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 2021: 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
42.8 - 86 °F
NYC
Precipitation
2.6 - 5.1 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

One-way from

$64

One-way flight from Buffalo to New York

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.

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.

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.

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.

Cheap flights from Buffalo to New York in September, October 2021

The best prices found for BUF to NYC flights for September, October
18 Oct - 22 Oct
$117pp
BUF
Buffalo
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
29 Sep - 6 Oct
$117pp
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
23 Oct - 26 Oct
$120pp
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo

Buffalo to New York 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New York from Buffalo found for this year
18 Oct - 22 Oct
$117pp
BUF
Buffalo
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
29 Sep - 6 Oct
$117pp
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
9 Nov - 10 Nov
$118pp
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BUF
Buffalo

Non-stop flights to New York from Buffalo

Save time with Buffalo to New York direct flight deals
29 Sep - 6 Oct
$117pp
BUF
Buffalo
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
18 Oct - 19 Oct
$117pp
BUF
Buffalo
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
10 Oct - 12 Oct
$122pp
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
BUF
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
21 Sep - 24 Sep
$117pp
BUF
Buffalo
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
25 Sep - 27 Sep
$122pp
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo
21 Sep - 22 Sep
$126pp
BUF
Buffalo
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
BUF
Buffalo

One-way flights to New York from Buffalo

The cheapest one-way flights from Buffalo to New York
7:01 am - 8:22 am
JetBlue
Nonstop
1h 21m
BUF - JFK
JetBlue
6:30 am - 10:09 am
Delta
1 Stop
3h 39m
BUF - LGA
Delta
$68
Trip.com
12:21 pm - 5:23 pm
Major Airline
1 Stop
5h 02m
BUF - LGA
Major Airline
$69
StudentUniverse

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 37 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.

Are flight prices decreasing from Buffalo to New York due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Buffalo and New York for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

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 $117, but on average you can expect to pay $128.

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 $134.

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?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Tuesday, Friday.

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

On average 7 flights depart from Buffalo to New York per day.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 43% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 43% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 14% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Buffalo to New York?

For as low as $117, United Airlines can have you in New York from Buffalo in 1h 17m. The distance between Buffalo and New York is about 302 mi. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

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

Flying on United Airlines is currently your cheapest option to New York, with prices starting at $117. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by JetBlue and Delta, with the lowest prices starting at $117 and $127, respectively. United Airlines is priced at 44% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $59 on United Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include JetBlue from $59 and Delta from $64 one-way.

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 72 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 72 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 24m
Average temperature for September in New York
78.8 °F
Avg rainfall for September in New York
4.3 ″

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
United Airlines
$85 $220 No cancel fee 69%
JetBlue
$83 $232 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$78 $243 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$77 $285 No cancel fee 71%
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 56% of BUF to NYC departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 26% of BUF to NYC departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 18% of BUF to NYC departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% 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
41 daily flights
Monday
46 daily flights
Tuesday
34 daily flights
Wednesday
38 daily flights
Thursday
37 daily flights
Friday
41 daily flights
Saturday
25 daily flights
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