There are 10 ways to get from Philadelphia to Niagara Falls by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Philadelphia to Buffalo, line 40 bus  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Buffalo (BUF) PHL - BUF
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$161 - $726

Cheapest option

Bus Megabus  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia PA to Buffalo, NY

$38 - $81

8 alternative options

Train to Baltimore, fly to Buffalo, line 40 bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Buffalo (BUF) BWI - BUF
  3. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$207 - $841

Train to Newark, fly to Buffalo, line 40 bus  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
  2. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Buffalo (BUF) EWR - BUF
  3. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$120 - $542

Fly Philadelphia to Rochester, train  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Rochester (ROC) PHL - ROC
  2. Take the train from Rochester to Niagara Falls Station

$205 - $738

Fly Philadelphia to Toronto, train  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to Toronto (YYZ) PHL - YYZ
  2. Take the train from Toronto to Niagara Falls

$142 - $692

Train Amtrak  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Empire Service / ...

$148 - $403

Train VIA Rail  •  11 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station Acela Express / ...
  2. Take the train from Grand Central Terminal to Niagara Falls Station VIA Rail / ...

$140 - $427

Bus Greyhound USA  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Scranton, Pa 7956 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Scranton, Pa to Buffalo, Ny 300

$51 - $120

Drive  •  7 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Philadelphia to Niagara Falls 402.3 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Philadelphia to Niagara Falls is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 7 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Philadelphia to Niagara Falls is to fly and line 40 bus which costs $160 - $750 and takes 4 h 34 min.

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The distance between Philadelphia and Niagara Falls is 298 miles. The road distance is 402.3 miles.

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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Philadelphia to Niagara Falls, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Philadelphia to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia PA and arriving at Main St & Pine Ave via Ellicott St & MTC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Philadelphia station to Niagara Falls. However, there are services departing from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak and arriving at Niagara Falls Amtrak via New York Penn Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 6 min.

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What companies run services between Philadelphia, PA, USA and Niagara Falls, NY, USA?

Megabus operates a bus from Philadelphia to Niagara Falls twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $80 and the journey takes 8 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Philadelphia to Niagara Falls via New York Penn Station in around 11 h 6 min.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $850
Flights from Philadelphia to Rochester via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Philadelphia to Toronto via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Rochester
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,200
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
Flights from Philadelphia to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Buffalo via Boston
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Philadelphia to Toronto via Detroit
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to BWI Marshall Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$80 - $190
First Class Seat
$150 - $220
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Amtrak Northeast Regional
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station Amtrak to Newark Liberty Airport Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$26 - $50
Business Seat
$35 - $65
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from Rochester to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $80
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$27 - $40
Economy
$35 - $50
Economy Plus
$55 - $80
Business
$50 - $75
Business Plus/Sleeper
$95 - $130
Train from Toronto to Niagara Falls
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $75
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$26 - $40
Economy
$30 - $50
Economy Plus
$50 - $75
Business
$45 - $70
Business Plus/Sleeper
$85 - $130
Train from Grand Central Terminal to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $210
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$60 - $90
Economy
$100 - $150
Economy Plus
$150 - $210
Business
$150 - $220
Business Plus/Sleeper
$280 - $390
Amtrak
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Rochester Amtrak to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $65
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Flexi Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Business Coach Seat
$45 - $65
Room
$150 - $220
Train from New York Penn Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
Train from New York to Niagara Falls Amtrak
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Union Station to Niagara Falls GO
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
gotransit.com
Bus operators
NFTA Metro
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com
Greyhound USA
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Contact Details
Phone
+1 214-849-8100/1-800-231-2222
Email
ifsr@greyhound.com
Website
greyhound.com
Bus from Philadelphia, Pa to Scranton, Pa
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$18 - $28
Flexible
$30 - $45
Bus from Scranton, Pa to Buffalo, Ny
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
greyhound.com
Economy
$30 - $50
Flexible
$55 - $75

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