# Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Buffalo, NY (BUF)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Buffalo (Los Angeles International Airport – Buffalo Niagara International Airport) is 2217 miles / 3569 kilometers / 1927 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Buffalo (BUF) is 2555 miles / 4112 kilometers and travel time by car is about 42 hours 43 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Buffalo.

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF).

## How far is Buffalo from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2217.386 miles
• 3568.536 kilometers
• 1926.855 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
• 2212.767 miles
• 3561.103 kilometers
• 1922.842 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 Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″W

B Buffalo Niagara International Airport
City: Buffalo, NY
Country: 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 Los Angeles and Buffalo is 3 hours. Buffalo is 3 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 242 kg (534 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Buffalo (BUF).

Distance:
2217
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2217

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