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

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The best prices from Buffalo to New York are usually found in September or January, booked 31 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best BUF to NYC flight in 2022: compare Buffalo to New York flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New York.
BUF - NYC
Price
$172 - $240
NYC
Temperature
33.8 - 77 °F
NYC
Precipitation
2.8 - 4.5 inches

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 12% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$172

From Buffalo to New York (NYC)

One-way from

$86

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

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Buffalo to New York?

Users have found that flying from Buffalo to New York on a Thursday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Buffalo to New York (BUF - NYC)?

When flying from Buffalo to New York, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 25% versus a flight at noon.

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

Flights from Buffalo to New York lean towards being more expensive in July. Prices are generally better when you fly from Buffalo to New York in September, with the cheapest ticket starting at $117.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Buffalo to New York at least 30 days early can save you up to 79% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 30 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Buffalo to New York for as little as $264 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $373 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

Cheap flights from Buffalo to New York in January, February 2022

The best prices found for BUF to NYC flights for January, February
9 Feb - 9 Feb
$155pp
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BUF
Buffalo
1 Feb - 1 Feb
$156pp
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
9 Feb - 9 Feb
$157pp
BUF
Buffalo
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo

Buffalo to New York 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from Buffalo found for this year
9 Feb - 9 Feb
$155pp
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BUF
Buffalo
1 Feb - 1 Feb
$156pp
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
9 Feb - 9 Feb
$157pp
BUF
Buffalo
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo

Non-stop flights to New York from Buffalo

Save time with Buffalo to New York direct flight deals
13 Mar - 16 Mar
$172pp
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
12 Feb - 14 Feb
$172pp
BUF
Buffalo
Delta
Non-Stop
LGA
New York LaGuardia
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Delta
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
18 Feb - 20 Feb
$172pp
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Buffalo
Delta
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
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Buffalo

Last minute flights from Buffalo to New York

Late deals on round-trip flights to New York from Buffalo, departing today and this week
25 Jan - 1 Feb
$161pp
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Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo
29 Jan - 3 Feb
$162pp
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Buffalo
Frontier
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Frontier
 
1 STOP
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Buffalo
28 Jan - 2 Feb
$165pp
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo

One-way flights to New York from Buffalo

The cheapest one-way flights from Buffalo to New York
8:07 am - 9:30 am
Delta
Nonstop
1h 23m
BUF - LGA
Delta
$86
Delta
3:14 pm - 7:29 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
16h 15m
BUF - LGA
Multiple Airlines
$91
Kiwi.com
3:15 am - 7:00 am
JetBlue
1 Stop
3h 45m
BUF - JFK
JetBlue

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Buffalo to New York

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

Located just 8.3 mi from the city center, Buffalo is the airport most travelers will use when flying to New York from Buffalo. Booking flights from Buffalo (BUF) to New York should be relatively easy as there are 55 daily outbound flights to New York from 8 different airlines.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Buffalo to New York that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Delta, United Airlines, and JetBlue. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Buffalo to New York for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $155, but on average you can expect to pay $167.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Buffalo to New York under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Buffalo to New York is less than $197.

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

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

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

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Tuesday.

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

On average, you can expect to see 1 flight from Buffalo to New York a day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Buffalo to New York?

United Airlines, American Airlines, and Frontier can get you from Buffalo to New York in just under 1h 32m. Your travel time can differ by up to 13h 08m. The distance between Buffalo and New York is about 302 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Currently priced at $155, United Airlines will fly you from Buffalo to New York and back. In addition to United Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from American Airlines and Frontier - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $157 and $161, respectively. United Airlines is currently priced 26% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $81. JetBlue flights start at $82 while deals on United Airlines start at $83 one-way.

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

Consider Train, Bus or Major Airline when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Buffalo to New York.

What are the cheapest flights from Buffalo to New York?

The cheapest flight price from Buffalo to New York is $78. On average you can expect to pay $234. The most popular route, (Buffalo - New York John F Kennedy Intl), can usually be booked for $172.

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

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

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

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Buffalo to New York are Virgin Atlantic (91%), China Eastern (88%) and WestJet (86%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New York, NY

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

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

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Buffalo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to New York.

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

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

Returning to Buffalo from New York

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Buffalo.

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

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Alternative routes for Buffalo to New York

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

Destination information for New York

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Buffalo to New York.
Flight duration from BUF to New York
1h 30m
Average temperature for January in New York
42.8 °F
Avg rainfall for January in New York
3.5 ″

Airports servicing Buffalo

Airports servicing New York

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

Top 5 airlines flying from Buffalo to New York

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Buffalo to New York 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
American Airlines
$77 $285 No cancel fee 71%
Delta
$78 $243 No cancel fee N/A
JetBlue
$83 $232 No cancel fee 62%
United Airlines
$85 $220 No cancel fee 69%
Linear Air Taxi
$3,414 $6,408 No cancel fee N/A

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

Hourly flight availability from Buffalo to New York

See what time of day planes typically take off from Buffalo towards New York.
Morning 6 AM to noon 57% of BUF to NYC departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 25% of BUF to NYC departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 9% of BUF to NYC departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 9% of BUF to NYC departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Buffalo to New York
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Buffalo to New York.
Sunday
55 daily flights
Monday
57 daily flights
Tuesday
56 daily flights
Wednesday
64 daily flights
Thursday
61 daily flights
Friday
54 daily flights
Saturday
43 daily flights
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