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Buffalo - Driving Directions

From downtown Buffalo, take Route 33 E (8.3 mi). From other parts of New York State, take the I-90 and leave at exit 51 to join Route 33 E.

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Buffalo - Public Transport

Ground Transportation Pickup:

Ground Transportation Information is also located in the lower-level, baggage claim area of the terminal, offering ITA, taxi, and shuttle information for Buffalo, Niagara Falls and Canada. Confirmation of Niagara Air Bus reservations is also available.

Public Transit

Outside the terminal, to the left.

Tour Buses

Outside the terminal, to the left.

Hotel Shuttles

Outside the terminal, to the right.


Name Phone Toll Free Webpage

Airport Express (716) 472-8580 www.buffaloairportexpress.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.buffaloairportexpress.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.buffaloairportexpress.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.buffaloairportexpress.com /

Airport Taxi (716) 633-8294 1-800-551-9369 www.buffaloairporttaxi.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.buffaloairporttaxi.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.buffaloairporttaxi.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.buffaloairporttaxi.com /

Jewel of Niagara Limo (905) 351-3996 www.jewelofniagara.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.jewelofniagara.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.jewelofniagara.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.jewelofniagara.com /

Niagara Air Bus 1-800-206-7222 www.niagaraairbus.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.niagaraairbus.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.niagaraairbus.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.niagaraairbus.com /

WNY Super Shuttle (716) 633-2999 1-888-402-6606 www.wnysupershuttle.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.wnysupershuttle.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.wnysupershuttle.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.wnysupershuttle.com /

OTHER COMPANIES: A Cab Transportation, Apex Transportation, Cataract Tours, Cascades of Niagara Tours, Continental Air Tours

BUSES: Metro bus and rail operates lines from airport to various places around and in Buffalo. The Metro Link Shuttle (bus no.204) operates from the airport to Buffalo centre. Bus no.30 runs from airport to Niagara. Bus no.68 is connecting airport and the Amtrak Station in the downtown Buffalo, journey takes about 50 minutes. Tickets can be purchased on the bus. Buses depart from the lower level, in front of Arrivals.

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Buffalo - Car Parking

The short-term garage is is covered, weather protected and ideal for pick-ups and drop-offs, or any stay under two hours. Increments are $3/hour thereafter, with a daily maximum of $18 (tax not included.)

Preferred Long-Term Lot

Preferred long-term parking is within walking distance of the terminal and perfect for daily or long weekend trips. Free shuttles run to and from the terminal. Rates are $2/first hour; each additional hour $1, daily maximum $10, weekly maximum $50 (tax not included.)

Long-Term A Lot

Long-term A parking is the most economical lot, designed for those making longer trips. Free shuttles run to and from the terminal. Rates are $2/first hour; each additional hour $1, daily maximum $8.75, weekly maximum $40 (tax not included.)

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Buffalo - Intra Terminal Transfer

Free Shuttles

Free shuttles operate for Preferred Long-term and Long-term parking patrons. Car-to-terminal service, with luggage assistance, is available 24 hours a day, every day.

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Buffalo - Car Hire

Currently, 6 rental car companies operate at Buffalo Airport. All car rental agencies are located on the Ground Level of the adjacent parking structure.


Alamo (716) 631-2044 1-800-327-9633

Avis (716) 632-1809 1-800-831-2847

Budget (716) 632-4662 1-800-283-4387

Enterprise (716) 565-0002 1-800-736-8222

Hertz (716) 632-4783 1-800-654-3131

National (716) 634-9220 1-800-227-7368

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Buffalo - Info And Helpdesks

Information Center:

General Information is located in the lower-level, baggage claim area of the terminal. Maps, regional information, bus schedules, and brochures are available as well as a courtesy paging phone. Volunteer Hospitality Ambassadors are on duty during busy times to provide assistance.

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Buffalo - Airport Facilities


Upper Level Locations (2 Locations):

Before the security checkpoint by the gallery Inside security by the Monarch Gift Shop

Lower Level Locations (1 Location):

In front of Ground Transportation Desk


Upper Level Locations:

To the left of the security checkpoint To the right of the Ticket lobby

Lower Level Locations

In front of the Ticket lobby Between Gates 4 and 5 Between Gates 8 and 10 Between Gates 12 and 15 Between Gates 21 and 23

Barber Shop and Shoe Shine:

Located on the Upper Level

Regular hours: 8:00 am until 6:00 pm, or by appointment

Chair Massages available weekday afternoons.

Phone: (716) 634-6644

Computer Workstations:

Located at Gates 3, 14, and 20.

Post security concourses are wireless, except for the rest-rooms.

The Gallery:

Upper level, pre-security

The Gallery showcases the Niagara region. Frequently alternating displays present art in all forms, from or about Western New York.

Play Gate:

Fisher-Price® Play Gates, are places for travelers to amuse and engage their children with a variety of toys, books and activities, located before security in the Gateway and after security, near Gate 14. Play Gates are free to the public.

