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Indianapolis to Buffalo Flight Information

Flights Arrive in Buffalo
Flights Depart from Indianapolis
Flight Price $217
Distance 451 miles
Airlines American Airlines, Delta, United Airlines

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Average Price:
$262
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
Good Deal:
$131
or less (round trip)

When to Book Flights from Indianapolis to Buffalo

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Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $130 or less.
The cheapest flight from Indianapolis to Buffalo was found 84 days before departure, on average.
Book at least 2 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
Morning departure is around 10% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

FAQs for Booking Indianapolis to Buffalo Flights

How long does a flight from Indianapolis to Buffalo take?
There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 3h 36m.
Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from Indianapolis to Buffalo?
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on American Airlines ($217), Delta ($262) and United Airlines ($441).
Do I need a passport to fly between Indianapolis and Buffalo?
No.
What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly Indianapolis to Buffalo?
For Indianapolis to Buffalo, Wednesday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Tuesday is the most expensive. Flying from Buffalo back to Indianapolis, the best deals are generally found on Tuesday, with Sunday being the most expensive.
Which airports will I be using when flying from Indianapolis to Buffalo?
When flying out of Indianapolis you will be using Indianapolis, often referred to as Indianapolis Airport. You will be landing at Buffalo, also known as Buffalo Airport.

Book cheap flights from Indianapolis to Buffalo (round-trip)

Airports
Origin
Indianapolis
$217
only
$217
Destination
Buffalo
$217
only
$217
Wed, Feb 13
IND
Indianapolis
BUF
Buffalo
6h 14m
Sun, Feb 17
BUF
Buffalo
IND
Indianapolis
5h 12m
Trip: 5 days
7.2GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.2 Good
Based on 35,791 reviews
Overall
7.4
Boarding
7.5
Comfort
7.2
Crew
7.8
Entertainment
6.8
Food
6.7
CDG
ORD
Okay 5.0

Pros: Flight attendant did not speak French

Cons: Wifi barely worked, not worth the money

CLT
OAJ
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: The flight from Charlotte to Jacksonville denied 4 passengers boarding due to a weight restriction being met during the boarding process. There were no more same day flights available and staff was confused about how to resolve the issue.

CUN
ORD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: The jet

PHX
JFK
Good 6.0

Pros: The flight attendants

Cons: The pilot was too aggressive in regards to the take off and landing, landing was way too hard and fast

ORD
LHR
Good 6.0

Pros: New 787, beautiful inside.

Cons: Uncomfortable in economy, seats very cramped, difficult to eat the meal.

Thu, Jan 10
IND
Indianapolis
BUF
Buffalo
4h 31m
Thu, Jan 24
BUF
Buffalo
IND
Indianapolis
4h 40m
Trip: 15 days
7.9GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.9 Good
Based on 21,930 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.7
Food
7.4
AUS
DTW
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Nothing

Cons: That Delta was not more accommodating when I missed my flight.. Got totally lost in Austin. Have never driven there before and highways were difficult at times. $503 to get on another flight home. Ended up getting better deal at Southwest. Will most likely stick with them next time I am forced to fly.

ATL
PHX
Excellent 9.3

Cons: Got a stiff neck cause the seat would not go back. Makes it difficult to see the entertainment with my progressive lenses

CUN
ATL
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Speedy check in. Friendly crew.

Cons: The tv kept having problems. In all three seats we were in. We could only watch tv but the audio kept cutting out. Annoying to say the least

SEA
GEG
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: The pplane was two hours late to depart due to technical issues.

MAD
JFK
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Everything good

Sat, Dec 22
IND
Indianapolis
BUF
Buffalo
4h 18m
Wed, Jan 2
BUF
Buffalo
IND
Indianapolis
6h 58m
Trip: 12 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 60,963 reviews
Overall
7.2
Boarding
7.4
Comfort
7.0
Crew
7.7
Entertainment
6.5
Food
6.5
DEN
DSM
Excellent 10.0

Pros: On time and great professional staff throughout

MCO
IAH
Excellent 9.6

Cons: N/a

LAS
SFO
Okay 5.3

Pros: After all the waiting we got to watch content for free (which is accountable for only 6 dollars)

Cons: After waiting for more than 1hr they started to give some information about the issues, they moved us to another plane that already was planned to be at SF at 10:40 (original flight was for 9pm), it got late again and we got to SFO by 12:20 am. More than 4 hours late. Even after that it took me a while to get a shuttle I even got to insist and explain again to get a Shuttle back home.

