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Distance between Buffalo, NY (BUF) and New York, NY (LGA)

Distance from Buffalo to New York (Buffalo Niagara International Airport – New York LaGuardia Airport) is 292 miles / 470 kilometers / 254 nautical miles.

How far is New York from Buffalo?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Buffalo and New York. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 291.744 miles
  • 469.516 kilometers
  • 253.518 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
  • 291.268 miles
  • 468.751 kilometers
  • 253.105 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 Niagara International Airport (BUF) to New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA) is 1 hour 3 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Buffalo and New York.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 65 kg (144 pounds).

Airport information


A 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

B New York LaGuardia Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LGA
ICAO Code: KLGA
Coordinates: 40°46′37″N, 73°52′21″W

Buffalo to New York flight path

Shortest flight path between Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF) and New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Buffalo (BUF) → New York (LGA).

Elite level bonus (%):
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Air miles:
292
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
292

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