Cheap Flight Deals From Washington (WAS) to Buffalo (BUF) Starting at $78

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Airfares from $78 One Way, $156 Round Trip from Washington to Buffalo

Prices starting at $156 for return flights and $78 for one-way flights to Buffalo were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

More About Flying To Buffalo from Washington

Route Information for Flights from Washington to Buffalo

Origin Airport IATA Code WAS
Destination Airport IATA Code BUF
Distance 295 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 3:29PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 3:53AM UTC

Flying from Washington DC to Buffalo

The Best DC Airports

Before you call airlines looking for flights from Washington, DC, you should check with Orbitz.com. The two major airports in DC are Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Alaska Airlines, US Airways, and Frontier Airlines handle domestic flights from Ronald Reagan, while Virgin America, ExpressJet Airlines, and Colgan Air operate out of Washington Dulles. Ronald Reagan is only three miles from the downtown area, and Washington Dulles is 26 miles from downtown.

Long-Term Parking Options

The five parking lots at Ronald Reagan offer daily and hourly parking rates, and the airport charges $20 per day for parking in the long-term lots. The economy lot only charges $12 per day, but this lot is open and uncovered. Washington Dulles has two long-term parking lots that charge $17 per day and one economy lot that charges $10 per day. For $30, you can use valet parking.

Public Transportation Choices

The Metrorail and Metrobus make at least one stop at each airport every day. The stops are clearly marked around the city, and you can find maps that help you find the correct line. Taxis are not as low cost as the public transportation options because the drivers charge a pickup fee, baggage fee, fee per mile, and a fee for any time that the driver must wait.

Places to Eat

Both airports offer a range of dining options. Washington Dulles is home to Dulles to Go, Five Guys, Subway, and Wendy's, while Ronald Reagan has Dunkin' Donuts, Euro Cafe, and Jerry's Subs & Pizza. Once you have something to eat, you can browse through the sales at some of the shops surrounding the restaurants. If you want to enjoy your vacation, use Orbitz.com to look for flights from Washington DC.

Cheap Flights to Buffalo

Travelers make their way to Buffalo, NY, for a number of reasons. Whatever those reasons might be, Orbitz.com can help you find the best deals on cheap flights to Buffalo. Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BNIA) is the major airport in this area and is located at 4200 Genesee Street in Cheektowaga, NY, which is approximately 10 miles from downtown. There are 110 daily flights that pass through BNIA. Orbitz.com allows you to look at the airfares of multiple flights at once to help make your travel plans a breeze.

Transportation From BNIA

Travelers have a variety of transportation options to get from the airport. Orbitz.com can assist you with booking a shuttle bus or rental car to take you to your destination after landing. The airport is serviced by rental car companies, such as Alamo, Hertz, Dollar, National and others. Taxis, limousines or public transportation are also available from the airport.

Buffalo Weather Information

Buffalo is known for its cold and snowy winters and warm and sunny summers. Temperatures are typically mild during the spring and fall months.

Buffalo's Major Attractions

The city has several popular major attractions, with Niagara Falls being the favorite. Buffalo also has a number of galleries, parks, landmarks and other attractions. Let Orbitz.com help you locate cheap flights to Buffalo.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Washington to Buffalo now?
If you’re worried about quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when flying from Washington to Buffalo, check out the Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
Are there non-stop flights from Washington to Buffalo?
There sure is. United Airlines offers direct flights from Washington, DC (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.) to Buffalo Niagara Intl. Airport (BUF), which makes traveling from Washington to Buffalo a breeze.
What is the shortest flight from Washington to Buffalo?
If the weather is good and there are no unexpected hiccups, you could be disembarking at BUF from National Airport in only 2 hours and 13 minutes. With such a quick flight time, contemplate traveling with carry-on luggage only.
What airlines fly from Washington to Buffalo most frequently?
United Airlines offers the most flights along this route. This leading airline operates 108 flights from Washington to Buffalo every month.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Buffalo?
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it’s good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Buffalo have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you’ll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
Are there flights to Buffalo with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Buffalo without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the “no change fees” filter and book with confidence.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
We won’t keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.