AMS
IAH
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Great. I had no issues with boarding.

ORD
DEN
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Everyone was really nice, and there was a decent amount of leg room etc.

Cons: I honestly can't say that I have any complaints about it. Thank you. :)

Thu, Dec 20
IND
Indianapolis
BUF
Buffalo
7h 06m
Thu, Dec 27
BUF
Buffalo
IND
Indianapolis
5h 32m
Trip: 8 days
7.9GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.9 Good
Based on 21,930 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.7
Food
7.4
ATL
PHX
Excellent 9.3

Cons: Got a stiff neck cause the seat would not go back. Makes it difficult to see the entertainment with my progressive lenses

MSP
RAP
Good 6.3

Cons: Seat assignment at gate and it changed 3 times to Accommodate others.

RDU
JFK
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Nothing

Cons: I missed my flight due to Tsa

AUS
DTW
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Nothing

Cons: That Delta was not more accommodating when I missed my flight.. Got totally lost in Austin. Have never driven there before and highways were difficult at times. $503 to get on another flight home. Ended up getting better deal at Southwest. Will most likely stick with them next time I am forced to fly.

GFK
MSP
Good 6.0

Cons: Plane was so small I couldn’t even put my backpack in overhead and nobody told me to check it even when I asked

Tue, Dec 18
IND
Indianapolis
BUF
Buffalo
5h 34m
Thu, Dec 27
BUF
Buffalo
IND
Indianapolis
3h 45m
Trip: 10 days
7.2GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.2 Good
Based on 35,791 reviews
Overall
7.4
Boarding
7.5
Comfort
7.2
Crew
7.8
Entertainment
6.8
Food
6.7
PHL
AMS
Excellent 8.8

Pros: Because the flight wasn't full we passengers in the main cabin had the chance to spread out a bit more, which was great on such a long flight. Also the flight attendant let me have my scotch for free! Hooray!

Cons: Without power at each seat it's difficult to take advantage of the otherwise free entertainment that is only accessible through the app or on a laptop. There was a DC power outlet at my seat (not all of the seats in the main cabin even have that) but guess what--it required a cigarette-lighter-style adapter to plug in. I certainly don't travel around with one of those! And most of the other seats in the main cabin had no access to power at all. My battery wouldn't possibly last through a 7-hour-plus flight without supplementary power. Oh well, fortunately there are still books and magazines. Just like old times. Be more like United or any other international airline, American!

CLT
OAJ
Mediocre 2.0

Cons: The flight from Charlotte to Jacksonville denied 4 passengers boarding due to a weight restriction being met during the boarding process. There were no more same day flights available and staff was confused about how to resolve the issue.

LAX
IAD
Excellent 8.0

Pros: many movies

CDG
DFW
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Smooth

MIA
LGA
Mediocre 3.3

Pros: Plane too cold hard to sleep, no blankets or pillows

Cons: late cold plane

Wed, Dec 19
IND
Indianapolis
BUF
Buffalo
4h 37m
Thu, Dec 27
BUF
Buffalo
IND
Indianapolis
3h 45m
Trip: 9 days
7.2GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.2 Good
Based on 35,791 reviews
Overall
7.4
Boarding
7.5
Comfort
7.2
Crew
7.8
Entertainment
6.8
Food
6.7
DFW
DEN
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Jesus, the flight was phenomenal! He lightened up the atmosphere with his wit and grace.

MIA
LGA
Mediocre 3.3

Pros: Plane too cold hard to sleep, no blankets or pillows

Cons: late cold plane

DFW
CMH
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Very nice new plane.

CUN
ORD
Excellent 10.0

Pros: The jet

CDG
DFW
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Smooth

Tue, Dec 25
IND
Indianapolis
BUF
Buffalo
6h 22m
Wed, Dec 26
BUF
Buffalo
IND
Indianapolis
6h 39m
Trip: 2 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 60,963 reviews
Overall
7.2
Boarding
7.4
Comfort
7.0
Crew
7.7
Entertainment
6.5
Food
6.5
RDM
DEN
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Everything was on time and all the staff were professional and friendly

MCO
IAH
Excellent 9.6

Cons: N/a

LAS
SFO
Okay 5.3

Pros: After all the waiting we got to watch content for free (which is accountable for only 6 dollars)

Cons: After waiting for more than 1hr they started to give some information about the issues, they moved us to another plane that already was planned to be at SF at 10:40 (original flight was for 9pm), it got late again and we got to SFO by 12:20 am. More than 4 hours late. Even after that it took me a while to get a shuttle I even got to insist and explain again to get a Shuttle back home.

