The cheapest times to fly from PHX to BUF are
- January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 19th)
- April 23rd to May 13th
- August 6th to November 18th (except the weeks of October 1st and October 8th)
- early December
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 PHX to BUF is early December. Prices can be as high as $849 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $272 for Tuesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to Buffalo
Flying from Phoenix, AZ (PHX) to Buffalo, NY (BUF) will usually cost between $272 to $539 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $272. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $500. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $228 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $336 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PHX to BUF flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PHX to BUF route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the PHX to BUF flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Phoenix. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.
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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $123 (29%) 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 $296. Return trip prices are from the BUF to PHX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from PHX to BUF can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 25 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from PHX to BUF while comparing.
- 150 miles (241 km) away from BUF
- Usually 0.15% less expensive than BUF
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from PHX to BUF? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Buffalo Niagara International Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1908 miles or 3071 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from PHX to BUF?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop PHX to BUF flight is about 4 hour 25 minutes.
How many flights go between Phoenix, AZ and Buffalo, NY?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 77 available flights from PHX to BUF.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Buffalo Niagara International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from PHX to BUF tend to depart much later than the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 55% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 0% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave BUF heading for PHX about 36 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Buffalo, NY is about 29 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 36 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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