The cheapest times to fly from YQY to BUF are

  • January 8th to February 25th
  • March 19th to May 6th (except the week of April 9th)
  • October 15th to December 9th

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 YQY to BUF is early December. Prices can be as high as $1485 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $505 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Buffalo

Flying from Sydney (YQY) to Buffalo, NY (BUF) will usually cost between $566 to $1122 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 $599. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1198. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $600 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $753 can be considered a good price for a round-trip YQY to BUF flight.

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

YQY to BUF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the YQY to BUF flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Sydney. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.5, which is above 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 $206 (19%) 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 $681. Return trip prices are from the BUF to YQY 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 YQY to BUF can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 41 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 YQY to BUF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Lester B. Pearson International Airport (YYZ) in Toronto

  • 68 miles (109 km) away from BUF
  • Usually 45.02% less expensive than BUF
  • Nonstop flights available

See YQY to YYZ flights


Flight Hacking YQY to BUF

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from YQY to BUF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (YQY > BOS > BUF)

  • Price for both tickets: $501
  • Average savings: $252 (33.47%)

See YQY to LGA flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (YQY > LGA > BUF)

  • Price for both tickets: $587
  • Average savings: $166 (22.05%)

See YQY to BOS flights

Hack #3: Halifax (YQY > YHZ > BUF)

  • Price for both tickets: $671
  • Average savings: $82 (10.89%)

See YQY to YHZ flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Delta, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Buffalo Niagara International Airport to Sydney Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 944 miles or 1519 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop YQY to BUF flight is about 2 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Sydney and Buffalo, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 10 available flights from YQY to BUF.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeYQY
Origination airport nameSydney Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeBUF
Destination airport nameBuffalo Niagara International Airport
CityBuffalo, NY
Countrythe United States


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