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Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF)

Full Airport Name

Buffalo Niagara International Airport


Buffalo Niagara International Airport, 4200 Genesee Street, Cheektowaga, New York 14225, USA

Airport Code


Country Code



716 630 6000


716 630 6070




Number of Terminals


Time Zone

GMT- 5 (GMT - 4 from the aboriginal Sunday in April to the aftermost Sunday in October)


The airport is amid 14km (9 miles) east of Buffalo

Driving Directions

From the centre of Buffalo, booty Route 33 East/Kensington Express. From abroad in New York State, booty the I-90 (NYS Thruway East) and leave at avenue 51 to accompany Route 33 East-Kensington Expressway. For abundant maps and active directions, argue the airport's website.

Car Parking

There is a covered concise car esplanade anon alfresco the terminal architecture for any break beneath two hours. The adopted abiding car park, for circadian or continued weekend trips, is amid aural walking ambit of the terminal; chargeless shuttle buses additionally accomplish amid the terminal and the car park. Two added abiding car parks are advised for best trips; chargeless shuttle buses accomplish to/from the terminal 24 hours. Parking in any car esplanade for 30 account or beneath is chargeless of charge. Advice on all car parks is attainable from BNIA Parking Casework (tel: 716 634 0315).

Car Hire

Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz and National are all represented at the airport, with desks amid on the arena akin of the concise parking garage, anon adverse the lower akin Arrivals area.

Public Transport

Road: Taxi: The Independent Taxi Association (tel: 716 633 8294) operates a account to/from the airport. Fare advice is acquaint central the taxis and cartage can admission an appraisal from the disciplinarian afore ambience off. The aggregation additionally offers shuttle casework to burghal Buffalo hotels and Niagara Falls, with shuttles abandonment on the hour every hour. Bus: NFTA-Metro operates bus casework amid the airport and assorted places about Buffalo. The Metro Link Shuttle (bus no.204) runs from the airport to burghal Buffalo. Bus no.30 runs amid the airport and Niagara (journey time: about 65 minutes). Bus no.68 runs amid the airport and the Amtrak Station in the burghal centre (journey time: about 50 minutes). Tickets can be bought on the bus. Buses abandon from the lower level, alfresco Arrivals.

Information and Help Desks

An advice centre is amid on the lower akin of the terminal, abutting to accoutrements reclaim. The centre can accommodate maps and bounded information, as able-bodied as bus timetables and brochures; there is additionally a address paging telephone. During active times, Volunteer Hospitality Ambassadors are attainable to abetment cartage with information.

Airport Facilities

Money and communications: ATMs are amid in the high level, abutting to the business centre and in the accoutrements accost breadth in the lower level. The column appointment and agency de change are anchored in the Business Centre. Public telephones are anchored abutting to the comedy breadth in the Gateway and avenue areas in the high akin and in the accoutrements accost breadth in the lower level; all phones accept abstracts ports and calling agenda readers. Eating and drinking: In the high level, there are assorted bars, restaurants, fast-food outlets and bite bars. Vending machines are amid on the lower level. Shopping: There is a newsstand and allowance boutique in the high level. Luggage: Lost acreage is handled by the NFTA Police (tel: 716 630 6150). Other facilities: A beard salon and shoe flash are amid on the high level. There are children's comedy areas in the Gateway in the high akin and at Gate 17.

Conference and Business Facilities

The Business Centre (tel: 716 635 0770) has bureaux de change, fax, photocopying, computer and Internet access, appointment allowance hire, pre-paid buzz cards/stamps, chat processing, biking information, biking bouncer airport flight insurance, American Express travellers and allowance cheques services. The appointment allowance (tel: 716 635 0770) is attainable for appoint by ticketed cartage alone and is amid at Gate 9 on the high level; the allowance holds 20-25 people. US Airways has an controlling lounge for club associates on the high level.

Facilities for Disabled Travellers

The terminal is able with lifts, escalators, ramps, TDD telephones and disabled toilet facilities, ATMs and counters. Signs accept aloft Braille characters. There are committed declivity parking spaces for disabled cartage anon alfresco the terminal, on the Arrivals lower level; car parks are absolutely attainable and best shuttle buses are wheelchair accessible; abetment with baggage is additionally available. Aircraft lift accessories are additionally available; cartage acute appropriate abetment should acquaint their airline above-mentioned to travel.


Airport hotels accommodate Buffalo Airport Holiday Inn (tel: 716 634 6969), Clarion Hotel Buffalo Airport (tel: 716 634 7500), Four Points by Sheraton Buffalo Airport (tel: 716 681 2400), Quality Inn Airport (tel: 716 633 5500) and Sleep Inn Buffalo Airport (tel: 716 626 4000). All accept address telephones amid in the Arrivals anteroom of the terminal. Many hotels action a shuttle account to/from the airport.