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There are 6 ways to get from Germantown to Niagara Falls by bus, subway, plane, train or car

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Recommended option

Line 100 bus, subway to Reagan Washington, fly, line 40 bus  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
  2. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  3. Fly from Reagan Washington (DCA) to Buffalo (BUF) DCA - BUF
  4. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$121 - $502

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Washington to Buffalo

$52 - $97

4 alternative options

Subway, subway to Washington Dulles, fly, line 40 bus  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
  2. Take the subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
  3. Fly from Washington Dulles (IAD) to Buffalo (BUF) IAD - BUF
  4. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$127 - $589

Bus to Baltimore, fly, line 40 bus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Gaithersburg Park & Ride to BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb
  2. Fly from Baltimore (BWI) to Buffalo (BUF) BWI - BUF
  3. Take the line 40 bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St

$127 - $628

Train  •  13 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from GERMANTOWN MARC eb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
  2. Take the train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
  3. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station

$194 - $546

Drive  •  7 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Germantown to Niagara Falls 379.9 miles

$35 - $55

Map of how to get from Germantown to Niagara Falls.
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  • Distance: 288.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 12 min

What companies run services between Germantown, MD, USA and Niagara Falls, NY, USA?

You can take a train from Germantown to Niagara Falls via UNION STATION MARC Washington, Washington Union Station, and New York Penn Station in around 13 h 56 min. Alternatively, Megabus operates a bus from Germantown to Niagara Falls once daily. Tickets cost $45 - $85 and the journey takes 11 h 55 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Baltimore to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Washington Dulles to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Reagan Washington to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
Metro Washington DC
Phone
202-637-7000
Website
wmata.com
Subway from SHADY GROVE station to FARRAGUT NORTH station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
wmata.com
Subway from FARRAGUT WEST station to WIEHLE-RESTON EAST station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
wmata.com
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Train from GERMANTOWN MARC eb to UNION STATION MARC Washington
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak Acela Express
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Washington Union Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to Niagara Falls Amtrak Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $200
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Flexi Coach Seat
$120 - $180
Business Coach Seat
$140 - $200
Room
$310 - $430
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York to Niagara Falls Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $180
Website
viarail.ca
Escape
$70 - $95
Economy
$95 - $140
EconomyPlus
$120 - $180
Business
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Montgomery County MD Ride On
Website
montgomerycountymd.gov
Bus from Germantown Transit Center & Bay B to Shady Grove Station & Bay C - East
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
montgomerycountymd.gov
NFTA
Phone
+1 716-855-7300
Website
metro.nfta.com
Bus from Ellicott St & MTC to Rainbow Blvd & 1st St
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.nfta.com
Maryland Transit
Phone
1-866-743-3682
Website
mta.maryland.gov
Bus from Gaithersburg Park & Ride to BWI AIRPORT TERMINAL LIGHT RAIL eb
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
mta.maryland.gov

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