Cheap train tickets from Buffalo, NY to New York City

Showing times and prices for 24 May

Cheapest

£60

Average

£60

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Buffalo, NY to New York City will cost around £ 60 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 60.

Cheapest
07:09Buffalo NY Exchange Street8h36 15:45Penn Station
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£601One-way
Cheapest
04:21Buffalo NY Exchange Street8h24 12:45Penn Station
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£601One-way
Cheapest
12:56Buffalo NY Exchange Street8h59 21:55Penn Station
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£601One-way

Train schedule Buffalo, NY to New York City

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tue, 24 May
04:21Buffalo NY Exchange Street8h24 12:45Penn Station
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07:09Buffalo NY Exchange Street8h36 15:45Penn Station
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12:56Buffalo NY Exchange Street8h59 21:55Penn Station
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Tue
24 May
£57Amtrak
£29Flixbus
£123American Airlines
Wed
25 May
£56Amtrak
£22Flixbus
£121United
Thu
26 May
£56Amtrak
£22Flixbus
£124CommutAir
Fri
27 May
£57Amtrak
£32OurBus
£125United
Sat
28 May
£57Amtrak
£32OurBus
£124psa airlines
Sun
29 May
£81Amtrak
£27OurBus
£124psa airlines
Mon
30 May
£58Amtrak
£31Flixbus
£124air wisconsin

Fastest train times from Buffalo, NY to New York City

Showing times and prices for 24 May

Fastest Journey

8 h 24 m

Average

8 h 39 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

470 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Buffalo, NY for New York City every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 470 km distance in an average of 8 h 39 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 8 h 24 m .

The slowest trains will take 8 h 59 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
04:21Buffalo NY Exchange Street8h24 12:45Penn Station
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£601One-way
2nd Fastest
07:09Buffalo NY Exchange Street8h36 15:45Penn Station
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£601One-way
12:56Buffalo NY Exchange Street8h59 21:55Penn Station
0 changes
£601One-way

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Overview: Train from Buffalo, NY to New York City

distanceDistance291 miles (470 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 59 min
priceAverage train ticket price£64 (€72)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersAmtrak

Trains from Buffalo, NY to New York City cover the 291 miles (470 km) long route taking on average 8 h 59 min with our travel partners like Amtrak. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £64, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £60.

Train companies: Amtrak trains Buffalo, NY to New York City

Travel between Buffalo, NY and New York City from £60 with Omio’s train partners Amtrak! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

Amtrak

Amtrak is the main train provider in the United States operating medium and long-distance intercity services in 46 US states as well as in 3 Canadian provinces. There are over 300 Amtrak trains running daily. With Amtrak you can travel by train across the country and explore destinations near and far with routes such as the Northeast Regional connecting cities in the East Coast, the Coast Starlight connecting destinations up and down the West Coast, the Empire Builder connecting Chicago and Midwestern cities to the Northwest, and many more. Amtrak offers different class options suiting any budget, from Coach Class to Business Class, First Class, and the Sleeper Class, where you can book a Roomette, Bedroom, and Bedroom suite among others for night travel. There are several different ticket types including Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium for you to book for your next train journey from Buffalo, NY to New York City.

  • Average Price: £60

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Amtrak when booking your train tickets from Buffalo, NY to New York City due to the coronavirus:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees have been waived for all reservations made before March 31, 2021.
  • If you've booked with Omio, to change your reservation, go to Amtrak.com (Modify Trip) or the Amtrak app. A fare difference may apply to your new itinerary. If you want to cancel your reservation, you must call 800-USA-RAIL (not available via Amtrak.com or the app).

Travel Tips: Trains from Buffalo, NY to New York City

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FAQs

How much do cheap train tickets from Buffalo, NY to New York City cost?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Buffalo, NY to New York City for the next 7 days starting from £60  one way.

What is the cost of a train ticket from Buffalo, NY to New York City on average?

If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Buffalo, NY to New York City train prices are on average £64  one way.

How many miles is it from Buffalo, NY to New York City by train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance to New York City from Buffalo, NY via train to be approximately 291 miles (470 km).

What is the average Buffalo, NY to New York City train duration?

While the time it takes to travel 291 miles (470 km) between Buffalo, NY and New York City can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Buffalo, NY to New York City is on average 8 h 59 min.

Which train providers should I travel with from Buffalo, NY to New York City?

If you're looking for trains from Buffalo, NY to New York City, you can rely on Amtrak to get you to New York City. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Buffalo, NY to New York City journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Are there any direct trains between Buffalo, NY and New York City?

If you’re looking for a direct train from Buffalo, NY to New York City, consider travelling with Amtrak. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.

What are the first and last departure train times from Buffalo, NY to New York City?

The first Buffalo, NY to New York City train departs at 08: 21   and the last train from Buffalo, NY to New York City leaves at 17: 55. Check out the most up-to-date Buffalo, NY to New York City train schedule on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How early should I purchase train tickets between Buffalo, NY and New York City to score the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets to New York City from Buffalo, NY within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £64 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Buffalo, NY to New York City a few months in advance.