The cheapest times to fly from PHF to BUF are

  • January 1st to April 8th (except the weeks of February 5th and February 19th)
  • May 21st to June 10th
  • September 3rd to September 23rd
  • October 8th to November 18th

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 PHF to BUF is late January. Prices can be as high as $1142 for Friday flights during early to mid May, or as low as $196 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Buffalo

Flying from Newport News/Williamsburg, VA (PHF) to Buffalo, NY (BUF) will usually cost between $235 to $420 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $254. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid May, with an average price of $636. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $382 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $283 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHF to BUF flight.

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

PHF to BUF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PHF to BUF flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Newport News. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.42, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $96 (28%) 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 $251. Return trip prices are from the BUF to PHF 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 PHF 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 1 hour 44 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 PHF to BUF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport (ITH) in Ithaca/Cortland, NY

  • 119 miles (192 km) away from BUF
  • Usually 17.17% less expensive than BUF
  • 1-layover flights available

See PHF to ITH flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Buffalo Niagara International Airport to Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 418 miles or 673 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHF to BUF flight is about 1 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between Newport News/Williamsburg, VA and Buffalo, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 65 available flights from PHF to BUF.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PHF
Origination airport name Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport
City Newport News/Williamsburg, VA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.1
Longitude -76.5

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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