Cheap flights from New York to Buffalo (NYC - BUF)

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The best prices from New York to Buffalo are usually found in August or February, booked 35 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Buffalo (BUF)

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to BUF flight in 2022: compare New York to Buffalo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Buffalo.
NYC - BUF
Price
$173 - $239
BUF
Temperature
24.8 - 71.6 °F
BUF
Rainfall
2.5 - 4 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 12% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$173

From New York (NYC) to Buffalo

One-way from

$101

One-way flight from New York (NYC) to Buffalo

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Buffalo (NYC - BUF)?

When flying from New York to Buffalo, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 17% versus a flight at noon.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from New York to Buffalo?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Buffalo?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Buffalo from New York. Users have commonly found prices around $211 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $96. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

How far in advance should I book a flight from New York to Buffalo?

To save up to 81% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 32 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from New York to Buffalo from $264 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $361 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

Cheap flights from New York to Buffalo in May, June 2022

The best prices found for NYC to BUF flights for May, June
16 Jun - 22 Jun
$168pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
11 Jun - 12 Jun
$177pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
29 Jun - 6 Jul
$183pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

New York to Buffalo 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Buffalo from New York found for this year
16 Jun - 22 Jun
$168pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
11 Jun - 12 Jun
$177pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
29 Jun - 6 Jul
$183pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to Buffalo from New York

Save time with New York to Buffalo direct flight deals
10 Jun - 24 Jun
$168pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
7 Jun - 14 Jun
$184pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Delta
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
Delta
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
7 Jun - 14 Jun
$184pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Last minute flights from New York to Buffalo

Late deals on round-trip flights to Buffalo from New York, departing today and this week
27 May - 30 Jun
$195pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
27 May - 30 Jun
$204pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
28 May - 31 May
$222pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
BUF
Buffalo
Delta
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

One-way flights to Buffalo from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Buffalo
2:30 am - 7:21 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
4h 51m
JFK - BUF
American Airlines
4:00 am - 5:28 am
JetBlue
Nonstop
1h 28m
JFK - BUF
JetBlue
12:05 pm - 1:01 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
24h 56m
SWF - BUF
Frontier
$114
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From New York to Buffalo

What airport do you fly into for flights to Buffalo from New York?

Buffalo (BUF) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from New York to Buffalo. You should not have trouble finding flights to Buffalo from New York; the airport handles an average of 55 inbound flights from New York per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 10 airlines have flights to the Buffalo airport from New York. It is only a 8.3 mi journey from Buffalo (BUF) to Buffalo’s city center.

Which airlines flying from New York to Buffalo have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, Delta, and JetBlue flying from New York to Buffalo have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from New York to Buffalo for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Buffalo for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $168, but on average you can expect to pay $191.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Buffalo for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to Buffalo under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Buffalo is less than $204.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Buffalo for under $200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Buffalo within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from New York to Buffalo?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Tuesday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from New York to Buffalo on average per day?

3 flight departures from New York to Buffalo per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 67% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 33% of flight departures

How long is the flight from New York to Buffalo?

There are many flights that can get you from New York to Buffalo in 1h 27m. Fly via United Airlines or Delta to get the fastest option. The distance between New York and Buffalo is about 302 mi. All flights are typically nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from New York to Buffalo round-trip?

Flying on United Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Buffalo, with prices starting at $168. Another option worth looking into is Delta, starting at $184 round trip. You may be able to fly from New York to Buffalo for 20% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New York to Buffalo one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Delta, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $92. However, be on the lookout for offers from United Airlines and Frontier, as they are both options that can get you from New York to Buffalo for a low price.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from New York to Buffalo?

The most popular airlines flying from New York to Buffalo are Train, Bus and Endeavor Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from New York to Buffalo?

Consider China Eastern (100%), Air France (94%) or Aeromexico (93%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from New York to Buffalo.

What are the cheapest flights from New York to Buffalo?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $99. While the most popular route (New York LaGuardia - Buffalo) can be booked for $184 on average our data indicates $233 when flying from New York to Buffalo.

What are the most popular routes from New York to Buffalo?

Most travelers choose New York LaGuardia - Buffalo, Newark - Buffalo or New York John F Kennedy Intl - Buffalo when deciding on the best route from New York to Buffalo.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Buffalo, NY

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Buffalo from New York?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Buffalo within the United States

Most visitors from New York need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Buffalo.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to Buffalo.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York are not required to quarantine after entering Buffalo.

Do I need a test to fly back to New York from Buffalo?

Returning to New York from Buffalo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Buffalo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to New York.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Buffalo are not required to quarantine after entering New York.

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Alternative routes for New York to Buffalo

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Buffalo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New York to Buffalo.
Flight duration from New York to BUF
1h 25m
Average temperature for May in Buffalo
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Buffalo
3.6 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark (EWR)
LaGuardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

Airports servicing Buffalo

Top 6 airlines flying from New York to Buffalo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York to Buffalo choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Juneyao Airlines
$12 $22 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

American Airlines
$75 $219 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$97 $293 No cancel fee N/A
JetBlue
$109 $240 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$147 $226 No cancel fee 69%
Alaska Airlines
$262 $374 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from New York to Buffalo

See what time of day planes typically take off from New York towards Buffalo.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 42% of NYC to BUF departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 30% of NYC to BUF departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 27% of NYC to BUF departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of NYC to BUF departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from New York to Buffalo
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from New York to Buffalo.
Sunday
52 daily flights
Monday
65 daily flights
Tuesday
64 daily flights
Wednesday
62 daily flights
Thursday
59 daily flights
Friday
51 daily flights
Saturday
37 daily flights
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