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Buffalo - Conference Facilities

Restaurants & Shops

Monarch Newsstand & Gift Shop

Located: Upper Level, just inside Security

Hours: Sunday - Friday 5 AM - 7:30 PM, Saturday 5:30 AM - 7:30 PM

Phone: (716) 565-9333

The Monarch Newsstand & Gift Shop has a large, varied selection of hard to find items. Call ahead for gift wrap. Merchandise shipped worldwide. Business services and currency exchange available.

AllStars Bar

Located: Upper Level, just inside Security

Hours: 10 AM - 7 PM

Features a full bar, satellite TVs, and food menu featuring Niagara Grill items. Located in the upper terminal, just inside Security.

Burger King

Located: Gateway before Security

Hours: 5:30 AM - 8:30 PM, Monday through Friday, and 6 AM - 8 PM, Saturday and Sunday.

DNC Travel Hospitality Services

Food and Hospitality Service Operator

The Coffee Beanery

Located: Across from the gift shop.

Offering a fine selection of regular and speciality coffees, lattes, cappuccinos, muffins, pastries and other refreshments. It also carriers Vito's Gourmet Deli sandwiches and salads.


Located: Gate 4

Hours: 5 AM - 7:30 PM, Monday through Friday, and 6:00 AM - 7:30 PM, Saturday and Sunday.

Serving frozen yogurt, fresh fruit, pastries and coffee.

Jake's Bistro & News

Located: Near Gate 21

Hours: 5 AM - 8 PM

Salads, wraps, beverages, magazines, books. Eat in or to go.

Landmark Bar and Carvery

Located: Near Gate 9

Hours: 5 AM - 10:15 PM

Frank Lloyd Wright architecture with a full bar, table side service and freshly carved sandwiches daily - roast beef, smoked ham and turkey breast. Freshly baked breakfast pastries and gourmet coffee are served daily starting at 5:00 am.

Matties Texas Red Hots

Located: Near Gate 21 and Gate 4

Hours: 8 AM - 7 PM

A local favorite serving a variety of smoked sausages with all of your favorite toppings.

Niagara Grill/TJ Cinnamons

Located: Gateway before Security

Hours: 5 AM - 10 PM

Freshly baked breakfast pastries and hot off the grill sandwich and salad specialties offer a taste of local favorites. Beer available.


Coffee, snack and soda machines are located on the lower level in the baggage claim area.

Wings to Go

Located: Pick up in the Landmark Bar

Phone: 1-877-946-478

Freshly carved sandwiches, chicken wings made to order, packed to fly or take home. Call ahead for quick pick-up.

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Buffalo - Handicapped Facilities

Disabled Parking: Two handicapped parking spaces are provided at the arrival level. These spaces are intended for picking up and dropping off travelers. You may not leave your car unattended.

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Buffalo - Wireless Lan

Check your e-mail, Surf the Net, or Access your corporate network all without plugging in, and at up to 50 times faster than dial-up. Stay connected using your Wi-Fi enabled notebook computer or PDA for $6.95 per day (unlimited access from log-on time until midnight). Access the service from anywhere within the departure level beyond the ticket lobby.


Start with your notebook computer or PDA off and a Wi-Fi card (if not integrated) installed. Turn on your computer. You may need to set your SSID to "Wayport_Access" (without the quotes, case-sensitive). Launch a Web browser to accept service terms and activate your connection.

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Buffalo - Hotels

Hotel/Inn Guide is located at lower level in Baggae Claim area. TDD phones are available. All hotles listed below can be contacted from courtesy telephones located in Arrivals hall, all of them also offer shuttle service to/from airport.


Name Phone Toll Free Webpage

Clarion Hotel Buffalo Airport (716) 634-7500

Hampton Inn - Airport (716) 894-8000 1-800-426-7866

Buffalo Airport Holiday Inn (716) 634-6969)

Four Points by Sheraton Buffalo Airport (716) 681-2400

Sleep Inn - Buffalo Airport (716) 691-6510 1-877-424-6423


Hampton Inn - Downtown (716) 855-2223 1-800-426-7866

Hampton Inn - Williamsville (716) 632-0900 1-800-426-7866

Holiday Inn - Amherst (716) 691-8181

Holiday Inn - Downtown (716) 886-2121

Holiday Inn Express (716) 896-2900

Holiday Inn Express (716) 631-8700

Homewood Suites (716) 685-0700

Sheraton Inn Four Points (716) 681-2400

Beaver Hollow Conference Center (585) 457-3700 1-800-964-7903 www.beaverhollow.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.beaverhollow.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.beaverhollow.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.beaverhollow.com

Best Western (Norstar) (716) 631-8966 www.bwbuffalo.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.bwbuffalo.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.bwbuffalo.com" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.bwbuffalo.com /

Buffalo Niagara Marriott 1-888-236-2427 marriott.com/property/propertypage/BUFNY" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">marriott.com/property/propertypage/BUFNY

Adam's Mark Hotel (716) 845-5100 1-800-444-2326, http://www.adamsmark.com/buffalo/index.asp

Courtyard by Marriott (716) 626-2300

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