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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Buffalo, NY to Niagara Falls, NY?

Lowest Price$14.00
Fastest Train0h 47m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls 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 train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train 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.

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

In the last month, $14.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Buffalo, NY to Niagara Falls, NY. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 10 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $0.63 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Buffalo to Niagara Falls?

The distance between Buffalo and Niagara Falls is approximately 17 miles, or 27 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 47 minutes, It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Niagara Falls.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Buffalo to Niagara Falls are the most crowded on Tuesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Buffalo at 6:00pm while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Buffalo to Niagara Falls?

Trains leave the station in Buffalo twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Niagara Falls with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Niagara Falls to Buffalo. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Buffalo to Niagara Falls for $9.00.

Which train should you take from Buffalo to Niagara Falls?

Amtrak Empire Service is the one and only train line which connects Buffalo, New York to Niagara Falls, New York. The schedule is relatively limited as the train only runs twice a day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Empire Service20h 48m$14.04

Where is the train station in Buffalo?

There is one train station in Buffalo:

  • 75 Exchange St

Where is the train station in Niagara Falls?

Niagara Falls has one train station:

  • 825 Depot Ave W

Price trends for trains from Buffalo to Niagara Falls

Average prices by travel date

$15$10$5JanFeb

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$25$20$15$10$53020100

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