DEN
DSM
Excellent 10.0

Pros: On time and great professional staff throughout

HND
SFO
Okay 5.0

Pros: Crew members was nice,

Cons: Seat was okay and plane was a bit delay.

Wed, Dec 19
IND
Indianapolis
BUF
Buffalo
4h 40m
Wed, Dec 26
BUF
Buffalo
IND
Indianapolis
5h 14m
Trip: 8 days
7.9GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.9 Good
Based on 21,930 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.7
Food
7.4
ATL
PHX
Excellent 9.3

Cons: Got a stiff neck cause the seat would not go back. Makes it difficult to see the entertainment with my progressive lenses

MSP
RAP
Good 6.3

Cons: Seat assignment at gate and it changed 3 times to Accommodate others.

AUS
DTW
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Nothing

Cons: That Delta was not more accommodating when I missed my flight.. Got totally lost in Austin. Have never driven there before and highways were difficult at times. $503 to get on another flight home. Ended up getting better deal at Southwest. Will most likely stick with them next time I am forced to fly.

RDU
JFK
Mediocre 2.0

Pros: Nothing

Cons: I missed my flight due to Tsa

MKE
LGA
Good 7.3

Pros: Boarding was easy, plane clean, snacks good.

Cons: Small plane but that’s not really fixable

Tue, Dec 18
IND
Indianapolis
BUF
Buffalo
3h 36m
Wed, Dec 26
BUF
Buffalo
IND
Indianapolis
3h 45m
Trip: 9 days
7.0GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.0 Good
Based on 60,963 reviews
Overall
7.2
Boarding
7.4
Comfort
7.0
Crew
7.7
Entertainment
6.5
Food
6.5
AMS
IAH
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Great. I had no issues with boarding.

EWR
CDG
Good 6.0

Cons: There was no WiFi on this flight, and I count on being able to communicate, read through and respond to emails. For me, it's the beginning of my work week when I fly into the EU.

ORD
DEN
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Everyone was really nice, and there was a decent amount of leg room etc.

Cons: I honestly can't say that I have any complaints about it. Thank you. :)

MCO
IAH
Excellent 9.6

Cons: N/a

DEN
HDN
Excellent 8.0

Pros: The people were nice and helpful. And the aircraft did not feel cramped. I again did not use the entertainment or anything like that.

Thu, Dec 20
IND
Indianapolis
BUF
Buffalo
4h 00m
Wed, Dec 26
BUF
Buffalo
IND
Indianapolis
3h 42m
Trip: 7 days
7.2GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.2 Good
Based on 35,791 reviews
Overall
7.4
Boarding
7.5
Comfort
7.2
Crew
7.8
Entertainment
6.8
Food
6.7
PHL
AMS
Excellent 8.8

Pros: Because the flight wasn't full we passengers in the main cabin had the chance to spread out a bit more, which was great on such a long flight. Also the flight attendant let me have my scotch for free! Hooray!

Cons: Without power at each seat it's difficult to take advantage of the otherwise free entertainment that is only accessible through the app or on a laptop. There was a DC power outlet at my seat (not all of the seats in the main cabin even have that) but guess what--it required a cigarette-lighter-style adapter to plug in. I certainly don't travel around with one of those! And most of the other seats in the main cabin had no access to power at all. My battery wouldn't possibly last through a 7-hour-plus flight without supplementary power. Oh well, fortunately there are still books and magazines. Just like old times. Be more like United or any other international airline, American!

ORD
DCA
Good 6.0

Pros: it was fine.

Cons: annoying to be forced to check our carry ons when there is clearly still room in the overhead bins.

LAX
IAD
Excellent 8.0

Pros: many movies

CDG
DFW
Excellent 8.0

Pros: Smooth

DFW
DEN
Excellent 10.0

Pros: Jesus, the flight was phenomenal! He lightened up the atmosphere with his wit and grace.

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