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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Buffalo, NY (BUF)

Flight distance from Richmond to Buffalo (Richmond International Airport – Buffalo Niagara International Airport) is 382 miles / 615 kilometers / 332 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 13 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Buffalo (BUF) is 490 miles / 789 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 34 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF).

How far is Buffalo from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 382.367 miles
  • 615.361 kilometers
  • 332.268 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
  • 382.848 miles
  • 616.134 kilometers
  • 332.686 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 Richmond International Airport
City: Richmond, VA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RIC
ICAO Code: KRIC
Coordinates: 37°30′18″N, 77°19′10″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

There is no time difference between Richmond and Buffalo.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

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Buffalo, NY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 81 kg (179 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Buffalo (BUF).

Distance:
382
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
382

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