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Bus Trip Information: New York to Niagara Falls

There are 4 intercity buses per day from New York to Niagara Falls. Traveling by bus from New York to Niagara Falls usually takes around 8 hours and 14 minutes, but the fastest OurBus bus can make the trip in 7 hours and 45 minutes.

Distance307 mi (493 km)
Shortest duration7h 45m
Cheapest price$29.99
Trips per day4
Most frequent serviceOurBus
Bus lines2

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for buses from New York to Niagara Falls

(Based on 20 ratings and reviews)

4.8

5.0

Rosa I

October 14, 2021- Solo travel

OurBus

Pros: Everything was great 😊. Cons: Absolutely nothing 😁. Tips: Not really.

Pros: Everything was great 😊. Cons: Absolutely nothing 😁. Tips: Not really.

4.0

Jose

August 22, 2021- Vacation

OurBus

The driver was very friendly.

The driver was very friendly.

5.0

Anita

July 20, 2021- Solo travel

OurBus

I loved being able to see other parts of the country.

I loved being able to see other parts of the country.

5.0

Surya

July 20, 2020- Visiting friends

OurBus

Pros: Perfect and really had fun. Cons: Everything is perfect. Tips: Be wise and choose best one.

Pros: Perfect and really had fun. Cons: Everything is perfect. Tips: Be wise and choose best one.

5.0

Beverly

December 9, 2019- Vacation

OurBus

Pros: Free bottled water. Cons: Cleanliness. Tips: Nothing in particular.

Pros: Free bottled water. Cons: Cleanliness. Tips: Nothing in particular.

New York to Niagara Falls Route Map

New York Niagara Falls

How much is a bus ticket from New York to Niagara Falls?

$37.88 is the average price of a bus ticket from New York to Niagara Falls. Taking a bus is an affordable way to make this trip. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Average prices by travel date

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Over the next four weeks, the average ticket price of a bus from New York to Niagara Falls is expected to range from $35 to $47. If you are looking to travel to Niagara Falls within the next week, you can find bus tickets starting from $37. The cheapest bus tickets in the next month are $35 and can be found on June 2, 2022.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in July. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $39 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from New York to Niagara Falls in January, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $49 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices the closer you book to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. The best way to find cheap bus tickets is to book at least 29 days in advance. By doing so, you can expect to save $15.92 on your bus ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

What bus companies travel from New York to Niagara Falls?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from New York to Niagara Falls that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, OurBus usually offers more choice, with 3 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus US28h 30m$40.84
OurBus38h 2m$43.93
  • FlixBus US

    FlixBus US

    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 2 trips per day from New York to Niagara Falls, and the average ticket for this route costs only .

  • OurBus

    OurBus

    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 $40, OurBus is one of the best ways to travel by bus from New York to Niagara Falls if you are looking for comfort at a good price.

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 during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus 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, bus 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

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 bus ride from New York to Niagara Falls?

The bus takes an average of 8 hours and 14 minutes to cover the 307 miles from New York to Niagara Falls. However, the fastest bus only takes 7 hours and 45 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.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Saturday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking buses from New York to Niagara Falls. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Saturday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the bus and even save some change check out travel options on Wednesday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave New York?

The first bus leaves at 5:00am and the last bus leaves at 4:00pm. 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 4 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Niagara Falls 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 New York to Niagara Falls without transferring.

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

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. If you are ever looking to get out of town, NYC is centrally connected throughout the state and region, you can easily hop on a train to Albany to go explore upstate New York.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

Main departure station: 300-310 W 31 St (SW Corner of 31st & 8th Ave)

Buses to Niagara Falls leave from 3 stations in New York.

All bus stations in New York:

  • 300-310 W 31 St (SW Corner of 31st & 8th Ave)

  • GW Bridge Bus Station

  • GW Bridge Bus Station - Slip 2

Where does the bus arrive in Niagara Falls?

Main arrival station: 127 Old Main St

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

All bus stations in Niagara Falls:

  • 127 Old Main St

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