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Distance between Denver, CO (DEN) and Buffalo, NY (BUF)

Flight distance from Denver to Buffalo (Denver International Airport – Buffalo Niagara International Airport) is 1359 miles / 2187 kilometers / 1181 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Denver (DEN) to Buffalo (BUF) is 1519 miles / 2444 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 48 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Denver to Buffalo.

Shortest flight path between Denver International Airport (DEN) and Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF).

How far is Buffalo from Denver?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1358.990 miles
  • 2187.082 kilometers
  • 1180.930 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
  • 1355.609 miles
  • 2181.641 kilometers
  • 1177.992 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).

Airport information


A Denver International Airport
City: Denver, CO
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DEN
ICAO Code: KDEN
Coordinates: 39°51′42″N, 104°40′22″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Denver and Buffalo is 2 hours. Buffalo is 2 hours ahead of Denver.

Time Difference

Denver, CO

 MST

Buffalo, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 171 kg (376 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Denver (DEN) → Buffalo (BUF).

Distance:
1359
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1359

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