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traveling from New York to Buffalo by train

Cheapest price$66.00
Fastest time7h 59m
Trips per day3
train carriers2
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How can I get the cheapest train ticket from New York to Buffalo?

The best way to get the cheapest 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 $72.46. 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 from New York to Buffalo?

The busiest time of the week for travel from New York to Buffalo by train is at 10 AM on Saturday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 12 PM on Tuesday 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.

How many daily train trips are there from New York to Buffalo?

On average there are 3 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 3 trips there are 3 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Bus options from New York start at $1.00.

train lines that run from New York to Buffalo

Amtrak Maple Leaf

Amtrak Maple Leaf operates, on average, 1 train schedule(s) from New York to Buffalo. The average Amtrak Maple Leaf ticket to Buffalo costs $73.02. Cheap Amtrak Maple Leaf tickets to Buffalo are available on Wanderu starting from $66.00. In New York, Amtrak Maple Leaf departs from Grand Central Terminal and 1 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 8 hours and 4 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Maple Leaf trip will get you to Buffalo in 7 hours and 59 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Maple Leaf offers 1 trip per day and you could expect to pay $71.02 for a weekend getaway trip to Buffalo.

Amtrak Maple Leaf
Amtrak Maple Leaf
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Avg. Time
8h 4m
Avg. Price
$73.02

Amtrak Empire Service

Amtrak Empire Service operates, on average, 2 train schedule(s) from New York to Buffalo. The average Amtrak Empire Service ticket to Buffalo costs $85.98. Cheap Amtrak Empire Service tickets to Buffalo are available on Wanderu starting from $66.00. In New York, Amtrak Empire Service departs from Grand Central Terminal and 1 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 12 minutes, while the fastest available Amtrak Empire Service trip will get you to Buffalo in 7 hours and 59 minutes,

On weekends, Amtrak Empire Service offers 2 trips per day and you could expect to pay $93.50 for a weekend getaway trip to Buffalo.

Amtrak Empire Service
Amtrak Empire Service
Air conditioning
Restroom
Extra legroom
Loyalty rewards
Power outlet
Snacks
WiFi
Avg. Time
8h 12m
Avg. Price
$85.98
Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have train departures from New York. Most train trips to Buffalo will depart from Grand Central Terminal, Penn Station.
  • Grand Central Terminal
  • 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