are 30 scheduled bus trips per day. Greyhound has the most regularly scheduled departures from Buffalo, NY to New York, with an average of 16.467 trips per day and 247 monthly trips. 5 bus carriers serve the route from Buffalo to New York. Of the 30 trips there are 23 trips that are direct connections to New York.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Buffalo, NY to New York start at $68.00.

5 carriers offer Buffalo, NY to New York bus trips

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Buffalo to New York from $24.00. There are 16.466667 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Buffalo to New York and you can expect on average to pay $42.47 for a Greyhound ticket to New York. In Buffalo, Greyhound departs to New York from Downtown Term - 181 Ellicott St and one other station. In New York, Greyhound arrives at Port Authority Bus Station and 2 other stations.

An average trip on Greyhound from Buffalo to New York takes 9 hours and 6 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to New York in 6 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 17.3125 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $44.97 for a weekend trip to New York.

Avg. Time
9h 6m
Avg. Price
$42.47

Megabus

Book Megabus from Buffalo to New York from $1.00. There are 4.716667 trips per day offered by Megabus from Buffalo to New York and you can expect on average to pay $45.51 for a Megabus ticket to New York. In Buffalo, Megabus departs to New York from Downtown Term - 181 Ellicott St and one other station. In New York, Megabus arrives at 7th Ave and W 27th St,

An average trip on Megabus from Buffalo to New York takes 9 hours and 20 minutes, while the fastest available Megabus trip will get you to New York in 6 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Megabus offers 6.25 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $48.88 for a weekend trip to New York.

Avg. Time
9h 20m
Avg. Price
$45.51

Trailways NY Pool

Book Trailways NY Pool from Buffalo to New York from $26.00. There are 5.065574 trips per day offered by Trailways NY Pool from Buffalo to New York and you can expect on average to pay $45.67 for a Trailways NY Pool ticket to New York. In Buffalo, Trailways NY Pool departs to New York from Downtown Term - 181 Ellicott St, In New York, Trailways NY Pool arrives at Port Authority Bus Station and one other station.

An average trip on Trailways NY Pool from Buffalo to New York takes 8 hours and 2 minutes, while the fastest available Trailways NY Pool trip will get you to New York in 6 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Trailways NY Pool offers 5 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $48.35 for a weekend trip to New York.

Avg. Time
8h 2m
Avg. Price
$45.67

OurBus

Book OurBus from Buffalo to New York from $30.00. There are 2.409836 trips per day offered by OurBus from Buffalo to New York and you can expect on average to pay $36.14 for a OurBus ticket to New York. In Buffalo, OurBus departs to New York from 4641 Maple Rd and one other station. In New York, OurBus arrives at 375 W 42nd St and one other station.

An average trip on OurBus from Buffalo to New York takes 8 hours and 20 minutes, while the fastest available OurBus trip will get you to New York in 6 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, OurBus offers 2.823529 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $40.32 for a weekend trip to New York.

Avg. Time
8h 20m
Avg. Price
$36.14

Wanda Coach

Book Wanda Coach from Buffalo to New York from $20.00. Typically there is one Wanda Coach schedule per day from Buffalo to New York and you can expect on average to pay $20.00 for a Wanda Coach ticket to New York. In Buffalo, Wanda Coach departs to New York from 2055 Niagara Falls Blvd, In New York, Wanda Coach arrives at 95 Canal St,

An average trip on Wanda Coach from Buffalo to New York takes 7 hours and 0 minutes, while the fastest available Wanda Coach trip will get you to New York in 6 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, Wanda Coach offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $20.00 for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to New York.

Avg. Time
7h 0m
Avg. Price
$20.00

Plan your next adventure

There are 5 stations you could depart from, depending on the bus line you travel with. Most bus trips to New York will depart from these stations in Buffalo:
  • Downtown Term - 181 Ellicott St
  • Buffalo Niagara Intl Airport
  • 4641 Maple Rd
  • 2055 Niagara Falls Blvd
  • Buffalo State College, Lot R-4
Buses arrive in New York at 7 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in New York for trips arriving from Buffalo:
  • Port Authority Bus Station
  • 7th Ave and W 27th St
  • 7-11 - Jd Foods
  • 375 W 42nd St
  • GW Bridge Bus Station - 4211 Broadway
  • 368 Park Ave S
  • 95 Canal St

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