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NYC — BUF
Jul 27 — Aug 31
1 adult
Sat 7/27

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Amtrak
With transfers
8h 27m
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With transfers
8h 27m
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With transfers
8h 17m
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With transfers
8h 17m
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With transfers
8h 17m
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With transfers
8h 35m
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New York to Buffalo train information

Find information about ticket prices, popular stations, and train companies that offer trains from New York to Buffalo

ROUND-TRIP FROM

$122

ONE-WAY FROM

$61

AVG TRAVEL TIME

8h 22m

TRAIN COMPANIES

Amtrak
The best round-trip train deal from New York to Buffalo found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $122
The best one-way train deal from New York to Buffalo found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $61
Average time it takes to travel by train from New York to Buffalo
There is 1 train company servicing this route: Amtrak

New York Train Station Directory

Location of major train stations in New York
Syracuse New York - State FairNew York, 43.071922, -76.22947
New York Cherry HillNew York, 39.928947, -75.041824
New York Newark Liberty International Train StationNew York, 40.704026, -74.190483
New York New RochelleNew York, 40.91145, -73.78433
New York Grand Central TerminalNew York, 40.752285, -73.97767
New York Newark Penn StationNew York, 40.734573, -74.164707

Buffalo Train Station Directory

Location of major train stations in Buffalo
Depew BuffaloBuffalo, 42.9071, -78.7266
Buffalo Exchange StreetBuffalo, 42.8783, -78.8738

Book round-trip train tickets from New York to Buffalo

Below are the quickest and cheapest round-trip train tickets from New York to Buffalo that we could find in the past 72 hours. You can also search by a specific date by using the search form above.
Amtrak
Nov 8
7:15 amNew York Penn Station
8h 17m
3:32 pmBuffalo Exchange Street
Nov 9
12:25 pmBuffalo Exchange Street
8h 51m
9:16 pmNew York Penn Station
Amtrak
Oct 25
7:15 amNew York Penn Station
8h 17m
3:32 pmBuffalo Exchange Street
Nov 1
12:25 pmBuffalo Exchange Street
8h 51m
9:16 pmNew York Penn Station
Amtrak
Sep 13
7:15 amNew York Penn Station
8h 17m
3:32 pmBuffalo Exchange Street
Sep 16
4:28 amBuffalo Exchange Street
8h 17m
12:45 pmNew York Penn Station
Amtrak
Sep 25
7:15 amNew York Penn Station
8h 17m
3:32 pmBuffalo Exchange Street
Sep 30
12:25 pmBuffalo Exchange Street
8h 51m
9:16 pmNew York Penn Station
Amtrak
Oct 21
7:15 amNew York Penn Station
8h 17m
3:32 pmBuffalo Exchange Street
Oct 23
4:28 amBuffalo Exchange Street
8h 17m
12:45 pmNew York Penn Station
Amtrak
Sep 25
7:15 amNew York Penn Station
8h 17m
3:32 pmBuffalo Exchange Street
Sep 26
4:28 amBuffalo Exchange Street
8h 17m
12:45 pmNew York Penn Station

Book one-way train tickets from New York to Buffalo

Below are the fastest and cheapest one-way train tickets from New York to Buffalo we’ve found in the last 72 hours. Select a deal below or use the search form above to find train tickets by date.
Amtrak
Aug 29
7:15 amNew York Penn Station
8h 27m
3:42 pmBuffalo Exchange Street
Amtrak
Aug 29
7:15 amNew York Penn Station
8h 27m
3:42 pmBuffalo Exchange Street
Amtrak
Nov 2
7:15 amNew York Penn Station
8h 17m
3:32 pmBuffalo Exchange Street
Amtrak
Oct 14
7:15 amNew York Penn Station
8h 17m
3:32 pmBuffalo Exchange Street
Amtrak
Oct 13
7:15 amNew York Penn Station
8h 17m
3:32 pmBuffalo Exchange Street
Amtrak
Sep 16
10:20 amNew York Penn Station
8h 35m
6:55 pmBuffalo Exchange Street

Choose the best way to get from New York to Buffalo

Buses

6h 40m
$30 one-way$80 round-trip
Nonstop · from $801 stop · from $105

Distance to downtown

DF68.9 mi
EA08.5 mi
43lb CO2

89% less than flights

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New York to Buffalo Buses

Trains

8h 17m
$61 one-way$122 round-trip
Nonstop · from $122

Distance to downtown

ZXS0.6 mi
68lb CO2

83% less than flights

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New York to Buffalo Trains

Flights

1h 17m
$68 one-way$129 round-trip
Nonstop · from $1291 stop · from $84

Distance to downtown

BUF8.3 mi

FAQs for booking trains from New York to Buffalo

What train stations are used when traveling from New York to Buffalo?

Most trains from New York to Buffalo depart from New York Penn Station and arrive at Buffalo Exchange Street. New York Penn Station is 2.4 miles away from downtown Manhattan. Travelers can get to the station by bus, taxis, or personal car. At New York Penn Station, Amtrak is the only provider for trains to Buffalo from New York.

