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Route Information for Flights from Buffalo to New York

Origin Airport IATA Code BUF
Destination Airport IATA Code NYC
Distance 299 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, Qatar Airways, KLM, JAL, Aer Lingus, Air France, Emirates, Delta Air Lines, Aeromexico, EL AL, Royal Air Maroc, Etihad Airways, JetBlue Airways, Turkish Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Alitalia, Korean Air, WestJet, Virgin Atlantic, Singapore Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 11:04AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 11:26PM UTC

If you want to escape the bright lights of Buffalo for the even brighter lights of New York, Orbitz can help you find great deals on flights. Use the tools on the Orbitz search page to find a choice of cheap flights for your trip.

Popular Routes from Buffalo to New York

Most of the services that fly from Buffalo to New York land at the city’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. One of the busiest air terminals in the world, JFK is a base for American Airlines and Delta Air Lines and an operating hub for JetBlue. Flights leave Buffalo for JFK regularly throughout the day.

Another popular route from Buffalo to NYC sees flights land at LaGuardia Airport. Largely operated by Delta, this route offers passengers easy access to Queens, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Manhattan.

Last but not least, passengers also have the option of flying from Buffalo to New York’s Newark Liberty International Airport. Taking passengers to nearby New Jersey, the Buffalo - Newark route is operated by United Airlines.

The Flight from Buffalo to New York

The flight from Buffalo to New York takes around one hour and 35 minutes. The average cruising altitude for planes on this route is 35,000 feet, although this can vary slightly depending on the path your flight takes and the number of planes in the sky at the time you fly.

Outside the temperature can drop as low as minus 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Inside however, the plane will be heated to room temperature and pressurized to ensure passengers are comfortable for the duration of the flight. Exact temperatures inside aircraft can vary, so it’s always a good idea to bring a light coat on board in case you get cold.

New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport is the most popular destination for passengers flying from Buffalo. Over a quarter of a million people use the route every year, with one hundred thousand more flying from Buffalo to Newark or LaGuardia. From JFK, Newark and LaGuardia, you can travel to hundreds of destinations across the US and around the world, making New York the perfect starting point for your next international adventure.

After the three airports serving New York City, Buffalo Niagara International is the busiest air hub in the state. The airport serves the Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area as well as the southern part of Ontario, Canada, which lies just a few miles from the airport on the other side of the Niagara River.

With so many flights departing Buffalo for New York, exploring the Big Apple has never been easier.

Other Flight Destinations in New York

If you’re flying from Buffalo to New York and want to visit other parts of the state, there are a number of other destinations you can fly to. Why not explore one of these popular alternative routes?

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Flights from Buffalo to New York - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Buffalo to New York now?

Go right to the Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most up-to-date info on quarantine and travel restrictions when flying from Buffalo to New York.

Are there non-stop flights from Buffalo to New York?

There certainly are, which is terrific news if you're not a fan of stopovers. Delta and JetBlue fly directly from Buffalo Niagara Intl. Airport (BUF) to New York, NY Airport (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.).

What is the shortest flight from Buffalo to New York?

It can be as a short and sweet as 2 hours and 26 minutes. If you strongly believe your vacation hours should be spent 'vacationing' instead of flying, you'll enjoy the flight from Buffalo to New York.

What airlines fly from Buffalo to New York most frequently?

The airlines that fly the most frequently between BUF and JFK Airport include Delta (DL). This well-known option operates 86 flights on the route every month. Also consider the great fares from JetBlue (B6). Offering 78 flights each month between Buffalo and New York, they make the journey just as enjoyable as the destination.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to New York?

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 New York 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 New York with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to New York 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 2020 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 the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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