Cheap flights to Buffalo, NY

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Flights to Buffalo in 2023

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 15% potential price rise
Cheapest inNovemberBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average price$230Average for round-trip flights in January 2023
Round-trip from$113From New York to Buffalo
One-way from$59One-way flight from New York to Buffalo (BUF)

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Buffalo

Delta
7.9
Good
2,028 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.9

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight attendants announced the food and beverage options before starting their service and I felt like it went much smoother and quicker.

Delta
7.9
Good
2,028 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,028 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.9

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight attendants announced the food and beverage options before starting their service and I felt like it went much smoother and quicker.

JetBlue
7.7
Good
375 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,028 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.9

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight attendants announced the food and beverage options before starting their service and I felt like it went much smoother and quicker.

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,174 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,028 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.9

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight attendants announced the food and beverage options before starting their service and I felt like it went much smoother and quicker.

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,668 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,028 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.9

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight attendants announced the food and beverage options before starting their service and I felt like it went much smoother and quicker.

Frontier
6.1
Okay
537 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,028 reviews

Comfort

7.9

Overall

7.9

Food

7.2

Boarding

8.0

Crew

8.5

Entertainment

7.8

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight attendants announced the food and beverage options before starting their service and I felt like it went much smoother and quicker.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Buffalo?

The cheapest ticket to Buffalo found for each month in 2023 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$290

February

$248

March

$297

April

$341

May

$330

June

$345

July

$402

August

$332

September

$323

October

$319

November

$297

December

$279

At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Buffalo is currently February; with July being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Buffalo?

Average Buffalo flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2023 and 2024 by month

NYC - BUF

Price

$248 - $469

BUF

Temperature

24.8 - 71.6 °F

BUF

Rainfall

2.5 - 4 inches

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

The price you pay for your flight to Buffalo may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 45 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Buffalo?

Thursday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Buffalo. Flying on Sunday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Buffalo?

Buffalo flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the evening. Booking a flight at noon will likely mean higher prices.

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, NY 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.

Best Time to Fly to Buffalo, NY

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, NY

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.     

Buffalo, NY 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.

Buffalo, NY airport overview

Located close to the Canadian border, roughly halfway between New York City and Toronto, Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) is a convenient method of accessing one of North America’s premier tourist attractions, the Niagara Falls.

The biggest waterfalls in North America has drawn sightseers and honeymooners for decades – as attested to by the five million passengers passing through the gates of Buffalo Niagara International Airport each year. The airport is smaller by far than the behemoths found in Toronto and New York City, but is also more basic – so passengers trade shorter queues and cheaper flights for bells and whistles such as good quality restaurants and shops.

Flights to Buffalo Niagara Airport come in from cities across North America, including New York City, Chicago, Atlanta, Cleveland, Detroit, Boston, Washington DC, Charlotte, Minneapolis, Orlando and Philadelphia.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Buffalo?

Most people fly into Buffalo (BUF) if they book a flight to Buffalo. Buffalo is conveniently located just 8.3 mi from Buffalo’s city center. Buffalo is the only Buffalo airport and it handles 52 daily flights from New York. 11 airlines have flights from New York to Buffalo on a regular basis.

Other local departures to Buffalo from the United States

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First Classfrom $196/person
Business Classfrom $26/person
Prem Economyfrom $149/person
Economyfrom $20/person

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