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Distance between Buffalo, NY (BUF) and Washington D.C. (IAD)

Flight distance from Buffalo to Washington D.C. (Buffalo Niagara International Airport – Washington Dulles International Airport) is 284 miles / 457 kilometers / 247 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Buffalo (BUF) to Washington D.C. (IAD) is 377 miles / 606 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 5 minutes.

Buffalo – Washington D.C.

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284
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457
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247
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How far is Washington D.C. from Buffalo?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 283.706 miles
  • 456.581 kilometers
  • 246.534 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 284.010 miles
  • 457.069 kilometers
  • 246.798 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Buffalo to Washington D.C. is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Buffalo and Washington D.C..

Buffalo time to Washington D.C. time converter

Time in Buffalo: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Washington D.C.: 00:00

Current local times

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Buffalo to Washington D.C. generates about 67 kg of CO2 per passenger, 67 kilograms is equal to 147 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Buffalo to Washington D.C.

Shortest flight path between Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD).

Airport information

Origin Buffalo Niagara International Airport
City: Buffalo, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BUF
ICAO Code: KBUF
Coordinates: 42°56′25″N, 78°43′55″W
Destination Washington Dulles International Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAD
ICAO Code: KIAD
Coordinates: 38°56′40″N, 77°27′20″W

Airlines flying from Buffalo (BUF) to Washington D.C. (IAD)

United Airlines