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Tips to know when travelling to Buffalo

Travelers usually depart from Baltimore–Washington International, Washington Dulles International, Ronald Reagan Washington National, Washington, DC - Union Station, or Washington, DC - Rosslyn when they travel from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo. Book your trip to arrive at Buffalo Niagara International, Buffalo - Exchange Street, or Buffalo Downtown Terminal. The distance between Washington, D.C. and Buffalo is 457 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, and Icelandair. Washington, D.C. and Buffalo have 176 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
American AirlinesAALAAYesNo
Frontier AirlinesFFTF9NoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
IcelandairICEFIYesNo

Buffalo travel tips

1) Vegans can not miss Organic 3 Café in Buffalo

Vegetarians and vegans can find a wide choice in Organic 3 Café on 739 Elmwood Avenue in Buffalo. Order their sandwiches or soups for lunch; paninis for dinner and organic smoothies and espresso for breakfast. One meal will cost you around 10 dollars.

2) Feel like a spaceman in Niagara Aerospace Museum in Buffalo

Located on Porter Road, Niagara Aerospace Museum in Buffalo gives you a full imagination about the Apollo missions. You can see the control panel used in the flight control centre during this. In the museum's library, one can find historical documents, films and recordings related to the aerospace industry. And spot the first commercially licensed helicopter in the United States, Bell 47.

3) Try delicious kümmelweck in Buffalo Schwabl cafe

Do not leave Buffalo until trying beef on the kümmelweck (special local salted bun). This sandwich is a slice of juicy fried beef, salted kümmelweck bun (kaiser roll sprinkled with caraway seeds and salt) and horseradish. You can find this in many restaurants. According to locals' minds, the best one you will find in the Schwabl cafe on 789 Centre Road.

United States COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Most travelers from Washington, DCA with proof of full COVID-19 vaccination can enter Buffalo, BUF, but there are restrictions.

Departure

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  • Travel is allowed

  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test required for vaccinated travelers

  • No quarantine required

Return

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  • Travel is allowed

  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test required

  • No quarantine required

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in United States in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Washington, D.C. to Buffalo?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Washington, D.C. and Buffalo takes around 1.3 hours.
What is the flight distance between Washington, D.C. and Buffalo?
The flight distance between Washington, D.C. and Buffalo is 457 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Washington, D.C. and Buffalo?
Several carriers operate flights between Washington, D.C. and Buffalo. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include American Airlines, United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Washington, D.C.?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Washington, D.C. and London, Orlando, San Salvador, Toronto, Manchester, San Francisco, Boston, San Juan, New York, Austin, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Denver, New Orleans, Edinburgh, Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas, Seattle, Vilnius, Phoenix.
What are the most popular routes to and from Buffalo?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Buffalo and Orlando, Tampa, Fort Myers, Denver, London, New York, Boston, Dallas, Rome, San Juan, Toronto, San Francisco, Houston, Paris, Seattle, Raleigh, Fort Lauderdale, Athens, Tallinn, Brisbane.
Which airports are there in Washington, D.C.?
Washington, D.C. is mainly served by Washington Dulles International. But there are other airports nearby, including Baltimore–Washington International, Ronald Reagan Washington National.
What airports are near Washington, D.C.?
The main airport in Washington, D.C. is Washington Dulles International. It is also served by Philadelphia International, Norfolk International, Trenton–Mercer, Richmond International, Atlantic City International, Harrisburg International, Lehigh Valley International, Charlottesville–Albemarle, Hagerstown Regional, Altoona–Blair County.
What airports are near Buffalo?
The main airport in Buffalo is Buffalo Niagara International. It is also served by Toronto Pearson International, Billy Bishop Toronto City, Buffalo Niagara International, Syracuse Hancock International, Greater Rochester International, John C. Munro Hamilton International, Elmira/Corning Regional, Region of Waterloo International, Niagara Falls International, Bradford Regional.
What buses and trains depart from Washington, D.C.?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Washington, D.C., including Amtrak train, Peter Pan Bus.
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