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Columbus to Buffalo bus - cost & duration

Cheapest price$20.00
Shortest Duration6h 45m
Trips per day11
bus carriers2
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How much does a bus ticket from Columbus to Buffalo cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average bus fares from Columbus to Buffalo were $31.00.

The best way to find cheap deals on bus tickets from Columbus to Buffalo 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 $43.89 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

How long is the bus ride from Columbus to Buffalo?

The distance between Columbus and Buffalo is approximately 294.07 miles, or 473.14 kilometers. The average travel time for a bus between these two cities is around 9 hours and 19 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 45 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 Columbus to Buffalo?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Columbus to Buffalo by bus is usually on Thursday. 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. Monday 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.

Barons Bus Lines from Columbus to Buffalo has the most daily schedules

On average there are 11 scheduled bus trips per day. Barons Bus Lines has the most regularly scheduled departures from Columbus to Buffalo, with an average of 9 trips per day and 174 monthly trips. 2 bus carriers serve the route from Columbus to Buffalo. Of the 11 trips there is one direct trip available per day.

2 carriers offer Columbus to Buffalo bus trips

Barons Bus Lines

Book Barons Bus Lines from Columbus to Buffalo from $20.00. There are 9 trips per day offered by Barons Bus Lines from Columbus to Buffalo and you can expect on average to pay $46.83 for a Barons Bus Lines ticket to Buffalo. In Columbus, Barons Bus Lines departs to Buffalo from Ohio State Univ - 1739 N High St and 2 other stations. In Buffalo, Barons Bus Lines arrives at Downtown Term - 181 Ellicott St,

An average trip on Barons Bus Lines from Columbus to Buffalo takes 9 hours and 26 minutes, while the fastest available Barons Bus Lines trip will get you to Buffalo in 6 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, Barons Bus Lines offers 9 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $52.00 for a weekend trip to Buffalo.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
9h 26m
Avg. Price
$46.83

Greyhound

Book Greyhound from Columbus to Buffalo from $31.00. There are 4 trips per day offered by Greyhound from Columbus to Buffalo and you can expect on average to pay $44.91 for a Greyhound ticket to Buffalo. In Columbus, Greyhound departs to Buffalo from Bus Terminal - 111 E Town St, In Buffalo, Greyhound arrives at Downtown Term - 181 Ellicott St and one other station.

An average trip on Greyhound from Columbus to Buffalo takes 7 hours and 49 minutes, while the fastest available Greyhound trip will get you to Buffalo in 6 hours and 45 minutes,

On weekends, Greyhound offers 3 trips per day. A one way ticket costs $49.73 for a weekend trip to Buffalo.

Restroom
WiFi
Power outlet
Air conditioning
Avg. Time
7h 49m
Avg. Price
$44.91

Plan your next adventure

Depending on the bus line you travel with, your options include 3 stations that have bus departures from Columbus. Most bus trips to Buffalo will depart from:
  • Ohio State Univ - 1739 N High St
  • Bus Terminal - 111 E Town St
  • Columbus Intl Arpt
Bus trips arrive in Buffalo at 2 stations, depending on which bus line you are traveling with. These are the main bus stations in Buffalo for trips arriving from Columbus:
  • Downtown Term - 181 Ellicott St
  • Buffalo Niagara Intl Airport