Do Amtrak trains from New York to Buffalo have Wi-Fi?

Amtrak trains to Buffalo from New York ensure that their passengers stay connected and in touch with the world through the free Wi-Fi onboard select trains and at select stations. Some trains include Acela, Adirondack, Amtrak Hartford Line, and New York to Buffalo trains. Some of the stations with free Wi-Fi are Baltimore, MD- Penn Station, Chicago IL- Union Station, and Lorton, VA. The Wi-Fi only supports general web browsing activities to ensure enough bandwidth for all users. Therefore, you cannot stream music and videos or download large files.

What is there to see along the train ride from New York to Buffalo?

Travelers on New York to Buffalo trains have the chance to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the country from the comfort of their train seats. This route is endowed with nature, from forests to lakes and rivers that elevate this journey. From the train, travelers can see Allegany Natural Forest, a natural forest that stretches over 500,000 acres. Along the way, travelers also get the chance to gaze at the Passaic River. This river in Northern Jersey is 80 miles long. Another great scene is Onondaga Lake Park. This is a 7.5-mile-long linear greenway found on the shores of Lake Onondaga. Travelers can also enjoy the beautiful green views of golf courses like Meadows Golf Club and Clifton Springs Country Club. Towards the end of the ride, in Rochester, travelers can see the George Eastman Museum. This is one of the world’s oldest photography museums and film archives established in 1949.

Do I need a passport to travel from New York to Buffalo by train?

Passengers traveling by Amtrak are required to have their train tickets and any government-issued ID with a photo for anyone over 18 years and all unaccompanied minors. This could be a passport, military ID, or a driver’s license. In case a traveler doesn’t have a government-issued ID with a photo, secondary identification materials, like a student ID, are acceptable and should be attached to a government-issued ID without a photo.

What luggage is allowed on New York to Buffalo trains?

Amtrak trains have specific luggage requirements that passengers should adhere to. For carry-on baggage, travelers are allowed two personal items weighing a maximum of 25 lbs each and two carry-on items weighing a maximum of 50 lbs each. For checked baggage, travelers are allowed two bags weighing a maximum of 50 lbs at no cost. Travelers on trains from New York to Buffalo are also allowed two additional bags for a fee each. Amtrak allows passengers to repack overweight bags to ensure they are under 50 lbs. You can buy boxes at the staffed stations for repacking. Travelers are advised to have their names and addresses labeled on their bags. You cannot carry household and automotive items, hoverboards, incendiaries, martial arts/ defense items, sharp objects, or a bicycle as carry-on luggage. Special items like archery equipment, booster seats for babies, golfing equipment, and musical instruments are accepted as carry-on or checked baggage at a special item fee. Firearms are accepted on many trains only as checked baggage. Travelers can find more information on luggage limits on the train website.

How long is the train ride from New York to Buffalo?

The most time-efficient journey by train from New York to Buffalo currently available is 7h 53m. Travel time typically varies by up to 0h 29m, depending on your train details. Amtrak is one of the fastest options available.

Which train companies operate between New York to Buffalo?

Amtrak are viable options. Check times and availability for Amtrak, as it was recently the cheapest train available traveling from New York to Buffalo from $122 round-trip.

How far is New York to Buffalo by train?

A train from New York to Buffalo will travel much more than the 291.4 mi distance between them. The actual distance depends on the route taken, and stops along the way. 7h 53m is a normal train duration for this route.

What is the carbon footprint of a train from New York to Buffalo?

Taking a train to Buffalo from New York has a carbon footprint of 67lb, on average. This is 83% less than taking an airplane for this journey (398lb). Taking a bus instead of a train would change your carbon footprint to about 42lb.

Is a train the fastest way to get from New York to Buffalo?

We’ve found that taking a flight from New York to Buffalo with American Airlines is more time-efficient when based simply on travel duration. A train from New York to Buffalo or a bus from New York to Buffalo can take you longer than a 1h 17m flight.

Is a train the cheapest way to get from New York to Buffalo?

A bus from New York to Buffalo is currently going to be the least expensive option currently available. You can also find deals for a flight from New York to Buffalo starting at $129, or consider a train from New York to Buffalo starting at $122. Both of these alternative options are worth considering when looking to reach your destination.


Amtrak trains from New York to Buffalo

Our best Amtrak deals on New York to Buffalo train tickets
Amtrak
Nov 8
ZYP7:15 amNew York Penn Station
8h 17m
ZXS3:32 pmBuffalo Exchange Street
Nov 9
ZXS12:25 pmBuffalo Exchange Street
8h 51m
ZYP9:16 pmNew York Penn Station
Amtrak
Sep 12
ZYP1:20 pmNew York Penn Station
8h 22m
ZXS9:42 pmBuffalo Exchange Street
Sep 15
ZXS4:28 amBuffalo Exchange Street
8h 17m
ZYP12:45 pmNew York Penn Station

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Most frequently searched train routes to Buffalo, along with the cheapest price and shortest travel time.
Trains to Buffalo from Syracuse
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Cheapest price$54

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