How to get to Niagara Falls from New York


Niagara Falls from the side of Canada

One of the great attractions of a travel through the eastern United States is the possibility of visit Niagara Falls.

Therefore, if you travel to cities like New York or Boston You may find it interesting to know how to get to this enclave of nature that are these very famous and tourist waterfalls.

There you will not only be able to see the imposing waterfalls, but you also have numerous and diverse activities and tourist attractions to which you can sign up, always having the falls as the central axis of the visit.

Boat trip in Niagara Falls

All information in detail

  • Where are the Niagara Falls
  • How to get to Niagara Falls

Where are the Niagara Falls

At the outset you should know that Niagara Falls they are at the border northeastern United States and Canada, and in reality it is three great waterfalls.

Although they do not stand out for their height, about 64 meters, if it is impressive the large volume of water that falls through them, because you have to take into account that they fall through all the waters of the Great Lakes that separate both countries.

How to get to Niagara Falls

Below you have information about variousalternatives to get to Niagara Falls from cities like New York and Boston in the United States, or Toronto in Canada

Visit of the Cave of the Winds in Niagara Falls

Travel by car to Niagara Falls

In all the occasions that we have visited the falls, we have done it arriving by car from the mentioned cities.

In this regard you should know thatNiagara It is about 7 or 8 hours drive from New York or Boston.

If you want to take the route calmly, you have the possibility of including some natural parks that are on the way, such asWatkins Glen and Letchworth State Park that belong to celebritiesFingerlakes, for what you have to do the trip in several days.

Here you have a video of theWatkins Glen Nature Park.

Like the route we did in Canada, where we ended up including the visit to the falls after visiting Toronto.

Here are some alternatives to multi-day tours of the east coast of the United States, which include the Niagara Falls between your visits

How to go to Niagara Falls from New York

Forarrive on your own Niagara without a car there are several options, andtravel by airplaneIt is the fastest way and the one that allows you to make the most of the visit.

Henearest airport to Niagara Falls is that of the city ofBuffalo, which is calledNiagara International Airport and it is almost an hour from the falls.

At the airport you have the possibility to hire a rental car, to get to the falls, or you may be interested in booking your trip in advance ontransfer from the airport to your hotel on the Canadian side in Ontario.

But if you want to worry about organizing the trip, you also have the option to sign up for aAir tour from New York to Niagara Falls, which includes the transfer to the falls from the airport.

Boat trip in Niagara Falls

With the company of a Spanish guide, you will fly to Buffalo or Rochester, and you will have four or five hours to visit the falls and enjoy some of the attractions offered.

For tighter budgets it is also possible to do the bus tour from New York to Niagara Falls in two days, which part of downtown Manhattan hotels and is done with a Spanish guide.

And if you also have a tight time and don't mind spending many hours on a bus, you can sign up for thebus tour from New York to Niagara, which is done in a day.

This guided tour in Spanish takes place on a very long 19-hour day.

Boat trip in Niagara Falls


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How to go to Niagara Falls from Toronto

If you are in Canada there is also aNiagara bus tour from Toronto in one day.

They pick you up at your hotel first thing in the morning and take you to the falls to spend the whole day.

This tour also includes a stop atNiagara on the Lake, which is a population that is in theLake Ontario at the mouth of the Niagara River.