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Syracuse to Buffalo bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$5.00
Shortest Duration2h 30m
Trips per day12
Bus lines7
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Users that traveled with Trailways NY Pool report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by bus from Syracuse to Buffalo right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most bus companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. To review the latest news and updates on which companies have reduced routes, visit our COVID-19 Travel Alert.

In order to keep their vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, bus companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

How much is a bus ticket from Syracuse to Buffalo?

Based on daily average prices in last 30 days, $24.47 was the low point for bus fares from Syracuse to Buffalo. Buses from Buffalo to Syracuse are similarly priced. Any tickets cheaper than $24.47 could be considered a great deal.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets is by booking as early as possible, since most bus companies increase the price as the travel date approaches. You should book at least 28 days in advance. By doing so, you could save $11.66 on your ticket compared to booking at the last minute.

How long is the bus ride?

The bus usually takes around 3 hours and 26 minutes to cover the 139 miles (223 kilometers) from Syracuse to Buffalo. However, the fastest bus only takes 2 hours and 30 minutes. It's the perfect amount of time to take a nap, get some work done, or watch a movie.

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

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Syracuse to Buffalo 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, Monday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. For a less crowded trip, try to book your bus travel for the beginning of the week.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Syracuse?

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 10:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Syracuse to Buffalo, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

How many buses are there each day?

There are 12 scheduled buses that travel from Syracuse to Buffalo 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 Syracuse to Buffalo; ticket prices start at $31.00.

What bus companies travel from Syracuse to Buffalo?

There are 7 bus lines from Syracuse to Buffalo. With 3 daily trips, Trailways NY Pool 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 Trailways17h 3m$27.05
Greyhound33h 17m$29.71
Megabus63h 25m$9.34
OurBus13h 34m$16.04
Trailways NY34h 6m$26.61
Trailways NY Pool33h 17m$27.95
Wanda Coach12h 30m$40.00

Where does the bus leave from in Syracuse?

Buses to Buffalo leave from multiple locations in Syracuse, New York. These are the 4 most popular bus stations:

  • Reg Transp Ctr - 1 Walsh Cir
  • Syracuse Hancock Intl Apt
  • Destiny USA
  • 2042 Erie Blvd E
  • Schine Student Ctr - 210 Waverly Ave

Where does the bus arrive in Buffalo?

Buses arrive in Buffalo at 4 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Buffalo, New York:

  • Downtown Term - 181 Ellicott St
  • Buffalo Niagara Intl Airport
  • 2055 Niagara Falls Blvd
  • 4641 Maple Rd

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