The cheapest times to fly from EAU to BUF are

  • February 12th to May 13th (except the week of February 19th)
  • August 6th to November 18th (except the week of October 15th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from EAU to BUF is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $666 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $303 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Buffalo

Flying from Eau Claire, WI (EAU) to Buffalo, NY (BUF) will usually cost between $303 to $490 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $303. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $528. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $225 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $363 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EAU to BUF flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the EAU to BUF route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

EAU to BUF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EAU to BUF flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Eau Claire. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.35, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Buffalo, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Eau Claire. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $71 (17%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $335. Return trip prices are from the BUF to EAU flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from EAU to BUF can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 9 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from EAU to BUF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Greater Rochester International Airport (ROC) in Rochester, NY

  • 55 miles (89 km) away from BUF
  • Usually 2.62% less expensive than BUF
  • 1-layover flights available

See EAU to ROC flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from EAU to BUF? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Buffalo Niagara International Airport to Chippewa Valley Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 648 miles or 1043 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from EAU to BUF?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EAU to BUF flight is about 2 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Eau Claire, WI and Buffalo, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from EAU to BUF.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code EAU
Origination airport name Chippewa Valley Regional Airport
City Eau Claire, WI
Country the United States
Latitude 44.9
Longitude -91.5

Return Airport

Destination code BUF
Destination airport name Buffalo Niagara International Airport
City Buffalo, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 42.9
Longitude -78.7


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