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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Niagara Falls to New York?

Lowest Price$68.00
Fastest Train8h 58m
Trains Per Day2
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Niagara Falls to New York 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 Niagara Falls to New York?

In the last month, $68.00 was the average price of a train ticket from Niagara Falls, NY to New York, NY. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 20 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $23.85 more than that for a same-day booking.

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

The distance between Niagara Falls and New York is approximately 307 miles, or 493 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 9 hours and 18 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 8 hours and 58 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 Niagara Falls to New York are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Tuesday 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 Niagara Falls at 6:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 12:00pm. 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 Niagara Falls to New York?

Trains leave the station in Niagara Falls twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to New York 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 New York to Niagara Falls. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Niagara Falls to New York for $55.00.

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

2 train services operate from Niagara Falls, New York to New York, New York. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Amtrak Empire Service18h 58m$75.94
Amtrak Maple Leaf19h 38m$73.94

Where is the train station in Niagara Falls?

There is one train station in Niagara Falls:

  • 825 Depot Ave W

Where is the train station in New York?

New York has one train station:

  • Penn Station

Price trends for trains from Niagara Falls to New York

Average prices by travel date

$120$80$40NovDec

Monthly average prices

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Prices as travel date approaches

$100$80$60$40$203020100

train Trip Reviews from Wanderu Customers

Overall score for trains from Niagara Falls, NY to New York, NY
4.6
Based on 9 ratings and reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Empire Service report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 50 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.0
Staff
3.8
Value
4.0
Condition
4.3
Maureen
5.0
December 8, 2019Visiting family
Pros
Was ok, but bathroom was dirty.
Gerard
4.0
November 3, 2019Couples trip
Pros
We liked the fact that we could relax and not worry about driving back to the city but more so just watch movies and enjoy our company.
Cons
The train was delayed for over an hour. So timeliness could definitely be improved.
Tips
Bring dinner or food for travel. It is a long ride.
James
5.0
October 27, 2019Vacation
Pros
There isn't anything l didn't like.
Cons
Could improve the announcements at stations. Make them clear and distinct. I couldn't hear some of them and others were garbled and too loud.
Tips
Get there early if you want a window seat.
Cynthia
5.0
October 9, 2019Vacation
Pros
great scenery
Cons
everything was good as expected
Angela
5.0
August 11, 2019Solo travel
Cons
Wifi on the train is very poor
Tips
Download shows, bring a book, or bring some other form of entertainment that does not require wifi because the wifi on the train is very unreliable and extremely slow.

Based on 3 reviews
Overview
Users that traveled with Amtrak Maple Leaf report that they were happy with the WiFi on board 100 percent of the time.
Ratings (Out of 5)
Comfort
4.7
Staff
4.0
Value
3.0
Condition
4.5
James
4.0
September 20, 2019Couples trip
Pros
Very smooth and comfortable
Cons
Air conditioning was too cold
Terrance
5.0
May 28, 2019Couples trip
Pros
On board cafeteria, decent wifi speed and cleaner and spacious toilets.
Cons
Wifi speed. Tray table.

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