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Trip Summary

There is usually just one train option from Niagara Falls to New York per day. The average train journey from Niagara Falls to New York takes 12 hours and 51 minutes, but some Amtrak Maple Leaf train trips are as short as 11 hours and 18 minutes.

Distance308 mi (496 km)
Fastest train11h 18m
Lowest price$120.00
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Maple Leaf
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Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Average score for trains from Niagara Falls to New York

(Based on 1 ratings and reviews)

5.0

5.0

Alejandra

September 28, 2019- Visiting family

Amtrak

Pros: The staff was very helpful. The opportunity to see the landscape. Be able to walk stretch. Cons: It could have fewer stops. I am sure that if this particular trip was faster many people would take it. Tips: Enjoy and relax it is Very long But BEAUTIFUL.

What is the price of a train ticket from Niagara Falls to New York?

In the last month, the average price of a train ticket from Niagara Falls, ON to New York, NY was $154.38. This is somewhat expensive compared to other train fares, but it makes sense given the route’s long distance. Good news! You can find the cheapest tickets if you book your trip at least 10 days prior to the travel date. You’ll likely pay around $9.45 more if you wait to book until the last minute.

Average prices by travel date

$210$140$70JunJul

Over the next 30 days, a one-way train trip from Niagara Falls to New York will cost between $146 and $197. Book in advance to secure the best price in the next few weeks.

Monthly avg. prices

$175$140$105$70$35JASONDJFMAMJ
Mark your calendar for April if you want to score the cheapest train tickets from Niagara Falls to New York. You’ll find the best deals during this time of year, when tickets cost an average of $143. If you're planning a trip from Niagara Falls to New York during December, bear in mind that ticket prices are usually higher during this month. Expect to pay about $152 for your train ticket, unless you book well in advance and find an even better deal.

Prices as travel date approaches

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If you're looking to save on your train trip from Niagara Falls to New York, book online with Wanderu at least 10 days in advance. That way, you’ll save $9.45 compared to booking your ticket last minute.

Which train should you take from Niagara Falls to New York?

Amtrak Maple Leaf is the one and only train line which connects Niagara Falls to New York. Furthermore, there is only one train per day, so you will have to plan your travel around this limited availability. On the other hand, you won't have to spend a ton of time comparing a bunch of possible options.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Maple Leaf112h 52m$159.10
  • The Amtrak Maple Leaf is an international rail line that runs from New York City to Toronto. It stops at some popular locations on its way, including Niagara Falls and Albany. Onboard WiFi and a cafe car make travel on the Maple Leaf comfortable and convenient. A trip from Niagara Falls to New York takes about 12 hours and 52 minutes on this line, and the average ticket price is .

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Niagara Falls and New York is approximately 308 miles, or 496 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 12 hours and 51 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 11 hours and 18 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains 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 train 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.

Tuesday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Niagara Falls to New York. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Tuesday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train 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.

Most days, there is only one train which leaves Niagara Falls at 8:00am and arrives in New York around 11 hours later.

Typically there is only one scheduled train per day. However, it is not a direct train. This means that you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train at some point during your journey. You will need to remember to bring your carry-on luggage with you when you transfer trains. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from New York to Niagara Falls.

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.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Niagara Falls?

Union Station, Toronto, ON - CATORAMT-0

Image credit: The City of Toronto

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Union Station, Toronto, ON - CATORAMT-1

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Main departure station: Union Station

Union Station is the center of rail transportation in Toronto and Canada's busiest train terminal. First opened in 1927, the station underwent several redevelopment and renovation projects to reach its current state. In 1999, in recognition of the station's importance to transportation history, it was inducted into the North America Railway Hall of Fame. The current station is served by VIA Rail trains and local public transit. The station currently serves over 72 million commuters each year, and as much as 91% of all Toronto passengers pass through this station. Just walking through the station is the perfect way to get familiar with Toronto's locals!

All train stations in Niagara Falls:

  • Union Station

  • 200 Cross Ave

  • Aldershot Station - 1199 Waterdown Rd

  • 99 Ontario St

  • 5 Great Western St

Where is the train station in New York?

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Main arrival station: NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station

Pennsylvania Station, or just Penn Station, is the main train station in New York City. All Amtrak trains to and from NYC use Penn Station as their only train stop in Manhattan. Penn Station offers easy connections to various other types of transportation, including commuter rail (the Long Island Rail Road and the NJ Transit both operate out of Penn Station), airport transit, and six lines of the NYC Subway, making it the busiest train station in the Western Hemisphere. Located in the heart of Manhattan, right by the world-famous Madison Square Garden, Penn Station is close to various points of interest such as Times Square and the Empire State Building, as well as many restaurants and retail stores.

All train stations in New York:

  • NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station

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