The flight time from Buffalo to Newark is 1 hour, 22 minutes. See Data as Tables

Average Timeline

Leaves BUF Buffalo, NY 5 minutes early.
13 minutes taxiing out
54 minutes in the air
11 minutes taxiing in
Arrives EWR Newark, NJ 12 minutes early.

Flight Reliability By Airline ?


Flight Summary

The flight time from Buffalo to Newark is 1 hour, 22 minutes. The time spent in the air is 54 minutes.

The flight distance from Buffalo to Newark is 282 Miles.

Reverse Journey

Newark to Buffalo
1 hour, 19 minutes

Flight Time By Airline ?

1h 22m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flight Time by Time of Day ?

12AM06AM12PM06PM 30m1h1h 30m
Taxiing Out
Air Time
Taxiing In

Flights By Time of Day ?


Flights Per Week



282 Miles

Flights By Month ?


Flights By Day of Week ?


Flights By Airline ?
(Per Week)


Frequently Asked Questions

How far is Buffalo from Newark by plane?

The distance from Buffalo to Newark by plane is 282 Miles. This is the air distance on the most direct route taken by the vast majority of flights.

How long is the flight from Buffalo to Newark?

The flight time from Buffalo to Newark is 1 hour, 22 minutes. The time spent in the air is 54 minutes. These numbers are averages.

What airlines fly from Buffalo to Newark?

United is the only airline with direct flights from Buffalo to Newark.

Does Southwest fly from Buffalo to Newark?

Southwest does not fly from Buffalo (BUF) to Newark (EWR). Keep in mind that Southwest may fly to other nearby airports, as they will often fly into smaller airpors instead of larger ones. This is because the costs are often lower to fly into smaller airports, and they pass the savings on to you.

Tables and Explanations

Data Source

Our information is computed from the latest available data from the US Department of Transportation.

Average Timeline Timeline Chart

The average timeline contains the median time a flight spends in 3 stages. The first of these three stages is taxiing out which includes the time from the flight leaving the gate to taking off. The second stage is in the air, which includes the time spent from the flight leaving the ground to touching back down at the end of it's journey. The last stage is taxiing in, which is from when the flight touches down to the flight arriving at it's gate.

The average timeline also estimates on average of when the flight will leave and arrive relative to it's stated departure time.

Leaves Buffalo 5 minutes early
Taxi Out Time 13 minutes
In the Air 54 minutes
Taxiing In 11 minutes
Arrives Newark 12 minutes early

Flight Reliability Reliability Chart

The reliability of an airline measures how often the airline's flights on this route are cancelled or delayed more than 20 minutes. For example, from Buffalo to Newark, United is 81% reliable, which means that United flights are on time 81% of the time, and cancelled or delayed the remaining time.

Airline Normal Flights Arrival Delayed* Flight Cancelled
United 81% 13% 6%

Flight Time By Airline Flight Time By Airline Chart

Each airline takes a different amount of time to fly between Buffalo and Newark, this is due to different operational factors on the ground, as well as scheduling of planes. Each airline's flight time is split into three stages which are described above in the "Average Timeline" section. There are also miscellaneous operational issues which are included in the below total but are not accounted for in one of the three stages.

Airline Taxiing Out
In the Air
Taxiing In
United 13 54 11 82

Flights By Time of Day Flight Time By Day Chart

This one is pretty self explanatory, it represents the number of flights that leave the gate in a given hour of the day. The tricky thing here is that this is normally not a whole number since it is an average over 52 weeks. Partial numbers may indicate that a flight may be seasonal or may take off at different times due to different operational factors.

Time Count
9am 0.13
10am 0.03
4pm 0.01
8pm 0.08
6pm 0.49
6am 0.94
7pm 0.21
11am 0.36
5am 0.01
12pm 0.24
2pm 0.22
1pm 0.12
5pm 0.37
3pm 0.08

Flights By Month Flights By Month Chart

The quantity of flights from Buffalo to Newark that take off in a given month of the year. This number changes because some flights are seasonal, and almost all flights have uneven demand througout the year.

Month Count
January 89
February 99
March 124
April 115
May 117
June 110
July 108
August 116
September 117
October 124
November 92
December 71

Flights By Day Of Week Flights By Day of Week Chart

The quantity of flights from Buffalo to Newark that take off on a given day of the week. Some routes only have enough demand to sustain a few trips a week, while others have many flights a day. This number is also an average across the year, and hence may not be a whole number.

Day Count
Monday 3.67
Tuesday 3.69
Wednesday 3.67
Thursday 3.62
Friday 3.65
Saturday 2.73
Sunday 3.62

Flight per Airline (per Week) Flights By Airline Chart

How many times an airline flies this route in a week. Different factors play into how often a carrier chooses to fly a given route including it's need to connect disparate routes, and demand.

Airline Flights per Week
United 0

Flight Time By Time of Day Flight Time by Time of Day Chart

The total flight time varies by each hour of the day due to factors such as airport traffic. More flights leaving an airport may cause higher taxi in or taxi out times. See the description of the average timeline above for a deeper discussion of each of these times.

Time Taxi Out
In the Air
Taxi In
9am 12 53 10 75
10am 12 54 8 76
4pm 10 54 13 73
8pm 11 53 11 77
6pm 14 54 21 94
6am 13 52 9 77
7pm 15 56 19 89
11am 12 54 8 77
5am 21 51 9 87
12pm 12 55 10 81
2pm 13 55 12 85
1pm 12 54 10 81
5pm 13 54 14 86
3pm 12 55 18 89
* Delayed more than 20 minutes.
All data above is a median or mean as appropriate.