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1. Posted by arnab (Budding Member, 3 posts) 31 May '06 09:37

Hi,
I live in Reston VA. For reference it is near Washington Dulles Airport. I will be travelling to Niagara falls June last week. I wanted to know which mode/route will be the best for me? I wont be driving. So please let me know the same if you have any details.

Regards,
Arnab

2. Posted by GregW (Travel Guru, 2634 posts) 31 May '06 18:32

Amtrak can take you from D.C. to New York, and then New York to Niagara Falls (NY) for $110 one-way. Trip from Washington to New York is 3 1/2 hours. NYC to the falls is about 9 hours.

Looked at Greyhound, the bus company, and they would run you up to NYC and out of NYC to Nigara Falls (potentially transfering in Buffalo). Looks like it's about $55 for a 7 day advance fare purchase.

Greg

3. Posted by Peter P. (Budding Member, 35 posts) 1 Jun '06 06:38

Another interesting option would be to get a flight to Toronto, and then take VIA Rail to Niagara Falls. In the summer, there are quite a lot of departures towards Niagara Falls and it's a short ride. I also know that you can get some amazing summer savings on rail travel.