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Journey Information

There are 19 intercity buses per day from New York to Niagara Falls. Traveling by bus from New York to Niagara Falls usually takes around 10 hours and 24 minutes, but the fastest OurBus bus can make the trip in 8 hours,

Distance307 mi (493 km)
Shortest duration8h 0m
Cheapest price$27.98
Trips per day8
Most frequent serviceGreyhound
Bus lines3

Bus Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for buses from New York to Niagara Falls

(Based on 43 ratings and reviews)

4.8

5.0

Rafiqual

September 1, 2023- Vacation

OurBus

Not applicable

5.0

Amit

July 4, 2023- Solo travel

OurBus

Pros: Nice travelling experience. Cons: Wi-Fi was there, but no internet access. What is the use of Wi-Fi without internet?

5.0

RUMA

July 2, 2023- Vacation

OurBus

Pros: Travel and stay. Cons: None for now.

5.0

Joseph Kenneth

April 14, 2023- Couples trip

OurBus

Pros: So close to the Canadian Border. So great for travellers th stops at the airports. Tips: Use this service 100%. Wil surely recommend it to others.

5.0

Abhaya

November 20, 2022- Vacation

OurBus

All credit goes to Driver, his driving is very good on heavy snow condition. Thanks again to driver.!!

New York to Niagara Falls Route Map

New York Niagara Falls

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

Bus tickets for a trip from New York to Niagara Falls cost $47.15 on average. Tickets cheaper than $47.15 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.

Average prices by travel date

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If you're planning to travel by bus from New York to Niagara Falls in the next month, the average ticket price is expected to range from $45 to $88. The cheapest bus tickets available in the next few weeks are for trips departing on April 17, 2024.

If you’re looking to travel to Niagara Falls this week, bus tickets are available starting at $45.

Monthly average prices

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Taking the bus from New York to Niagara Falls is usually cheapest in May, when the average ticket price is only $52. If you're planning to take the bus from New York to Niagara Falls during November, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $77. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

Prices as travel date approaches

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Most bus companies charge higher ticket prices closer to the date of travel, so it’s a good idea to buy your bus tickets as early as possible. To find the cheapest bus tickets, book your trip at least 28 days in advance. This way, you can save up to $46.51 on your bus ticket compared to booking last-minute.

What bus companies travel from New York to Niagara Falls?

There are 3 bus lines from New York to Niagara Falls available for you to search and compare on Wanderu. With 11 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
FlixBus US69h 10m$73.94
Greyhound1111h 23m$67.14
OurBus38h 26m$48.93
  • 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 6 trips per day from New York to Niagara Falls, 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 11 bus trips from New York to Niagara Falls every day, with the average journey taking around 11 hours and 23 minutes to complete. Bus tickets for Greyhound trips to Niagara Falls usually start from $24.

  • 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 $39, 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

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.
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.
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.

The bus takes an average of 10 hours and 24 minutes to cover the 307 miles from New York to Niagara Falls. However, the fastest bus only takes 8 hours. 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.

Saturday is usually the day when buses are busiest, as many travelers take the bus to enjoy the weekend in Niagara Falls. If you are planning to travel on a Saturday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

The first bus leaves at 1:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from New York to Niagara Falls, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 19 scheduled buses that travel from New York to Niagara Falls every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 8 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from New York to Niagara Falls; ticket prices start at $54.00.

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. Or hop on a ferry to Ellis Island to meet the Statue of Liberty up-close and personal.

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.

Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls has captured millions of visitors with its jaw-dropping panoramic splendor, deafening roars, and brilliant rainbows. The most astonishing fact about Niagara Falls is that almost four thousand tons of water flow over Niagara Falls every second. Niagara Falls is also the oldest state park in America and should be on every bucket list.

The closest restaurant and hotel to Niagara Falls is the Red Coach Inn. Every room has its own exquisite and historical look, and it will feel like you are staying inside a castle. Make sure to order the legendary Creme Brulee French Toast! It's even more delicious than it sounds.

To get to Niagara, you fly into the Niagara Falls International Airport. FlixBus, Adirondack Trailways, and more also provide bus service to the area with routes from Buffalo, New York, Binghamton, Rochester, and more. Trains from Buffalo to Niagara Falls are also popular, and Amtrak has several lines from Boston, Chicago, Washington, and Toronto to Niagara Falls.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in New York?

Main departure station: Port Authority - 625 8th Ave

Buses to Niagara Falls leave from 6 stations in New York.

All bus stations in New York:

  • Port Authority - 625 8th Ave

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

  • GW Bridge Bus Station

  • 7-11 - Jd Foods

  • GW Bridge Bus Station - Slip 2

  • Chinatown - 28 Allen St (eastside b/w Hester and Canal St)

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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