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New York to Buffalo train - cost & duration

Cheapest price$67.00
Shortest Duration8h 0m
Trips per day2
train carriers2
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How to book cheap New York to Buffalo train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from New York to Buffalo is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from New York to Buffalo were $69.76. By booking 0 days out, tickets are on average $0.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from New York to Buffalo?

The busiest time of the week for travel from New York to Buffalo by train is at 1:00 PM on Sunday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 6:00 AM on Thursday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Amtrak Empire Service from New York to Buffalo has the most daily schedules

On average there are 2 train trips per day. Amtrak Empire Service has the most options for departures from New York to Buffalo, with an average of 2 trips per day and 40 monthly trips. 2 train carriers currently travel from New York to Buffalo. Of the 2 trips there are 2 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Bus from New York to Buffalo starts at $1.00.

2 carriers offer New York to Buffalo train trips

Amtrak Empire Service

Book Amtrak Empire Service from New York to Buffalo from $47.00. There are 2 Amtrak Empire Service schedules from New York to Buffalo and you can expect on average to pay $77.27 for a Amtrak Empire Service ticket to Buffalo. In New York, Amtrak Empire Service departs to Buffalo from Penn Station and no other station. In Buffalo, Amtrak Empire Service arrives at 75 Exchange St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Empire Service from New York to Buffalo takes 8 hours and 4 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Empire Service trip will get you to Buffalo in 8 hours and 0 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Empire Service offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $82.88 for a weekend getaway trip to Buffalo.

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Avg. Time
8h 4m
Avg. Price
$77.27

Amtrak Maple Leaf

Book Amtrak Maple Leaf from New York to Buffalo from $47.00. There are 1 Amtrak Maple Leaf schedules from New York to Buffalo and you can expect on average to pay $75.08 for a Amtrak Maple Leaf ticket to Buffalo. In New York, Amtrak Maple Leaf departs to Buffalo from Penn Station and no other station. In Buffalo, Amtrak Maple Leaf arrives at 75 Exchange St and no other station.

An average trip on Amtrak Maple Leaf from New York to Buffalo takes 7 hours and 59 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Maple Leaf offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $73.32 for a weekend getaway trip to Buffalo.

Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
7h 59m
Avg. Price
$75.08

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from New York. Most train trips to Buffalo will depart from Penn Station.
  • Penn Station
Train trips arrive in Buffalo at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. 75 Exchange St are the main train stations in Buffalo for trips arriving from New York.
  • 75 Exchange St