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New York-Niagara Falls Train Schedule

Train
PLN 488.67
1:20 PM
Penn Station
10:26 PM
825 Depot Ave W
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Trip Summary

There are 2 daily trains from New York to Niagara Falls. Traveling by train from New York to Niagara Falls usually takes around 9 hours and 4 minutes, but the fastest Amtrak Empire Service train can make the trip in 8 hours and 51 minutes.

Distance307 mi (493 km)
Fastest train8h 51m
Lowest pricePLN 257.59
Trains per day3
Most frequent serviceAmtrak Empire Service
Train lines1

Train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from New York, NY to Niagara Falls, NY

(Based on 9 ratings and reviews)

4.4

5.0

Alicia

March 27, 2021 - Visiting family

Amtrak Empire Service
Pros: Wonderful! Cons: It was great! Pros: Wonderful! Cons: It was great!

4.0

Jan

September 24, 2019 - Couples trip

Amtrak Maple Leaf

Pros: Was clean, chairs confortable, A lot of place for seating. Train conductor was nice. Cons: Buffet staff was rude and was sold us updated pasta. Coffee very bad. Tips: Take with yourself sandwich and coffee. Pros: Was clean, chairs confortable, A lot of place for seating. Train conductor was nice. Cons: Buffet staff was rude and was sold us updated pasta. Coffee very bad. Tips: Take with yourself sandwich and coffee.

4.0

Marleny

September 23, 2019 - Vacation

Amtrak Maple Leaf

Pros: Love traveling with Amtrak!!! Very clean and have the chance to walk around, only thing the prices of the food....but it is what it is I guess. Cons: Rhe prices... of the tickets little expensive. Tips: Bring your own food, that's what we did!!!! It helps!!!... Pros: Love traveling with Amtrak!!! Very clean and have the chance to walk around, only thing the prices of the food....but it is what it is I guess. Cons: Rhe prices... of the tickets little expensive. Tips: Bring your own food, that's what we did!!!! It helps!!!!More

5.0

Janet

August 15, 2019 - Vacation

Amtrak Empire Service
Pros: The journey by train allowed us to relax and take in the scenery x. Cons: Cleanliness of the toilets after a few hours. Tips: Sit back, enjoy the scenery and relax x. Pros: The journey by train allowed us to relax and take in the scenery x. Cons: Cleanliness of the toilets after a few hours. Tips: Sit back, enjoy the scenery and relax x.

5.0

Sarika

July 28, 2019 - Vacation

Amtrak Maple Leaf

Pros: it was nice time together. Cons: food car/pentry car. Tips: Bring snacks :a lot of snacks. Pros: it was nice time together. Cons: food car/pentry car. Tips: Bring snacks :a lot of snacks.

New York to Niagara Falls Route Map

New York Niagara Falls

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

In the last month, PLN 257.59 was the average price of a train ticket from New York, NY to Niagara Falls, NY. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 17 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around PLN 179.33 more than that for a same-day booking.

Average prices by travel date

PLN 341PLN 227PLN 114MayMay

Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from New York to Niagara Falls will vary between PLN 258 and PLN 314. Planning a train trip to Niagara Falls within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from New York over the next 7 days is PLN 258. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.

Monthly average prices

PLN 379PLN 303PLN 227PLN 152PLN 76JJASONDJFMAM
Traveling from New York to Niagara Falls by train will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, train ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around PLN 269 whenever you decide to board the train to Niagara Falls.

Prices as travel date approaches

PLN 379PLN 303PLN 227PLN 152PLN 763020100

Since the average price of train trips from New York to Niagara Falls remains pretty consistent throughout the year, there’s no need to book your tickets too far in advance. However, we still recommend you purchase your train tickets at least 48 hours ahead of departure time to avoid surprise last-minute surges and the risk of the train selling out.

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

Amtrak Empire Service is the one and only train line which connects New York, 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 Service29h 4mPLN 298.12

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you take Amtrak to Niagara Falls?

Yes, you can take Amtrak to Niagara Falls. There are 3 daily Amtrak trains scheduled from New York City to Niagara Falls. The trip takes around 9 hours.

Do you need a passport to go to Niagara Falls?

U.S. citizens do not need a passport to visit the U.S. side of Niagara Falls. If you want to visit the Canadian side of Niagara Falls, a valid passport, passport card, or another WHTI-compliant document is required for re-entering the U.S., and a passport is a valid form of ID for entering Canada.

For U.S. citizen children age 15 and younger, an original or copy of a birth certificate, a Consular Report of Birth Abroad, or a Naturalization Certificate also work for land travel, but passports have the added benefit of working for air travel.

If you're planning on traveling to Canada with children, you may also need to bring proof of custody. If you're traveling with children for whom you don't have full legal custody, you may be required to show a notarized affidavit of consent from the child's parents.

What is the best month to visit Niagara Falls?

The best months to visit Niagara Falls are June and September. Room rates are cheaper outside of the peak summer season (July and August) and there are fewer crowds, but the weather is still warm. Later fall is also a nice time to visit, but the fireworks over the falls only continue on weekend nights through mid-October.

Is it safe to travel by train from New York to Niagara Falls during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from New York to Niagara Falls?

The distance between New York and Niagara Falls is approximately 307 miles, or 493 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 9 hours and 4 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 51 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.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from New York to Niagara Falls are the most crowded on Saturday. 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 Monday 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 New York at 10:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 1:00pm. 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 New York to Niagara Falls?

Trains leave the station in New York 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 New York. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from New York to Niagara Falls for PLN 151.52.

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.

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.

Station Information

Where is the train station in New York?

new york penn station

Departure stations

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.

Where is the train station in Niagara Falls?

Arrival stations

Niagara Falls has one train station:

Other train stations in Niagara Falls:

  • 825 Depot Ave W

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