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Buffalo - Cincinnati Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There is one daily bus from Buffalo to Cincinnati. Traveling by bus from Buffalo to Cincinnati usually takes around 14 hours and 43 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus US bus can make the trip in 14 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance393 mi (633 km)
Shortest duration14h 5m
Cheapest price$35.48
Most frequent serviceBarons Bus Lines
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How much is a bus ticket from Buffalo to Cincinnati?

Bus tickets for a trip from Buffalo to Cincinnati cost $55.24 on average. Tickets cheaper than $55.24 are an excellent bargain. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly avg. prices

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If you're on the hunt for the cheapest bus tickets from Buffalo to Cincinnati, mark your calendar for July. During this period, you can expect to find the lowest average ticket price of the year, just $43. However, taking the bus from Buffalo to Cincinnati during October is not so cheap. This time of year, ticket prices often reach an average of $62. The best way to find deals on a trip in October is to plan ahead and book your bus ticket as early as possible.

What bus companies travel from Buffalo to Cincinnati?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Buffalo to Cincinnati that you can compare and book on Wanderu. However, each company only runs one bus per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Barons Bus Lines114h 50m$87.70
FlixBus US114h 6m$64.67
  • Book Barons Bus Lines from Buffalo to Cincinnati from $75. Typically there is one Barons Bus Lines schedule per day from Buffalo to Cincinnati and you can expect on average to pay for a Barons Bus Lines ticket to Cincinnati. In Buffalo, Barons Bus Lines departs to Cincinnati from Downtown Terminal - 181 Ellicott St . In Cincinnati, Barons Bus Lines arrives at University of Cincinnati - 2985 Short Vine St .

    An average trip on Barons Bus Lines from Buffalo to Cincinnati takes 14 hours and 50 minutes , while the fastest available Barons Bus Lines trip will get you to Cincinnati in 14 hours and 5 minutes .

    On weekends, Barons Bus Lines offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay for a one way ticket for your weekend getaway trip to Cincinnati.

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

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 14 hours and 43 minutes to cover the 393 miles from Buffalo to Cincinnati. However, the fastest bus only takes 14 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.

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Buffalo to Cincinnati for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

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

There is usually only one bus per day from Buffalo to Cincinnati. It leaves the station in Buffalo at 2:00pm each day. The time might vary for specific dates, so be sure to search on Wanderu for the most up-to-date information.

There is usually only one bus per day from Buffalo to Cincinnati. However, it is not a direct bus, so you will have to get off your original vehicle to change buses during the trip.

City Information

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.

Cincinnati

A city famous for its idyllic beauty and quaint quarters, Cincinnati is the destination for tourists who wish to stay away from a large crowd. On a bright sunny day in Cincinnati, head over to Eden Park. Encompassing over 183 acres of green space and tree groves, the park lives up to its name, and there are some scenic ponds where you can unwind as well as take a few amazing pictures. Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum might sound like a scary place to visit, but its tranquility and amazing landscape design, which was ahead of its time, will make it worth the while to check it out. For those who still crave some liveliness, watching a game at the Great American Ball Park, home of the oldest professional baseball team, the Cincinnati Reds, will be an unforgettable experience.

Cincinnati features a very diverse food scene in spite of its German roots. If you are looking to try out some refreshing Mediterranean dishes, head over to Abigail Street, one of the local favorites. For authentic German dishes, the door at Mecklenburg Gardens welcomes you.

There’s not a central bus station in the city, as each of the different bus carriers serving Cincinnati operates out of a different location. The principal Amtrak train station is the Union Terminal on Western Ave. Cincinnati is served by Amtrak’s Cardinal line. The city’s main airport is the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, which is located in Hebron, Kentucky.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Buffalo?

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Main departure 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

Where does the bus arrive in Cincinnati?

Main arrival station: University of Cincinnati - 2985 Short Vine St

These are the two stations where buses may stop when they arrive in Cincinnati.

All bus stations in Cincinnati:

  • University of Cincinnati - 2985 Short Vine St

  • 109 Seventh St W

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