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Flights to Buffalo in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 12% potential price rise
Cheapest inJulyBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price$274Average for round-trip flights in May 2021
Round-trip from$215From Las Vegas to Buffalo
One-way from$10One-way flight from Las Vegas to Buffalo

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Buffalo right now?

There are currently restrictions on flights to Buffalo along with the rest of United States. Before you book or search for flights, consider the following restrictions: Entry restrictions

The United States has restricted the entry of all foreign nationals who have passed through or have been in China, Iran, Most European Countries (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican City), the UK, Ireland, Brazil and South Africa in the past 14 days. With the exception of certain travelers which includes certain family members of US citizens or permanent residents including; spouses, children (under the age of 21), parents (provided that his/her US citizen or permanent resident child is unmarried and under the age of 21), and siblings (provided that both the sibling and the US citizen or permanent resident are unmarried and under the age of 21); There is also an exception for travelers with the following visas: A-1, A-2, C-1, C-1/D, C-2, C-3, CR-1, CR-2, D, E-1 (as an employee of TECRO or TECO or the employee's immediate family members), G-1, G-2, G-3, G-4, IR-1, IR-4, IH-4, NATO-1 through NATO-4, or NATO-6 visa; Members of the US Armed Forces, spouses, and children of members of the US Armed Forces; Travelers with invitation of the USA government for a purpose related to the containment/mitigation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19); Travelers with documents issued by the US Department of Homeland Security, US Customs and Border Protection, or US Department of State indicating that the traveler is exempt from the restriction; B1 crew crewmembers that are engaged in lightering, Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) activity, wind farm activity, private air/sea crew and other similar crewmember activities; Students with an F-1 or M-1 visa and their F-2 and M-2 dependents, if they arrive from or have been in Ireland, the UK or Schengen Area in the past 14 days.

Entry requirements

All travelers, 2 years of age or older (including US citizens and transit passenger) must present a negative COVID-19 viral or antigen test result issued 72 hours prior to departure or have a proof of recovery from the virus within the last 90 days prior to boarding the plane. Travelers must complete a disclosure and attestation form before departure. Exemptions or waiver to the testing requirements may be granted by the CDC on an extremely limited basis when emergency travel (like an emergency medical evacuation) must occur to preserve someone’s life, health against a serious danger, or physical safety and testing cannot be completed before travel. US citizens and permanent residents arriving from the UK must present a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 PCR or antigen test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure. Travelers arriving in New York State must complete the Traveler Health Form. Travelers arriving in Massachusetts must complete the Massachusetts Health Form.

Quarantine requirements

Travelers are advised to get tested 3-5 days after travel and stay home and self-quarantine for 7 days after travel. Even if they test negative, they must still stay home and self-quarantine for the full 7 days. If the test is positive, isolate to protect others from getting infected.​​ Travelers who did not get tested, are advised to stay home and self-quarantine for 10 days after travel.​

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Travelers are subject to COVID-19 measures set by the state/territory of their final destination. For more information go to CDC website.

If you are looking to book a trip to Buffalo and are outside of the restricted areas, please take the proper precautions and stay informed about traveling during COVID-19.
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Cheapest Prices for Buffalo flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Buffalo found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
$197
February
$192
March
$230
April
$240
May
$258
June
$269
July
$300
August
$283
September
$257
October
$267
November
$235
December
$244
Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Buffalo. Flying to Buffalo in July will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Buffalo?

Average Buffalo flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
LAS - BUF
Price
$192 - $373
BUF
Temperature
35.6 - 80.6 °F
BUF
Rainfall
2.52 - 4.29 inches
Flying to Buffalo in February is usually considered the best time to fly. However, you will find other deals are always available year round. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Buffalo, the warmest period tends to be July, with the wettest being September.

When is the best time to book a flight to Buffalo?

The best time to book flights to Buffalo is 30 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Buffalo?

At the moment, Saturday is the most economical day to take a flight to Buffalo. Monday is likely to be the most costly.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Buffalo?

To get the best value, try booking a flight in the afternoon when visiting Buffalo. Generally the prices will increase for flights at noon as these tend to have higher demand.

Located on the Canadian border and only a few hours drive from New York City, Buffalo is one of the most passed-through destinations in the U.S. But visitors booking flights to Buffalo are on to something: this city is a great gateway to the surrounding sites at a cheaper cost. Book a cheap flight to Buffalo and take advantage of all the city has to offer. From Niagara Falls to the world-famous wings, there’s plenty for travelers to do in Buffalo.

Buffalo’s scenery is one of its best features. New York’s second-largest city is flanked with gorgeous mountains, rivers and canals that seem endless. Buffalo’s proximity to the Great Lakes, Erie Canal and Niagara Falls make it a scenic dream for some nature-lovers. While you’re here, take in some of Buffalo’s culture and history. Stand at the site of one of the Civil War’s Underground Railroads located in Buffalo, enjoy some football from the local colleges or NFL’s Buffalo Bills, and get your hands on some greasy grub with a basket of the famous wings.

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Buffalo climate

Buffalo sees a lot of snow, mainly because of its location on the Great Lakes. Winter temperatures are low, with highs only about 21 degrees Fahrenheit in January. Temperatures climb in spring and can hit 50 degrees Fahrenheit and by July, summer temperatures average into the 90 degrees Fahrenheit range.

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Best Time to Fly to Buffalo

Peak Season:

Snow enthusiasts will book Buffalo flights and ski accommodations during the winter months when snow is at its peak and the mountains are covered in soft snow powder. Buffalo flights are usually pricier during this time of year because of school breaks and family vacations.

Off Season:

Spring and summer are the off-season in Buffalo, except for those travelers looking for a cheap flights to Buffalo for a quick escape to the Niagara Falls area.

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Getting around Buffalo

Bring your walking shoes to get around in Burlington. It’s the best way to soak up the local beauty. You can also rent a bike and enjoy the scenery along the Waterfront Bike Path. The city is pedestrian-friendly and easy to figure out. You can rent a car at rental companies in Burlington or at the airport, but traffic will be heavy during rush hour. Catch the public bus, run by the Chittenden County Transportation Authority, at the main terminal, located at Church and Cherry streets. The buses are cheap and reliable.     

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Buffalo Travel Information

  • The famous American architect Frank Lloyd Wright made his mark in Buffalo with six of his ‘Prairie School’ buildings still in existence. The buildings, commissioned by industrialist Darwin D. Martin, were designed by Wright and feature gardens, a conservatories and architecture that will amaze first-time visitors. The 1904 Darwin Martin House can be viewed by appointment.  
  • Buffalo holds a place in Civil War history as one of the participants in the Underground Railroad. Tour the railroad route, including a historic church in downtown Buffalo. Take a trip to Niagara Falls and view the Whirlpool Bridge, known as “Freedom Crossing,” which led many former slaves to freedom.
  • Buffalo is a college town so it’s no wonder Friday and Saturday nights are hopping in the downtown district. The Chippawa Strip in downtown is filled with bars and nightclubs that remain open until 4:00am.

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Buffalo?

Travelers will need to book flights to Buffalo (BUF) if they wish to fly to Buffalo. The Buffalo airport is 8.3 mi from the city center.

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